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Biden renews vow to repeal tax cuts for rich

Joe Biden, in a new interview, vows that the Obama administration will make good on its promise to cut the budget, but crucially, he pairs it with a renewed push to end tax cuts for the rich: Vice President Joe...

By Greg Sargent  | January 28, 2011; 1:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (73)
Categories:  taxes  
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The Morning Plum

* First question of the new year: Are Dems really going to go on offense against health reform repeal? And we're off and running! With the new House GOP leadership vowing to vote to repeal health reform before Obama's State...

By Greg Sargent  | January 3, 2011; 8:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
Categories:  2012, Health reform, House GOPers, Political media, Senate Dems, Senate Republicans, filibuster, taxes  
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Obama bested GOP in extraordinary lame duck session

So this afternoon, the Senate voted to ratify New START after months of partisan wrangling and passed the bill giving health benefits to 9/11 heroes after, well, years of partisan wrangling. This, on the same day that Obama signed the...

By Greg Sargent  | December 22, 2010; 4:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (80)
Categories:  Foreign policy and national security, Health reform, House GOPers, Senate Republicans, gay rights, taxes  
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The Morning Plum

* The lame duck session's final push comes into view: The historic repeal of don't ask don't tell sets the stage for the final stretch of the lame duck session -- one that's shaping up as a surprisingly good one...

By Greg Sargent  | December 20, 2010; 8:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
Categories:  2012, House GOPers, Morning Plum, Senate Dems, Senate Republicans, gay rights, taxes  
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Happy Hour Roundup

* Obama signed the tax deal into law this afternoon, hailing bipartisan compromise, but also taking full ownership of the deal's success in averting a middle class tax hike: "I refused to let that happen. And because we acted, it's...

By Greg Sargent  | December 17, 2010; 6:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (103)
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The Morning Plum

* Repeal of don't ask don't tell edges closer to reality: The big news of the morning is that Harry Reid will now hold a cloture vote on Saturday on the stand-alone bil repealing DADT, after talks between Dems and...

By Greg Sargent  | December 17, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (60)
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Older Entries in This Category »

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
Will Obama really end tax cuts for rich in 2012?, 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
Is Obama triangulating? Naah, not really., Greg Sargent , December 8, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 8, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , December 7, 2010
Is liberal anger at Obama overstated?, 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
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 6, 2010
Sunday Open Thread, Greg Sargent , December 5, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , December 3, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , December 3, 2010
In defense of White House on Bush tax cuts, Greg Sargent , December 2, 2010
Lefty group running ad slamming Obama -- in Iowa, 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 , December 1, 2010
We can't blame Rahm, after all, Adam Serwer , November 30, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 30, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 29, 2010
Will pay freeze strengthen Obama's hand?, Greg Sargent , November 29, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 29, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 24, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 23, 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
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 16, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 16, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 15, 2010
The Dem message to Republicans, translated, Greg Sargent , November 15, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 15, 2010
People don't really care about "compromise", Greg Sargent , November 11, 2010
The crux of the issue , Greg Sargent , November 11, 2010
 
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