The Plum Line: House GOPers

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 03/01/2011

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* Next up in Wisconsin: Tonight Governor Scott Walker is proposing a budget containing more than $1 billion in state aid cuts to schools and local governments. Key question: Whether other groups gearing up to battle the budget will join...

By Greg Sargent  |  06:29 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 01/25/2011

Happy Hour Roundup

UPDATE, 6:18 p.m.: The first batch of advance excerpts of Obama's speech suggest he'll frame needed government investment in our future (a.k.a. spending) as an imperative of national progress and pride, comparing such investment to that which ultimately allowed the...

By Greg Sargent  |  06:11 PM ET, 01/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 01/06/2011

Strange bedfellows: U.S. Chamber and AFL-CIO may team up against House GOP infrastructure cuts

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the AFL-CIO -- two powerful players that are often at each other's throats -- are considering teaming up for a campaign against the House GOP's planned cuts to infrastructure spending, spokespeople for both groups...

By Greg Sargent  |  02:26 PM ET, 01/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)