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Five questions for Tuesday

Tuesday is the day Occupy Wall Street marches on Rupert Murdoch and Jamie Dimon (boy is Dimon gonna be even MORE whiney now…) Here are five other things to think about.

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Scott Brown’s long year begins; new ad depicts him as GOP ‘bobblehead’

For Scott Brown, the wedding was lovely; the media honeymoon breathless … but the marriage is a whole ‘nother thing.

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Friday clicks: Rangel, Reid and Democrats negotiating their own surrender? **UPDATE**

UPDATE: Friday’s November jobs number has come in, and it’s disappointing. Unemployment has ticked up, and hiring slowed down in the private sector last month. Details here. Ezra Klein on the tiny silver lining here. Thursday was a tough one … Continue reading

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Happy holidays, jobless Americans, and screw you — Love, the GOP

If ever there was a clear delineation of the differences between America’s two major political parties, this is it. For millions of Americans, today is the day their unemployment benefits run out. And Republicans don’t mind at all.

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Morning clicks: curse of the Paulites, finreg passes and blimie, Bloomie

Wall Street reform passed the Senate last night, with a little help from Scott Brown. Reconciliation with the House could come next month. (Florida’s official Disloyal Friend in the Senate voted no.) The other big news Thursday night was DNI … Continue reading

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It’s a shame when it’s news that Republicans actually vote for something

So 13 Republicans voted for the Senate’s small “jobs bill,” which Harry Reid put forward as the first step in a series of jobs measures. In this age of Republicans voting against literally everything, and filibustering everything, that counts as … Continue reading

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Scott Brown: the book

Apparently, the Senate’s “Mr. 41″ plans to make like Sarah Palin and strike (pay dirt) while the iron is hot. Burning questions: 1) Will he write it himself or, a la Sarah, bring in a ghost writer? 2) Will he … Continue reading

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He’s just not that into you (Scott Brown disowns the tea parties)

One more nugget from that Scott Brown interview with Barbara Walters on “This Week.” He made quick work of quitting the tea party movement, before they even had a chance to anoint him their king.

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Brown overboard? GOP hero fails abortion litmus test

Scott Brown, I hope you enjoyed the adulation while it lasted. Not a week after he conquered the western world by returning Republicans to the majority, not just in the Senate, by a 41-59 supergap, but in the ENTIRE UNIVERSE … Continue reading

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Friday round-up: prefab homes for Haiti, Alito and Obama not friends

President Obama goes into the lion’s den today, to meet with House Republicans who have already made clear they’re not planning to cooperate with him, because they still see political advantage in saying “no.” Oh, and before I forget: bye-bye, … Continue reading

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