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  • The proposed fast-track compromise isn't much of a compromise

    The proposed fast-track compromise isn't much of a compromise
    What's gotten into this Congress? Fresh off of bipartisan deals on two excruciatingly tough political issues -- funding the Department of Homeland Security despite Republicans' fierce opposition to President Obama's executive actions on immigration, and...
  • Top US lawmakers strike deal to fast-track trade deals

    Top congressional lawmakers struck a long-sought, bipartisan agreement Thursday for the broadest trade policy pact in years, allowing President Barack Obama to negotiate trade accords for Congress' review and move forward with talks on a sweeping...
  • U.S. House passes state sales tax break; Obama veto threatened

    WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted to let taxpayers deduct state sales taxes on their federal tax returns, a victory for residents of Texas, Florida and other states that lack an income tax. The 272-152 vote would reinstate a tax break...
  • How the Republicans are trying to make the rich even richer

     How the Republicans are trying to make the rich even richer
    If Tax Day fills you with dread and anger, that's not irrational — at least not if you're poor or middle class. The United States tax code is so warped, so skewed in favor of the wealthy, that it is in effect hastening the arrival of the new...
  • Christie calls for cuts in Social Security, Medicare

    Christie calls for cuts in Social Security, Medicare
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, saying that the “American people have the appetite for hard truths,” called Tuesday for cutting Social Security benefits and raising Medicare premiums for future upper-income retirees and raising the...
  • Senators said near deal to let Congress slow fast track on trade

    WASHINGTON A top Senate Republican agreed to a Democratic request to let Congress slow action on certain trade pacts, people familiar with the issue said, clearing the way for a bill making it easier for a president to enact trade deals. Senators Orrin...
  • Ignoring reality on Social Security benefits

    Ignoring reality on Social Security benefits
    It's no secret that Social Security is in serious trouble. The number of retirees is going to soar, and the number of workers paying taxes to support them is not. Left unchecked, the Simpson-Bowles fiscal commission concluded in 2010, "these immense...
  • Rand Paul, Mitt Romney, Bob Menendez: Sunday guests

    UPDATED: The guest list for the Sunday morning programs: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., a presidential candidate for 2016, visits CBS' "Face the Nation," CNN's "State of the Union" and NBC's "Meet the Press." Secretary of State John Kerry will be a guest on...
  • A better 2016 agenda

    "In your heart you know he's right," was Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign slogan in 1964. The critics of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who announced Monday he is running for president, are effectively saying of him: "In your head you know he's nuts."...
  • Presidential candidates-to-be make the most of fundraising rule-bending

    Presidential candidates-to-be make the most of fundraising rule-bending
    The charade comes to an end this month for many of the 2016 presidential contenders, who have long avoided saying they are running — while they are so obviously running — in order to sidestep rules that burden declared candidates. Ted Cruz...
  • Wasserman Schultz calls Marco Rubio a 'self-interested and opportunistic politician'

    Wasserman Schultz calls Marco Rubio a 'self-interested and opportunistic politician'
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, again on Wednesday bashed U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. Rubio is a likely candidate for the 2016 presidential nomination. Last week, Wasserman Schultz said she...