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  • Megan McArdle: Does Obama even know how to negotiate with Republicans?

    Megan McArdle: Does Obama even know how to negotiate with Republicans?
    Like many of you, I watched President Barack Obama's press conference Wednesday to see how he would approach Republicans, and an electorate that just sent him a pretty harsh "Dear John" letter. Like many of you, I was surprised at his approach. Obama...
  • Factbox: Reactions to Obama's push for strong net neutrality rules

    The following are written statements issued in response to President Obama's comments on Monday pressuring the federal communications regulator to adopt Internet traffic rules that would treat Internet providers more like public utilities. Statement from...
  • Seize the day, control the agenda

    Seize the day, control the agenda
    Memo to the GOP. You had a great night on Tuesday. But remember: You didn't win it. The Democrats lost it. This is not to say that you didn't show discipline in making the election a referendum on six years of Barack Obama. You exercised adult...
  • Obama takes optimistic view of his remaining time in office

    President Obama said Sunday he understands the frustration of voters who want to see Washington work again, and he would start by taking his long-promised executive action to change immigration policy despite objections from Republicans in Congress. The...
  • How one ad for Mitch 'Mitchy' McConnell fueled his victory

    Ask Mitch McConnell's campaign what helped secure the Kentucky senator's reelection, and they'll give a surprising amount of credit to a two-time Obama voter. And no, not Alison Lundergan Grimes. It was an ad featuring Noelle Hunter, a community...
  • Obama told Congressional leaders he will act on immigration, setting up possible showdown

    Republican victors of Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections broke bread with Democratic President Barack Obama on Friday. On the menu besides sea bass: whether the two sides can put aside differences and agree on some legislation in the two years to...
  • Republicans in Congress poised to clash with Obama over environment

    Republicans in Congress poised to clash with Obama over environment
    Despite postelection nods toward cooperation, Republicans, who will hold the majority in Congress next year, appear poised to clash with President Obama over a range of energy and environmental issues, including the controversial Keystone XL pipeline...
  • Over lunch, GOP leaders press Obama to hold off on immigration action

    Over lunch, GOP leaders press Obama to hold off on immigration action
    Still dusting himself off after this week's electoral pounding, President Obama hosted triumphant Republicans and vanquished Democrats for lunch Friday, observing an odd Washington tradition: the post-election reconciliation meal.  But what was designed...
  • Repealing medical device tax at top of agenda for Republican Congress

    Repealing medical device tax at top of agenda for Republican Congress
    As Republicans eagerly outline their plans for next year's GOP-controlled Congress, an item near and dear to some of the region's larger employers is the first thing on their lists: repealing the medical device tax. Jettisoning the tax, which helps fund...
  • Obama to host U.S. Congress leaders as post-election battles boil

    Obama to host U.S. Congress leaders as post-election battles boil
    Republican victors of Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections break bread with Democratic President Barack Obama on Friday as the two sides assess what legislation can be enacted in coming months despite years of confrontation. In the run-up to the...
  • Is Obama now irrelevant?

    Is Obama now irrelevant?
    Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton's Democratic Party lost control of the House of Representatives in the midterm congressional elections. Thereafter, he felt the need to declare at a press conference that "the president is relevant here." At that...