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Dems mull changes while GOP grumbles

House Democrats considered changes in legislation to avoid a Jan. 1 jump in income taxes on Tuesday, despite a warning from Republicans that the...

And the house Democrats just keep on bitching

The struggle over tax cuts is seriously straining President Barack Obama's relationship with House Democrats, who have backed him on key issues even when...

Can Obama reconnect with independents?

In political terms, President Barack Obama's tax-cut compromise with Republicans amounted to a step toward luring back independent voters whose support he needs to...

Obama still predicting victory on tax compromise

President Barack Obama is predicting congressional approval of the tax-cutting compromise he has reached with Republican leaders, but he's not ruling out that unhappy...

House Democrats tell Obama to take a hike on tax deal

In a blow to President Barack Obama, his Democratic allies in the House of Representatives voted Thursday to reject a compromise he reached with...

Pissed Democrats say tax bill will likely pass but they’re not...

Slowly, painfully and reluctantly, congressional Democrats are slogging their way toward acceptance of President Barack Obama's tax cut compromise, which would let rich and...

Obama turns up the heat on allies for tax cut support

The White House courted and squeezed wary Democratic allies on Wednesday in a bid to rescue a compromise with Republicans to avert a massive...

Immigration landmines threaten Democrats

The chance for hundreds of thousands of foreign-born youngsters brought to the country illegally to gain legal status is dwindling as time runs out...

Can Obama sell his tax-cut to angry Democrats?

President Barack Obama still has work to do to sell fellow Democrats on the tax package he negotiated with Republicans. House Democratic leaders say the...

Republicans block tax cuts for middle class

President Barack Obama's Republican foes in the Senate have blocked a move to let Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans expire, rejecting in...