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Uncertainty in Washington Poses Long List of Economic Perils As another round of fiscal brinkmanship looms with Republican control of Congress, the impact on tax policy, government programs and the overall economy could be severe.
New York Times | Dec 3, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What We're Reading Get recommendations from New York Times reporters and editors, highlighting great stories from around the web. Today, great reads from Peter Baker.
New York Times | Nov 28, 2014 11:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Court Rejects Incumbent's Bid on Ballot Count Representative Ron Barber sought to have 133 disqualified ballots counted in the tight election, but the judge ruled to let the 161-vote-margin victory of Martha McSally stand.
New York Times | Nov 28, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Liberal Treasury Nominee’s Wall St. Prowess May Be a Vulnerability Senate confirmation of Antonio Weiss as an under secretary of the Treasury could be hindered by corporate mergers he was involved in as an executive at Lazard.
New York Times | Nov 28, 2014 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Who Will Save the Democratic Party From Itself? Jim Webb makes the case for a sharper focus on “the very inequalities that our Constitution was supposed to prevent.”
New York Times | Nov 26, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Schumer Criticizes Timing of Affordable Care Act Senator Charles E. Schumer, Democrat of New York, said Tuesday that it was a political mistake to pass the Affordable Care Act in 2010 because voters were looking instead for relief from the recession.
New York Times | Nov 26, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Food Power! We should make our candidates take progressive positions on food. For anyone interested in better eating and better health, that's important.
New York Times | Nov 26, 2014 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama’s Immigration Action Reinvigorates Tea Party Federal spending reductions and the battle against the Affordable Care Act are taking a back seat to immigration, to the point that party members are calling for Sarah Palin to oppose John McCain, who supports immigration overhaul.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2014 9:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Schumer Calls Passing Health Act in 2010 a Political Mistake Senator Charles E. Schumer said Tuesday that it was a political mistake to pass the Affordable Care Act in 2010 because voters at the time were looking for relief from the recession — not universal health care.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2014 6:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What 'Big Thing' Would Reinvigorate the Democratic Party? After the midterm debacle, liberals are looking for a compelling national vision.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2014 3:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend