Expose – The Do Nothing GOP

Do-Nothing GOP: Congressional Productivity DOWN Nearly 70% >by National Confidential Staff | 19 June 2012 | 2:10 am EST | Since the Republicans took over the House in 2010, their unwillingness to work with President Obama and the Democrats has cut productivity by almost 70%. John Boehner & Eric Cantor An analysis by CNN shows a dramatic reductin in congressional output since the Tea Party-fueled Republican takeover of the House. […]

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GOP Jumps on Obama’s “Doing Fine”

>by Jeff Fecke | June 9, 2012 | 2:00 pm | A statement by President Barack Obama is being taken out-of-context and used as a weapon by his Republican opponents. I knew an Eric Cantor in high school. And so did you. In a press conference held Friday at the White House, Obama discussed the growth in jobs in the private sector as compared to a shrinking public sector. The […]

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GOP Jumps on Obama’s “Doing Fine”

>by Jeff Fecke | June 9, 2012 | 2:00 pm | A statement by President Barack Obama is being taken out-of-context and used as a weapon by his Republican opponents. I knew an Eric Cantor in high school. And so did you. In a press conference held Friday at the White House, Obama discussed the growth in jobs in the private sector as compared to a shrinking public sector. The […]

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House GOP eyes tax cut, ignores ‘debt crisis’

>By Steve Benen | Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:00 AM EDT | Associated Press House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is taking the lead on yet another tax cut bill. The Senate’s Democratic majority this week pushed a measure, known as the “Buffett Rule,” that would have closed a tax loophole benefiting millionaires and brought in roughly $46 billion to the Treasury over the next decade. It died after a GOP […]

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House GOP eyes tax cut, ignores ‘debt crisis’

>By Steve Benen | Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:00 AM EDT | Associated Press House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is taking the lead on yet another tax cut bill. The Senate’s Democratic majority this week pushed a measure, known as the “Buffett Rule,” that would have closed a tax loophole benefiting millionaires and brought in roughly $46 billion to the Treasury over the next decade. It died after a GOP […]

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