Wednesday, June 6, 2012

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News10 new results for U.S. Politics
Europe's Woes Give Democrats a New Line of Attack
New York Times
WASHINGTON — In American politics, being European is bad again. But these days, President Obama and the Democrats, not the Republicans, are holding up their allies across the Atlantic as the poster children for bad policies. In a new line of attack, ...
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New York Times
Talk of Higher Office Swirls Around Wisconsin Governor in the Spotlight
New York Times
... bitterly fought recall election, he was taking congratulatory calls from some of the top names in Republican politics, including Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential candidate; Al Cardenas, chairman of the American Conservative Union; and Gov.
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San Diego and San Jose Lead Way in Pension Cuts
New York Times
... outspent," said Steven Kreisberg, the director of collective bargaining at the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees in Washington. "You have politicians conspiring with corporations to take away pensions from workers.
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Wisconsin recall results show power of big money in US politics
Toronto Star
On Wednesday, as Walker's enemies woke up with huge political hangovers, the first question was, "How did this happen?" The bitterness goes back to February 2011 and the "American Spring," a mini-uprising against Walker's anti-union agenda, ...
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Toronto Star
Wisconsin recall election fallout - US politics live
The Guardian
What last night in Wisconsin means for national politics is a subject of some debate, and will continue to be right up until 6 November. Here's a summary of the latest news from Ryan Devereaux: • Wisconsin governor Scott Walker survived a bitter recall ...
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The Guardian
Unions, at Center of Wisconsin Recall Vote, Suffer a New Setback in Its Outcome
New York Times
Scott Walker of Wisconsin, and their defeat in Tuesday's election was a significant setback to organized labor's political clout in both symbolic and tangible ways. Unions in Wisconsin and across the country devoted vast resources in an attempt to ...
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Wisconsin's recall election: an ominous crucible of US politics
The Guardian (blog)
Forget the old saw, "All politics is local." There is a kettle's worth of tea leaves to read in Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's triumph over Democratic challenger Tom Barrett. The acrimonious 5 June recall election is a perilous omen for President ...
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The Guardian (blog)
Democrats' Comments Spark Tax Cut Debate
New York Times
The heated exchange illustrated how politically sensitive the tax cut expiration has become amid fresh data showing the economy slowing. A majority of voters say the federal budget deficit should be tackled with a mix of spending cuts and tax increases ...
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US, allies start work on transition plan for Syria
The Seattle Times
The United States and its allies in Europe, Turkey and the Arab world have agreed to work on a political transition plan for Syria, hoping to persuade President Bashar Assad's powerful ally Russia to join a broadened diplomatic effort to ease the ...
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America's political divide is turning into a chasm
Los Angeles Times
Vermont politics is intimate, progressive and driven by local activists. At the heifer festival, I noticed the state's US Sen. Bernie Sanders walking through the crowd just like a regular guy. That's Bernie Sanders, the only avowed socialist in ...
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Blogs5 new results for U.S. Politics
US Politics | AMERICAblog News: "The politics of envy won in ...
By Gaius Publius
One of America's most influential progressive political blogs, providing news analysis of US politics, by John Aravosis in Washington DC.
US Politics | AMERICAblog News
U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney tells feds to butt out of ... - Post on Politics
By Dara Kam
U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney told Attorney General Eric Holder to stop meddling in Gov. Rick Scott's effort to clean up the voter rolls in Florida, accusing Holder of.
Post on Politics
on the new zero-sum politics - The Enterprise Blog - The American
By James Pethokoukis
To understand the broader trends at work, a useful place to turn is Jay Cost's essay on "The Politics of Loss" in the latest issue of National Affairs. For most of the post-World War II era, Cost argues, our debates over taxing and spending have ...
The Enterprise Blog
U.S. agriculture secretary wants Brown to drop wildfire proposal ...
By Chris Megerian
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has joined federal prosecutors in opposing Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to limit legal liability for people responsible for wildfires.
WPR Article | Abu Muqawama: Reining in ... - World Politics Review
By (Andrew Exum)
The request itself, though, reveals the ambitions harbored by the command. Standing up to SOCOM is currently politically difficult, but Congress -- and the White House -- needs to continue to resist an expanded role for U.S. special operations ...
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Web4 new results for U.S. Politics
US POLITICS - France 24
US President Obama used negative ads against John McCain during his 2008 presidential bid ...
Wisconson governor survives recall election - US POLITICS ...
Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker became the first governor in US history to survive a recall vote, which unions and liberal activists had forced over ...
In Wisconsin, An Ominous Crucible of US Politics | Common Dreams
Forget the old saw, "All politics is local." There is a kettle's worth of tea leaves to read in Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's triumph over Democratic challenger ...
As It Stands: Controversial conversations about U.S. politics - Times ...
First partisan pol: "My Super PAC is raising more money than your Super PAC." Second partisan pol: "Oh, yeah. My national party has raised more than yours ...

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