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Senate Democrats assail GOP over tax cuts ahead of Saturday vote

Scrooge, fat cats and terrorists -- those were just a few of the names hurled at Republicans Friday by a group of Senate Democrats led by Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) over the issue of extending the Bush-era tax cuts, one day before a planned vote on the cuts and amid increasing pressure to reach a compromise before the end of Congress' lame-duck session.

By Felicia Sonmez  | December 3, 2010; 2:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (76)
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Sarah Palin: We wouldn't stand for Scott Brown in Alaska

In an interview Wednesday, Sarah Palin told Fox Business that while it makes sense that Massachusetts might "put up with Scott Brown," the new Republican star senator wouldn't last in Alaska.

By Rachel Weiner  | August 26, 2010; 10:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (140)
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Pelosi's husband paid up to $5 million for football team; Reid bummed $3,625 ride from Feinstein

An early review of federal financial disclosure forms reveals some interesting tidbits about the Democratic leaders.

By Paul Kane  | June 16, 2010; 1:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  1,000 Words, 2010 Election, 44 The Obama Presidency, Capitol Briefing, Cast of Characters  
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