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Sam Stein

GOP Lawmaker Bemoans Sequestration Cuts To Head Start | Sam Stein | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- First they saved the meat inspectors, then the air traffic controllers. Then they lobbied for the Medicare patients being denied treatme...

Sam Stein

Pat Toomey Urged Obama To Fix Sequester Cuts To Cancer Clinics | Sam Stein | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With cuts from sequestration forcing private cancer clinics to turn away Medicare patients, several fiscally conservative Republicans ha...

Sam Stein

Senate Deal Would End FAA Furloughs | Sam Stein | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a quick and unanticipated session on Thursday night, the U.S. Senate approved a resolution that would allow the Federal Aviation Admi...

Sam Stein

GOP Blames Obama For Delaying Flights | Sam Stein | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest attempt by the Republican Party to blame the consequences of sequestration on the president quickly followed reports Monday o...

There's Something Familiar About Obama's Budget Plan

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even as it adds fuel to battles over taxes and Social Security, President Barack Obama's budget will reprise lots of smaller bore propos...

Sam Stein

Republicans Call Obama's Sequester Bluff | Sam Stein | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As members of President Barack Obama's economic team surveyed the fiscal landscape following the 2012 election, they were haunted by spe...

Sam Stein

Congress Unlikely To Stop Sequestration Despite Ominous GDP Report | Sam Stein | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers and economists urged Congress to reconsider the massive spending cuts set to begin in March in light of Wednesday's alarming n...

'Boehner Rule' Down But Not Out

Paul N. Van de Water | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Paul N. Van de Water

Followed to its logical conclusion, the Boehner rule would radically transform government, dismantling many of the social advances of the past half century or more and paving the way for large increases in poverty and inequality.