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Nov 30 2012
Democrats playing chicken in fiscal talks as tax hikes loom for all, says GOP
President Obama is once again heading out Friday on the tax-hike campaign trail as top Democratic lawmakers appear willing to play chicken with Republicans on the looming fiscal crisis, refusing to budge on their insistence that high earners pay more in taxes and betting Republicans will blink before massive spending cuts and across-the-board tax increases kick in.Fox News (Online News)
Mar 06 2019
Payments To PACs Established By Ocasio-Cortez Aide Come Under Scrutiny
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's office is under scrutiny after allegations that groups associated with her chief of staff failed to properly disclose payments.The Hill Washington Examiner Washington Post
Nov 29 2012
Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney reunite in Washington
Former running mates Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis) reflected on the campaign and caught up on each others families in a meeting off Capitol Hill Thursday morning. An aide to Ryan said the conversation was “constructive and “forward looking and that the conversation focused on fiscal issues and the economy. Ryan issued this statement after the meeting:Washington Post
May 17 2015
Marco Rubio takes digs at Hillary Clinton on ‘constant scandal,’ age
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio on Sunday said that voters will reject Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton because of the “cloud of constant scandal” she brings to the political process.
“Unfortunately, both under her husband’s presidency, her time in the Department of State, her campaign for the president last time and even now there seems to be this cloud ofWashington Times
Mar 06 2016
John Kasich Releases Tax Records Showing $5 Million in Income Over Seven Years
Gov. John Kasich of Ohio released partial tax returns on Saturday showing that he and his wife earned more than $5 million from 2008 through 2014.
Mr. Kasich follows two of his Republican opponents, Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, who released partial tax returns last weekend. Their actions, followed by Mr. Kasich’s disclosure on Saturday, add to the pressure on Donald J. Trump toNew York Times (News)
Feb 25 2013
NRA promises new ads, blasts 'real consequences' of background checks
The National Rifle Association is heading back to the airwaves with yet another round of ads aimed at fighting gun-control initiatives circulating in Washington. The advocacy group announced earlier this week that its CEO, Wayne LaPierre, would unveil the new ad campaign Saturday night from Salt Lake City during a speech at the Western Hunting and Conservation Expo.CNN (Online News)
Nov 04 2014
7 things that will almost definitely happen on election night
Happy Election Day, America. Things have changed since the last time everyone went to the polls. Then, Barack Obama was re-elected to a second four-year term. Now, he's been largely benched by his party, spending less time on the campaign trail than his much more popular wife, first lady Michelle Obama, former president Bill Clinton and potential future presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.CNN (Online News)
Feb 12 2015
Obama's big new resolution on ISIS is really about limiting presidential power
President Obama sent a draft Authorization for the Use of Military Force to Congress on Wednesday afternoon, seeking a vote on the formal legal authorization of a limited military campaign against ISIS. It's a move that's roiling Capitol Hill and leaving many of his co-partisans a bit puzzled. As one aide to a backbench Democrat put it to me, "why is he doing this?"
After all, in anVox
Feb 11 2015
Obama Sends Letter to Congress Seeking Authorization of ISIS Fight
President Obama on Wednesday formally asked Congress to authorize a three-year military campaign against the terrorist group the Islamic State that would avoid a large-scale invasion and occupation but in addition to air power could include limited ground operations by American forces to hunt down enemy leaders or rescue American personnel.
A proposal sent by the White House to CapitolNew York Times (News)
Feb 20 2013
Claims of cyberstealing by China prompt administration to develop more aggressive responses
Evidence of an unrelenting campaign of cyberstealing linked to the Chinese government is prompting the Obama administration to develop more aggressive responses to the theft of U.S. government data and corporate trade secrets.
The Obama administration is expected to announce new measures Wednesday, including possible fines and other trade actions against China or any other countryWashington Post