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Highlight E. J. Dionne: 2013: Not As Bad As You Think

2013: Not As Bad As You Think AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski

2013: Not As Bad As You Think >by: E. J. Dionne | December 30th, 2013 12:00 am| WASHINGTON — “Has this been the worst year of your presidency?” It was a heck of a way for President Obama to wrap up 2013. In asking the question at the president’s year-end news conference, Julie Pace of […]

Spotlight: Boehner attacks tea party groups as House approves budget deal

Is John Boehner the Asshole of the Year - 2013?

Boehner attacks tea party groups as House approves budget deal   By Paul Kane and Ed O’Keefe, Published: December 12, 2013 | WP |    Video: Hours before a budget bill vote, House Speaker John Boehner sharply criticized the tea party and outside conservative groups opposed to the legislation. After years of placating conservative groups that […]

Spotlight Harry Reid: Boehner agreed to clean CR last month-then reneged because he’s ‘afraid’

Harry Reid called House Speaker John Boehner a coward.

Harry Reid: Boehner agreed to clean CR last month-then reneged because he’s ‘afraid’ >by: Ian Reifowitz | Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 09:28 AM PDT | This seems like a pretty big deal to me. According to Harry Reid, in early September he and John Boehner not only negotiated over a clean continuing resolution that […]

Spotlight: America’s Biggest Newspapers Slam The GOP Over Shutdown

America's Biggest Newspapers Slam The GOP Over Shutdown

America’s Biggest Newspapers Slam The GOP Over Shutdown >by Jack Mirkinson | Posted: 10/02/2013 12:09 pm EDT  |  Updated: 10/03/2013 10:48 am EDT | The Huffington Post  | Republicans looking for supporters of their shutdown strategy will have to look somewhere other than the country’s biggest newspapers. Of the ten most widely-read papers in America, not a […]

Highlight: President Obama Stands Firm Against Reckless Republican Hostage Taking

US President Barack Obama

President Obama Stands Firm Against Reckless Republican Hostage Taking Winning Progressive At the time of this writing, the U.S. government is shutting down because a a group of reactionary tea party Republicans refuses to allow Congress to do its job of passing a budget, and because the House Republican leadership refuses to stand up to […]

Examine: The Debt-Ceiling Showdown Is the Fight of Obama’s Life

Debt-ceiling showdown

The Debt-Ceiling Showdown Is the Fight of Obama’s Life >By Jonathan Chait    | 09/27/2013 | New York – Daily Intelligencer| The debt-ceiling showdown has snuck up quietly on Washington and is barely registering in the broader economy. Nobody is quite sure what to make of it. A familiar Washington Kabuki dance? A white-knuckle bond […]

Explore: Senate turns to CR that defunds Obamacare

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Senate turns to CR that defunds Obamacare >by Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan | 9/20/13 11:29 AM EDT Updated: 9/21/13 3:30 PM EDT | Politico |   It’s now up to the Senate. With ten days until a possible government shutdown, the battle over federal spending has shifted to the Democratic-controlled Senate, where Senate Majority […]

Spotlight White House To Boehner: Obamacare Not Part Of Fiscal Cliff Deal

Medicaid And Other Health

[important]White House To Boehner: Obamacare Not Part Of Fiscal Cliff Deal[/important] >by Sam Stein| Posted: 11/21/2012 2:36 pm EST Updated: 11/21/2012 2:49 pm EST | The White House and congressional Democrats are balking at the idea, floated by House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday, that changes to the president’s signature health care law should be […]

Obama blamed troubles on Fox News, book says

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>By MACKENZIE WEINGER | 3/19/12 12:11 PM EDT |[We all know that Fox News is GOP TV News and they get paid to spread misleading information to their conservative base and that my Friends are the plain and simple facts! Here you get “Just the Facts” on the DLU! Gbismarc!] President Barack Obama blamed Fox […]

Rush Limbaugh condemned by Barack Obama for ‘slut’ remarks

Rush Limbaugh

>Ryan Devereaux |guardian.co.uk, Friday 2 March 2012 15.46 EST | Georgetown student Sandra Fluke was called a ‘slut’ and a ‘prostitute’ by Limbaugh because of her views on contraception   President Barack Obama has offered his support to an US law student called a “slut” on Wednesday by right-wing talk show host Rush Limbaugh because […]

Un-American Republicans Fight To Keep Big Oil On Corporate Welfare

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>By Rmuse| February 14, 2012 | [John Boehner, just move over and let Nancy take over! Sign this petition calling for his resignation Gbismarc!] In the normal course of a conversation, labeling anything un-American generally conjures a vision of communists or a foreign entity acting contrary to the best interests of the United States. In […]

The 27 Republican Bills That Aren’t About Jobs

House Speaker John Boehner

>Political Correction Media Matters | 01.23.2012| Fact Sheet| From the House Republican Conference and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donahue, congressional Republicans and their conservative allies have touted 27 measures passed by the House of Representatives that they claim are “bipartisan jobs bills awaiting Senate action.” But the […]

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