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The Plum Line: June, 2012

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 06/30/2012

Open Thread

All yours.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:37 AM ET, 06/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 06/29/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:00 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 06/29/2012

Bobby Jindal’s big blow for states’ rights

His constituents may be the losers for it.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:32 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 06/29/2012

Reality check: Romney and GOP could still repeal Obamacare

Forget about Senate “rules.” A GOP majority could probably do it.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:40 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 06/29/2012

Newsflash: The presidential polls have barely budged in weeks

All those “gaffes” haven’t mattered at all.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  02:12 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 06/29/2012

Dems can put GOP on defensive over Obamacare’s specifics

Stress what repeal would actually mean.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:21 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 06/29/2012

Flashback: Romney admitted his mandate was a tax

Either the mandate is a tax, or it isn’t.

By Greg Sargent  |  10:35 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 06/29/2012

The Morning Plum: Time to move on?

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:56 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 06/28/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:51 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 06/28/2012

Romney responds to the SCOTUS ruling by making stuff up

It’s his only response.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  02:49 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 06/28/2012

Broccoli Tyranny lives!

The ruling isn’t a blow to the Commerce Clause.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:36 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 06/28/2012

Obamacare lives, but much fighting lies ahead

Plenty remains to be settled.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  12:32 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 06/28/2012

SCOTUS sides with federal power

A landmark decision.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:17 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 06/28/2012

The Morning Plum: What the battle over Obamacare really comes down to

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:20 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 06/27/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  06:20 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 06/27/2012

This time, substance really, really matters, and spin really, really doesn’t

Reporters should cover what’s important about SCOTUS decision.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:27 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 06/27/2012

One more time: The GOP wouldn’t replace Obamacare with anything

And now repeal is a real possibility.

By Jamelle Bouie and Greg Sargent  |  02:07 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 06/27/2012

Next stop for liberals after SCOTUS: Medicare for All?

Dem Rep. Peter Welch’s suggestion.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:22 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 06/27/2012

In Obama’s DREAM move, no major political downside

Non-college whites and independents don’t care about policy.

By Greg Sargent  |  10:28 AM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 06/27/2012

The Morning Plum: The race to define Mitt Romney

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:59 AM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:42 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 06/26/2012

And further off the deep end...

Jon Kyl floats impeachment of Obama.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:34 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Host of Romney event favors gov’t spending on infrastructure, jobs, alternative energy

The CEO of Carter Machinery speaks.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:38 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Despite GOP governor’s request, Romney camp hypes bad news in Iowa

A tension that won’t go away.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:02 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 06/26/2012

It isn’t easy being a black Republican

Mia Love won't help the GOP make inroads among African Americans.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  10:45 AM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 06/26/2012

The Morning Plum: Obama escalates attack on Romney as `outsourcer in chief’

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:55 AM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:25 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 06/25/2012

Would a SCOTUS decision against Obamacare be illegitimate?

Approach such generalizations with care.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:47 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 06/25/2012

No, a jobs message won’t help Mitt Romney among Latinos

A new poll from Gallup suggests the problems run deeper.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  02:46 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 06/25/2012

Republicans support Obama’s health reforms — as long as his name isn’t on them

The mandate overshadows all.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:09 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 06/25/2012

SCOTUS strikes down much of Arizona law, but preserves worst part

A partial victory for the Obama administration.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:33 AM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:43 AM ET, 06/25/2012

The Morning Plum: Liberals prepare for SCOTUS loss

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:43 AM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:22 AM ET, 06/24/2012

Sunday Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:22 AM ET, 06/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 06/23/2012

Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:29 AM ET, 06/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 06/22/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:23 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 06/22/2012

What would Romney do about Obama’s immigration order?

Confusion continues to reign.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:18 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 06/22/2012

Republicans (except Romney) running from the Ryan plan

Senate candidates distance themselves on Medicare.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  01:33 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 06/22/2012

Can Dems elevate outsourcing as an issue?

The Senate may vote on Obama’s anti-outsourcing plan.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:38 AM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 06/22/2012

The Morning Plum: Bain is back, in a big way

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:24 AM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

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

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Mitt Romney clearing basic competence threshold

Obama’s approval is what will matter.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  03:50 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 06/21/2012

On immigration, Mitt Romney dodges yet again

He won’t take a position on Obama’s move.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:44 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Obama pollster: Stop obsessing over the daily horse race polls

Joel Benenson predicts an extremely close race.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:05 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 06/21/2012

Scott Brown’s private meetings with kings and queens

An odd comment.

