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Pete King's three ring circus

It looks like Pete King's hearings into Muslim radicalization are really shaping up as a three ring circus -- in more ways than one. A Democratic staffer on the Homeland Security Committee, which is hosting the hearings set to begin...

By Greg Sargent  | March 8, 2011; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
Categories:  Foreign policy and national security, House Dems, House GOPers  
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Happy Hour Roundup

* The White House stands by Obama's firm opposition to rolling back the bargaining rights of Wisconsin public employees. * MSNBC's First Read gang hits on a crucial point about the anti-public employee drive: "they could be waking up a...

By Greg Sargent  | February 18, 2011; 6:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (80)
Categories:  Happy Hour Roundup, House Dems, House GOPers, Labor, Senate Dems, abortion  
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House Dem reveals abortion on the House floor

Strong stuff from Dem Rep. Jackie Speier of California, who delivered an emotional speech on the House floor last night, revealing she had an abortion as she dressed down a Republican colleague for trivializing the decisionmaking that goes into deciding...

By Greg Sargent  | February 18, 2011; 10:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (77)
Categories:  House Dems, abortion  
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The Morning Plum

* The first steps in a months-long showdown: Now that both sides have shown their hands in the budget fight, some key narratives are emerging. Was Obama's decision to avoid dealing with "entitlement spending" a shrewd gambit to force the...

By Greg Sargent  | February 15, 2011; 8:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (62)
Categories:  House Dems, House GOPers, Morning Plum, Senate Dems, Senate Republicans, Social Security, budget  
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House GOPer against big government health care enjoys taxpayer-funded state government insurance

Okay, this one is funny. As you know, Dems and lefty groups have been loudly insisting that House Republicans in favor of repealing the Affordable Care Act should forego the "government run" insurance they enjoy as members of Congress. One...

By Greg Sargent  | February 14, 2011; 12:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
Categories:  Health reform, House Dems, House GOPers  
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The Morning Plum

* Battle lines drawn in budget fight: As expected, Obama's budget proposal responds to the GOP demand for downsized government with a series of steep cuts of his own to core liberal priorities such as low-income heating assistance and community...

