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Unemployment Insurance Deal Means The Fight Is On
Congress: Stop stalling and sign the discharge petition. Reinstate unemployment benefits. Read more...
'Balanced' Bill Will 'Only' Cut Food Stamps By One Percent
Americans are hanging from a cliff by their fingers as Republicans break them, one by one. And the Democrats are heroes because they stop them from breaking as many fingers as they planned. Read more...
Budget Deal In The Offing? Details Sketchy, Support Iffy
What's in the final budget deal? Inquiring minds want to know. Read more...
This Was One Of The Least Productive Years Ever For Congress
'Do-nothing' Congress on track for one of the least productive years ever. Read more...
A Four-Point 'Scorecard' For The Budget Talks
How can voters keep track of the budget talks? Here's a handy reference. Read more...

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Update On Congressional Debt Ceiling Negotiations
The teabaggers just don't want to deal -- yet. Read more...
GOP Lawmaker Hit With Ethics Complaint For Scolding Park Ranger
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington said Texas Rep. violated House behavioral rule. Read more...
Sanders' Epic Senate Rant Shames 'Right-Wing Extremists' For Shutdown Threat
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Friday tore into what he called "extreme right-wing Republicans" for threatening to shut down the government and default on the nation's debts if President Barack Obama's health care reform law was not defunded. Read more...
Border communities are crying for immigration reform, and a strong majority of voters want it. Yet the cold reality is that the Tea Party faction controls Congress, and as long as that's the case, there will be no immigration reform bill to emerge from the black hole of negativity it has become. Read more...
Colbert Report: Republicans show they are willing to compromise on the farm bill by eliminating the part they refused to compromise on. Read more...