On the budget, Obama has Republicans cornered

If there were any doubts about the political skills of the new White House team under Chief of Staff William Daley, they have now been satisfied. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Barry Grossheim - Apr 5, 2011 - 8:48 AM PDT
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Kelly Garrett
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by Kelly Garrett - Apr. 5, 2011

Compliments Obama administration strategy while remaining strongly critical of Democrats' budget proposal. At the same time, it provides a compelling portrait of potential factions with the Republican party. The summary of the Ryan-authored Republican budget is one-sided, but that's fair game in an opinion piece.

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Don Bertschman
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by Don Bertschman - Apr. 5, 2011
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Barry Grossheim
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by Barry Grossheim - Apr. 5, 2011

While I may not totally agree with the author he does lay out an interesting take on the current budget situation and Obama's apparent strategy.

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Benjamin Slade
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by Benjamin Slade - Apr. 5, 2011

This article makes me wonder if Obama is trading poltical victories for the good of the country. It sure feels like he's doing that. I mean with victories like this, who needs losses (said with sarcasm). On the other hand, maybe this is a very very very dangerous game of chicken being played to divide the Republicans.

“What made this [politically out maneuvering Republicans] possible was Obama’s willingness to betray progressives in Congress even before the budget conflict ... More »

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