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Monthly Archives: December 2013

What a difference a few days makes.  Last week, House Republicans were selling the Ryan-Murray two-year budget compromise as a bill that stops the drama and ends the GOP-led lurching from manufactured crisis to manufactured crisis.  House GOP Budget Chairman … Continue reading

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A GUIDE TO THE HOUSE REPUBLICAN DO-NOTHING CONGRESS: 113TH CONGRESS EDITION WHAT THEY DID SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT: After lurching from manufactured crisis to manufactured crisis, the Republicans shut the federal government down for 16 days – taking $24 billion … 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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With just eight legislative days left in the year, the GOP-run House has a laundry list of critical issues that need to be addressed before the GOP turns off the lights. From the Farm Bill and nutritional assistance for low … Continue reading

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With just eight legislative days until the GOP-led House calls it quits for the year, it looks like the Republican ‘plan’ to take up comprehensive immigration reform will be just another GOP broken promise to the American people. From the … Continue reading

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