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Happy Hour Roundup

* Taken all together, liberal groups have raised nearly $2 million for recall drives against Wisconsin GOP state senators, a sign that the national Dem base won't lose interest in this standoff anytime soon. * Sam Stein's reporting reveals the...

By Greg Sargent  | March 10, 2011; 6:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (76)
Categories:  Foreign policy and national security, Happy Hour Roundup, Health reform, House GOPers, Labor, budget  
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Happy Hour Roundup

UPDATE, 9:00 p.m.: I've been arguing that the big story in Wisconsin is that the showdown proves that the scapegoating of public employees is not proving so easy, after all, and the new New York Times/CBS poll demonstrates this as...

By Greg Sargent  | February 28, 2011; 6:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (101)
Categories:  Happy Hour Roundup, Health reform, House GOPers, Labor, budget  
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Bad media coverage makes the people ignorant and stoopid

Yesterday a Kaiser Family Foundation poll brought us some startling news: 22% of Americans wrongly believe the Affordable Care Act has already been repealed, and another 26 percent are unsure whether it has been or are unwilling to say. Today,...

By Greg Sargent  | February 25, 2011; 3:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (88)
Categories:  Health reform, Political media  
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Frontiers in targeted advertising

The labor-backed group Americans United for Change has hit on an interesting way of pushing back on the House GOP's drive to repeal the Affordable Care Act: An ad campaign on Facebook that targets people by House district and age....

By Greg Sargent  | February 18, 2011; 4:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (54)
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Happy Hour Roundup

* Some of the missing Wisconsin Dems have been located at an Illinois hotel. * A new poll finds Americans sympathize more with public employee unions than with the plight of municipal governments. * David Dayen has more on how...

By Greg Sargent  | February 17, 2011; 6:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (122)
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The Leonard Lance saga, ctd.

Okay, so yesterday I brought you the tale of one Leonard Lance, a GOP House member from New Jersey who got called out by his local paper for supporting repeal of the Affordable Act even while he enjoys a very...

By Greg Sargent  | February 15, 2011; 3:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (42)
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House GOP to move forward with repeal next week, Greg Sargent , January 13, 2011
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The GOP's message discipline, Greg Sargent , January 7, 2011
Obama didn't govern from the "left," part 973, Greg Sargent , January 7, 2011
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Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 6, 2011
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