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Mitch Mcconnell Stimulus

It's Not About the Deficit, Part II: Conservatives Just Hate the Unemployed

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

Massive increase in debt for millionaires? Sure. Extremely tiny increase in debt to help the long-term unemployed deal with the biggest recession in decades? Tighten your belt and suck it up.

Ryan Grim

McConnell Won't Call For Earmark Ban In Omnibus Budget | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) twice declined to call for all earmarks to be stripped from the omnibus spending bill now before Congre...

GOP Fired Up By Stimulus Battle: "We're Picking Good Fights"

DC Examiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You see it all over Capitol Hill, in the hallways, the hearing rooms, the gathering spots. Republicans, coming off a devastating, across-the-board ele...

Stimulus Heads To The Senate

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Monday morning, Obama will meet with Democratic Congressional leaders to hash out strategy as the stimulus package heads to the Senate, where the b...

McConnell: GOP Now Free Of "Burden" Of Bush (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama has been reaching out to Republicans for support on the stimulus package. Not surprisingly, the GOP seems to be using the bipartisan g...