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New York Magazine
Republicans Threaten Alaska If Murkowski Turns Down Bribehappened to it. If Murkowski does not accept the bribe, Strassel warns: She wo
New York Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
happened to it. If Murkowski does not accept the bribe, Strassel warns: She would get the fury of a White House and a GOP Congress with far more power over Alaska than just its health care. As Ms. Murkowski knows better than anyone, Alaska... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama: GOP bid to repeal health care will inflict real human sufferingTuesday. But right now Republicans are focused on finally getting some points
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Tuesday. But right now Republicans are focused on finally getting some points on the board as the Trump administration and GOP Congress has yet to have one major legislative victory since the beginning of the year. Party leaders are working on a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump throws his weight behind new Obamacare repeal effortTuesday. But right now Republicans are focused on finally getting some points
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Tuesday. But right now Republicans are focused on finally getting some points on the board as the Trump administration and GOP Congress has yet to have one major legislative victory since the beginning of the year. Party leaders are working on a... Read more
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The News & Observer
The real impact of Trump playing both sidesserious as the Nov. 6, 2018, election draws closer, now just 59 weeks away. The
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
serious as the Nov. 6, 2018, election draws closer, now just 59 weeks away. The growing impression that the feuding GOP Congress is not enacting its president’s agenda could very well worsen the already dire-looking election... Read more
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Roll Call
Tech Lobbyists Join Fight Over DACA and ImmigrationCEO Mark Zuckerberg and others, are among those with the most lobbyists involve
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
CEO Mark Zuckerberg and others, are among those with the most lobbyists involved in immigration. [Podcast: How the GOP Congress Could Help ‘Dreamers’ Now] On the other side, the Federation for American Immigration Reform says the tech... Read more
6d
Roll Call
Dancing With the Democrats Will Not Save Trumpinvestigative powers of Congress. Aside from a few high-profile hearings featu
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
investigative powers of Congress. Aside from a few high-profile hearings featuring ousted FBI Director James Comey, the GOP Congress has not scrutinized the Trump administration with a fraction of the zeal that they devoted to such Obama-era... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Budowsky: How Dems can win it allvictory for the Trump or Republican agenda for the first seven to eight months
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
victory for the Trump or Republican agenda for the first seven to eight months of the Trump presidency and current GOP Congress. Republicans lost everything on matters of legislative achievement, which alienates the GOP base from GOP... Read more
9d
Salon.com
America's terrible racial wealth divide is undermining the middle classgave an edge to families with a higher foothold on the economic ladder. Howeve
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
gave an edge to families with a higher foothold on the economic ladder. However, the election of President Trump and the GOP Congress is deepening these long-simmering structural factors because the administration is shifting resources up the... Read more
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10d
Op-Ed News
America's Racial Wealth Divide Is Worse Than Thought, Undermining the Middle Class and Deepening Under Trumpgave an edge to families with a higher foothold on the economic ladder. Howeve
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
gave an edge to families with a higher foothold on the economic ladder. However, the election of President Trump and the GOP Congress is deepening these long-simmering structural factors because the administration is shifting resources up the... Read more
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The Hill
Budowsky: How Dems can win it allvictory for the Trump or Republican agenda for the first seven to eight months
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
victory for the Trump or Republican agenda for the first seven to eight months of the Trump presidency and current GOP Congress. Republicans lost everything on matters of legislative achievement, which alienates the GOP base from GOP... Read more
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CBS News
Commentary: The GOP's civil war is overno patience for the ideological fixations of a guy like Ryan, and is done prete
CBS News / Posted 13 days ago
no patience for the ideological fixations of a guy like Ryan, and is done pretending otherwise. Moreover, nobody likes the GOP Congress, including Republican voters, so why would Trump cozy up to them at all? One big reason for that antipathy to... Read more
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New York Post
Irma’s wrath confirms Trump’s wisdom in cutting that deal with DemocratsSchumer and Pelosi would’ve increased their demands as time went on. And, agai
New York Post / Posted 14 days ago
Schumer and Pelosi would’ve increased their demands as time went on. And, again, a standoff would have left Trump and the GOP Congress looking utterly self-absorbed in face of what will now be hundreds of billions of dollars in damage from Harvey... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Democrats can look on the bright sidedeal still in place (although we might very well go down the road of nonnuclear
