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Day December 2, 2011

“Mass Defections” Expose Republican Opposition To Middle Class Tax Cuts

Defections Give The Lie To McConnell’s Assurance That “Republicans Will Put Aside Their Misgivings And Support This Extension” Acknowledging that Republican opposition to middle-class tax cuts was untenable, Republican leaders spent this week trying to convince the world that they supported middle-class tax cuts: Cantor: “You Aren’t A Republican” If You Vote Against Payroll Tax…


Reid Statement On November Unemployment Figures

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the release of unemployment figures for November. According to the Department of Labor, the U.S. added 140,000 private-sector jobs in November, and the unemployment rate dropped to a two-year low of 8.6 percent. “This news is a reminder that we must continue using…