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Here’s another example of Barack Obama’s attempt at dealmaking during the debt limit debate coming back to haunt the Democratic Party. This is posted at the RNC’s website: For The Record…It Was Obama Who Offered To Cut Hundreds Of Billions In Medicare During The Debt Debate OBAMA AND DEMOCRATS PUT
Hama, Syria and Benghazi, Libya have virtually the same population, hovering around 700,000. When Barack Obama made the statement that he would join an international effort to intervene in Libya, he specifically made mention of protecting civilians from a massacre in Benghazi, “a city nearly the size of Charlotte.” Well,
The President called John Boehner and asked him to end the standoff over the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) by passing an extension by the end of the week. “Obama called Boehner yesterday, and said this is one thing we can do for job creation pretty instantly,” Carney
Russ Feingold writes that the Catfood Commission is the biggest threat to Social Security. Prior to this week’s debt agreement, it’s been extremely difficult to cut Social Security benefits, because doing so required 60 votes to overcome an almost certain filibuster in the Senate. And rightly so – Social Security
The White House urged Tim Geithner to stay in his post, and apparently they got their wish. But it seems calculated based as much on fitness for the job as on the inability to get a replacement nominee through Congress: Speculation from Washington to Wall Street has intensified because Mr.
Being outside of Washington I don’t get invited to all the cool confabs, but apparently I missed Nancy Pelosi saying that Democrats won’t lose hostage situations again. The theme of the meeting was reluctance to re-hash or second guess debt ceiling strategy and attempt to get people to focus attention