Tag Archives: Richard Durbin

Just shut up and let me do the talking

It’s about damn time that the public reports about the private negotiations on the federal budget had some good news: Speaker Boehner and President Obama have gotten everyone else to leave the room! Since the election last month there’s been … Continue reading

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Gang of Six comes to the table with a plan, and some hope

A plan, a plan!  We have a plan, we just aren’t telling you what it is, not just yet. And just because you and I don’t know what’s in it doesn’t mean that this budget plan from the Group of … Continue reading

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You hate to see a grown legislator cry

It’s not a pleasant sight, but we should get used to it because it’s not over: across the country, and soon in Washington, D.C., elected representatives are finally struggling with making actual budget cuts. Here in Texas we face the … Continue reading

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