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A Message To Eric Cantor

Congressional Republicans will try anything to keep tax breaks for the top 2% - even threatening to increase taxes for the middle class if they don't get their way. That's why MoveOn member Steve brings us this potent message: Republicans,

Obama: 'Some Republicans In Congress' Holding Middle-Class Tax Cuts Hostage

President Obama speaks to the American people from a busy factory floor in Pennsylvania about the urgent need to pass the middle class tax cuts, which will give families and businesses preparing for the holidays the certainty they need going into the New Year. Democrats and Republicans must come together to pass one thing that everyone agrees on—extending income tax cuts for 98 percent of American families and 97 percent of small businesses, and there is no reason to wait. The President urges Congress to take action to help grow our economy and strengthen the middle class.

GOP Threatens To Hold START Hostage Over 'Don't Ask' Repeal

As the repeal of the military's gay ban edges closer, Republicans are finding more ways to derail the effort. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) announced on the Senate floor Friday that many of his Republican colleagues may vote against the new START