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The Fix: January 25, 2009 - January 31, 2009

Weekend Wag the Blog: Daschle's Demise?

Can former South Dakota Sen. Tom Daschle withstand revelations about unpaid taxes? AP Photo/Susan Walsh The news that former Sen. Tom Daschle (S.D.), President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Health and Human Service Department had not paid more...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 31, 2009; 12:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (181)
Categories:  Wag The Blog  
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Steele Elected RNC Chair

The Republican National Committee elected Michael Steele as its first African American chairman today in Washington, a decision that came after an excruciating series of ballots that displayed a level of drama rarely seen in national politics. Michael Steele speaks...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 30, 2009; 4:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (440)
Categories:  Republican Party  
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The Friday Line: Ten Republicans To Watch

The Fix is spending his Friday ensconced in the Capital Hilton as the Republican National Committee chooses its new leader. That election, which you can read much more about here, got us to thinking about the men (and women) who...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 30, 2009; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
Categories:  The Line  
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Fix Live at the RNC Election

The Republican National Committee is electing its chairman this morning and The Fix is in the room. Five candidates -- current chair Mike Duncan, former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, South Carolina party chair Katon Dawson, Michigan party chair Saul...

By Paul Volpe  |  January 30, 2009; 11:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
 
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White House Cheat Sheet: Bantering Over Bipartisanship

The sun sets over the White House. Photo by Ron Edmonds of the Associated Press The fact that not a single House Republican crossed party lines to back President Obama's economic stimulus plan has set off a furious debate...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 30, 2009; 6:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (47)
Categories:  Convention Cheat Sheet  
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RNC Chair Race: The Fix's Final Handicapping

The 168-member Republican National Committee will gather tomorrow morning to choose its next chairman and yet even those closest to this most insider of votes acknowledge they have little idea who will emerge victorious. The RNC race has been almost...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 29, 2009; 3:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  Republican Party  
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Twittering the White House Briefing

When White House press secretary Robert Gibbs takes to the podium today at 1:45 2:15 p.m., the Fix's fingers will be hovering over our keyboard -- waiting expectantly to twitter the proceedings. Want to follow our thoughts? There are two...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 29, 2009; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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White House Cheat Sheet: The Bully Pulpit

President Obama has the benefit of the bully pulpit in selling his stimulus plan. (AP Photo) Is the economic stimulus plan passed by the Democratic-controlled House last night a much needed boost to a faltering economy or just the...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 29, 2009; 6:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (101)
Categories:  Morning Fix  
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The Fix and You Tube: Perfect Together

A few weeks ago, the Fix had the opportunity to moderate a panel -- sponsored by You Tube -- that explored the ways in which mainstream media organizations are using web video now and how they plan to use it...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 28, 2009; 7:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Fix Notes  
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Can Bloomberg Be Beaten?

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the annual winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors earlier this month in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Official Washington may be winding down from the 2008 campaign and subsequent transition,...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 28, 2009; 4:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  Democratic Party , Republican Party  
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NV-Sen: Hammering Harry

The National Republican Senatorial Committee is up with a television ad taking Nevada Sen. Harry Reid to task for his support of President Barack Obama's economic stimulus bill, the first of what promises to be a series of attacks against...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 28, 2009; 11:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
Categories:  Democratic Party , Republican Party , Senate  
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White House Cheat Sheet: Between Barack and a Hard Vote

President Obama is hoping that wintry weather is the only obstacle he faces Wednesday as the House takes up his economic stimulus package. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds) Rhetoric and political reality converge today for House Republicans as they weigh whether...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 28, 2009; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (134)
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Palin's PAC First Step to 2012

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin took a major step toward a 2012 bid today. Photo by Jim Young of Reuters Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has started a federal political action committee -- called Sarahpac -- that will allow her to...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 27, 2009; 3:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (178)
Categories:  Eye on 2012  
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Is Rush Limbaugh the New Face of the GOP?

Conservative talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh. AP Photo/Ron Edmonds It's one week into President Obama's term and his arch nemesis isn't Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.), House Minority Leader John Boehner (Ohio) or even one of the myriad candidates...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 27, 2009; 12:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (237)
Categories:  White House  
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White House Cheat Sheet: The Obama Mandate

President Obama is about to find out how far political capital will take him, as he tries to woo Hill Republicans. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) In the early days of his presidency, Barack Obama has shied away from shoving his...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 27, 2009; 6:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
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KY-Sen: Mongiardo's In

Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning (R) faces a very difficult reelection race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Kentucky Lt. Gov. Dan Mongiardo announced this morning that he will take on Sen. Jim Bunning (R) in 2010 -- seeking a jump...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 26, 2009; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Senate  
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Twittering the Briefing -- Hyper Fix Style

In keeping with our pledge to bring our loyal readers inside the White House, we are twittering today's press briefing -- featuring White House spokesman Robert Gibbs -- from inside the press room. (Second row, third seat in -- not...

By Paul Volpe  |  January 26, 2009; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
 
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White House Cheat Sheet: Hard At Work

President Barack Obama. AP Photo/Charles Dharapak Movement doesn't always equal progress in politics but President Obama and his economic team are hoping that the image of them hard at work in seeking solutions to the ongoing financial instability will...

By Chris Cillizza  |  January 26, 2009; 6:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
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