Bangor Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
deal still in place (although we might very well go down the road of nonnuclear sanctions). They might — remarkably — get a GOP Congress to pass and a GOP president to sign permanent protection for “dreamers.” Not all of that may pan out, but a... Read more
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Raw Story
Two reasons why Democrats should smile about Trump’s weaknessand the Republicans.” But it might be worth it, if it means that President War
Raw Story / Posted 14 days ago
and the Republicans.” But it might be worth it, if it means that President Warren or President Biden doesn’t have to beg a GOP Congress for debt-ceiling increases in 2021, as President Obama had to do in 2011. Weakness The larger story here is... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
DANA MILBANK: Did lesbians cause hurricanes Irma and Harvey? God knowsalia, it seems reasonable to conclude that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are God’s
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 15 days ago
alia, it seems reasonable to conclude that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are God’s punishment for: • President Trump. • The GOP Congress. • Ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for “dreamers” (further evidence: Hurricane... Read more
16d
Zero Hedge
Buchanan: "Why Trump Dumped The Do-Nothing Congress"the most common compliments paid him in 2016 was, “At least he gets things done
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
the most common compliments paid him in 2016 was, “At least he gets things done!” And it was exasperation with a dithering GOP Congress, which had failed to enact his or its own agenda, that caused Trump to pull the job of raising the debt ceiling... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Fascism and the August 27 Events: Not the Real Threat. Categoryor speaking (rights that people on the left want to be able to exercise) someho
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 16 days ago
or speaking (rights that people on the left want to be able to exercise) somehow help persuade people who elected the GOP Congress to vote for people committed to protecting the gains made since the 1920s (social security, minimum wage,... Read more
16d
The Commercial Dispatch
Patrick J. Buchanan: Trump dumps the do-nothing Congressthe most common compliments paid him in 2016 was, "At least he gets things done
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
the most common compliments paid him in 2016 was, "At least he gets things done!" And it was exasperation with a dithering GOP Congress, which had failed to enact his or its own agenda, that caused Trump to pull the job of raising the debt ceiling... Read more
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17d
Breitbart
Immigration Reformers: Three Big Reasons to Oppose DACA Re-Amnestyfailed to push through other GOP priorities, such as a reform of the failing Ob
Breitbart / Posted 17 days ago
failed to push through other GOP priorities, such as a reform of the failing Obamacare government-run medical system. If GOP congress fixes DACA but doesn't repeal/replace Obamacare… hoo boy. Big chunk of GOP voters are going to be mad as hell.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Democrats show they are the party of sanitydeal still in place (although we might very well go down the road of nonnuclear
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
deal still in place (although we might very well go down the road of nonnuclear sanctions). They might — remarkably — get a GOP Congress to pass and a GOP president to sign permanent protection for "Dreamers." Not all of that may pan out, but a... Read more
17d
The Aspen Times
Colorado’s Lieutenant Governor launches bid for top officeshe repeatedly slammed Donald Trump and vowed to protect Colorado’s immigrants
The Aspen Times / Posted 17 days ago
she repeatedly slammed Donald Trump and vowed to protect Colorado’s immigrants and newly insured from the president and a GOP Congress. Lynne joins a crowded Democratic field that includes Rep. Jared Polis, former state senator Mike Johnston and... Read more
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The Hill
Schumer alliance a game-changer for everyoneleaders. The legislative fact is that it is almost impossible for a Republican
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
leaders. The legislative fact is that it is almost impossible for a Republican president to govern exclusively with a GOP Congress without Democratic support, at a time when Republicans in Congress are increasingly divided internally and... Read more
18d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Trump stuns GOP by siding with Democrats on deal to link Harvey aid, debt ceiling, and governmentbill, President Donald Trump was accepting that exact plan in an Oval Office me
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
bill, President Donald Trump was accepting that exact plan in an Oval Office meeting at the White House, a move that left GOP lawmakers stunned on Capitol Hill, with many wondering what might come next. Mr. Trump also agreed to a temporary plan... Read more
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Roll Call
Trump and GOP Lawmakers — Even More on the Rocksthe sort of gridlock despised by the electorate, including so many of the Trump
Roll Call / Posted 19 days ago
the sort of gridlock despised by the electorate, including so many of the Trump voters that both the president and the GOP Congress are counting on for continued fervent support. The lawmakers will never automatically and unanimously bend to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
