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Rangel Gives Up Gavel Wednesday – But He's in Denial

March 3, 2010 politisite 0

Democrat Congressman Charlie Rangel will step down as Ways and Mean Committee Chairman on Wednesday.  Sources say that Michigan Democratic Congressman Sander Levin will take over the committee temporarily.  Rangel denies that he’s stepping down. Some details still need to be ironed out, but sources said Rangel has been pushed to step down before the House voted on a bill to forcefully strip him of the coveted chairmanship. Rangel has […]

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What no bipartisanship? Reid Kills Jobs bill White House endorsed

February 12, 2010 politisite 0

It only took a couple of hours for the White House to endorse the new, bipartisan stimulus plan launched by Sens. Max Baucus and Charles Grassley yesterday — and a few minutes after for Harry Reid to kill it.  The move angered Democrats in both the Obama administration and on Capitol Hill as Reid sent conflicting signals, surprised his colleagues, and might have touched off a leadership crisis if Reid […]