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Michael McAuliff

Budget Dem: $2.4 Trillion Cut Is Not Good Enough

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate's Democratic Budget Chairman drew his own line in the sand of raising the nation's debt limit Tuesday, saying he'll oppose an...

To Learn the Game, the Left Could Use a "Weekend at Bernie's"

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Sen. Sanders is reviving a bill he introduced earlier this year which imposes a 5.4% surtax on all earnings over $1 million per year. Budget negotiations haven't even started yet, but Bernie just changed the terms for the better.

Obama Fighting "Centrists" In Own Party On Budget

AP | DAVID ESPO and ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's allies rallied around his ambitious budget blueprint as he visited the Capitol on Wednesday, and only hour...