Friday, November 30, 2012

John boehner debt ceiling

  • White House slams Boehner's debt-limit stance

    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- House Speaker John Boehner's hard line on increasing the debt ceiling in the fiscal-cliff negotiations is "deeply irresponsible," White House spokesman Jay Carney said Thursday.

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  • Debt Ceiling Showdown: Obama, Boehner Diverge On Demands

    WASHINGTON -- Once again, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and President Barack Obama find themselves in a standoff over how to raise the nation's debt ceiling. The scenario is reminiscent of the political fiasco, and near economic calamity, that occurred ...

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  • Louie Gohmert On Debt Ceiling: 'That's Our Leverage'

    The administration is calling on House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to relinquish much of Congress' authority over raising the nation's debt ceiling limit, as members of the Republican caucus signal that they want to use the ceiling as leverage to ...

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  • Boehner Tosses Debt-Ceiling Bomb into Cliff Talks

    The ghost of last year's near-disastrous debt ceiling talks suddenly is haunting this year's fiscal cliff negotiations.

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  • Boehner: There'll Be "A Price" for a New Debt Limit Increase

    WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol November 28, 2012 in Washington, DC.

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  • Cornyn: Obama 'crazy' to claim unilateral debt ceiling power

    John Cornyn (R-Texas), who will soon be the second-ranking Republican in the Senate, on Friday panned a proposal by the White House that would allow President Obama to raise the debt ceiling without congressional approval. Cornyn was referring to a ...

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  • Reid: Tie debt ceiling to fiscal cliff deal

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid laid down a firm marker Tuesday: raising the debt ceiling has to be part of a deal on the fiscal cliff.

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  • Boehner Wants To Hold Obama Hostage on the Debt Ceiling Again. Here's How ...

    The Debt Ceiling. Yes, it's deja vu all over again. But I have a plan for President Obama. This time, he can turn the tables on House Speaker John Boehner. We all recall ... The debt ceiling will be exceeded because of Boehner's policies, policies that ...

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  • Boehner invites global economic ruin, on purpose

    Almost immediately after being elevated to Speaker, Boehner clearly wanted no part of a debt-ceiling fight. He explained in November 2010, "I've made it pretty clear to [my caucus] that as we get into next year, it's pretty clear that Congress is going ...

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  • Pessimism grows on fiscal cliff deal as clock ticks down

    The stock market fell Thursday after Speaker John Boehner told the press that no progress had been made in the last two weeks.

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  • There's No Such Thing as a Free Debt Ceiling. Unless...

    It's gone under the radar, but Politico reported this morning that, after a private request from President Obama to raise the debt ceiling, House Speaker John Boehner responded with a (not so) veiled demand. "There is a price for everything." Sure, but ...

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  • Boehner says debt limit should be part of talks

    1:08PM EST November 11. 2012 - WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner insisted on Friday that any deal with President Obama to avert the so-called fiscal cliff must include lower tax rates, eliminating special interest loopholes and reining in ...

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  • The Obama Administration's Genius Idea On The Debt Ceiling

    But in the winter of 2010-11 the debt ceiling became dangerous. Some combination of malign intent on the part of John Boehner and strategic miscalculation on the part of Barack Obama weaponized it. Rather than simply subjecting to the president to a ...

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  • John Boehner's Price

    When President Obama told Mr. Boehner he didn't want to go through all that again, asking that the debt ceiling be raised as part of the fiscal-cliff talks, Mr. Boehner had a familiar response, according to Politico: "There is a price for everything ...

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  • Nude AIDS activists arrested in House Speaker John Boehner's office

    WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 28: U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) speaks at a news conference on the debt limit impasse at the U.S. Capitol July 28, 2011 in Washington, DC. Boehner's plan to solve the debt limit impasse is scheduled …

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  • No, Speaker Boehner. Some things have no pricetag

    "President Barack Obama made a demand of House Speaker John Boehner near the end of their first White House meeting on the fiscal cliff: Raise the debt limit before year's end. Boehner responded: 'There is a price for everything.'" —————–. There ...

    blogs.ajc.com

  • Geithner Said to Offer Fiscal Plan With Entitlement Cuts

    29 (Bloomberg) -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner offered Republican House Speaker John Boehner a proposal to avert an end-of-the-year fiscal cliff that would trade $1.6 trillion in tax increases for $400 billion in unspecified entitlement program ...

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  • No Debt Limit Hijinx Next Year, Says Top Senate Democrat

    Implicitly responding to House Speaker John Boehner's warning to President Obama that raising the nation's debt ceiling will come with "a price," a top Senate Democrat said Tuesday that an increase in borrowing authority will have to be part of ...

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  • At Fiscal Cliff, a Debt Ceiling Showdown Now Looms

    At President Obama's first meeting with John Boehner, he asked him to raise the debt ceiling before the end of the year, sources tell Politico.

