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Two Republican senators on Sunday said they could support higher tax rates if Democrats will accept spending cuts on entitlements.
If President Obama wants to get anything done in his second term in the White House, he needs to cut a deal with House Speaker John A. Boehner on the "fiscal cliff," Rep. Tom Cole said Sunday.
California Controllor John Chiang had troubling news for Gov. Jerry Brown and other leaders on Friday, announcing that tax revenues for the month of November in the state were almost $1 billion below projections.
With just 23 days until the so-called "fiscal cliff" kicks in, Sen. Harry Reid was planning to take a break Saturday night with something less confrontational than the ongoing grappling with Republicans: The Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez welterweight fight.
The conservative website NewsMax has a story up on "the real reason" behind South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint's announcement that he is leaving the Senate in January: to lay the groundwork for a presidential bid in 2016.
Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his wife gave at least $90 million to political committees this election cycle, including $39 million in the three weeks before the election, new records show.
President Obama on Friday signed into law a bill aimed at fighting child pornography, sexual predators and human trafficking.
Vice President Joe Biden pushed back at Republican claims that the White House is purposely delaying a deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, saying the the two sides could hash out an agreement in minutes if the GOP would relent and agree to raise tax rates on wealthy Americans.
GOP Rep. Justin Amash, who was booted from the Budget Committee this week as punishment for bucking the GOP party line, said Friday he won't yet commit to voting for Speaker John A. Boehner when the House holds its all-important organizational vote early next year.
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Sen. Jim DeMint said Thursday he'll resign from the Senate to go run the Heritage Foundation, the powerhouse conservative think tank that dominates Republican policy circles.
President Obama on Thursday will take his case for higher taxes for the wealthy to Northern Virginia, where he will focus on the need to extend current rates to all but the top 2 percent of earners.
The leading pro-Obama super PAC raised $15 million in the final three weeks of the campaign as a handful of wealthy Democrats found their footing in a new world of deregulated money in politics.
Mitt Romney's special fund for wealthy donors — those normally giving between $30,000 and $100,000 — raised $45 million in the final three weeks of the campaign, and had $12 million remaining in the bank as of Nov. 26, though at least one of those donors raises questions of its legality.
The super PAC supporting Mitt Romney raised $22 million in the final three weeks of the campaign, including $10 million from casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife — bringing their total to $30 million— $2 million from Oracle Corp. CEO Lawrence Ellison and $1 million from Houston Texans Chairman Robert McNair.
In a brief moment of bipartisanship in an otherwise divisive atmosphere in Washington, President Obama thanked the House and Senate Thursday for passing a bill that jettisoned an obsolete law and opens up new export opportunities for U.S. business in Russia.
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Reality calls for attaching Gaza to Egypt and the West Bank to Jordan
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