By Greg Sargent  |  10:56 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 06/21/2012

The Morning Plum

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:12 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:06 PM ET, 06/20/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:06 PM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 06/20/2012

GOP wins message war over health care — with big assist from media

A new Pew study shines light on what happened.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:31 PM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 06/20/2012

The Fed punts

Mitt Romney will applaud Wednesday’s decision.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  03:15 PM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 06/20/2012

Take your pick: GOP plans would either explode deficit, or hike taxes on middle class

Dems hope to change the deficit debate.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:13 PM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 06/20/2012

No end to the cynicism

The Romney campaign’s bogus jobs metric.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:16 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 06/20/2012

The Morning Plum: Obamacare or no, Americans really, really want health reform

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:49 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  05:57 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Republicans wait for Romney to tell them his position on immigration

Mitch McConnell says it’s Romney’s turn to speak.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:00 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Mitt Romney and the curious case of the 33-page change-of-address form

Another falsehood?

By Greg Sargent  |  02:14 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 06/19/2012

Obama is winning the debate over taxes. Will it matter?

A new poll shows no support for Romney’s position.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:43 AM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 06/19/2012

The Morning Plum: Obama’s immigration move isolates Republicans

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  09:01 AM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 06/18/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  06:18 PM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 06/18/2012

If SCOTUS kills Obamacare, will Americans even know what was lost?

A new poll suggests not.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:47 PM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 06/18/2012

Mitt Romney’s astounding exaggeration on Iran

He says we “can’t survive” a nuclear Iran.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:30 PM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 06/18/2012

GOP strategist: Republicans were `caught with their pants down’ on immigration

Ed Rollins puts his party on notice.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:57 PM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 06/18/2012

Can Dems go on offense on health care?

A SCOTUS decision against health reform might not change debate that much.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:18 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 06/18/2012

The Morning Plum: Details, details

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  09:08 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 06/17/2012

Romney: No need to detail how I’ll pay for massive tax cuts. Just trust me.

He still won’t say what deductions and loopholes he’d close.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:41 AM ET, 06/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 06/17/2012

Father’s Day Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  09:19 AM ET, 06/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 06/16/2012

Open Thread

All yours.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:45 AM ET, 06/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:40 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Utah’s GOP attorney general: Obama immigration move totally within his power

A “conservative” solution.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:45 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 06/15/2012

While Beltway press pans Obama speech, local newspapers cover clash of economic visions

By Greg Sargent  |  01:30 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Obama leapfrogs GOP DREAM Act

A big move that could complicate things for Romney.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:24 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 06/15/2012

The Morning Plum: The GOP plan to replace Obamacare with ...

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:30 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:40 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Obama to America: Romney’s got nothin’

He calls on the American people to break the stalemate.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:30 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Obama speech open thread

Share your thoughts.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:07 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Mitch McConnell's choice: Justice delayed, and delayed, and delayed

More GOP obstructionism.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  01:09 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 06/14/2012

GOP governor to Romney: Stop hyping bad economic news in my state!

A lingering tension that will be hard to navigate.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:24 AM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 06/14/2012

The Morning Plum

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:56 AM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 06/13/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:43 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 06/13/2012

The contrast Obama needs to draw his speech

The stakes are high.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:48 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 06/13/2012

Company at center of Romney’s latest attack didn’t move because of Obamacare

Another talking point crashes and burns.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:09 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 06/13/2012

Yup: Romney’s plan would indeed cut billions from cops, firefighters and teachers

This isn’t just a matter of political rhetoric.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:18 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 06/13/2012

Anatomy of a phony Romney talking point

The New York Times lets Romney’s deceptions skate.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  10:50 AM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 06/13/2012

The Morning Plum: Can Obama turn focus on to Romney?

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:57 AM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our daily wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  06:51 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Liberalism #FAIL

No one defends government.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:57 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 06/12/2012

The Romney camp’s muddled message about cops and firefighters

A completely incoherent message.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:47 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Sherrod Brown: Government does create jobs, and we Democrats need to say so

The Senator calls for a more aggressive jobs message.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:07 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 06/12/2012

This election is really a matchup between Obama and Bush

A highly unusual presidential election.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  11:48 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/12/2012

The Morning Plum: The Romney mythology

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  09:00 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 06/11/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:25 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 06/11/2012

Dems grapple with endgame in Bush tax cut fight

One idea quietly surfaces.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:33 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 06/11/2012

What Obama needs to say

Voters won’t buy idea that economy is improving.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:33 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 06/11/2012

`Big government’ aid for cops, firefighters and teachers is popular

Polling from last poll shows agreement with Obama.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:57 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 06/11/2012

The Morning Plum: Mitt Romney, the `pro-layoffs’ candidate

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  09:05 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 06/10/2012

Sunday Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:56 AM ET, 06/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:52 AM ET, 06/09/2012

Open Thread

All yours.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:52 AM ET, 06/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:07 PM ET, 06/08/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:07 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 06/08/2012

Another Dem cave on tax hikes for rich?

