scrap the cap

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Ryan's got enough problems right now as it is, since he hasn't really gotten anything done in the House this year. Just like John Boehner before him, the Tea Party extremist faction is holding everything hostage and gumming up the works.
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They've already stopped paying for the year.
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Republicans in Congress just won a smashing electoral success by essentially doing nothing but mercilessly block Obama's agenda. That, to put it another way, is a winning formula for them with their base voters.
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Three decades of stagnant middle-class incomes, disappearing pensions, limited ability to start and maintain personal savings, and the failure of the 401K experiment lay the foundation for a retirement crisis that could further threaten millions of older Americans and their families.
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For Obama's offensive on the economy to work, a few Democrats need to "have his back" and help him push his initiatives. Starting with the minimum wage -- an issue wildly popular among voters.
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Before we declare victory, we might want to step back and recognize that the fiscal cliff deal essentially codified into permanent law the Bush tax cuts of 2001. And we know where that led to...
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Here is our 238th installment of valiantly attempting to get Democrats to occasionally speak with one voice, and not get lost in the weeds of rhetoric.
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As we return to work after Labor Day weekend, it is important to recognize all that Social Security does for American workers. The best way to do that is to make sure workers know the facts about the program.
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John Huntsman... whoops, took that from their own campaign materials, sorry... let's start over... Jon Huntsman announced he was running for president, to a giant collective yawn outside the Beltway.
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It's bad enough that AARP is betraying the wishes of its members and throwing its support behind Social Security benefit cuts. Doing it under the false pretense that benefit cuts are inevitable is even worse.