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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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The Morning Plum

* Conservatives crank up pressure on House GOP leadership: It's becoming clearer and clearer that conservatives are determined to leave House Republicans no maneuvering room whatsoever on their campaign promise of massive spending cuts. The latest: With the House GOP...

By Greg Sargent  | February 11, 2011; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (119)
Categories:  Health reform, House Dems, House GOPers, Morning Plum, Senate Republicans, Supreme Court, Tea Party, abortion  
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Sorry: Scalia is not going to save the Affordable Care Act

Sam Stein reports today that some legal observers believe that Justice Antonin Scalia may vote to uphold the individual mandate, based on his concurring opinion in Gonzales v. Raich, which was premised on a broad interpretation of the Commerce Clause....

By Adam Serwer  | February 4, 2011; 10:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (58)
Categories:  Health reform, Supreme Court  
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The Morning Plum

* Obama eschews "aggressive, overbearing role" in Egypt: This will enrage conservatives who are criticizing Obama's handling of the Egypt crisis as insufficiently heavy-handed, but do check out Fareed Zakaria's positive contrast of Obama's approach with that of Bush: After...

By Greg Sargent  | February 3, 2011; 8:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (95)
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The Morning Plum

* States grapple with whether to stop implementing health law: An important story: As I noted here yesterday, Wisconsin is threatening in the wake of Judge Vinson's ruling to stop implementing the health reform law. Now many other states are...

By Greg Sargent  | February 2, 2011; 8:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (54)
Categories:  Climate change, Foreign policy and national security, Health reform, House GOPers, Morning Plum, Senate Dems, Senate Republicans, Supreme Court  
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Yet another gaping hole in Vinson's ruling?

NYU law professor Rick Hills finds what looks like another gaping hole in Judge Vinson's ruling yesterday that the individual mandate -- and by extension the entire Affordable Care Act -- is unconstitutional. Judge Vinson writes on page 62 of...

By Greg Sargent  | February 1, 2011; 2:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
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