Spotlight Robert Reich’s Cliff Hanger:

Cliff Hanger: Why Republicans Don’t Care What the Nation Thinks Robert Reich >by Robert Reich | Posted: 12/28/2012 8:42 am | Are House Republicans — now summoned back to Washington by Speaker John Boehner — about to succumb to public pressure and save the nation from the fiscal cliff? Don’t bet on it. Even if Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell cooperates by not mounting a filibuster and allows the Senate […]

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Spotlight Robert Reich’s Cliff Hanger:

Cliff Hanger: Why Republicans Don’t Care What the Nation Thinks Robert Reich >by Robert Reich | Posted: 12/28/2012 8:42 am | Are House Republicans — now summoned back to Washington by Speaker John Boehner — about to succumb to public pressure and save the nation from the fiscal cliff? Don’t bet on it. Even if Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell cooperates by not mounting a filibuster and allows the Senate […]

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Spotlight Fiscal Cliff Debate

Fiscal Cliff Debate: It’s All Over But The Crying >by The Rambling Fool |2012/12/14| John Boehner Get ready to see more of House Speaker John Boehner crying. A lot. Whether they like it or not, Republicans have virtually assured themselves a trip to the wood shed over the fiscal cliff debate, where the political reality favors the Democrats almost no matter what Boehner, McConnell, and the rest of the stubborn […]

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Spotlight Fiscal Cliff Debate

Fiscal Cliff Debate: It’s All Over But The Crying >by The Rambling Fool |2012/12/14| John Boehner Get ready to see more of House Speaker John Boehner crying. A lot. Whether they like it or not, Republicans have virtually assured themselves a trip to the wood shed over the fiscal cliff debate, where the political reality favors the Democrats almost no matter what Boehner, McConnell, and the rest of the stubborn […]

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Spotlight: Nancy Pelosi has a plan

Nancy Pelosi Threatens Discharge Petition To Break Fiscal Cliff Stalemate >by Sabrina Siddiqui |sabrina.siddiqui@huffingtonpost.com | Posted: 11/30/2012 4:18 pm EST Updated: 11/30/2012 5:09 pm EST | WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi offered her own way to break the apparent stalemate over the so-called fiscal cliff — by taking matters out of House Speaker John Boehner’s hands. She pointed out Friday that the Senate already passed a bill in […]

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Spotlight: Nancy Pelosi has a plan

Nancy Pelosi Threatens Discharge Petition To Break Fiscal Cliff Stalemate >by Sabrina Siddiqui |sabrina.siddiqui@huffingtonpost.com | Posted: 11/30/2012 4:18 pm EST Updated: 11/30/2012 5:09 pm EST | WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi offered her own way to break the apparent stalemate over the so-called fiscal cliff — by taking matters out of House Speaker John Boehner’s hands. She pointed out Friday that the Senate already passed a bill in […]

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Spotlight: Top Republicans Suddenly Back Immigration Reform

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Top Republicans Suddenly Back Immigration Reform After Latinos Overwhelmingly Back Obama >by Amanda Peterson Beadle on Nov 9, 2012 at 9:01 am When Democrats tried to get the DREAM Act and a path to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants through Congress in 2010, Republicans blocked the immigration reform measure in the Senate. But after a campaign in which GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney staked out harsh anti-immigration positions, and with […]

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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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Tell Boehner: “Stop Spending Tax Dollars Defending Homophobia”

>John Hlinko, LeftAction [John@LeftAction.com]|Thu 5/3/2012 2:54 PM | In this report: 1)  Tell John Boehner: “Stop spending millions defending the discriminatory ‘Defense of Marriage Act’”;  2) Tell Mitt Romney: “Being gay shouldn’t cost someone their job”;  3)  Tell Congress: “Equal work deserves equal pay. Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act immediately!”;  4) Join Left Action on Facebook: Join over 600,000 progressive activists 1)  Tell John Boehner: “Stop spending millions defending the […]

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