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Happy Hour Roundup

* House Republicans unveil another proposal to temporarily fund the government with $6 billion in cuts, and oddly enough, Senate Democrats are far quicker to embrace the proposal than conservative groups are, a sign of how far to the right...

By Greg Sargent  | March 11, 2011; 6:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (53)
Categories:  Foreign policy and national security, Happy Hour Roundup, House GOPers, Labor, Senate Dems, budget  
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Wisconsin 14 planning "homecoming" march on capitol tomorrow

The fourteen Wisconsin Democrats who have been on the lam for weeks are all returning to the state tonight -- and will celebrate their return with a march together on the capitol tomorrow meant to signal that they fully intend...

By Greg Sargent  | March 11, 2011; 3:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (208)
Categories:  Labor  
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National Dems enter Wisconsin fray with new ad targeting GOP state senator

For the first time, national Democrats are sinking money into a TV ad targeting an individual Wisconsin GOP state senator, a sign that the Beltway Dem establishment may be getting serious about rallying behind the recall drives now underway in...

By Greg Sargent  | March 11, 2011; 1:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (48)
Categories:  Labor  
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The Morning Plum

* House GOP to take plunge into "entitlement" cuts: GOP Rep Paul Ryan says in a new interview that House Republicans will take the first step into the "entitlements" briar patch, vowing to offer fundamental changes to Medicare and Medicaid...

By Greg Sargent  | March 11, 2011; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (92)
Categories:  House GOPers, Labor, Morning Plum, Senate Dems, Social Security, budget  
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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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Wisconsin Dems ask district attorney to invalidate GOP maneuver

Here's a copy of the legal complaint that Wisconsin Democrats are filing today: They are asking the district attorney who has juristiction to block last night's GOP legislative maneuver, on the grounds that it violated the state's open meeting...

By Greg Sargent  | March 10, 2011; 2:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
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Newsflash: Recalls are legitimate in Wisconsin, Greg Sargent , March 10, 2011
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Open Thread, Greg Sargent , February 26, 2011
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Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , February 23, 2011
Governor Walker's office confirms prank Koch call, Greg Sargent , February 23, 2011
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The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , February 23, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , February 22, 2011
Americans for Prosperity to run ads in Wisconsin, Greg Sargent , February 22, 2011
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The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , February 22, 2011
This goes far beyond Wisconsin, Greg Sargent , February 21, 2011
Monday Roundup, Greg Sargent , February 21, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , February 18, 2011
Polling public employee unions, Greg Sargent , February 18, 2011
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