Democrats are hinting at it.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:21 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 06/08/2012

Mitt Romney: We don’t need more cops, firefighters or teachers

Another “gaffe”?

By Greg Sargent  |  03:25 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 06/08/2012

Obama’s `private sector is doing fine’ gaffe shouldn’t overshadow larger argument

He makes an expansive case against austerity.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:07 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 06/08/2012

Obama’s challenge: Turn focus back to Romney

The campaign struggles to focus media on challenger.

By Greg Sargent  |  10:51 AM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 06/08/2012

The Morning Plum: The coming attack on Obama as `weak chief executive’

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:32 AM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 06/07/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  06:20 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 06/07/2012

The Bush hangover

Are you better off now than during the Bush years?

By Greg Sargent  |  04:12 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 06/07/2012

Economists: Romney’s ideas wouldn’t fix short-term crisis, and could make things worse

What would Romney do about the slump?

By Greg Sargent  |  01:59 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 06/07/2012

Crossroads opens fire. Will Democrats respond?

Dems need to contest the ad wars.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  12:49 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 06/07/2012

New Obama ad: I have a jobs plan, and Congress should pass it now

By Greg Sargent  |  10:46 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 06/07/2012

The Morning Plum: Can Dems use Europe’s woes against GOP?

Our daily roundup of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  09:13 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

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

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 06/06/2012

Into the fun house we go

Romney bashes Obama for not having a jobs plan.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:26 PM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 06/06/2012

Dems and labor grapple with Walker victory

Is it time for a major rethink?

By Greg Sargent  |  01:45 PM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 06/06/2012

Romney unmasked: Top adviser undercuts his main argument

It’s no longer tenable.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:39 AM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 06/06/2012

On Wisconsin, the conventional wisdom is mostly wrong

Media is over-interpreting results and ignoring important trends.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  09:04 AM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 PM ET, 06/05/2012

A wake-up call for Dems, labor, and the left

Gov. Scott Walker’s victory crystalizes the true nature of the post-Citizens United political landscape.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:30 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

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By Jonathan Bernstein  |  06:46 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 06/05/2012

New York Times nails Mitt Romney’s dissembling

Michael Shear gets it right.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:53 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Obama campaign slams Bush deficits

A new Crossroads GPS ad provides an opening.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:26 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 06/05/2012

The other races you should be watching today

Wisconsin isn’t the only game in town.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  01:27 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Waukesha official: Like last time, scandal-plagued election clerk `will not be involved’

Labor and Dems want Kathy Nickolaus to step aside.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:36 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 06/05/2012

The Morning Plum: In Wisconsin, will it be 2010, or 2008?

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By Greg Sargent  |  08:46 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 06/04/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

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By Greg Sargent  |  06:27 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 06/04/2012

Dems push for national debate on whether GOP is sabotaging economy

They aren’t going to get that debate, however.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:47 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 06/04/2012

Sighting: Mann and Ornstein on your TV on a Sunday!

Elsewhere, the blackout continues.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:47 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 06/04/2012

The Morning Plum: Wisconsin recall fight tightening?

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By Greg Sargent  |  08:48 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 06/03/2012

Sunday Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  07:56 AM ET, 06/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 06/02/2012

Open Thread

Enjoy.

By Greg Sargent  |  08:15 AM ET, 06/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:07 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

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By Greg Sargent  |  07:07 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 06/01/2012

The Wisconsin debate moment everyone’s talking about

Fireworks between Tom Barrett and Scott Walker./

By Greg Sargent  |  05:06 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Anyone notice something missing here?

The GOP is partly responsible for the ongoing crisis, too.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:18 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Bill Clinton hits a home run in Wisconsin. Will it be enough?

Dems hope they’ve captured the momentum.

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

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 06/01/2012

Don’t give in to the jobs report blues

It’s bad, but it’s not horrible.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  11:17 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 06/01/2012

The Morning Plum: If you vote out Obama, it will make you feel better

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By Greg Sargent  |  08:38 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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