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Happy Hour Roundup

* The budget skirmishing continues as Harry Reid prepares to force Senate Republicans to vote on what he calls the "Tea Party" spending plan favored by House GOPers, in the belief that some moderate Republicans will balk. * Post fact...

By Greg Sargent  | March 8, 2011; 6:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (100)
Categories:  2012, Foreign policy and national security, Happy Hour Roundup, House GOPers, Labor, Senate Dems, Senate Republicans, budget  
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Happy Hour Roundup

* Senator John Ensign's retirement means Republicans can breathe a big sigh of relief, and both parties will aggressively pursue the seat. Also: It provides an opening for Sharron Angle to have another run at changing this Congress's current course...

By Greg Sargent  | March 7, 2011; 5:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (100)
Categories:  2012, Foreign policy and national security, Happy Hour Roundup, House GOPers, Labor, Senate Dems, Senate Republicans  
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The Morning Plum

* Wisconsin Dems deny reports that they are set to return: Yesterday the Wall Street Journal caused a stir by reporting that Dems were signaling that they were prepared to return to the capitol even if Governor Scott Walker fails...

By Greg Sargent  | March 7, 2011; 8:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (92)
Categories:  2012, House GOPers, Labor, Morning Plum, budget  
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Mike Huckabee backtracks on Natalie Portman criticism, but it's too late

Has Mike Huckabee developed a kind of culturally conservative version of Tourette's syndrome? As you may have heard, Mike Huckabee got in a bit of trouble again today because he appeared to criticize actress Natalie Portman, suggesting she is a...

By Greg Sargent  | March 4, 2011; 2:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (131)
Categories:  2012  
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Happy Hour Roundup

* What if the American people declared that they think the best way to fix the deficit is to cut defense spending and hike taxes on the rich, and no high level politician in either party cared? * Governor Scott...

By Greg Sargent  | March 3, 2011; 6:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (82)
Categories:  2012, Foreign policy and national security, Happy Hour Roundup, House GOPers, Labor, energy, gay rights  
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Why did Huckabee think Obama 'grew up in Kenya?'

Yesterday, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee told conservative radio host Steve Malzberg that President Barack Obama had "grown up in Kenya," and cited the president's father's background as proof that Obama has an abiding hatred of Western culture: HUCKABEE: I...

By Adam Serwer  | March 2, 2011; 10:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (42)
Categories:  2012, Labor  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Will Haley Barbour's race strategy work?, Adam Serwer , February 28, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , February 22, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , February 16, 2011
Mitt Romney's health care Gordian Knot , Greg Sargent , February 11, 2011
Tim Pawlenty: DADT dead-ender all the way, Adam Serwer , February 8, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , February 7, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 31, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 28, 2011
David Brock's big-money outside group gains steam, Greg Sargent , January 28, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 28, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 27, 2011
Americans don't really want to cut government, Greg Sargent , January 26, 2011
Remembering George Allen's 2006 campaign, Adam Serwer , January 24, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 24, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 18, 2011
Yes, the secret money still matters, Greg Sargent , January 14, 2011
Obama didn't govern from the "left," part 973, Greg Sargent , January 7, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 4, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 3, 2011
Is Sarah Palin toast?, Jonathan Bernstein , December 31, 2010
The early line on 2012, Jonathan Bernstein , December 28, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 23, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 22, 2010
Conservative bloggers agree: Haley Barbour is toast, Greg Sargent , December 21, 2010
Does Haley Barbour have a "bubba" problem?, Greg Sargent , December 20, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 20, 2010
Will Obama really end tax cuts for rich in 2012?, Greg Sargent , December 10, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 9, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 8, 2010
Is liberal anger at Obama overstated?, Greg Sargent , December 7, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 7, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 30, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 29, 2010
Michael Gerson protests too much, Greg Sargent , November 26, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 24, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 24, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 23, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 22, 2010
How should Obama handle new, emboldened GOP?, Greg Sargent , November 19, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 16, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 15, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 15, 2010
Obama advisers chart the route back, Greg Sargent , November 14, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 12, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 12, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 10, 2010
Awkward timing for Democrats, Greg Sargent , November 10, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 10, 2010
Third party follies, Greg Sargent , November 9, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 9, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 8, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 5, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 4, 2010
Doom and gloom among Democrats, Greg Sargent , November 2, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 29, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 26, 2010
Who wants Sarah Palin to be president?, Greg Sargent , September 27, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 21, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , August 10, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 30, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 30, 2010
Only Republicans like Sarah Palin, Greg Sargent , July 16, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 16, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 14, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 12, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 12, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 9, 2010
Sarah Palin is toxic, Greg Sargent , June 24, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 22, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 17, 2010
 
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