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Michael McAuliff

WATCH: Democrat Slams Party, President For 'Unravelling' Social Security | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tom Harkin slammed his own president and party for hatching the payroll tax cut deal that is expected to pass Congress Friday, sayi...

Michael McAuliff

President Obama Fires New Shot At GOP In Tax Cut Fight | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House has launched an online campaign that enlists regular Americans to pressure House Republicans into passing an extension o...

Michael McAuliff

Democratic Campaign Groups Slam Republicans On Payroll Tax Cut | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In yet another sign that Democrats are sure they're winning the debate over extending the payroll tax cut, a party campaign outfit is us...

If It Ain't Broke, Break It

Rep. Keith Ellison | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics
Rep. Keith Ellison

Our democracy is built not only on compromise, but on trying solutions from both parties. And with an economic crisis as deep as ours, we can't afford to ignore ideas that create jobs. Our government is not broken, but Republican ideology certainly is.

Michael McAuliff

Dems Try To Shame GOP With House Floor Stunt | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) held a news conference Wednesday demanding that Democrats return from vacation to extend the p...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Find Silver Lining In GOP Opposition To Payroll Tax Deal | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Many Democrats think House Republicans have given them an early political Christmas present by opposing the Senate deal to extend the mi...

Sam Stein

White House Throws Curve Ball In Budget Negotiations | Sam Stein | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a move that could dramatically shake up late-stage budget negotiations in Congress, the White House on Wednesday night issued a publi...

Michael McAuliff

Payroll Tax Cut Fight Sparks Government Shutdown Threat | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate leaders again raised the specter of a federal government shutdown Wednesday in the latest round of partisan brinksmanship over th...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Launch Robocalls On Payroll Tax Cuts | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats emboldened by the belief that they are winning the debate on cutting payroll taxes -- an opinion echoed this week by Sen. John...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Push New Payroll Tax Cut | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats offered their second plan to extend the payroll tax cut Monday, this time proposing a smaller tax on the wealthy to pay...