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The Essential Republican (Boehner) Dilemma

Republicans in Congress find themselves caught between a rock and a hard place. As the President digs in on the issue of tax rates for the top 2% of earners the Republican Party seems to be imploding, unable to make … Continue reading

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Dance to the Republican Music

With much focus on the debt ceiling debate and the Republican call for cuts to the federal budget and austerity for the American public, the group that has taken the hardest stand against raising the debt ceiling, House Republicans, passed … Continue reading

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Mitt Swims Against Republican Tide

Mitt Romney, seeking to extricate himself from conservative ire over his support for Massachusetts health care reform, gave a speech in Michigan to talk about that effort and what he sees as the differences with the federal health care effort … Continue reading

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No More Kicking Around of Michael Steele

Michael Steele was dumped yesterday as Chair of the Republican National Committee, with Reince Priebus of Wisconsin selected as his replacement. Steele has been a controversial Chairman who was good at self promotion but not so good at fundraising. He … Continue reading

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Republican Establishment Elites Pick on Sarah

The Republican establishment elites continue their assault on Sarah Palin, with rocket fire coming from Joe Scarborough, Peggy Noonan, and Charles Krauthammer. And Palin’s response, that she is as gifted as Ronald Reagan, who after all was only an actor, … Continue reading

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Deficit Reduction: Walking the Walk

Republicans appear poised to take over the House of Representatives tonight, with a potential pickup of 50 plus seats. And while politics has been front and center post election governing is starting to creep into the conversation. Deficit reduction and … Continue reading

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Running Backwards

The Republican leadership that appeared on Meet the Press seemed to me to have a pretty rough show. Maybe before their next appearance they will take an hour or two to do some preparation. I had earlier posted clips of … Continue reading

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