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Fight on the Playground at Recess!

President Obama is having a really good start to 2012. It began late last year when he put his foot down over the payroll tax cut and unemployment insurance extension that House Republicans threatened to leave town without approving despite … Continue reading

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Republicans Obstruct Recess Appointments

Senate Republicans will prevent President Obama from making any recess appointments this week by keeping the Senate in pro forma session. Essentially, a Senate member from a nearby state will come in and briefly open and close the session on the days the Senate … Continue reading

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