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Speaker John Bohner

Shadowboxing as the Countdown Continues

For all the drama over the debt ceiling in the nation… More…

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Let the Markets Speak

The collapse of talks… More…

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As the Clock Ticks on the Debt Ceiling…

Watch my comments on the deficit and debt ceiling crisis on Cross Talk, which appeared this week on RT, the 24-hour English language Russian news channel:

Independent Agenda founder Howard Gold discusses

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Fiddling While Rome Burns

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Eyeball to Eyeball, and He Blinked

Washington… More…

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The Born-Again Deficit Hawk

Just two weeks ago, President Obama was breathing fire at Republicans.… More…

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Democrats Embrace the “Shock Doctrine”

Just a couple of months ago, Republican Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin was the Prince of Darkness in Democratic circles.

The newly elected governor had rammed … More…

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Obama the Flame Thrower

Perhaps reacting to Maureen Dowd… More…

Governor Chris Christie

Christie Vs. Cuomo, Round One

It was a big week for the two rival governors across the Hudson.

Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, brokered a bipartisan pension reform deal that will raise the retirement age for public employees, require them to make … More…

Joe Biden

The Budget Deal’s Sacrificial Lamb

Bipartisan budget negotiations led by Vice-President Joe Biden are quietly making progress. Word is that both parties have agreed on about $1 trillion in spending cuts, which Republicans have said are necessary to extend the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling ahead … More…