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07/05/11 08:32AM

Here's what we're looking at today: What kind of party is the Republican Party? In his New York Times column, David Brooks writes that the Republican Party has been offered the deal of a century --  "trillions of dollars in spending cuts in exchange for a few hundred million dollars of revenue increases" -- but it won't take the deal because it has been overrun by fanatics who will never, ever consider anything that increases revenues. read more

Palins hold joint book signing

Palins hold joint book signing

07/01/11 08:00PM

Sideshow: According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, at Wednesday’s joint book signing, Sarah Palin fans were told they had to also buy Bristol’s book to get... watch

Let Me Start...

07/01/11 08:10AM

Happy Friday! Here's what we see out there today:Why are Republicans playing chicken with the debt ceiling? As Paul Krugman points out, raising the ceiling has been little more than a formality in recent history -- in fact, under George W. Bush the ceiling was raised seven times. So what's changed? Hmm... a Democratic president? An ideologically-driven Republican party that wants to extort political concessions over every vote in Congress? read more

Sabotaging the economy?

Sabotaging the economy?

06/30/11 08:00PM

Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., and Stephanie Cutter, assistant to President Barack Obama, discuss whether the Republicans are trying to tank the economy for... watch

Matthews: Treasure your freedom

06/30/11 08:00PM

Let me finish tonight with the word we all celebrate this Fourth of July.  I mean all of us - left, right and center. It's "freedom."That's the word that moves us, gets to us - because in good cases, we "know" the feeling - of being able to be out there on our own. read more

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