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Stimulus Debate

Mark Blumenthal

Cut Deficits Or Spend For Jobs?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you have been following coverage of polling on jobs and the deficit this week, you may be a little confused. “The public now sees reducing the bu...

Sam Stein

Sanford's Hiking Trail Got Stimulus Money He Opposed

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Mark Sanford has spent a good part of South Carolina's past legislative session railing against, and even actively turning down, portions of Bara...

Take A Stand on Stimulus

Scott Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Murphy

As we face the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, voters in Upstate New York deserve straight answers from congressional candidates as to how they would vote on the recovery package.

Why You Should Recommit to 21st Century (Gasp!) Bipartisan Politics

Maegan Carberry and Elizabeth Blackney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maegan Carberry and Elizabeth Blackney

The stimulus debate, or lack thereof, proved beyond a doubt that forward-thinking individuals must join the netroots-driven political realignment happening across America to have meaningful impact.

McCain's Viagra Problem

Dylan Loewe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Loewe

When it comes to the exclusive club of presidential losers, John McCain, it turns out, is quite the maverick. Not since Ralph Nader has someone so willfully dismantled his reputation and legacy.

Sam Stein

Will The Stimulus Kick-Start A New Economy?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While the loudest fireworks in the stimulus debate have come from Republicans on Capitol Hill, another telling, albeit quieter, argument is creating f...

Sam Stein

Barney Frank: You Wanna Talk About Spending, How About Iraq?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the public debate over the stimulus package, Democrats have found themselves largely on the defensive -- forced, at first, to explain the inclusion...