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by Adam Doster
11:45am
Fri Dec 10, 2010

Sen. Kirk Joins The GOP Filibuster Brigade

When U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk was sworn into the U.S. Senate last month, he promised his new constituents that he would support common-sense bipartisan legislation in Washington. He's not off to a very good start.

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by Adam Doster
12:26pm
Thu Dec 9, 2010
Quick Hit
by Adam Doster
11:42am
Thu Dec 9, 2010

The Problem With State Bankruptcy, Part Two

Earlier this week, we expressed concern that some conservative pundits and policy makers are pushing states facing large budget deficits (both in the short- and long-term) to declare bankruptcy. Reuters' James Pethokoukis provides the latest example about why this approach is problematic.

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by Progress Illinois
10:59am
Wed Dec 8, 2010

Ill. Dems Push Back On Obama's Tax Agreement

With polls showing the American people want the Bush-era tax cuts for the richest Americans to expire, progressives around the country are bemoaning President Obama's "compromise" with congressional Republicans to extend the breaks for the rich for two years.

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