Memo to Democrats: If Everything is an Outrage, Nothing Is

Congressional Democrats are stuck between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand, as Seattle Mayor Ed Murray told Politico, the party is attempting to understand “how far left their base has careened in just the past few weeks.” But on the other hand, they’re attempting to save the 10 Senate Democrats running…
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Harry Reid Trying to Kill Bipartisan Tax Reform Talks Before They Even Start

Senate Finance Committee Chairman, Max Baucus, a reserved Montana Democrat, is once again finding himself in a pickle. He’s an ardent supporter of reforming the tax code, and has even gone on record to say it’s a “once in a generation opportunity.” But he’s caught between a personal desire to get something done and a…
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Disappointing Job Numbers a Hallmark of the Obama Economy

The happy signs of economic growth that dominated the first few months of the year are fading back into the muck of an unlabeled recession. This has all happened before. Remember back to March through May of 2010, when the economy was adding an average of 316,000 jobs per month. Obama immediately tried to work…
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