Spotlight Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner: Fiscal Cliff

Geithner: Republicans Will Agree To Tax Hikes On Super Rich >by Aruna Viswanatha | Reuters  |  Posted: 12/02/2012 9:21 am EST Updated: 12/02/2012 10:34 pm EST WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner pressed Republicans to offer a plan to increase revenues and cut government spending, and predicted they would agree to raise tax rates on the wealthiest to secure a deal by year-end to avoid the […]

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Spotlight Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner: Fiscal Cliff

Geithner: Republicans Will Agree To Tax Hikes On Super Rich >by Aruna Viswanatha | Reuters  |  Posted: 12/02/2012 9:21 am EST Updated: 12/02/2012 10:34 pm EST WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner pressed Republicans to offer a plan to increase revenues and cut government spending, and predicted they would agree to raise tax rates on the wealthiest to secure a deal by year-end to avoid the […]

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Highlight: Poll finds majority of Americans favor Democrats

Poll finds majority of Americans favor Democrats, fiscal cliff is GOP’s fault >by: Lou Colagiovanni | Politics | November 27, 2012 | A new poll illuminates the feelings of the American people about the impending ‘fiscal cliff’, showing that if negotiations fail the country will hold Republicans accountable. Linked to that threat of blame, the American public simply favors Democrats over Republicans. Conducted by CNN/ORC, 1,023 adults were polled at […]

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Highlight: Poll finds majority of Americans favor Democrats

Poll finds majority of Americans favor Democrats, fiscal cliff is GOP’s fault >by: Lou Colagiovanni | Politics | November 27, 2012 | A new poll illuminates the feelings of the American people about the impending ‘fiscal cliff’, showing that if negotiations fail the country will hold Republicans accountable. Linked to that threat of blame, the American public simply favors Democrats over Republicans. Conducted by CNN/ORC, 1,023 adults were polled at […]

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Spotlight: The sad state of zealots with microphones

The sad state of zealots with microphones  >by Leonard Pitts Jr. | 7:00 a.m. EST, November 18, 2012 | Re-post DLU November 25,2012 | America, you are an idiot. You are a moocher, a zombie, soulless, mouth-breathing, ignorant, greedy, self-indulgent, envious, shallow and lazy. The foregoing is a summation of “analysis” from conservative pundits and media figures — Cal Thomas, Ted Nugent, Bill O’Reilly, et cetera — seeking to explain […]

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Spotlight: Grand Old Planet

Grand Old Planet >by PAUL KRUGMAN  | Published: November 22, 2012 | Op-Ed Columnist |Re-post DLU | Senator Marco Rubio Earlier this week, GQ magazine published an interview with Senator Marco Rubio, whom many consider a contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, in which Mr. Rubio was asked how old the earth is. After declaring “I’m not a scientist, man,” the senator went into desperate evasive action, ending with […]

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Spotlight: The inconvenient truths of 2012

The inconvenient truths of 2012 >by E.J. Dionne Jr., Published: November 14 DENVER Human nature and politics being what they are, Republicans will underestimate the trouble they’re in and Democrats will be eager to overestimate the strength of their post-2012 position. GOP Begin with the GOP: As Republicans dig out from a defeat that their poll-deniers said was impossible, they need to acknowledge many large failures. Their attempts to demonize President […]

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Spotlight: The inconvenient truths of 2012

The inconvenient truths of 2012 >by E.J. Dionne Jr., Published: November 14 DENVER Human nature and politics being what they are, Republicans will underestimate the trouble they’re in and Democrats will be eager to overestimate the strength of their post-2012 position. GOP Begin with the GOP: As Republicans dig out from a defeat that their poll-deniers said was impossible, they need to acknowledge many large failures. Their attempts to demonize President […]

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Spotlight: The Republicans still don’t get it

The Republicans still don’t get it >by Eugene Robinson, Thursday, November 15, 8:10 PM Gingrich-Professor I know it’s early, but I have a sinking feeling the Republican Party is taking all the wrong lessons from last week’s election. Short term, that’s a boon for Democrats. Long term, it’s a problem for the country. The GOP should be listening to reasonable voices such as that of Newt Gingrich. Yes, I used the words […]

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Spotlight: The Republicans still don’t get it

The Republicans still don’t get it >by Eugene Robinson, Thursday, November 15, 8:10 PM Gingrich-Professor I know it’s early, but I have a sinking feeling the Republican Party is taking all the wrong lessons from last week’s election. Short term, that’s a boon for Democrats. Long term, it’s a problem for the country. The GOP should be listening to reasonable voices such as that of Newt Gingrich. Yes, I used the words […]

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