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Entries by Ryan Grim from 11/2012

Romney, Business Allies Finish With Strong Argument: Vote With Us, Or You're Fired

Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Mitt Romney campaign and its business allies are driving home a final message unlike one we've seen in past presidential campaigns: ...

'Country Roads' Spoof Ad On Maryland's Question 7 Hits Radio Airwaves

Posted 11.04.2012 | DC

A pro-gambling web ad in Maryland has gathered so much steam online that Yes On 7 campaign has put it on the radio in the final days ahead of Election...

Florida Voters Interviewed By Maker Of 47 Percent Video

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The recorder of the clandestine video that revealed Mitt Romney's poor opinion of 47 percent of Americans made another video this week. ...

Alan Grayson Election Results: Former Congressman Reelected In Florida House Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Former Rep. Alan Grayson, a Democrat, won his House race in Florida on Tuesday night over his Republican challenger Todd Long. Grayson was first elect...

Elizabeth Warren On Her Senate Victory: 'We Stuck To Our Values'

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Elizabeth Warren won her campaign for Senate in Massachusetts by reaffirming the social contract and standing up for the "core of liberalism," she tol...

Fiscal Cliff Talks Will Likely Target Medicare, Social Security, Programs For The Poor

Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After bailing out a global financial crisis, enacting a series of major tax cuts for the wealthy and waging two unpaid-for wars, the U.S...

Nancy Pelosi Urged To Stay By Progressives In Last-Minute Bid

Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressive allies of House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi are launching a furious last-minute bid to persuade to her to stay i...

Bob Corker: Intelligence Officials 'Immediately Let Everybody Know' Benghazi Was Terrorism

Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top Republican senator on a committee investigating the September attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, said Wednesday that...

Democratic Solution To The Filibuster: Make Them Talk

Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The next time a minority of senators find something the majority supports to be objectionable, they may be required to take the Senate f...

John McCain's Benghazi Committee Plan Would Give Senator New Relevance

Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just four years ago, John McCain was the leader of the GOP. Today, he's the highest-ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services Comm...

Dick Durbin: Social Security Should Be Off The Fiscal Cliff Table [UPDATE]

Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Social Security does not contribute to the federal deficit and should not be a part of ongoing negotiations to avoid the so-called fisca...

Fiscal Cliff Talks: Behind Obama's Opening Bid

Posted 11.29.2012 | AOL
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WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Congress reacted angrily to an Obama administration proposal delivered Thursday by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner th...

Fiscal Cliff Talks: Behind Obama's Opening Bid

Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Congress reacted angrily to an Obama administration proposal delivered Thursday by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner th...