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Washington must realize that the currency bill is no panacea for the U.S. economic ills or even for the nation's trade policy failures.
Last week, Republicans in the House of Representatives unveiled with much fanfare their "Pledge to America." It is intended by the GOP leadership to serve as both a campaign platform for winning a new majority and a program for governing should they succeed.
This past week, House Republicans unveiled their "Pledge to America." In his weekly address, President Obama compared this new GOP plan to the same old "worn-out ideas" from "a disastrous decade we can't afford to relive."
This is a first. The "tea party" has bested both the Republican and Democratic parties in a Zogby favorability poll: 44 percent of likely voters surveyed gave a thumbs up to tea partiers, compared with 38 percent who favored Democrats and 30 percent who preferred Republicans.
A top House Democrat is pushing to rebrand the looming expiration of tax cuts passed under President George W. Bush as a "Republican tax increase," arguing that the GOP deserves the blame because the tax cuts were originally written to run out at the end of the 2010.
I grew up in a Republican household. While my father was preoccupied with work, my homemaker mother was the political fireball. She went to school board meetings, attended rallies and protests and was a precinct captain as well as the president of her county Republican women's club. Now in her 80s, she is still active in the Republican Party, manning the phones and attending meetings.
President Obama is sharpening his attack on Republicans as he tries to recast November's elections from a referendum on his policies to a choice between Democratic and GOP ideas — but it's a tall task with an electorate that seems intent on sending Democrats a stinging rebuke.
Scoring a prized political victory five weeks before the Nov. 2 elections, President Obama on Monday signed a bill to help small businesses expand and hire by cutting their taxes and creating a $30 billion loan fund.