Tag Archives: 2011

The New Republic: Jonathan Chait- ‘Face it: Republicans Are Never Coming Up With a Health Care Plan’

Source:New York Magazine– Congressional Republicans talking about health care plan. “Face it: Republicans are never coming up with a health care plan. One of the things Republicans seem to have forgotten, in the wake of the introduction and swift passage … Continue reading

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The Hill: Bernie Becker- ‘Members Eager For White House Tax Plan’

Source:NPR News– House Republicans talking about their own tax plan. “Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are eager for the Obama administration to release its blueprint for corporate tax reform. Members said the unveiling of the plan would help … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Leon Wieseltier- ‘Osama Bin Gotten’

Source:Josh Lyman– Americans celebrating the assassination of Al Qaeda terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden, in Washington. “A few days after September 11, 2001, my wife and I walked down to the White House. The city was stilled with grief and … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Jonathan Cohn- ‘As If Privatizing Medicare Wasn’t Enough’

Source:Talking Points Memo– U.S. Representative Paul Ryan (Republican, Wisconsin) Chairman of the House Budget Committee. “Discussion of the House Republican budget has focused mostly on the privatization of Medicare, the block-granting of Medicaid, and the repeal of the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Jeffrey Rosen: ‘Why Are Conservatives, Not Liberals, Fixated On Amending The Constitution’

Source:The Conversation– the U.S. Constitution. “On January 22, the first anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, I attended a summit called We the Corporations v. We the People, sponsored by the Coffee Party, a network of liberals, leftists … Continue reading

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The Hill: Erik Wasson & Pete Kasperowicz- ‘House Passes Paul Ryan’s ’12 Budget; Conservatives want more cuts’

Source:The Hill– House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (Republican Wisconsin) Majority Leader Eric Cantor (Republican, Virginia) and Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (Republican, California) “The House on Friday approved a fiscal year 2012 budget resolution from Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Jonathan Cohn- ‘President Obama to Talk Entitlement Reform’

Source:The Week– President Barack H. Obama (Democrat, Illinois) 44th President of the United States. “The big news on Sunday was the announcement, from senior White House adviser David Plouffe, that President Obama plans to make a major policy speech about … Continue reading

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CBS News: President Obama- ‘Gabby Opened Her Eyes For the First Time’

Source:CBS News– First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama and Captain Mark Kelly, the wife of U.S. Representative Gabby Giffords (Democrat, Arizona) “At the memorial service for the victims of the shooting in Tucson, Arizona, President Obama said that … Continue reading

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CBS: Evening News- Ben Tracy: ‘Tea Party Plan For Capitol Hill’

Source:CBS News– U.S. Senator Jim DeMint: one of the Tea Party leaders in Congress. Source:FRS FreeState  “At least 39 Tea Party-backed candidates are headed to Washington. Ben Tracy reports on the movement’s plans for office in January.” From CBS News Source:FRS … Continue reading

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