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Obama Joins Senate Dems In Threatening A Plunge Over The Fiscal Cliff Unless They Get Massive Tax Hikes

Last week, The Washington Post reported, “President Obama is prepared to veto legislation to block year-end tax hikes and spending cuts, collectively known as the ‘fiscal cliff,’ unless Republicans bow to his demand to raise tax rates for the wealthy, administration officials said. Freed from the political and economic constraints that have tied his hands in the past, […]

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Dems Open To Extending All Tax Rates

Two Years Ago 40 Senate Democrats Voted To Extend All Tax Rates, And A Growing Number Of Them Appear Ready To Do It Again   Top Dem Signals He’s Open   “…on Capitol Hill, some in [President Obama’s] own party are ready…” (“Obama, Hill Dems Differ On Taxes,” Politico, 9/18/12)   ·         “Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin of […]

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Obama’s Small Business Tax Hike

Despite The Weak Economy, President Obama Wants To Raise Taxes On Small Businesses. Will Senate Democrats Agree With Him?                                                              Today’s Economy Weaker Than When Obama Extended All Tax Rates   2010 Economic Growth: 3.1% Real GDP growth over the four quarters before Dec. 2010 tax rate extension: 3.1% (“Table 1.1.1, Percent Change From Preceding Period In […]

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Why Won’t Senate Dems Vote On These Jobs Bills?

Jobs Bills: What’s The Holdup? Each Of These Popular Jobs Proposals Has Support From The Obama Administration And Over 400 Members In The House   Small Company Capital Formation Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA); S.1544 / H.R.1070   OBAMA ADMIN SUPPORTS THE IDEA ·         “The President is putting forward responsible measures that will help growing businesses…  […]

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‘Immediate Vote’ On Obama’s Stimulus ‘Immediately Blocked’ By Democrats

‘Immediate Vote’ ‘Immediately Blocked’ Senator Reid ‘Quickly Objected,’ ‘Refused,’ ‘Declined,’ ‘Shot Down The Effort’ To Vote On President Obama’s Stimulus Proposal Today   THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: “Senate Republicans offered to give President Barack Obama the vote he’s sought on a jobs bill Tuesday, but the Democratic leader, Sen. Harry Reid, objected.” (“Senate GOP Leader: Vote […]

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1 Year After Geithner Says “Welcome To The Recovery,” Dems Try Yet Again To “Pivot To Jobs” While “Economy At A Near-Standstill”

Politico’s Playbook reported yesterday, “EXCLUSIVE — OBAMA AND SENATE DEMS PLAN PIVOT TO JOBS: Senate Democrats hope they now have ‘checked the box’ on debt reduction and can move to an agenda focused on job creation and economic growth, through a combination of spending and tax cuts. Dems want to change the subject fast, and […]

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Virginia Right! News Hound for 11/13/2010

New!!! Virginia Blog Roundup – Old Dominion Blogs – now online and FREE! Read all the Virginia Blogs in one place. The Virginia Right! News Hound surfs the ‘net to take the pulse of the world every day. The links published below are opinions and takes on the news that we find interesting. By design, […]

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Senate Dems Using Wall Street Bill for Political Headlines

Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) has called for a vote today at 5:00 PM on the Wall Street bill despite a letter signed by all 41 Republicans that the bill, as presently constituted, is dead. The Republicans are demanding a bipartisan bill with a number of changes if Democrats expect the legislation to be considered. A […]

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Virginia Right! News Hound for 4/1/2010

The Virginia Right! News Hound surfs the ‘net to take the pulse of the world every day. The links published below are opinions and takes on the news that we find interesting. By design, these links are mostly outside of the Mainstream Media. This feature is designed to save you the time of sifting through […]

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SENATE DEMS VOTE AGAINST LOWER PREMIUMS

57 Democrats Vote Against Keeping Premiums Affordable. Barrasso Amendment #3582: “The implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (and the amendments made by such Act) shall be conditioned on the Secretary of Health and Human Services certifying to Congress that the implementation of such Act (and amendments) would not increase premiums more than […]

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