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  • Casey takes lead on trade amendment

     
    As the Senate inches closer to passing a package of free trade agreements, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is taking a leadership role promoting a federal assistance program for workers and businesses adversely impacted by the agreements. In his role as......
  • Webliography: The WWHHD (What Would Hillary Have Done?) question and the idea that Clinton should replace Joe Biden on the 2012 ticket

     
    Updated with more links and pull quotes Wool-gathering here after the Bears' victory, wondering if Hillary Clinton would have been a much different president than Barack Obama and whether it might be smart for Obama to ask her to tap......
  • Politico: Supercommittee behind the scenes

     
    Pat Toomey's supercommittee proposal received initial support from Democrat U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, according to a lengthy behind the scenes recap of the supercommittee negotiations by DC-insider publication Politico. Also, in case you missed it, Morning...
  • Consumer Confidential: Ticketmaster refund, Lipitor probe

     
    Here's your fool-to-cry Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --If you bought a ticket through Ticketmaster between October 1999 and October of this year, you're due for some cash -- $1.50, to be precise. Because of a......
  • When bipartisanship is bad

     
    Democratic and Republican leaders were gushing last week about the “bipartisanship” behind their deal to extend the payroll tax holiday through the end of 2012. The chairmen of the House-Senate conference committee that cut the deal,...
  • Orrin Hatch: Obama's traded the hard hat for a 'hipster fedora'

     
    In a Feb. 29 speech on the floor of the Senate, Orrin Hatch said: "President Obama has traded in the hard hat and lunch bucket category of the Democratic Party for a hipster fedora and a double-skim latte." Which got us thinking: What kind of hat could...
  • The Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur on “fake neutrality” in TV news

     
    Though the official general election season is still months away, your television is likely overrun with incendiary ads and partisan discourse that drive you nuts. But before you turn on that “news” program that makes you feel so much better,...
  • Background check 'win-win' amendment gets a 'no, thanks' from Senate minority

     
    Senate deals setback to gun bill in vote on background checks tells the story of how the filibuster wins again: The final vote was, 54 (yes) to 46 (no), after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) switched his vote to......
  • Does the 'public option' have to imitate Medicare?

    Does the 'public option' have to imitate Medicare?
    Today's topic: What about a public plan that isn't modeled after Medicare? For example, how about co-ops or local plans such as L.A. Care? Give market forces room to breathe, and costs will decrease Point: Michael F. Cannon The dirty little secret,...
  • Are you ready to be stimulated?

    House and Senate Democratic leaders, negotiating into the night to forge a compromise with moderate Republicans, reached agreement Wednesday on a $789 billion economic recovery bill that President Barack Obama has called critical to pulling the country...
  • White House deal with drug firms draws flak

    An $80-billion deal with the drug industry that the White House thought would add momentum to its campaign for national healthcare reform has instead provoked a political tempest, frustrating and bewildering some of the president's most important allies....