Spotlight: Chained CPI

Dear Liberals, Chained CPI is NOT a “Cut” to Social Security. Get Over It.  >by Deaniac83 |Wednesday, December 19, 2012 | John Doe There is a big freakout over a possible fiscal cliff deal including the use of something called “chained CPI” to calculate increases in Social Security benefits. Go to Huffington Post, Daily Kos or another “liberal” blog and you will see people who never supported the president in the […]

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Spotlight Jim DeMint To Heritage Foundation

Jim DeMint To Heritage Foundation: Senator To Leave Position To Run Think Tank Posted: 12/06/2012 10:31 am EST Updated: 12/06/2012 12:22 pm EST | Sen. Jim DeMint (R) South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint (R) is leaving Congress to take over as president of the Heritage Foundation, the Wall Street Journal reports. DeMint, who was reelected to a second term in 2010, will replace Ed Feulner, who had been planning to […]

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Spotlight: Hillary Clinton’s Wide Support For 2016 Candidacy

Hillary Clinton Hits Record Favorability, Poll Shows Wide Support For 2016 Candidacy >by Ariel Edwards-Levy | The Huffington Post  |  Posted: 12/05/2012 10:02 am EST Updated: 12/05/2012 10:59 am EST |  Hillary Clinton A decision by Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016 would be welcomed by most Americans, according to a Washington Post/ABC poll released Wednesday. As she prepares to step down as secretary of state, Clinton has […]

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Spotlight: #My2K and How to Keep Our Political Debate From Going Over the Cliff

#My2K and How to Keep Our Political Debate From Going Over the Cliff >by Arianna Huffington | Posted: 12/03/2012 8:20 pm | Hey, have you heard about this thing called “the fiscal cliff”? Actually, the better question is: Have you heard about anything except the fiscal cliff? Nine months ago, the term had not even entered the media lexicon. And now it’s suddenly everywhere. “It looks very much like now […]

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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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Highlight: Susan Rice Defends Benghazi Remarks

Susan Rice Defends Benghazi Remarks: U.S. Ambassador Dismisses McCain Accusations By Peter James Spielmann | 11/21/12 08:28 PM ET EST|  | UNITED NATIONS — U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice said Wednesday that her early account of the attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans in Benghazi was based on the initial intelligence community assessments and was always subject to review and updates. She said she respects […]

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Highlight: Republicans need better candidates

Republicans Say Election Losses Just Mean They Need Better Candidates >by Michael McAuliff  | Posted: 11/20/2012 12:01 am EST Updated: 11/20/2012 10:55 am EST | Sens. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.)  WASHINGTON — Republican losses in the 2012 elections were not a progressive leap for America or a repudiation of conservatives and the Tea Party — it was just proof the right ran bad candidates, according to two Republican senators with ties […]

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Spotlight: Susan Rice Nomination

House Republicans Can’t Block A Susan Rice Nomination So They’re Writing A Sternly Worded Letter >by Jason Linkins, jason@huffingtonpost.com | Posted: 11/19/2012 4:42 pm EST Updated: 11/19/2012 7:56 pm EST|  Susan Rice As Congress continues to probe the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, the conversation seems to be gradually shifting from a hothouse hunt for the scalp of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to larger questions about the […]

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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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