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Chris Hayes: Syriza Is “The Real Deal,” the “Most Seismic Political Victory” In Modern European History

For years, Greece has been living its own Great Depression. This weekend, Greeks finally said enough is enough and elected the far-left Syriza party to end austerity and reform the budget. According to Chris Hayes it is "like if the occupy movement took control of the government" in the U.S., and it is terrifying for […]

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Currency Fight Hinders Talks on Trade Deal

Concern that some trade partners are manipulating their currencies to gain an export edge has emerged as a major hurdle to the Obama administration’s efforts to move a Pacific trade agreement through Congress. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Where Was Nathan Deal?

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) “skipped town over the weekend for an economic development trip. Just where he went is being treated like a state secret,” the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. “His office won’t disclose where the state’s top elected official journeyed or whom he visited. His public schedule is blank. His name was on […]

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Where Was Nathan Deal?

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) “skipped town over the weekend for an economic development trip. Just where he went is being treated like a state secret,” the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. “His office won’t disclose where the state’s top elected official journeyed or whom he visited. His public schedule is blank. His name was on […]

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Senate moves toward Iran sanctions, as Graham offers deal that would give Congress a vote

South Carolina GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that he would set aside efforts to impose more sanctions on Iran if President Obama allows Congress to vote on a final deal with that country over its nuclear program. Full News here – FOX News

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For GOP to get to ‘yes’ in Congress, they will have to deal with Democrats

Congressional Democrats insist they are not to be taken for granted. And for all of the talk about cooperation and bipartisanship which spews like a geyser at the beginning of a Congress, the first two weeks of the year revealed Democrats throwing up roadblocks and protecting their causes. It created a lot of headaches for […]

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Austerity Killing You? How About a Trade Deal?

Europe is right on the edge of another downward lurch into prolonged deflation. GDP growth is hovering right around zero. Germany, as an export powerhouse, continues to thrive, but at the expense of the rest of the continent — victims of German-imposed budget austerity demands. The euro, which keeps sinking against the U.S. dollar, is […]

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Steve Hayes vs. Bob Woodward On Iran Deal: “A Deal For A Deal’s Sake”

Steve Hayes and Bob Woodward debate the efficacy of President Obama and Secretary Kerry's negotiations with Iran. Are they only after a deal for the sake of being seen to make a deal? Full News here – RealClearPolitics Videos

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Whereabouts of U.S. Spy Released in Cuba Deal Are Unknown

The family of Rolando Sarraff Trujillo has yet to hear from him, and there is suspicion that he is being extensively debriefed before the authorities move him back into society. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Dynamic Scoring of Tax Bills: How Big a Deal?

David Wessel: Paul Ryan’s proposal for pricing tax legislation would make it easier for him to pursue a sweeping tax-reform bill–but it won’t do nearly as much as proponents or critics have said. Full News here – Washington Wire

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