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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

A Win For The Republican Establishment In Alabama’s 1st Congressional District

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While it didn’t get much attention and was overshadowed by the two races for governor in New Jersey and Virginia and the battle for the New York City mayoralty, it could well be that the most significant election yesterday was… Continue reading

Barely A Deal, Certainly Not A Solution

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“Berrinche.” That’s the word many Mexicans now use to describe Washington. What does it mean? Tantrums.
The Mexicans, and indeed our critics across the globe, couldn’t be more on the money. Our legislators have become nothing more than petulant children,… Continue reading

Benghazi, IRS, AP scandals — will buck ever stop with Obama?

The first question for White House spokesman Jay Carney at Tuesday’s press briefing went right to the heart of the growing crisis facing President Obama:
In the matters of the Benghazi terror attack, the IRS targeting conservative groups, the Justice… 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