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Obama's Bad Deal and Worse Negotiating

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 03.03.2013 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

By easily compromising on his central campaign promise that he claimed was a line in the sand, Obama signaled to Republicans that there's nothing he won't compromise on.

Sam Stein

Super Committee Presentation Goes Over Required Cuts | Sam Stein | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats on the congressional super committee have produced a "presentation" that would include a roughly equal mix of spending cuts an...

Is Obama Charlie Brown to Boehner's Lucy?

David Latt | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics
David Latt

Obama has to stop thinking he can make friends and influence Republicans and regroup, gathering around him his true supporters and create an alliance of progressives and independents.

Sam Stein

Obama Publicly Backs Means-Testing Medicare | Sam Stein | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama formally acknowledged on Friday that he would support a plan to means-test Medicare as a part of a deal to raise ...

Sam Stein

Rep. Nadler On Obama's Medicare Proposal: 'There Won't Be Any Democratic Votes For That' | Sam Stein | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama's vision of a grand deal on raising the nation's debt ceiling may have been scrapped by a skittish Speaker John Boehner ...

Sam Stein

Obama Offered To Raise Medicare Eligibility Age As Part Of Grand Debt Deal | Sam Stein | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his press conference on Monday morning, President Barack Obama repeatedly insisted that he was willing to tackle some sacred cows as...