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Boehner Earns Thanks From Texas Dem For Calling Steve King An Asshole

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) from his official 113th Congress portrait via Wikimedia Commons. 

What’s more astonishing? A Democratic, Latino congressman praising Speaker John Boehner, or Boehner calling his GOP colleague an ‘asshole?’

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FISCAL CLIFF DEAL: Is Obama Sandbagging The House Teabaggers?

President Obama and Speaker John Boehner

Sensible people would realize they are being sandbagged, and would swallow their principles and pass the thing in the interest of national unity and legislative responsibility.

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12 Worst Republican Blunders Of 2012

12 Worst Republican Blunders Of 2012

Hold on to ye hats as we recap the GOP’s 12 most jaw-dropping moments of 2012.

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Boehner Caught In Colossal Lie About Small Business Tax Increases

Boehner Caught In Colossal Lie About Small Business Tax Increases

Speaker Boehner peddles the myth that the top two percent account for half of small business owners.

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Post-Election Boehner Flip Flops On Taxes, Obamacare, And Immigration (VIDEO)

Post-Election Boehner Flip Flops On Taxes, Obamacare, And Immigration (VIDEO)

Running Scared: Will Tea Party radicalism or a more centrist approach win the 2012 battle for Boehner’s soul?

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Boehner And McConnell Reject Obama’s Calls After Win, Say They’re ‘Sleeping’

Boehner And McConnell Reject Obama’s Calls After Win, Say They’re ‘Sleeping’

On election night, the GOP leadership was tucked safely in bed, while visions of a billion lost on a failed campaign danced in their heads.

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Obama’s Clever Strategy to Transform the Tax Reform Debate

Obama’s Clever Strategy to Transform the Tax Reform Debate

This time Obama’s fighting the battle for tax reform under the banner of the American Jobs Act. And his savvy approach may pay off if enough of us fall in behind him.

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How Obama Emerged from Aug. 31 Hullabaloo Looking Not So Shabby – No, Really!

Photo by BGNES

Yeah, I was pretty pissed at the President yesterday, too. I mean, COME ON!! Really??!! ANOTHER thing your detractors can say you ‘caved’ on? And then two separate ideas made their way into my head.

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Flip-Flop: GOP FINALLY Gives Nod to Raising Taxes – But You’re Not Going to Like It

Flip-Flop: GOP FINALLY Gives Nod to Raising Taxes – But You’re Not Going to Like It

Republicans are so anti-tax increase that they would block medical treatment for 9/11 heroes to protect the wealth of the top 1% of Americans. That’s nothing new. What is news right now is who Republicans ARE looking to tax at a higher rate…

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