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UPDATED: Fri., July 22, 2011

Veteran Republicans keeping options open on debt

The House’s rabble-rousing Republican freshmen and tea partyers have loudly refused to cut a deal as the GOP battles President Barack Obama over the government’s debt.

Froma Harrop: Most see a need for higher taxes

Poll after poll shows that the American people want higher taxes. That’s not the same as liking higher taxes. The people have simply concluded that higher taxes are preferable to …

Big legal setback for Obama’s health care overhaul

A federal judge declared a key provision of the Obama administration’s health care law unconstitutional today, siding with Virginia’s attorney general in a dispute that both sides agree will ultimately …

Obama: Don’t extend tax breaks for wealthiest

President Barack Obama strongly defended his opposition to extending Bush-era tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans today and delivered a searing attack on Republicans and their House leader for advocating …

Boehner challenges Pelosi on CIA claims

WASHINGTON – House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., “ought to either present the evidence or apologize” in the wake of her comments that …