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Steny Hoyer

No. 2 House Democrat: Bickering Must Come To End

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer says Congress must “put aside ideological constraints” and resolve differences over taxes, budget and spending.

02/21/2013

Peter King

Opinion: A Terrible End To A Terrible Congress

Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.

01/04/2013

Paul Ryan

Opinion: Over The Cliff

At midnight, not only did the ball drop in Times Square, ushering in a New Year, but Congress dropped the ball on delivering the country meaningful deficit reduction.

01/04/2013

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Critics Argue ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal Leaves Lots Of Issues Dangling

The fiscal cliff is averted after a late-night vote in Washington finally brought Congress together for a deal, but it’s a compromise that leaves both sides disappointed.

01/02/2013

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) (C) walks through Statuary Hall. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Green Energy Wins In Last-Minute U.S. ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Bill

Many legislators may not have been aware of the green provisions as voting took place minutes after the bill was introduced.

01/02/2013

Grover Norquist

Opinion: Enjoy The Last Day Of The Fiscal Cliff

If Congress manages to pass a feeble, last minute, deal on taxes it will be a deal that is long overdue. All of this could have been avoided.

12/31/2012

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Marylanders Frustrated Over Impending Fiscal Cliff

Local frustration is growing over the impending fiscal cliff. Some Marylanders have heated messages for the president and lawmakers.

12/29/2012

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2012 Holiday Sales Numbers Lower Than Expected

The shopping season is over, the gifts are unwrapped and now stores are analyzing the number of sales this year. Unfortunately, it’s not good.

12/26/2012

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Experts Say Looming Fiscal Cliff Cut Holiday Sales Projections

There are plenty of people looking for gifts and buying the last few ingredients for that holiday meal. But the coming fiscal cliff has analysts downgrading sales projections.

12/24/2012

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

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‘Fiscal Cliff’ Clouds Budget Process In Maryland

Maryland’s revenue projections are better than they’ve been in years. The state is on the verge of wiping out what was once a $2 billion budget deficit through cuts and tax increases, and it’s on track to reap financial benefits in future years from full-fledged casino gambling.

12/17/2012

Barack Obama (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

What’s With Obama’s Fiscal Cliff Road Trip?

The president would do much better by staying in Washington, D.C. where the action is rather than taking a road tour-styled trip to talk to the American people. In D.C., he actually would be talking to the people who are going to make the decision with him.

12/10/2012

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