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McCarthy On Short-Term CRs: “Democrats Are Going To Have To Step Up To Make Sure That This Is Our Very Last One”

With Sen. Chuck Schumer, yet again, trying to stoke fears of a government shutdown, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor reminded Democrats that they must finally…

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Viqueira Explains The Obama Administration’s Strained Relationship With Democrats On The Hill

In case the White House needed a reminder of the current state of their strained relationship with Democrats on the Hill, NBC’s Mike Viqueira summed up the Obama Administration’s terrible week….

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President Obama Calls For A “Conversation” On Medicare And Medicaid After Ignoring Those Programs In His Own Budget

During his press conference, President Barack Obama recognized that our long-term debt and deficits in large part stem from Medicaid in Medicare and called for a “conversation” about how to “tackle…

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President Joins Deficit Debate After Adding Trillions In Deficits And Punting Hard Decisions

This week, President Obama will finally join the debate over how to tackle our country’s mounting deficits and debt. Although we’re encouraged to hear the President talk about this important…

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Sen. Schumer Claims Senate Votes “Strengthened” Democrats’ Hand?

Sen. Chuck Schumer must have missed the memo from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who today acknowledged that Democrats were ready to accept “the lessons from yesterday’s vote.” Instead of…

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