This Labor Day, let’s remember the value of workthe value of work is now simply a number on a spreadsheet. If costs can be cut
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
the value of work is now simply a number on a spreadsheet. If costs can be cut by outsourcing jobs, so be it. Is the GOP Congress or President Donald Trump coming to the aid of workers? Not by the current scorecard. They, too, devalue work by... Read more
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KERA North Texas
September To Forget? Trump's Legacy Flounders, As He Seeks Signature Accomplishmentand the president is still without any signature legislative victories — with n
KERA North Texas / Posted 23 days ago
and the president is still without any signature legislative victories — with no promise of one in sight. Sure, he and the GOP Congress would like to get to tax reform, but that lingers only as a distant dot on the horizon. First — and most... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
September To Forget? Trump's Legacy Flounders, As He Seeks Signature Accomplishmentand the president is still without any signature legislative victories — with n
KPBS San Diego / Posted 23 days ago
and the president is still without any signature legislative victories — with no promise of one in sight. Sure, he and the GOP Congress would like to get to tax reform, but that lingers only as a distant dot on the horizon. First — and most... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for Mike KraussCity Council holds hearings Wednesday, April 29, 2015(1 comments) Fast track t
Op-Ed News / Posted 24 days ago
City Council holds hearings Wednesday, April 29, 2015(1 comments) Fast track to corporate hegemony The last time a GOP Congress and Democratic President teamed up, they repealed Glass Steagall and allowed Wall Street to combine banking and... Read more
25d
The Hill
Trump touts 1980s tax law that he once called a ‘catastrophe’time. Republicans are gearing up to make tax reform the next major legislative
The Hill / Posted 25 days ago
time. Republicans are gearing up to make tax reform the next major legislative issue for the Trump administration and the GOP Congress after the effort to repeal and replace ObamaCare failed in July. A crucial vote on a "skinny repeal" of the law... Read more
26d
Stamford Advocate
Trump's already proven he doesn't need Steve Bannon to do Steve BannonWall Street analysts have all but given up on tax reform. Adding paying for a w
Stamford Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
Wall Street analysts have all but given up on tax reform. Adding paying for a wall to the budget fight is something this GOP Congress and President can hardly afford, but in Arizona last week Trump said he was willing to shut down the government... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Trump's already proven he doesn't need Steve Bannon to do Steve BannonWall Street analysts have all but given up on tax reform. Adding paying for a w
Connecticut Post / Posted 26 days ago
Wall Street analysts have all but given up on tax reform. Adding paying for a wall to the budget fight is something this GOP Congress and President can hardly afford, but in Arizona last week Trump said he was willing to shut down the government... Read more
26d
FOX News
Why the Trump brand may be stronger than the GOPTrump tweeted. “Could have been so easy – now a mess,” was the president’s dam
FOX News / Posted 26 days ago
Trump tweeted. “Could have been so easy – now a mess,” was the president’s damning conclusion. “Trump Divorces the GOP Congress,” was the headline on an editorial in the Wall Street Journal last Friday. “They physical wall is Mr. Trump’s... Read more
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FOX News
During catastrophic flooding, press poses Trump hurricane 'test'time, the media are increasingly focused on what the Wall Street Journal editor
FOX News / Posted 26 days ago
time, the media are increasingly focused on what the Wall Street Journal editorial page calls Trump’s “divorce” from the GOP Congress. For example, Trump took a Twitter shot at Bob Corker after the Tennessee senator said he hadn’t yet... Read more
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The Hill
Juan Williams: Trump's shutdown gamblepicketed the venue. “Could have been so easy – now a mess,” was the president’
The Hill / Posted 27 days ago
picketed the venue. “Could have been so easy – now a mess,” was the president’s damning conclusion. “Trump Divorces the GOP Congress,” was the headline on an editorial in the Wall Street Journal last Friday. “They physical wall is Mr. Trump’s... Read more
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Zero Hedge
It's Can-Kicking Time Again In The Imperial Cityspending bill in September to give them more time to work out a broader budget
Zero Hedge / Posted 29 days ago
spending bill in September to give them more time to work out a broader budget agreement later this year. What has the GOP Congress been doing the last nine months that it hasn’t enacted into law a single one of the 12 annual appropriations... Read more
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Raw Story
Conservative WSJ op-ed warns Trump is preparing to divorce the GOP — just like he did Marla Maplesin Congress that he’s divorcing them, or at least seeking a trial separation, a
Raw Story / Posted 30 days ago
in Congress that he’s divorcing them, or at least seeking a trial separation, and for its own self-preservation the GOP Congress is going to have to find different living arrangements,” the editors write. “Bashing Republicans won’t help him... Read more

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