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Tax Cut Frustration

  • 11:22 pm Thursday, December 9th, 2010 by Jamie Dupree

Liberals boiled over yesterday, as they used a closed door meeting of House Democrats to demand that no bill like the Obama-GOP deal come up on the floor of the House. But while it made for good copy that someone dropped the F-bomb about the President at a closed door …

Summary of Tax Deal

  • 9:01 pm Thursday, December 9th, 2010 by Jamie Dupree

Senate leaders have released a summary of the Obama-GOP tax deal that is now pending on the Senate floor.  A first test vote has been scheduled on it for Monday afternoon. The following details were provided by the office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.  The actual legislative text of …

House Dems Voting No

  • 10:33 am Thursday, December 9th, 2010 by Jamie Dupree

A group of over 50 House Democrats have gone on the record in stating their opposition to the tax cut deal struck by President Obama with Congressional Republicans. Led by Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), the group released a letter today that was sent to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, which calls the …

The Budget Moves

  • 11:27 pm Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 by Jamie Dupree

Much of our focus has been on the political battle over income tax rates, jobless benefits and much more.  But now the gears are finally turning in Congress on the budget. After literally doing almost nothing on the floors of the House and Senate on the budget this year, on …

The Big Push

  • 11:25 pm Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 by Jamie Dupree

The White House was on a Full Court Press over the tax deal with Republicans on Wednesday, trotting out the President for comment and hailing the support of Democrats big and small. “The American people are watching,” said Mr. Obama, as he used an oval office meeting with the leader …

House Budget Details

  • 6:27 am Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 by Jamie Dupree

The U.S. House is set to vote today on a long-term budget plan that would keep the government running through the end of the current fiscal year, September 30, 2011. That goal would be accomplished in an unusual manner, by approving just one bill – instead of the normal 12 …

Other Than Taxes

  • 11:29 pm Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 by Jamie Dupree

As I have noted multiple times in recent weeks, there is a lot of work left to do that isn’t related to the Bush tax cuts.  Democrats will take a swing at some of that today. First, the House is expected to vote on a long-term budget plan, which would …

Democratic Tax Heartburn

  • 11:28 pm Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 by Jamie Dupree

It was obvious in the answers of Democrats in the Congress yesterday that many are not excited about jumping on board the tax deal between President Obama and Congressional Republicans. “It’s not something that’s done yet, let’s make that clear,” said Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), who reportedly was trying to …

Tax Deal Surprise

  • 11:00 am Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 by Jamie Dupree

The vibe in the hallways of the Capitol is not a happy one for Democrats today, as they were asked about the tax cut deal struck by President Obama and Congressional Republicans. Just off the Senate floor, several Democrats walked briskly by reporters without answering questions about the tax deal.  …

White House on Tax Deal

  • 10:26 am Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 by Jamie Dupree

The White House has issued some background information on the tax deal struck on Monday between President Obama and Republicans in the Congress. This was provided by the Vice President’s Press Office.  Vice President Biden will be meeting with Democratic Senators this afternoon about the deal.= THE WHITE HOUSE Office …