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Obama Adviser Warns Republicans On Debt Ceiling Deal

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

By Jason Lange WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress should accept in the next round of deficit-reduction talks that revenue...

Why Liberals Should Learn to Love the Debt Debate

Joseph J. Thorndike | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
Joseph J. Thorndike

Democrats have a long way to go. They are nowhere near breaking the bad tax news to lower- and middle-income Americans. But they finally have a president who is trying to restore the value proposition that lies at the heart of progressive governance.

Grover Norquist's Office Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

The offices of Americans for Tax Reform, the anti-tax group run by conservative activist Grover Norquist, were evacuated Monday morning after a bomb t...

We're Number 34!

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

What we can't do is have it both ways -- talk number one and behave like number 34. Proclaim our superiority and privatize or close down every meaningful public program.

Grover Norquist: Debt Default 'Experiment' Would Be 'Unhelpful'

National Memo | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

Norquist went on to say that “a ‘shutdown’ or ‘default’ or ‘wobbly walk around the rim of default’ would be, as my mother would say, ‘...

David Brooks Blasts GOP 'Bandits' And 'Blowhards'

Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

As Congress struggles to reach a deal to raise the debt ceiling, David Brooks blasts Republicans for refusing to accept a favorable deal that would ha...

Paul Ryan: No New Taxes As Part Of Debt Ceiling Deal

AP | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican chairman of the House Budget Committee says his party is vehemently opposed to tax increases because U.S. businesses...

War Of Words Over Taxes In Debt Ceiling Negotiations

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Call it eliminating an unfair break, or removing an unjust loophole, or even "taking a balanced approach." Just don't call it raisi...

Republicans: Jobs Report Means No New Taxes

AP | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top congressional Republicans said Friday that a report that few new jobs were created last month shows this is not the time for the gov...

David Brooks: GOP 'May No Longer Be A Normal Party'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

The Republican party “may no longer be a normal party,” David Brooks writes in his New York Times column Tuesday. In negotiations with Democrat...

Obama, Boehner Held Secret Debt Ceiling Meeting At White House

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP/The Huffington Post) -- Efforts to find a bipartisan agreement blending huge budget cuts with a must-pass measure to increase how much ...