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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 | 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...

Eric Cantor 'Cautiously Optimistic' Debt Talks Will Produce Agreement

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A key GOP negotiator in talks on lifting the government's borrowing cap said Tuesday that it may take more than a decade to accumul...