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  • Gallup poll: Obama unpopular in states with key 2014 Senate contests

    A new Gallup poll suggested Monday why Republicans running in some of the most contested U.S. Senate races this year will be campaigning fiercely against President Obama, even as their Democratic counterparts strive to make the races about anything but...
  • Charles Blahous says I misquoted him. The record disagrees.

    Charles Blahous says I misquoted him. The record disagrees.
    Charles Blahous, one of the public trustees of Social Security, has been on the warpath over how I reported his views on the burning question of whether Social Security contributes to the federal deficit. This is an important question, because the...
  • Obama to pick Sen. Max Baucus as ambassador to China, officials say

    Obama to pick Sen. Max Baucus as ambassador to China, officials say
    WASHINGTON — President Obama intends to nominate Montana Sen. Max Baucus as his next ambassador to China, officials said, a move that may bolster the Democratic Party's chances of holding the Senate seat in 2014 and signal that the tax reform effort...
  • U.S. envoy Max Baucus to China: More business ties, less cyber-theft

    U.S. envoy Max Baucus to China: More business ties, less cyber-theft
    In his first public address on the U.S.-China relationship since taking up the post of U.S. ambassador, Max Baucus said Wednesday that “the U.S. welcomes China’s rise” and that his priorities include pushing for a bilateral investment...
  • Casey, Schwartz named to payroll conference committee

     
    Ending weeks of partisan gridlock -- the norm these days for Capitol Hill -- House Republicans agreed Thursday to a two-month extension of a tax cut for working Americans with the stipulation that Senate Democrats agree to appoint conferees to......
  • IRS bureaucrats saw Obama in rearview mirror

    IRS bureaucrats saw Obama in rearview mirror
    Of course the president deserves some of the blame. Yes, it's extremely unlikely he ordered the IRS to discriminate against tea party, pro-life or Jewish groups opposed to his agenda (though why anyone should take his word for it is beyond me). And...
  • Casey, Schwartz named to payroll tax committee

    Casey, Schwartz named to payroll tax committee
    Ending weeks of partisan gridlock -- the norm these days for Capitol Hill -- House Republicans agreed Thursday to a two-month extension of a tax cut for working Americans with the stipulation that Senate Democrats agree to appoint conferees to negotiate...
  • Sen. Boxer bets candy on Ocean View victory

    If the Ocean View Little League wins Saturday in the Little League Baseball World Series, it will likely mean celebrations around town. And one fewer box sold by a downtown candy merchant. Sen. Barbara Boxer announced Friday that she and Montana Sen. Max...
  • Agreement on payroll tax cut length, not pay fors

    Agreement on payroll tax cut length, not pay fors
    Calling it a "partial step forward," Republicans and Democrats agreed Wednesday morning that the payroll tax cuts for American workers need to be extended through all of 2012, yet put off how to pay for it until future meetings. Pennsylvania U.S. Sen....
  • Obama keeps his distance as deficit committee effort set to fail

    Obama keeps his distance as deficit committee effort set to fail
    President Obama appears determined to publicly keep his distance from the congressional super-committee and its failure to put forward a deficit-reduction plan, despite Republican efforts to shift blame to his end of Pennsylvania Avenue. In his first...
  • Talking With Harold Pollack on Medicaid and Obamacare

    Talking With Harold Pollack on Medicaid and Obamacare
    Here’s basically what happened: I was at a 4th of July party well on my way to having a great time, when I somehow found myself in an argument about Medicaid and the Medicaid expansion in health care reform with a few young doctors who I felt had...