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Pelosi: Tea Party has taken the GOP over the cliff – Politics Informer Video

Nancy Pelosi explains why she thinks tea party activists are bad not only for the country but for the GOP in particular. More from CNN at http://www.cnn.com/ Video Rating: 3 / 5

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Matthews: Dangerous Zig-Zagging To The Cliff

Chuck Todd and Eugene Robinson join Chris Matthews to discuss the dangerous road the U.S. is on approaching the debt ceiling. They also discuss how much control House Speaker John Boehner has over his own party and the fight for the soul of the GOP. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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Panel on U.S. Politics and Fiscal Cliff Deal – Politics Informer Video

Democratic strategist Christy Setzer and Republican strategist Brandon Brice joins Mike Walter to discuss who are the winners and losers in the fiscal cliff … Video Rating: 0 / 5

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Mark Levin: Obama “Like The Pied Piper Trying To Take The Country Over The Cliff”

MARK LEVIN: I have a question for you, Harry Reid. I have a question for you, President Obama. Our entitlements, unfunded liabilities are over 90 trillion dollars, now what are you going to do about it? Where's your proposal? Our fiscal operating deficit is over 16 an a half trillion dollars, now what are you […]

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Executives Feared ‘Cliff’ Much More

In December, with the ‘fiscal cliff’ looming, a stream of executives poured into Washington armed with suggested solutions. This week, the response has been muted. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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The Fiscal Cliff and Obama’s Grand Bargain (Part 1) – Politics Informer Video

“President Obama invited Congressional Republicans and Democrats to the White House next week to begin talks to resolve the country’s impending fiscal crisis, but he insisted on raising taxes on the wealthiest. “I’m not wedded to every detail of my plan. I’m open to compromise, I’m open to new ideas, I’m committed to solving our […]

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That Odd, Late Radiology Provision in Fiscal Cliff Bill

In today’s Wall Street Journal, Alicia Mundy looks at a last-minute provision in the fiscal-cliff bill that sharply cut Medicare payments for Sweden’s Elekta AB, a maker of radiation tools, while leaving unchanged those of its direct competitor, Varian Medical Systems Inc. of California. Here is the text of that last minute provision. Full News […]

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Room for Favors in ‘Cliff’ Deal

A deal to avert the fiscal cliff this month included an unwelcome surprise for a Swedish company that is rivals with Varian Medical, a company with close ties to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Congress’ fiscal cliff fiasco, a flurry of lame duck legislation and election-season politics drove some of the nation’s most powerful lobbying forces to double down on their governmental influence efforts late last year, newly filed reports show.

Fiscal cliff, elections are boon for lobbyists

Congress’ fiscal cliff fiasco, a flurry of lame duck legislation and election-season politics drove some of the nation’s most powerful lobbying forces to double down on their governmental influence efforts late last year, newly filed reports show. Full News here – NBCNews.com: Politics

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Alan Blinder: The Debt Ceiling Is Scarier Than the Fiscal Cliff

If the borrowing limit isn’t raised, then spending would contract by 6% of GDP, followed by a swift recession. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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