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Mitch Daniels Selection As Purdue's President Causes Backlash

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.02.2012 | College

Having Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels serve as Purdue University's next president is a "travesty," in Marilyn Haring's opinion. Haring, the former dean...

Is Florida's Marco Rubio the One? Sarah Palin VP Fiasco Still Haunts the GOP

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

The 2012 Republican "Veep-Stakes" are barely underway, and already two schools of thought are emerging on the wisdom of nominating Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as Mitt Romney's running mate.

The Defining Issue of Our Time

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
Deborah Weinstein

Most Americans are willing to pay their fair share to invest in lasting prosperity. But multiple tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans starting in 2001 have drastically reduced their tax burden.

Class Illusions Revisited

Paul Stoller | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics
Paul Stoller

We like the myth of a classless society because it corresponds nicely to the stories we like to tell ourselves about the United States and the American Dream. For these reasons, the GOP spin on social divisiveness gets some traction in the public.

Amanda Terkel

Indiana: The Next Big Labor Showdown | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When the Indiana General Assembly reconvenes for its 2012 session on Wednesday, one of the first items on its agenda will be the legisla...

Amanda Terkel

Indiana Limits Number Who Can Peacefully Protest At Statehouse | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana officials delivered an end-of-year surprise to state residents on Friday, announcing a limit on the number of people who can be ...

Hayley Miller

Mitch Daniels In Deficit Denial: Wars Played A 'Very, Very Small Part' | Hayley Miller | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R), who once served as a top budget official to President George W. Bush, is denying that the wars in Afghan...

Amanda Terkel

2010 GOP Presidential Prospect Compares Dangers of U.S. Spending To Soviet Nuclear Threat | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R), who is often mentioned as a possible presidential contender in 2012, issued a dire warning about the state of the U.S....

Undead on Arrival: Why Payroll Tax Cuts Keep Coming Back -- Part 2

Stephen Kent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Kent

In Part 1 of this blog I argued that despite the defeat of the latest jobs bill in the Senate, seen in historical context, support for the once-taboo ...

Undead on Arrival: Why Payroll Tax Cuts Keep Coming Back -- Part 1

Stephen Kent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Kent

The latest jobs bill -- probably the last attempt of the 111th Congress to stimulate job growth before it adjourns -- died in the Senate yesterday. ...

Nouriel Roubini Calls For Payroll Tax Cuts -- And He's Not Alone

Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As President Obama's recent proposal for new stimulus programs has elicited mixed reviews from financial pundits, there's been growing support for ano...

Democrats Denounce Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels For Hypocrisy On Health Care Funding

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) -- Democrats are denouncing Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels for saying that the federal government sending additional money to the states is not a goo...