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NYT Article: Opposition to Health Law Is Steeped in Tradition

David Leonhardt's piece yesterday in the New York Times on health care is spot on. The debate over "expanding the social safety net" has raged since the Great Depression, Leonhardt says. But every step we take in getting closer to ensuring a quality of life for everyone, brings us closer to prosperity. 

Leonhardt writes: 

 

How will Obama's tax-cut deal affect your state?

Obama announced last week that he negotiated a hostage deal with Republicans over the Bush tax-cuts and looming cut-off of unemployment benefits for millions of Americans.

However, Democrats have been vowing to overturn the legislation because it extends the tax-cut for the wealthiest two percent.

According to Howard Dean, both parties are ignoring one crucial element. He had this to say on "Face the Nation" this Sunday:

Washington election results are finalized!

Seattle - After three weeks of counting ballots, and three recounts in legislative races across the state, the final tallies are in!

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What's the Matter With Arizona?

Progressive Majority State Treasurer candidate Andrei Cherny was asked by the national publication POLITICO to write in response to the question, "What's the Matter with Arizona?"

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