Your move, ideologues

July 19, 2011 // 6 Comments

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So what excuse will the tea party’s congressional mouthpieces invent for rejecting the “Gang of 6” compromise, supported by everyone from Saxby Chambliss to President Obama? You know they will oppose it, even though the closure of [...]

Boehner (wisely) calls Obama’s bluff

January 24, 2011 // 1 Comment

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The Ohio Republican, along with Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), will introduce legislation on Wednesday to reauthorize the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship program, the speaker’s office said Monday, making a school voucher initiative that Democrats, [...]

barack w. obama

March 2, 2009 // 1 Comment

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When it comes to eliminating earmarks, Obama’s no better than his predecessor, the self-proclaimed “reformer with results.” “We need earmark reform and when I’m president, I will go line by line to make sure we’re not [...]

what if michael bloomberg had run?

October 7, 2008 // 2 Comments

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The New York mayor seriously considered a third-party candidacy last winter. Too bad he didn’t pursue it. Considering the current financial crisis, who do you think voters would turn to? The candidate with little experience, the one tethered [...]