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The Plum Line: February, 2012

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Happy Hour Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:28 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Romney comes out against `Blunt-Rubio’

Did he pull the rug out from under the GOP Senate?

By Greg Sargent  |  04:37 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Obama’s pushback on gas prices: Target the oil billionaires

The Obama campaign hits the Koch brothers

By Greg Sargent  |  02:58 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 02/29/2012

GOP divided on birth control?

The Blunt amendment is headed for a showdown.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:20 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 02/29/2012

The Democrats’ nightmare scenario

Why Republicans might reform filibuster if they retake Senate.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:31 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 02/29/2012

The Morning Plum: Onward to Ohio

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  09:03 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 PM ET, 02/28/2012

In Arizona and Michigan primaries, Romney stays on course

Tonight was the Republican nomination battle in a nutshell.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  11:36 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly roundup of news and opinion.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  06:04 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Santorum: Yup, I’m reaching out to Reagan Democrats

Romney accuses him of a dirty trick.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:36 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Birth control becoming major issue in Senate races

Dems hope issue plays their way in the states.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:43 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Obama hits Romney with withering mockery as he makes case for reelection

A barnburner of a speech.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:58 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Whoever becomes GOP nominee, hardcore conservatives have already won

In a way, whether it’s Romney or Santorum is beside the point.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  11:24 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 02/28/2012

The Morning Plum: Romney’s White Working Class Problem

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:50 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  05:57 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Warren Buffett versus Chris Christie and the `just shut up’ caucus

The billionaire hits back.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:22 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Mitt Romney and flip flop fatigue

People have given up on tracking his dissembling.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:39 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Will `Obamacare’ be a big liability in November? Don’t bet on it.

New polling shouldn’t be taken all that seriously.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  12:31 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 02/27/2012

The right is losing the argument over Wall Street

A Super PAC attacks Obama as a Wall Street stooge.

By Greg Sargent  |  10:55 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 02/27/2012

The Morning Plum: Will auto-bailout stance dog Romney beyond Michigan?

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  09:02 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 02/26/2012

Sunday Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:12 AM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:33 AM ET, 02/25/2012

Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:33 AM ET, 02/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:20 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Most important news of the day? Consumer confidence on the rise.

It’s the most important political news of the day.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:06 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 02/24/2012

How vulnerable are Dems on rising gas prices?

DCCC chair Steve Israel says Dems will push back.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:03 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Frontiers in advance work

The Romney speech doesn’t fill a stadium.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:20 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 02/24/2012

George Bush, crony capitalist

His quotes on the auto bailout are noteworthy.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:42 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 02/24/2012

The Morning Plum: Flip-flop and falsehood fatigue

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:31 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:21 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:21 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 02/23/2012

A big thaw?

Pew finds big swing in favor of auto-bailout.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:02 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 02/23/2012

GOP media figures stick it to Santorum

Romney is still on track to be the nominee.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:02 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Romney: Arizona immigration law a `model’

Arguably the most important moment at last night’s debate.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:22 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Going on offense on the auto bailout

The Obama campaign rolls out a new ad in Michigan.

By Greg Sargent  |  10:58 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 02/23/2012

The Morning Plum: Birth control wars hold peril for GOP

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:56 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:59 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Republican voters lose in Arizona GOP debate

Third-rate slogans, misleading rhetoric and outright mistruths.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  10:59 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:04 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our daily wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  07:04 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 02/22/2012

McDonnell backs down

He gives ground on ultrasound bill.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:12 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Mitt Romney, scourge of the one percent

His new tax plan contains a huge tax cut for the rich.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 02/22/2012

A simple solution to inequality: Stop talking about it

Chris Christie tells Warren Buffett to put a sock in it.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:19 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012

The Morning Plum: The one percent election

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:24 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Female Dem lawmakers set to step up birth control fight

They will embrace the issue.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:50 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Santorum’s surge fueled by downscale and conservative voters

New poll numbers drive home what’s happening.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:24 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Will improving economy boost Obama’s leverage over GOP?

He again prods Congress to act.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:16 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 02/21/2012

A big day in the GOP primary tomorrow — what should you watch for?

