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Obama signs tax cut deal

Saying he wouldn’t have signed the deal if it didn’t include important components for average citizens, from preventing a tax hike for middle class families to keeping college tuition bills from going up for millions of young Americans, President Obama … Continue reading

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Thursday clicks: House to vote on tax compromise, science = Democrat, and the ‘end of existence’

The White House assessment on Afghanistan says the gains there are fragile, but the troop withdrawal start date is on track (not that there won’t be push-back.) House Democrats will take two votes today on the president’s tax compromise: one … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Obama tax deal advances in Senate; 10 Dems, 5 Repubs vote ‘no’ (the final roll call)

The cloture vote to advance the bill was an overwhelming 79-10, 83-15 with the “no” votes including 10 Democrats and 5 Republicans. Just as interesting as who voted no, was who voted yes …

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Is Obama winnng the tax cut message war? **UPDATED**

UPDATE 3:00: The Senate is preparing to take a test vote on the tax compromise now. A new ABC News/Washington Post poll shows 7 in 10 respondents favor the Obama-GOP tax cut deal, though some of the individual components of … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: tax deal headed to Senate floor, Steele headed for the door?

A key test vote will be held for the Obama tax package today, and despite the continued sturm und drang about the deal over the weekend (from the right and the left), it looks likely to pass. If anything changes, … Continue reading

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Democrats are finally fighting … each other

How sweet a deal is this for Republicans — they get to push for tax breaks for the rich, and the president takes the blame, and the in-coming, from other Democrats. Meanwhile, the House finally gets to show its fighting … Continue reading

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(Video) And now, a word from the president

…to whoever uttered “f– the president” in that Democratic caucus meeting … DISCLAIMER: This is certainly not a word from the actual president, and is not an official White House communication. Sadly, that has to be said for some people … Continue reading

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Charlie Crist re-hugs the president

Guess who supports President Obama’s tax compromise?

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