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Let me call your attention to Ari Berman’s piece in The Nation, which kind of puts to rest all this drama about whether the Boehner plan or the Reid plan will succeed. “Our plan includes more cuts,” Chuck Schumer bragged at a news conference on Capitol Hill yesterday when comparing
Here’s an update on those politically motivated firings by the Florida Attorney General, to protect the perpetrators of foreclosure fraud. First, a Democratic state lawmaker wants records about the firing of June Clarkson and Theresa Edwards. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, says he wants two ousted state foreclosure fraud investigators back
I think people are getting a little theatrical about this Boehner showdown, with their focused whip counts and the like. The Washington Post says Boehner is still looking for votes, but I’m really not sweating this. It turns out that Boehner actually needs 216 votes, not 217, because Maurice Hinchey
One of the more confusing pieces of Harry Reid’s debt limit deal is the plan to sell publicly held spectrum for wireless broadband use. First of all, this plan is not all that new. The White House announced it last June, planning to make 500 MHz of spectrum available over
Harry Reid said in a speech on the Senate floor today – which is just about all that gets done on the Senate floor these days – that “as soon as the House completes its vote tonight, the Senate will move to take up that bill… It will be defeated.”
Because Ta-Nehisi Coates is a great writer, he was able to encapsulate my thoughts on Obama’s last lecture much more elegantly and succinctly, in this op-ed in the New York Times. You need to read it all for the full impact, but here’s my favorite part. Obama, too, stands atop