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Flake may finally land Approps gig

Arizona rep. gets a key endorsment from Boehner. Read more……

Rhee not heading to any state

The former D.C. schools chief will be the CEO of Students First, a group she is calling a “revolution.” Read more……

Bush job rating higher than Obama’s

George W. Bush’s job approval rating is one point higher than the current president’s job approval rating. Read more……

Obama signals yield on tax cuts

Extension of tax cuts for rich is likely. Read more……

Ezra Klein: Can White House win in 2012 by losing on tax cuts now?

The compromise the White House is negotiating on the Bush tax cut is looking more and more like the White House’s opening gambit in the 2012 campaign. Read more……

The Plum Line: Why the left is angry at Obama

Dem Rep. Anthony Weiner, who has a real talent for crystallizing liberal anger at Obama into pithy phrases, has just released a statement opening fire on all the talk about…

Bush Tax-Cut Deal With Jobless Aid Said to Be Near

Congressional Republicans and administration officials said they were close to a deal to keep the Bush-era tax cuts temporarily. Read more……

Which tax cuts actually create jobs?

Opinion: Lawmakers need to focus on giving tax relief to employers who create jobs. Read more……

Gates: Clock ticking on ‘don’t ask’ repeal

The defense secretary tells sailors that he’s unsure Congress has time to repeal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.” Read more……

Lieberman pushes ‘don’t ask’

He works to repeal the policy, even if it means pushing the lame-duck session into overtime. Read more……