Republican Congress

The Takeaway

Why the GOP Doesn't Want Another Shutdown

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The federal government’s funding expires on December 11th. House Speaker John Boehner wants to avoid a shutdown, but some hardliners are eager for a budget fight.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Republican Fiscal Cliff Proposal

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

The GOP has made a "fiscal cliff" counter-offer. James Capretta, fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses the plan and what conservatives want from the negotiations.

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The Takeaway

GOP Leaders May Agree to Extend Payroll Tax Cut

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Despite months of partisan bickering, plans to extend the payroll tax cut have remained at an impasse — and all the while, the end-of-the-month expiration date was drawing nearer. But Monday afternoon, GOP leaders reversed their stance and agreed to extend the payroll tax cuts for another ten months beyond February. They have also rescinded their demand that congress find a way to pay for it.

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Opinion: Gisele's Superbowl Rant Sounds Like the Obama Apologists

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Gisele's sense of entitlement, her willingness to throw blame around, her inability to see her man's flaw, yes, I had definitely heard it before: from president Obama and his fans.

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