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Tax showdown clears way for yearend deal

Tax showdown clears way for yearend deal

Senate Republicans derailed legislation Saturday to extend expiring tax cuts at all but the highest income levels in a political showdown that paradoxically clears a path for a compromise with…

PayPal pulls the plug on WikiLeaks

PayPal pulls the plug on WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks has lost a major source of revenue after the online payment service provider PayPal cut off its account used to collect donations, saying the website is engaged in illegal…

Obama touts South Korea trade deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama vowed on Saturday to work with Republicans and Democrats to pass a free-trade pact with South Korea that he said was a model for…

Clinton charm falls flat with Iranian minister

SHANNON, Ireland (Reuters) – Hillary Clinton lost him at “hello.” Read more…

Immigration vote set for this week

Reid says the Senate will hold procedural votes on a series of Democrat-backed bills. Read more……

The Caucus: Political Books Best-Seller List

George and Laura Bush both have books on the political best-seller list. Read more……

Senate bid to renew "middle class" tax cuts fails

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic measures to extend tax cuts for most Americans, but not additional low rates for the wealthiest, failed in the Senate on Saturday, as Republicans and some…

The Caucus: Obama Praises S. Korea Trade Deal

The trade deal that President Obama had expected to announce while he was in South Korea is finally completed. Read more……

The Caucus: 22 Republicans Balk at Arms Treaty

Twenty-two Republican senators wrote a letter to their party’s Senate leader this week insisting on a long floor debate and plenty of amendments if the treaty is brought to a…

Reid rips McCain over ‘don’t ask’

The Nevada Dem calls the Arizona Republican’s defense of the Pentagon’s policy “dizzying.” Read more……