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Monthly Archives: December 2011

This afternoon on the House floor, Majority Leader Eric Cantor defended the GOP’s decision to protect tax breaks for people making more than a million dollars a year… “We don’t believe that now is the time to raise taxes on … Continue reading

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Today, the Department of Labor reported that the economy gained 120,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell to 8.6%–-the lowest rate since 2009: Private businesses added 140,000 new employees last month–marking the 21st consecutive month of private sector … Continue reading

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Leader Pelosi on World AIDS Day at her weekly press conference this morning: Transcript: Today is World AIDS Day, as I am sure you’re aware. Throughout the world, people are reflecting upon the progress that has been made in the … Continue reading

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The GOP is so busy trying to spin their protection of millionaires and billionaires at the expense of millions of middle class Americans – Speaker Boehner couldn’t keep his argument straight during today’s press conference: Think Progress: Today, House Speaker … Continue reading

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