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Sam Stein

Obama Administration Eyes Super Committee As 'Avenue' To Move Jobs Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Still searching for mechanisms to pass pieces of the president's jobs bill, senior administration officials returned on Thursday t...

Sam Stein

Super Committee Presentation Goes Over Required Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Sam Stein

Obama Publicly Backs Means-Testing Medicare

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...