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Virginia's Rep. Jim Moran -- beyond uncivil

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) has been roundly criticized in the past for his noxious comments about Jews and Israel. On an al-Hurra broadcast last night, he surpassed himself in calling much of the country a bunch of racists. The Republican...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 27, 2011; 8:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
Categories:  House Democrats  
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What to expect with Republican oversight

Democrats and liberal pundits have been complaining about the investigations planned by Republican House chairmen, including Rep. Darrell Issa (R.-Calif.). But, in fact, Issa's list is limited to substantive matters, including corruption in Afghanistan. Last week Politico reported: Rep. Darrell...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 11, 2011; 1:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  House Democrats  
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Exploiting the Democratic split on earmarks

Greg Sargent wrote last night: "Is Nancy Pelosi openly siding against Harry Reid, and with the House GOP, on earmarks? That's what Eric Cantor says he took from a conference call he had with Pelosi and Obama today. According to...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 6, 2011; 9:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  House Democrats, House GOP  
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Right Turn saw that one coming

On Monday morning, I wrote: "As for Pelosi, I suspect she won't even get a crumb. The Senate is due to vote on cloture this afternoon. If there are 60 votes (I'll bet the number will be at least 65),...

By Jennifer Rubin  | December 14, 2010; 4:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  House Democrats, Taxes  
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A mess of the Democrats' own making

In his column today, Eugene Robinson writes: For a two-year cost of nearly $1 trillion, we get a bit more than $300 billion worth of measures that are truly stimulative: a cut in the payroll tax, a provision allowing businesses...

By Jennifer Rubin  | December 10, 2010; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
Categories:  House Democrats  
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Hostage taking by Nancy Pelosi

The president, perhaps, should not have introduced "hostage" into the rhetoric surrounding the tax agreement. He intended to indict the Republicans, but his own liberal flank is now stepping forward to play the role of obstructionist and, yes, hostage-taker. The...

By Jennifer Rubin  | December 10, 2010; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  House Democrats, Taxes  
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