Tag Archives: Center for American Progress

Republican Blowout, But No Conservative Mandate

The best take on yesterday’s election that I’ve found thus far came from the folks at Think Progress. Here’s what they had to say: Riding a wave of discontent, Republicans overtook the House of Representatives by great numbers, but foundered in the U.S. Senate, where the media spotlight on Tea Party candidates like Sharron Angle […]

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Stimulus Status

While most of the headlines these days seem to be about Obama‚Äôs cruelty in setting a $500,000 pay cap on the CEOs of banks taking federal bailout funds, there are other things going on relative to the economy that demand our attention. Most notably, the stimulus package that passed the House is being rewritten in […]

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