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President Obama Signs Health Care Reform

Picking Up the Pieces on Health Care Reform

The nine justices of the US Supreme Court probably cast their votes Friday on whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is constitutional.

And while no one can predict how the Supreme Court will vote based on oral arguments—everybody … More…

President Obama at UAW conference in Washington.

Class Warfare on the Campaign Trail

Republicans have often accused President Obama and Democrats of engaging in “class warfare” for wanting to push marginal tax rates for top earners back to where they were in the Clinton years.

That’s rubbish, of course. But we heard something … More…

Coverage of the CNN Florida Republican Debate in Jacksonville, FL. David S. Holloway/CNN

The Scorched Earth Primary

The Florida Republican presidential primary is coming to an end, thank God! Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will almost certainly win comfortably, putting him back on the road to the nomination after his loss in South Carolina. His principal rival, … More…

Mitt Romney campaigning in New Hampshire

Romney’s Big Gaffe

CONCORD, NH–Mitt Romney’s tightly controlled campaign unraveled a bit on the very eve of the New Hampshire primary when the former Massachusetts governor made his biggest error yet–and on a subject that has proved to be his Achilles heel.

Speaking … More…

President Obama meets Congressional leaders

Another DC Deadlock

Here we go again.

A likely vote in the House of Representatives Tuesday will confirm what we already know: The bill passed by the US Senate extending the payroll tax cut is dead.

In a deal struck by Senate leaders … More…

President George H.W. Bush

Who Were the Real Fraud Busters?

Faced with a banking crisis and an epidemic of white-collar crime, the president convened a special meeting of 88 top prosecutors and declared war on fraud, as The Los Angeles Times reported:

“We will not rest until the cheats


Herman Cain

Lowering Cain

Businessman Herman Cain made it official Saturday:… More…

Rep Robert Andrews

Congress May Cut Debt the Easy Way

You can always count on Congress to do the stupidest things in the ugliest ways.

Their latest debacle: the collapse of the so-called super committee that was supposed to find over $1 trillion in deficit reductions. Republicans and Democrats couldn… More…

Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Tex.)

Congress Plays Chicken with Debt Again

UPDATED November 20th

It’s looking worse and worse… More…

Rep. Heath Shuler

Bipartisanship Is Not Dead

In a positive move, a group of so-called … More…