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Republican Jobs Bill

Republicans Aren't Job Creators

Bob Burnett | Posted 03.11.2015 | Politics
Bob Burnett

When the GOP trumpets "new jobs," it's typically a ploy to divert gullible Americans from the true Republican agenda: lining the pockets of the rich.

The 'JOBS Act' Is a Fraud on America

Frank A. Weil | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

How many of those who voted for it knew what was in it? And how many of those who read it connected its provisions to the lessons of the last decade? The answer must be very few.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, the New York Post became utterly unhinged over Occupy Wall Street, Grover Norquist ricocheted between being "the most powerful man in America" (ask Alan Simpson) and "some random person in America" (ask John Boehner), and Kim Kardashian failed to live happily ever after -- or even happily after 72 days. On the GOP campaign trail, Rick Perry tried to explain going all gooey over a bottle of maple syrup, Herman Cain gave a master's course in how not to handle a sex scandal, and Mitt Romney replaced Lou Gehrig as the luckiest man on the face of the earth. Meanwhile, the Party of No lived down to its name as Senate Republicans obstructed another piece of the president's jobs bill, blocking $60 billion targeted to patching up America's crumbling infrastructure -- earning the undying support of gaping potholes, collapsing bridges, and derailed trains all across the country. Andy Rooney would have had a field day mocking that one.

Laura Bassett

Obama Jobs Plan Meets Early Resistance From Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.21.2011 | Politics

Following a few dismal weeks on Wall Street and talk of a double-dip recession, President Obama will soon announce a new jobs plan that is expected to...

The Three Wings of the Republican Party

Drew Westen | Posted 08.19.2011 | Politics
Drew Westen

Both the president and Congressional Democrats are making the same mistake Democrats chronically make: When the going gets rough, adopt GOP talking points. Unfortunately, that's bad politics and bad policy.

Senate GOP Meets With Lobbyists To Discuss Jobs Bill

Roll Call | Anna Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Republican leadership staff are huddling with K Streeters this afternoon over Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) decision to forgo a ...