The debate in Arizona is key.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  11:43 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 02/21/2012

The Morning Plum: Romney’s increasingly untenable position on auto bailout

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  09:03 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 02/20/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Key reads for the evening.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  06:25 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 02/20/2012

GOP’s ‘plan’ for health reform

They never have quite got around to their own legislation.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  03:17 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 02/20/2012

They spent what on presidential elections?

2012 is nowhere close to setting any records.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  01:20 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 02/20/2012

Can Santorum stay strong this week?

And other things to watch for in the GOP presidential race this week.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  10:16 AM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:52 AM ET, 02/20/2012

Morning Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:52 AM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 02/19/2012

Sunday Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:31 AM ET, 02/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 02/18/2012

Open Thread

All yours.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:58 AM ET, 02/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:35 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Why do they do it?

The perils of ideological extremism.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:04 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 02/17/2012

How Dems will attack Republicans on Medicare

A new ad previews the main attack line.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:31 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 02/17/2012

A big win for the White House and Dems, but an imperfect one

The payroll tax cut deal passes.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:26 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 02/17/2012

How Republicans view the politics of birth control fight

A GOP pollster explains.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:18 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 02/17/2012

The Morning Plum: Americans love the safety net. They just don’t know it.

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:33 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:41 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  06:41 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Government is bad, even when it’s wildly successful

Rick Santorum criticizes the auto bailout.

By Greg Sargent  |  05:16 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Is birth control fight a Terri Schiavo moment?

Unmarried women shift from Romney to Obama.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:32 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 02/16/2012

A GOP nightmare scenario

A long contest could result in a chaotic end.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  01:24 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Scott Brown struggles to refight old culture war with Elizabeth Warren

Local media roughes him up over the conscience amendment.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/16/2012

The Morning Plum: Conservatives all in for birth control fight

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:44 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 02/15/2012

How bad would a Michigan loss be for Romney?

It has now become a real possibility.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:27 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 02/15/2012

What victory looks like

The payroll tax talkls come down to the wire.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:40 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Mitt Romney’s one percent problem isn’t going away

New numbers reveal it yet again.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:36 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Why birth control is a good wedge issue against the GOP

New polling confirms it yet again.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:09 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 02/15/2012

The Morning Plum: Economic optimism, Obama approval on rise

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:59 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our daily wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  07:23 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Elizabeth Warren hits Scott Brown over birth control, health care

It will be a major issue in the Massachusetts Senate race.

By Greg Sargent  |  05:33 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Who has the leverage now?

Next up: Unemployment insurance.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:10 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Americans love the safety net

They care far more about entitlements than the deficit.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:45 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Despite birth control controversy, Obama suffers no erosion among Catholics

A forthcoming poll will confirm it.

By Greg Sargent  |  10:55 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 02/14/2012

The Morning Plum: Romney’s convoluted claims about the auto bailout

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:59 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:48 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Birth control as wedge issue against GOP, ctd.

Two GOP Senators support Obama’s accommodation.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:32 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Only one party is serious about the deficit

The GOP surrenders on the payroll tax cut

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:50 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Romney’s slide among independents continues

Striking new numbers from Pew.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:28 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Obama’s budget shines spotlight on Romney’s low millionaire tax rate

He proposes the Buffett Rule in his budget.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:59 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 02/13/2012

The Morning Plum: GOP goes all-in on birth control

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  09:04 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:52 AM ET, 02/12/2012

Sunday Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:52 AM ET, 02/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 02/11/2012

Open Thread

All yours.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:15 AM ET, 02/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:21 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:21 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Romney is starting to sound a lot like Bob Dole, circa 1996

Improving economy leaves Mitt few options.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:40 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Santorum: Insurance shouldn’t cover birth control at all

The candidate gives Obama’s proposal a thumbs-down.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:57 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Birth control may now be wedge issue against GOP

The tables are turned.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:30 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Has Obama found a way out of the contraception mess?

