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Sorry, Democrats, but you've lost on taxes. Time to move on.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Oct 17, 2013
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It's all in the timing.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Oct 14, 2013
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How the GOP learned to start worrying and hate sequestration -- again.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 1, 2013
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A guide to what was supposed to happen, and what did.

Democrats want to replace the sequester, and boost both domestic and defense spending in the process. Republicans also want defense spending to go up - but want domestic programs to pay for it.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 7, 2013
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About 37 percent of Americans now say they've felt the sequester's impact. We took a look at who's actually being affected so far.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • May 29, 2013
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Yes, Democrats are losing on sequestration. But that doesn't mean Republicans are winning.

  • Ezra Klein and Evan Soltas
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  • Apr 29, 2013
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Spending, inventory, and other investment are helping. The government is hurting.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 26, 2013
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Ezra Klein and Sarah Kliff discuss why cancer clinics are turning away thousands of Medicare patients.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 4, 2013
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Markets are unfazed by Europe's latest troubles and by U.S. fiscal shenanigans. Why that might not be a good thing.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Mar 22, 2013
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It's a gross spectacle to watch Washington rush to reopen White House tours even as it does nothing about the huge cuts to unemployment checks and homeless shelters.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 13, 2013
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The charm offensive is also an information offensive.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 7, 2013
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Republicans already want to give Obama power to decide the cuts. But he also needs the power to decide when they happen.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 7, 2013
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The budget would protect certain defense projects from the worst of the sequester, but Democrats criticize the bill for leaving many domestic programs out in the cold.

  • Suzy Khimm
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  • Mar 6, 2013
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Obama's mounting a charm offensive with congressional Republicans, trying to find allies in among the party's rank-and-file. What took him so long?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 6, 2013
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Forget big budget ideas. The sequester, right now, is a debate over White House tours and golf games.

  • Sarah Kliff
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  • Mar 5, 2013
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If you look beyond the rhetoric and focus on the policy, House Republicans are proposing much harsher spending cuts this year than they did last year.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 5, 2013
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Want to know why the sequester is happening? Then read what GOP consultant Mike Murphy wrote on Twitter.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 2, 2013
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So far we've been guesstimating what the size of cuts for each budget account would be. Now, the OMB has the final numbers.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 2, 2013
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Due to some weird restrictions, the sequester hits different parts of the health industry in different ways.

  • Sarah Kliff
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  • Mar 1, 2013
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