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‘Disappointed’ in Obama, Sanders Calls on Top Democrats to Drop Lame-Duck Push for TPP

The TPP “will cost American jobs, harm the environment, increase the cost of prescription drugs, and threaten our ability to protect public health,” Sanders said.

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Nothing Great About the ‘Grand Bargain’

The president and Congress reaching a “grand bargain” would mean significant cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid; some Republican senators believe Obama is using a Cold War-era mind-control technique on American citizens; meanwhile, millions showed up to the largest coordinated strike Europe has ever seen. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Nov 18, 2012 READ MORE


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Obama’s Strong Finish









Posted on Dec 28, 2010 ENLARGE



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Congress Heads for Holiday Overtime

Members of the House and Senate may be in for a longer week than they’d hoped for if they don’t get some serious legislating done—and fast. The height of the holiday season may be at hand, but it’s also the lame-duck season, which could lead to last-ditch-effort time.

Posted on Dec 20, 2010 READ MORE



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Senate GOP Plans Bill-Blocking Spree

After a brief moment of bipartisan-themed grandstanding the day before, things got back to normal on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, with Senate Republicans plotting to make the most of the next few weeks by doing their darndest to derail any Democratic-backed legislation in the works.

Posted on Dec 1, 2010 READ MORE


Thanksgiving for Nothing









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Posted on Nov 19, 2010 ENLARGE


A Lame and Spineless Duck?

The lame-duck session of Congress that kicks off this week will test whether Democrats have spines made of Play-Doh, and whether President Obama has decided to pretend that capitulation is conciliation.

Posted on Nov 15, 2010 READ MORE


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No Handshakes for Bush at G-20 Reception

As President Bush shuffled through the reception line before a photo op last Saturday at the G-20 summit in Washington, visiting heads of state seemed to give him the cold shoulder, even as they greeted other attendees with a handshake. What gives?

Posted on Nov 21, 2008 WATCH & LISTEN


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With Friends Like These…

President Bush has been hemorrhaging allies recently, with Republicans upset over the loss of Congress and the neoconservative architects of the war scrambling to point fingers as Iraq spirals further and further into chaos.
UPDATE: Even Henry Kissinger says Iraq can’t be won militarily.

Posted on Nov 19, 2006 READ MORE


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