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

Democrats seem to be settling for a smaller deal.

  • Jamelle Bouie
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  • Dec 31, 2012
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Business leaders don't want another rerun of the 2011 debt limit debacle.

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

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

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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