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Gas must hit $4.50 to make electric cars cost-effective

Harvard University’s Belfer Center has released a study arguing that Americans will…

GDP report shows economy even weaker than expected

In another sign of economic weakness, the gross domestic product grew at…

House Rules Committee votes to give Boehner “maximum flexibility” to alter debt limit bill

Short of votes to past the current version of House Speaker John…

How you can tell Boehner bill is not dead in the Senate

In the few minutes it takes to read this post, at least…

Illinois is losing business, again

It's been a while since I last barked up this tree. But…

Is it now fair to say the Boehner plan was a waste of time?

Throughout the week, House Speaker John Boehner’s plan to raise the debt…

Jim DeMint has run his last race

Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., tells National Journal that his current term will…

Morning Examiner: The case for no

At RedState, Michael Hammond makes a succinct five-point-case against Speaker John Boehner’s,…

No vote tonigt on Boehner bill

House Republicans will not hold a vote on House Speaker John Boehner's…

Obama dismisses Boehner bill, says “almost out of time” to raise debt ceiling

President Obama urged lawmakers Friday to compromise on a solution to raise…

Obama's Gallup approval rating hits all-time low at 40%

Washington's debt limit stalemate may not be providing a boost to Republicans,…

The two big differences between Cut, Cap, and Balance and the Boehner bill

Everyone in my twitter feed seems to be saying that there is…

Valerie Jarrett: Obama 'getting absolutely no sleep' because of debt crisis

The White House is pushing back against the growing narrative that Obama…

Washington Post's Kaplan company gives up lobbying fight on subsidies

Last week, the Washington Post terminated four lobbying contracts with big-name K…

What does a 'Tea Party Hobbit' look like? Lord of the Rings photo mashups appear online

Sen. John McCain's angry reference to 'Tea Party hobbits" earlier this week,…

Where things stand on the debt limit

In a few hours (we're told somewhere around 5:45 to 6:15), the…

Why aren't liberal papers reporting Pelosi's other-worldly criticism of Boehner plan?

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has made some incredibly naive, ill-informed and…

Angle to McCain: Wait a minute, you campaigned for me in 2010. Now you're insulting me and the Tea Party?

Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, blasted opponents of the Boehner plan yesterday, borrowing…

ATR would “actively oppose” any BBA without supermajority requirement to hike taxes

Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform would oppose any Balanced Budget Amendment…

Boehner bill gains momentum on Right

In another sign that momentum is gaining in the House for the…