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Sen. Schumer Claims Senate Votes “Strengthened” Democrats’ Hand?

Sen. Chuck Schumer must have missed the memo from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who today acknowledged that Democrats were ready to accept “the lessons from yesterday’s vote.” Instead of…

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Jay Carney On Short-Term CRs: “Not The American Way”

At today’s White House briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney fiercely criticized the need to pass short-term continuing resolutions to keep the government running. Carney claimed that these funding…

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Still Waiting On The Democrats’ Plan

It’s been nearly two weeks since House Republicans sent the Senate a long-term spending measure that rolled back spending and began to tackle the nation’s out-of-control deficits. But Senate…

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House Republicans Target Another Barrier To Job Creation

Today, the House will repeal the job-crushing 1099 provision, a “massive, hidden tax change” that Democrats slipped into their failed healthcare plan. It’s just one of the many onerous barriers…

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ICYMI: Republican McCarthy Says U.S. Budget Will Tackle Entitlements

Republican McCarthy Says U.S. Budget Will Tackle Entitlements
By Lisa Lerer
March 3, 2011

U.S. Representative Kevin McCarthy, third-ranking Republican in the House, places politicians in…