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  • Another completely bogus poll on the national debt

    Another completely bogus poll on the national debt
    You have to hand it to the Peter G. Peterson Foundation for its craftiness. The offspring of hedge fund billionaire Pete Peterson, the foundation knows no obstacles when it comes to pushing its agenda of cutting government spending, especially on Social...
  • An underhanded anti-Obamacare stunt by the California GOP [updated]

    An underhanded anti-Obamacare stunt by the California GOP [updated]
    Update, 7:15 a.m. Dec. 3: The California GOP revised its shadow website for the Affordable Care Act roughly two hours after this post first appeared. The site's homepage now carries a direct link to the state insurance exchange Covered California, as well...
  • Obama on income inequality: 'I take this personally'

    Obama on income inequality: 'I take this personally'
    WASHINGTON – President Obama made a highly personal case for raising the minimum wage and strengthening the social safety net in an address Wednesday recalling the government programs that helped him and his wife get ahead in life. In a lengthy...
  • Obama turns attention to income inequality

    Obama turns attention to income inequality
    WASHINGTON — President Obama on Wednesday declared an end to the war on budget deficits and pledged instead to fight the "deficit of opportunity" for the poor and middle class. In a lengthy speech on his economic priorities, Obama said the federal...
  • L.A.'s Convention Center gamble

    L.A.'s Convention Center gamble
    Anschutz Entertainment Group becomes the new manager of the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday, marking the largest and most significant privatization of a city asset in recent memory. AEG will handle day-to-day operations, but the Convention...
  • Scrap the budget circus in Washington

     Scrap the budget circus in Washington
    As Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) work toward yet another makeshift budget deal, they should do us all a favor and instead just scrap the congressional budget process....
  • Congressional budget negotiators reach a deal

    Congressional budget negotiators reach a deal
    WASHINGTON – Congressional negotiators reached a budget deal Tuesday that would end the possibility of another government shutdown for the next two years. But the agreement faced strong opposition from conservative groups that could jeopardize its...
  • Federal budget deal faces test in House

    Federal budget deal faces test in House
    WASHINGTON — Congressional budget negotiators reached a hard-fought deal Tuesday aimed at avoiding another government shutdown, agreeing on a plan that would restore some money to programs hit by impending across-the-board cuts but trim spending...
  • Simpson and Bowles: Budget deal is just a start

    Simpson and Bowles: Budget deal is just a start
    The budget agreement reached by the House and Senate this week is a small step forward in restoring some sanity and order to the process. By putting in place a bipartisan plan for the next two years, the agreement represents a much-needed improvement over...
  • Dodgers stun Blue Jays with late rally, 10-9

    Dodgers stun Blue Jays with late rally, 10-9
    TORONTO — Their starting pitcher failed to complete five innings. Their new reliever showed why his previous team got rid of him. They trailed by five runs and were down to their last nine outs. Still, the Dodgers won. And the way they told it...
  • Blackhawks beat Kings for 2-0 series lead

    Blackhawks beat Kings for 2-0 series lead
    The Kings will need to shine again at Staples Center after falling behind two games to none to the Chicago Blackhawks, losing 4-2 on Sunday in Game 2 of the NHL Western Conference finals at United Center. Chicago, which owned the league’s best...