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Labor Steamed at Debt Deal, But Do They Blame Obama?
Labor leaders are angry at the debt deal, but most lay the blame at the feet of Congressional Republicans, but not all.
State of Labor: Wisconsin Showdown Puts Unions Back in National Spotlight
Will the Battle Over Collective Bargaining Rights Give New Life to Declining Unions?
The Note: Take It Or Leave It
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER ‘TAKE IT, OR LEAVE IT.’ That was Vice President Joe Biden’s comment (paraphrased by California Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman) after another contentious meeting with House Democrats last night that was meant to persuade them...
$4 Trillion Deficit Reduction Plan a No-Go
From ABC News’ Arlette Saenz: Despite receiving a majority endorsement, the president’s deficit commission failed to obtain the 14 vote supermajority needed to pass its $4 trillion deficit reduction proposal as the “official” plan of the commission to Congress. Only...
Nail in the Coffin: Stern to Vote No On Deficit Commission
From ABC News’ Arlette Saenz: ABC News has learned Andrew Stern will vote no on the deficit commission’s plan to reduce the national deficit by nearly $4 trillion. Mr. Stern, the former president of the SEIU, has informed co-chairmen Erskine...
The Note: Bipartisanship -- For A Day
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER THAT DIDN’T LAST LONG. With Republicans vowing to put a stop to any legislation in the Senate if both parties cannot reach an agreement on extending the Bush-era tax cuts, the period of bipartisanship...
Just How 'Transparent' Is the Obama White House? Scientists Try to Help
Engineers Sort Through Massive Government Databases to Make Information Useful
Obama Fiscal Commission's Task Likened to 'Giving Dry Birth to a Porcupine'
President Obama's fiscal commission held its first meeting on Tuesday, hearing testimony from Fed chairman Ben Bernanke, OMB director Peter Orszag, and two former directors of the Congressional Budget Office. Although the commission has not yet gotten around to discussing specific proposals, panel
The Note's Must-Reads for Thursday, April 15, 2010
The Note's Must-Reads are a round-up of today's political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ JAYCE HENDERSON, PETER MARTINEZ, KRISTEN RED-HORSE, CLAUDIA MORALES...