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If the Supreme Court guts subsidies for millions, Republicans will probably try to pass some form of “contingency fix” plan that would keep those subsidies going — at least, until after the 2016...
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Jeb Bush has promised us a presidential campaign premised on the idea that he can become the GOP nominee by speaking directly to the general election electorate — which is to say, by delivering a...
2015/05/27 20:19
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It’s widely assumed that Hillary Clinton faces a major dilemma when it comes to the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. She can’t oppose it, because that would trigger reams of...
2015/05/27 14:19
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Which raises the question: Will continued GOP opposition to Obama’s executive actions — as distinct from their foot-dragging on legislative reform — further complicate their efforts to do better than...
2015/05/26 19:19
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Bernie Sanders has given an interview to CNBC’s John Harwood that lays bare some of the real differences among Democrats when it comes to the story of what has happened to the American economy in the...
2015/05/26 14:19
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Some Congressional Republicans have apparently decided it might prove a wee bit problematic for the GOP if the Supreme Court guts health coverage for millions of people and they don’t appear willing...
2015/05/24 10:48
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Republicans’ verbal gyrations over the Iraq War should not be dismissed as the usual rhetorical jabberwocky of an election season. Their stumblings and justifications provide an important window into...
2015/05/22 19:19
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As early as today, the Senate may vote to grant President Obama the “Fast Track” authority he’s seeking to negotiate the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. From there it’s over to the...
2015/05/22 14:19
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Senator Chris Murphy is getting lots of attention because he delivered a speech on the Senate floor while brandishing a poster bearing a “shruggie.” That, he says, is the actual GOP contingency plan...
2015/05/21 19:19
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A new Pew poll finds that a huge majority of Republican voters want the GOP Congress to be even more confrontational towards President Obama than it has been thus far, while Democrats are much more...
2015/05/21 14:19
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After struggling for days with questions about the genesis of the Iraq War, the GOP presidential candidates appear to be coalescing behind a new strategy: Shift the focus to what’s happening in Iraq...
2015/05/21 10:19
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By now you may have learned of the plight of one Luis Lang, a South Carolina man whose story went viral after it was reported that he couldn’t afford to treat an illness that was threatening to make...
2015/05/20 14:19
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As your humble blogger has noted before, President Obama can help ensure that climate change plays a larger role in the 2016 election simply by talking about the issue, thus elevating its profile and...
2015/05/19 19:19
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Last week, two dozen House Democrats attended a classified briefing with U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman to seek reassurance on a core concern about the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership:...
2015/05/19 15:48
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Greg Sargent of the Washington Post wrote a piece on Friday in which he pointed out that recent arguments over Iraq, as they have played out in the GOP presidential campaigns, have the potential to...
2015/05/19 14:19
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is digging in hard behind his insistence that we must extend NSA bulk metadata surveillance for ever…and ever…and ever…and ever — or at least until 2020. But now...
2015/05/18 19:05
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Well, this is awkward. A few days ago President Obama literally laughed off Sen. Elizabeth Warren's concern that his so-called "fast track" provision, which would limit Congressional power regarding...
2015/05/18 14:19
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So why is Hillary Clinton embracing liberal positions at odds with previous ones on a range of issues, such as immigration, gay marriage, and criminal justice reform? The Post’s Anne Gearan gets more...
2015/05/15 21:19
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Nancy Pelosi is now predicting that Republicans will “rue the day” that the Supreme Court guts Obamacare subsidies for millions in three dozen states. “They’re going to then go out and say we’re going...
2015/05/15 13:19
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In the days to come, we may be treated to a spectacle in the U.S. Senate that is also a historical throwback: A bipartisan talking filibuster. When Rand Paul mounted a talking filibuster to protest...
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