By Greg Sargent  | February 14, 2011; 8:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  Foreign policy and national security, Health reform, House Dems, House GOPers, Morning Plum, Political media, Supreme Court, budget  
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Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , February 11, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , February 11, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , February 10, 2011
Pelosi vows huge fight against GOP over abortion, Greg Sargent , February 10, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , February 4, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 31, 2011
Is support for repeal vastly overstated?, Greg Sargent , January 21, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 20, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 20, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 19, 2011
More House GOPers giving up their insurance, Greg Sargent , January 19, 2011
Bad polling exaggerates support for repeal, Greg Sargent , January 19, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 19, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 18, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 18, 2011
MLK day roundup, Greg Sargent , January 17, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 14, 2011
War of the talking points!, Greg Sargent , January 14, 2011
How Obama got conservatives to listen to him, Greg Sargent , January 14, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 14, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 13, 2011
House GOP to move forward with repeal next week, Greg Sargent , January 13, 2011
A truce between right and left, Greg Sargent , January 13, 2011
Obama's Tucson moment, Adam Serwer , January 13, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 13, 2011
Sarah Palin and `blood libel', Greg Sargent , January 12, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 11, 2011
Which side is more to blame?, Greg Sargent , January 11, 2011
George Will smears Howard Dean, Greg Sargent , January 11, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 11, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 10, 2011
Calls for `civility' generally prove short-lived, Greg Sargent , January 10, 2011
'Violent imagery' in politics isn't the problem, Adam Serwer , January 10, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 10, 2011
On the Gabrielle Giffords shooting, Greg Sargent , January 9, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 7, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 6, 2011
Huck Finning the Constitution, Adam Serwer , January 6, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 6, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 5, 2011
The Tea Party does not own the Constitution, Greg Sargent , January 5, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 4, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 4, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 3, 2011
Dems playing rough on health reform?, Greg Sargent , January 3, 2011
Why liberals think their politicians are all wimps, Jonathan Bernstein , December 30, 2010
The forgotten accomplishments of the 111th Congress, Greg Sargent , December 23, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 23, 2010
Dems call on Obama to push harder for 9/11 bill, Greg Sargent , December 21, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 21, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , December 16, 2010
House Democrats prolong their last stand, Greg Sargent , December 16, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 16, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , December 15, 2010
Still another poll finds Dems support tax cut deal, Greg Sargent , December 15, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 15, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , December 14, 2010
Why House Dems are in major bind over tax deal, Greg Sargent , December 14, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 14, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , December 13, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 13, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , December 10, 2010
House Democrats' last stand, Greg Sargent , December 9, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 9, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , December 8, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 8, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , December 7, 2010
A liberal revolt over the tax cut deal?, Adam Serwer , December 7, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 7, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , December 6, 2010
Why the left is angry at Obama, Greg Sargent , December 6, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , December 3, 2010
In defense of White House on Bush tax cuts, Greg Sargent , December 2, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 2, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , December 1, 2010
When is a tax cut really a tax hike?, Greg Sargent , December 1, 2010
Dems too quick to internalize that losing feeling, Greg Sargent , December 1, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 30, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 24, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 19, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 19, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 18, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 18, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 17, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 17, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 16, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 16, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 15, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 12, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 12, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 11, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 10, 2010
Awkward timing for Democrats, Greg Sargent , November 10, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 9, 2010
On DADT, it's imperial presidency time, Adam Serwer , November 9, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 9, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 8, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 8, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 5, 2010
Why White House may cave on Bush tax cuts, Adam Serwer , November 5, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 5, 2010
Defining "compromise", Greg Sargent , November 4, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 4, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 3, 2010
Obama's pessimism, Obama's challenge, Greg Sargent , November 3, 2010
The smoke clears from the wreckage, Greg Sargent , November 3, 2010
Why Dems were right to do health care, ctd, Greg Sargent , November 2, 2010
Dem talking points: Preparing for the worst, Greg Sargent , November 2, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 1, 2010
Tea Party/GOP candidate's ad: "Repent or perish", Greg Sargent , November 1, 2010
Voters aren't buying Dem message, ctd, Greg Sargent , November 1, 2010
How grim is the House map for Dems? Very., Greg Sargent , October 31, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 29, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 29, 2010
The coming war among Dems over health reform, Greg Sargent , October 28, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 28, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 27, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 25, 2010
Are Dems really scapegoating outside groups?, Greg Sargent , October 25, 2010
Right-wing group's mailer warns of "Obamavilles", Greg Sargent , October 21, 2010
Poll: Dem attack on secret money is resonating, Greg Sargent , October 21, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 21, 2010
That enthusiasm gap remains just awful for Dems, Greg Sargent , October 20, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 20, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 14, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 14, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 13, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 13, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 12, 2010
How low is the public's regard for the GOP?, Greg Sargent , October 8, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 8, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 7, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 7, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 6, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 6, 2010
Independents not buying Dems' core messages, Greg Sargent , October 5, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 5, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 4, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 4, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 1, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 30, 2010
Rank anti-mosque bigotry flops as campaign tactic, Greg Sargent , September 30, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 30, 2010
LinkedIn responds to O'Donnell, Greg Sargent , September 29, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 29, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 28, 2010
Testing 'American Taliban' , Adam Serwer , September 28, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 28, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 27, 2010
Bizarre polling disconnect of the day, Greg Sargent , September 27, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 27, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 24, 2010
Even Dems are fast losing confidence in gov't, Greg Sargent , September 24, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 24, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 23, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 23, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 22, 2010
How Dems should talk about stimulus: Localize!, Greg Sargent , September 22, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 22, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 21, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 21, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 20, 2010
How Dems should nationalize the elections, Greg Sargent , September 20, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 20, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 17, 2010
Dear Dems: Do NOT take GOP deal on tax cuts, Greg Sargent , September 17, 2010
When Dems take the low road, Greg Sargent , September 17, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 17, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 16, 2010
Is the Dems' Bush strategy finally gaining traction?, Greg Sargent , September 16, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 16, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 15, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 15, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 14, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 14, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 13, 2010
"The Obama tax cuts for the middle class", Greg Sargent , September 13, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 13, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 8, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 7, 2010
David Plouffe to Dems: Don't despair, get to work!, Greg Sargent , September 7, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 7, 2010
Labor Day Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 6, 2010
Will the Dems' Tea Party strategy work?, Greg Sargent , August 27, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , August 26, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , August 26, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , August 24, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , August 20, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , August 13, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , August 11, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , August 10, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , August 10, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , August 5, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , August 4, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , August 3, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , August 2, 2010
The real reason Dems are tying GOP to Bush, Greg Sargent , August 2, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 30, 2010
Anthony Weiner's rant captures Dem impotence, Greg Sargent , July 30, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 30, 2010
The "Let Them Eat Want Ads" Caucus, Greg Sargent , July 29, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 29, 2010
Dem memo: No, we won't lose the House, Greg Sargent , July 28, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 27, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 26, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 22, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 21, 2010
The public view of unemployment benefits, Greg Sargent , July 20, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 19, 2010
GOP promises return to Bush agenda?, Greg Sargent , July 19, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 15, 2010
The Morning Plum: Fury among House Dems, Greg Sargent , July 15, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 14, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 14, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 8, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 7, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 6, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 6, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 2, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 2, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 1, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 30, 2010
Sunday Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 27, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 24, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 23, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 22, 2010
Sunday Open Thread, Greg Sargent , June 20, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 18, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 17, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 16, 2010
Pressure on Boehner pays off?, Greg Sargent , June 13, 2010
Upping the pressure on Boehner, Greg Sargent , June 11, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 11, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 9, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 7, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 2, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 27, 2010
Murphy: We have votes to repeal DADT, Greg Sargent , May 25, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , May 25, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 24, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , May 20, 2010
Election night open thread, Greg Sargent , May 18, 2010
How real is this plan to revise Miranda?, Greg Sargent , May 14, 2010
DCCC pulls out of Hawaii free for all, Greg Sargent , May 10, 2010
Sunday Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 9, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , May 6, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 5, 2010
 
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