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Congress: Extend Unemployment Benefits For Three Months And Make A Deal

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“I challenge any lawmaker to live without an income.”
This was the message of President Obama’s press conference this afternoon on his first order of business for 2014: extending insurance for the unemployed.
As Congress went home on December 28th… Continue reading

The Compromising Way Forward

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In the past few weeks, Democrats and Republicans have offered up competing budget proposals—the Democrats in the Senate, the Republicans in the House—to address the nation’s mounting fiscal challenges.
The two budgets are roughly $1 trillion apart on taxes and… Continue reading

The Compromise That Americans Want To Break The Budget Deadlock

In the past few weeks, Democrats and Republicans have offered up competing budget proposals—the Democrats in the Senate, the Republicans in the House—to address the nation’s mounting fiscal challenges.
The two budgets are roughly $1 trillion apart on taxes and… Continue reading

Why Democrats and Republicans Must Guard Against Unnecessary Regulation

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It goes without saying that President Obama and the Democrats are flying high. The president registered a 60 percent approval rating in an ABC/Washington Post opinion poll out this week, his highest since he took office four years ago. Despite… Continue reading

A win for Romney in first round of debates

Wednesday night’s presidential debate in Denver was a win for Mitt Romney. He was clear and unambiguous on health care and the dangers of big government.
The president lost his focus after the first 45 minutes. For the rest of… Continue reading

Despite Romney’s Gaffes, The Presidential Race Is Tightening

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Don’t count him out yet. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)

The race for the presidency is getting closer and closer by the day. While last week it looked like it could be a runaway victory for President Obama, new… Continue reading

What Romney-Ryan and the GOP are missing

Make no mistake, Mitt Romney’s appointment of Paul Ryan as his running mate has galvanized the Republican base.
But while a recent Gallup poll found a mere 39% of Democrats are now more enthusiastic about voting than in previous elections… Continue reading