GOP Congressional Majority Likely To Change Way It Crunches Numbers

GOP Congressional Majority Likely To Change Way It Crunches Numbers

GOP-backed tax cuts look too expensive -- so Congress is declaring war on math. ...

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GOP Governors Have A Problem: The Ways They Govern

GOP Governors Have A Problem: The Ways They Govern

Republican governors facing reelection have a big problem -- their right-wing policies have proved ruinous. ...

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How Not To Get Your Country Back

How Not To Get Your Country Back

The Tea Party mantra, "I want my country back," resonates with many. The racial undertones can be ugly (as well as pointless). But the longing for an economically secure America c ...

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If GOP Is So Right, Why Are Red States So Far Behind?

If GOP Is So Right, Why Are Red States So Far Behind?

I have a question for my Republican friends. Yes, that sounds like the setup for a smackdown, but though the question is pointed, it is also in earnest. I'd seriously like to know ...

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Brownback ‘Experiment’ Blows Up Laboratory Of Democracy

Brownback ‘Experiment’ Blows Up Laboratory Of Democracy

When Louis Brandeis wrote in 1932 that a “single courageous state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to ...

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Study: Ryan’s Budget Would Cut Taxes On The Rich By At Least $200,000

Study: Ryan’s Budget Would Cut Taxes On The Rich By At Least $200,000

To the surprise of no one, a new study by Citizens for Tax Justice (CTJ) shows that the budget proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) will overwhelmingly benefit the United States' top ...

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States Pursue Tax Cuts As Recovery Takes Hold

States Pursue Tax Cuts As Recovery Takes Hold

By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- Maybe New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should borrow a pair of crutches. They might have helped Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's cause. Dayt ...

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Obama’s Budget Would Shift Tax Benefits From Wealthy To Poor

Obama’s Budget Would Shift Tax Benefits From Wealthy To Poor

By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will propose a series of changes to the tax code in a budget plan Tuesday that would shift be ...

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Republicans Have Nothing Of Substance To Offer The Poor

Republicans Have Nothing Of Substance To Offer The Poor

Last week, Republicans marked the 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty by denouncing it as an abject failure. Rep. Steve Southerland (R-FL), performed a mathematica ...

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Republicans For Deeper Deficits?

Republicans For Deeper Deficits?

Distinguished members of the Club For Growth, a group of Wall Street financiers who intervene in Republican politics, often bill themselves as "fiscal conservatives" determined to ...

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