What we need now is leadership, but Moscow Mitch and his minions are delivering obstacles.
Yes, a Senate leadership position comes with important influence and visibility. But it also comes with constraints.
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Patty Murray has drafted a bill which would specifically thwart the Hobby Lobby decision. It won't pass this House, but it should be a hammer for 2014.
The Majority Report's Sam Seder speaks to journalist Dave Dayen about the implications for federal workers due to the Ryan-Murray budget and how states like Illinois "are breaking contracts with workers and slashing pensions."
Johnston: "There is a war going on in this country, and it’s on the poor."
NBC's David Gregory has been a big proponent of an unfounded belief that America has to cut entitlements to fix the the federal deficit. He took that obsession to Patty Murray on Meet The Press.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Sunday defended a budget deal to avert a government shutdown, saying that it would allow the Republican Party to "focus" on destroying President Barack Obama's health care reform law.
Limiting one tax break for the rich would more than pay for extending unemployment benefits for 1.3 million long-term jobless Americans.
Paul Ryan and Patty Murray may have reached a compromise on a short term budget deal, but don't think for one minute that it's going to keep our media Villagers from continuing to push for a "grand bargain."
With Congress at an impasse, it looks like the best they can do is stave off Sequester II and shift some costs to federal employees' and military pensions.
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