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Obama Triggers

Sam Stein

Barney Frank: Majority Of Democrats Will Support Amending Defense Cut Trigger | Sam Stein | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Retiring Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) spilled a few beans on Sunday morning when he said a majority of Democrats would sign off on...

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Jay Carney On Triggered Cuts To Defense Spending: 'There Is No Wiggle Room' | Sam Stein | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney categorically dismissed on Monday the idea that the president would change the construction of th...

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GOP Senator: Obama Veto Threat Has Escape Clause | Sam Stein | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

One of the Republican members of the congressional super committee attempted on Sunday to create some wiggle room with regard to President Obama's opp...

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Obama Warns Super Committee Co-Chairs Not To Change Triggers In Deal | Sam Stein | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the deadline fast approaching for the congressional super committee to make its deficit reduction recommendations, President Barack...

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Reid Is Only One Or Two Votes Shy On Opt-Out Public Option | Sam Stein and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is just one or two Senate votes shy of having a filibuster-proof majority in favor of a public option for health ins...

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Christina Romer: Public Plan Can Reduce Costs, No Evidence Yet On Triggers | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of President Obama's senior advisers argued on Monday that a national public plan would have a noticeable impact on lowering the costs of the heal...