Daily Archives: July 12, 2011

Obama plays the seniors card, says Social Security checks may not be in the mail without debt hike

For a guy who doesn’t seem to relish using the bully pulpit, and who often appears to prefer compromise to confrontation, President Barack Obama is playing an awful lot of hardball lately.

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Nelson sitting pretty on fundraising

It wasn’t even close.

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Florida round-up: RPOF spent $33K with gov’s daughter’s firm, Grayson returns, keeping up with the Kochs

Now that Alan Grayson is running for Congress again, what else is happening in the Sunshine State?

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The Rupert Murdoch phone hacking scandal: it wasn’t just ‘News of the World’

Is Rupert Murdoch’s media empire just another criminal enterprise?

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Bad v Worse in Miami-Dade: the public sector worker attacks begin

Now that he’s mayor, Carlos Gimenez is getting down to business in Miami-Dade.

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Adam Green’s dishonest fundraising attack, Obama’s debt ceiling rope-a-dope

If you missed Lawrence O’Donnell’s brilliant breakdown of the White House strategy on the debt ceiling, watch it below before reading any further: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Okay, got it? Now read … Continue reading

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