The administration unveils an accommodation.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:09 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 02/10/2012

The Morning Plum: White House shifting on contraception

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:26 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:23 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Schneiderman: Settlement deal a `small’ but `significant’ step towards real accountability

The New York Attorney General speaks out.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:32 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 02/09/2012

What to watch in Obama’s approval numbers

He edges into positive territory in Gallup tracking.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  01:56 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Still more good economic news buoys Obama and Dems

There are signs that this could snowball.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  12:13 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 02/09/2012

The Morning Plum

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:53 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our daily wrapup of news and opinion

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:40 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 02/08/2012

The road ahead for Mitt Romney — and the land mines he hopes to avoid

A guide to the bumps in his path.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:10 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 02/08/2012

White House gives Romney a social issues death hug

Spokesman Jay Carney points to Mitt ‘s suppport for contraception.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:04 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Tea Party group goes all in to save Scott Walker

Right-wing money pours into Wisconsin.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:05 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Liberals, Dems approve of drone strikes on American citizens abroad

New Post polling shows public approves of Obama’s policies.

By Greg Sargent  |  10:39 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 02/08/2012

The Morning Plum: Romney can’t close the deal

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:55 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:46 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 02/07/2012

On gay marriage, Mitt Romney veers hard to the right

He strongly condemns Prop 8 decision.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:14 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Proposition 8 is overturned, and Obama catches a break on gay marriage

A big day for gay rights and common decency.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:13 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Obama officials insist Super PAC decision won’t undercut reformer image

They reiterate his opposition to Citizens United.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:40 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Mitt Romney’s biggest liability: The House GOP?

House Republicans could prove an albatross.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  11:20 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 02/07/2012

The Morning Plum: Dems will play by GOP rules

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:47 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:20 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Why the GOP nomination process still matters

Even if Romney is going to win, he could still be damaged.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:57 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Ari Fleischer and Komen

The tale takes another turn.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:16 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Unions `frustrated’ with Senate Dems and White House

Frustration boils over.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:47 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Is Obama winning back blue collar whites?

The President needs this key swing constituency.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:42 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 02/06/2012

The Morning Plum: Americans agree with Obama on taxes, economic fairness

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By Greg Sargent  |  08:43 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 02/05/2012

Fresh Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:03 PM ET, 02/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 02/05/2012

Sunday Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:13 AM ET, 02/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 02/04/2012

Open Thread

All yours.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:41 AM ET, 02/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

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By Greg Sargent  |  06:11 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 02/03/2012

So what’s next for House GOP?

To have an agenda, or not to have an agenda?

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  03:37 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Romney’s incoherence about the economy, ctd.

Obama made the recession worse before the economy got better.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:10 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Komen caved. Or did it?

A Komen board member speaks about the reversal

By Greg Sargent  |  12:36 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Faced with good news about economy, Romney dissolves into incoherence

He struggles to respond to the good jobs report.

By Greg Sargent  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 02/03/2012

The Morning Plum: Probing the depths of Romney’s dishonesty

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By Greg Sargent  |  08:26 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

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By Jonathan Bernstein  |  06:12 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Romney in October: `The people who need help most are not the poor’

This is how he thinks.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:10 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Breaking: Two dozen Senators call on Komen to reverse Planned Parenthood decision

The pressure excalates signficantly.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:33 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Groundhog Day in Congress: Dems again target GOP over Medicare

Dems again attack the House GOP over the Ryan Medicare plan.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:26 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Romney’s general election weaknesses (and strengths)

What Dems will face this fall.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  11:06 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 02/02/2012

The Morning Plum: Romney’s millionaires and billionaires

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By Greg Sargent  |  08:49 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:41 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

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By Greg Sargent  |  06:41 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Want to make your money count? Don’t give it to Obama.

Give to down-ticket races instead.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:02 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Romney: Context for me, but not for thee

He explains his latest gaffe by pleading for context.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:41 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 02/01/2012

With new housing plan, Obama again makes unabashed case for government

His mortgage plan could provide the economy a boost.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:15 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 02/01/2012

The grassroots energy on the left

Who will the “enthusiasm gap” benefit this time around?

By Greg Sargent  |  10:47 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 02/01/2012

The Morning Plum

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By Greg Sargent  |  08:41 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:50 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Florida primary: What the blowout means

Romney has locked up the nomination, but this isn’t over.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  08:50 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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