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White House And Republican Leaders Reach Budget Deal

The $80 billion, two-year budget accord would increase spending somewhat on defense and domestic programs, rolling back some of the automatic cuts known as sequesters that Obama repeatedly has denounced.

October 27, 2015

‘Tea’ Cools, And House Speaker Boehner Is Back To Making Deals

MCT NEWSFEATURES By David LightmanMcClatchy Washington Bureau(MCT) WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner is making deals again. After three years of taking tough stands pushed by no-compromise tea party types — positions that ultimately led to last fall’s partial government shutdown — he’s returned to his roots as a conservative consensus-builder, and suddenly the House […]

February 4, 2014

The GOP Will Remain United By One Issue — Not Helping The Unemployed

A Republican thinker did something radical this week: He proposed an agenda for job creation. Michael R. Strain’s “A Jobs Agenda for the Right” includes all of the right’s compulsive instincts to cut taxes for the rich, eliminate environmental regulations and suspend the minimum wage. But it begins with the premise that long-term unemployment is […]

January 5, 2014