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Immigration reform in the House?

Nothing is breaking the dynamic which has pushed congressional Republicans to oppose reform.

  • Jamelle Bouie
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  • Jul 30, 2013
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Weakened Speaker Boehner means tough governing road ahead

The narrowness of John Boehner's victory means compromise with the White House will be even harder.

Have Democrats lost their leverage on the fiscal cliff?

Democrats seem to be settling for a smaller deal.

  • Jamelle Bouie
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  • Dec 31, 2012
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Business leaders siding with Obama on debt ceiling?

Business leaders don't want another rerun of the 2011 debt limit debacle.

Pelosi: Dems must say No to raising Medicare eligibility age

Liberals fear the White House and Dems will agree to raise the Medicare eligibility age. But Nancy Pelosi says No.

Magical thinking in new GOP fiscal cliff plan

A nonpartisan tax expert says the new GOP plan may not even be feasible.

John Boehner’s exit strategy

Boehner has an endgame at the ready -- he can just wait until he has no choice but to extend the middle class tax cuts.

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