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Republicans have held the majority of the House of Representatives for three full years or more than 1,100 days. You would think after all that time they would have a plan – but apparently they do not… From POLITICO, “Jobless … Continue reading

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Speaker Boehner and GOP leaders in the House might have sent around a memo instructing Republican members to “show compassion” when talking about jobless Americans but the cold truth remains: actions speak louder than words.  Today, Boehner said the GOP-led … Continue reading

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‘Rooting only for failure.’ That is how conservative columnist Kathleen Parker describes the GOP’s ‘toxic messaging’: From the Washington Post: As the government health-care Web site chugs along, the Obama administration has begun a counter-initiative to combat Republican naysaying — … Continue reading

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There is broad bipartisan support for immigration reform across the country and here in Congress. The time is now. “71 percent of voters surveyed nationwide said they would back an immigration bill that contains the following provisions: border security, an … Continue reading

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The front page, four-letter headline of POLITICO this morning says it all: “Done.” From the story: Both privately and publicly, top D.C. leaders are voicing skepticism about anything happening this year. In a recent meeting with his Republican leadership colleagues, … Continue reading

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With just two days until a Republican Government Shutdown, American workers, their families and businesses large and small are bracing themselves for the devastating impact of the latest round of GOP dysfunction. From NBC News: If past is prologue, a … Continue reading

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As we hurtle closer to a Republican Government Shutdown and Default, CEOs worry that GOP dysfunction will have a lasting impact on our nation’s economy and our standing in the world. Are you listening, Speaker Boehner & House Republicans? From … Continue reading

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With only three days left before Republican Government Shutdown, the GOP’s dysfunction and refusal to back-off their extreme, ideological demands is taking this nation down a dangerous partisan path that will hurt our economy, threaten job creation, and leave our … Continue reading

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The consequences of Speaker Boehner handing the gavel to the Tea Party are growing more severe as the GOP goes forward with a Republican Government Shutdown and their plan to hold the full faith and credit of the United States … Continue reading

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Our nation is hurtling toward a government shutdown because House Republicans and Tea Party Senators are refusing to fund the federal government unless they can repeal the Affordable Care Act and put insurance companies back in charge of Americans’ health. … Continue reading

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