Tag Archives: Democrats

Washington Report: Obama Lays Out Budget Vision That Calls for Shared Responsibility

No more tax breaks for the rich

No more tax breaks for the rich

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report: Government Stays Open For Business As Budget Debate Continues; Republicans Reveal 2012 Budget

Our insider's report on politics in the nation's capital

Our insider’s report on politics in the nation’s capital

By Joyce Jones

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Power Moves: GOP Vote to Cut $60 Billion Gives Obama His Next Big Test

Will the president's agenda withstand the pressure?

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At 4:39 a.m. Saturday morning, House Republicans…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Democrats Stand Up Against ObamaCare Repeal

Sources say the repeal could be detrimental for African Americans who disproportionately suffer from pre-existing conditions

In a White House conference call with reporters, Garth Graham, M.D., HHS Deputy Secretary for…

By Joyce Jones

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Michael Steele Drops Out of RNC Chairman’s Race

The embattled and emotional now-former chairman steps aside after making political history

The outlook for Michael Steele’s bid for a second term as Republican National Committee chairman…

By Joyce Jones

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Dogfight Over Repeal of Healthcare Reform

GOP call it a job killer as jobs are added to the economy

House Republicans wasted no time during their first week in charge laying the groundwork for…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama Ends Year on a High, Surviving Midterm Shellacking

One expert predicts Republicans wont be so compromising next year

Looking toward the future
The media has been abuzz this week over President Obama’s conversation with…

By Joyce Jones

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1st Primary Of Year To Decide Showdown In Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois voters groused their way to the polls Tuesday in the nation’s…

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Obama Rips GOP As ‘opportunists,’ Touts Loan Plan

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — President Barack Obama branded Republicans on Tuesday as electoral opportunists more…

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Axelrod: No White House Shake-up In The Works

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s top political aide says there’s no White House shake-up…

By Associated Press

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Democrats Hope To Recover From A Lousy Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — A one-two punch of bad news suddenly has Democrats facing an election…

By Associated Press

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Dems Mum On How To Keep Pushing Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Democratic leaders insist they will push ahead with…

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Top Democrats: We Will Push Ahead With Health Care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and top congressional Democrats insist they will push ahead…

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Obama Vows To Fight For Jobs In Retooled Message

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama tried to revive his battered agenda and rally…

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One Year Into The Obama Era: A Reader’s Thoughts

D�j� Vu and the American GOP

My fellow Americans, those of us who voted for the President Barack Obama need to…

By Dale Coachman

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GOP’s 41st Senator Gets Movie Star’s Greeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican state senator who shook the political landscape from Massachusetts to…

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Sen. Arlen Specter Switching to Democratic Party

GOP lawmaker decision would boost Senate majority

Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter announced he is switching political affiliation to the Democratic Party, a…

By Renita Burns

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