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Failed Trade Bill Highlights Chasm Between Obama and Congressional Democrats The move against granting President Obama negotiating power for a Pacific trade pact underscored his continued difficulties in dealing with Congress, even with Democrats.
New York Times | May 13, 2015 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
McConnell, Siding With Obama on Trade Deal, Describes Unlikely Alliance Senator Mitch McConnell, the Kentucky Republican, said his teaming with President Obama on an extensive trade accord was an “out-of-body experience.”
New York Times | May 13, 2015 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
House Is Expected to Pass a Revised Abortion Bill The measure, which would ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, is almost certain to be blocked by Democrats in the Senate.
New York Times | May 13, 2015 12:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Great Democratic Crack-Up of 2016 They may have a strong presidential candidate, but at every other level, the party's politicians and activists are fighting to survive — and fighting with one another.
New York Times | May 12, 2015 12:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trade Wars in Congress A compromise on a trade bill is still possible and would be good for the American economy.
New York Times | May 12, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mayor de Blasio's Days on the Road Fuel Criticism at Home Mayor Bill de Blasio, seemingly determined to escape the confines of his day job and to reshape the future of national politics, has left himself open to criticism that he is not prioritizing problems in New York.
New York Times | May 11, 2015 12:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama Scolds Democrats on Trade Pact Stance The president, battling for passage of one of the final initiatives of his presidency, said liberals opposed to the accord were “just wrong.”
New York Times | May 9, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Immigration Bidding War On the debatable political strategy behind Hillary Clinton's latest immigration pledge.
New York Times | May 8, 2015 7:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Fate of the Iran Deal in Congress In theory, a Senate bill passed Thursday creates new uncertainties for the nuclear agreement, but a letter from House Democrats may offer good news.
New York Times | May 7, 2015 10:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Welfare Warfare in the Missouri Statehouse Gov. Jay Nixon has rejected Republican plans to weaken the safety net in his state, but the fight continues.
New York Times | May 7, 2015 1:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend