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Michael McAuliff

Small Business Tax Cuts Die In Senate Feud | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate failed Thursday to advance competing small business tax cut bills, killing all three in the ongoing partisan struggle to clai...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Balk At Chance To Vote On Obama's Tax Cut | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The partisan wrestling on tax issues took an odd turn in the Senate Wednesday as Republicans objected to a vote on President Barack Obam...

Mitch McConnell's Tax-Cut Doublespeak

Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

Slate's Dave Weigel noticed a paradox at the heart of a statement Senator Mitch McConnell released Friday afternoon. McConnell was responding to P...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arianna Huffington

This week, President Obama and Mitch McConnell played "Let's Make A Deal" on the Bush tax cuts, but House Democrats aren't sure "The Price Is Right" and passed a non-binding resolution opposing the bargain -- putting its passage in "Jeopardy!". When it comes to gays in the military, the Pentagon thinks it's best "To Tell The Truth," but the Senate refused to repeal DADT, preferring the "I've Got A Secret" status quo. Meanwhile, in the latest episode of "Tattletales," Julian Assange was arrested in a bizarre case involving "sex by surprise" and having sex with a broken condom -- which certainly puts a whole other spin on the concept of WikiLeaks. Where is Bert Convy when you need him? Elsewhere, I tried to sell Conan on the concept of trading "Casual Fridays" for "Jeggings Fridays."