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No Gridlock for the Right Wing

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

Contrary to the conventional wisdom, Washington is not gridlocked -- elected officials do not have to vote their party line. While practically all Republicans support conservative causes, a fair number Democrats vote conservatively as well.

Elise Foley

Schumer Brings Medicare Into Heart Of Debt Negotiations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats laid out additional details on Friday of their plans to cut the deficit, signaling they would be willing to negotiate some Med...