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  • Don't Look Now, But Here Comes the Debt Ceiling

    John Boehner continues to say that any increase in the debt ceiling must be offset by a concurrent amount of "spending cuts and reforms.

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Fiscal cliff

  • Boehner says 'fiscal cliff' talks at stalemate as Obama takes his case to the ...

    Hatfield, Pa. - House Speaker John A. Boehner said Friday that negotiations over the fiscal cliff have reached a "stalemate," after President Obama accused Republicans of holding the middle class "hostage" and declared that tax rates must rise for the ...

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  • 'Fiscal cliff' proposal: Is Obama trying to peeve GOP?

    What's the point of President Obama's new proposal to end the "fiscal cliff" financial crisis? This question arises because Republicans seem genuinely startled and annoyed by the details of the plan.

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  • McConnell Outlines GOP's Wish List to Avoid Cliff

    GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy says some Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill are happy to see the U.S. go over the fiscal cliff. WSJ reporters assess the state of the negotiations to avoid it and the furore over Susan Rice's State Department bid.

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  • How the Fiscal Cliff Would Raise Your Taxes

    With rising Democratic opposition to cuts in social spending and Republican leaders reiterating their opposition to raising taxes on the wealthy, talks on avoiding the fiscal cliff were at a standstill Thursday. Officials on both sides of the debate ...

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  • Newt Gingrich: Fiscal cliff is an 'artificial invention'

    "I think we ought to recognize this entire fiscal cliff is an artificial invention of Washington, created by people in the Congress and the presidency," the former House speaker said Thursday on Fox News Channel's "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren ...

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  • 10 ways falling off the fiscal cliff could hurt your health

    (CNN) -- If President Barack Obama and Congress cannot reach an agreement on the fiscal cliff, economic experts agree it would be devastating.

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  • Wall Street edges lower as "fiscal cliff" debate drags

    Trading has been choppy as investors react to a barrage of mixed statements from policymakers on the state of discussions about how to avoid going over the "fiscal cliff." Obama accused a "handful of Republicans" in the U.S. House of Representatives of ...

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  • COMMODITIES-Oil seesaws, copper up, as markets eye fiscal cliff

    Brent crude choppy as investors track fiscal cliff talks * Copper hits 5-week highs on dollar weakness, China economy * Wheat tumbles after US exports of the grain shrink By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Oil prices seesawed on Friday ...

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  • Fiscal cliff fears aren't hitting ETF inflows: ConvergeEx

    As Washington tussles over a deal to avert $600 billion in tax increases and spending cuts, how has the so-called "fiscal cliff" situation changed the risk preferences of exchange-traded fund investors? Not by much, according to brokerage firm ...

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  • US 10-Year Yield Touches One-Week Low on Fiscal-Cliff Concern

    Treasury 10-year yields touched a one-week low on concern U.S. lawmakers will fail to avert the so-called fiscal cliff and risk pushing the U.S.

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  • 5 Dividend Stocks to Fight Off the Fiscal Cliff

    The Fiscal Cliff is having a real impact on firms that want to maximize shareholder returns right now. That's showing through in dividend payouts this month.

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  • Marcus: 'Fiscal cliff' roller coaster stuck in a sickening plunge

    Before the fiscal cliff comes the political roller coaster. Agreement will seem unattainable until, suddenly, it isn't.

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  • China's Fiscal Cliff Warning: US Should 'Show Itself To Be A Responsible Power'

    BEIJING, Nov 30 (Reuters) - China's top newspaper scolded the United States on Friday for shirking responsibility as a superpower by prolonging uncertainty over how it will avoid a "fiscal cliff" that could put the world economy at risk. "American ...

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  • CHART: How The Fiscal Cliff Could Slam Each Of 50 States

    Because federal grant dollars go into a variety of programs, states that receive funding for defense spending are likely to be the most adversely affected if the economy goes off the cliff. For instance, Pew's report highlights that this spending ...

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  • Fiscal cliff crisis: Made in the GOP

    WASHINGTON - Both major political parties may have their fingerprints on long-simmering problems in the federal budget, but just one created the current crisis known as the fiscal cliff. Blame them or thank them, it was the Republicans who forced a ...

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  • Obama taking "fiscal cliff" fight to the public

    With little evidence of progress in the "fiscal cliff" negotiations in Washington, President Obama today takes his message on the road: The president will travel to a toy manufacturing facility in Hatfield, Pa.

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  • US Stocks Retreat With Commodities on Fiscal Cliff

    Stocks have been whipsawed this week by budget negotiations in Washington as investors weigh prospects for the U.S. to avoid the fiscal cliff of automatic spending cuts and tax increases. "The only thing driving the market is comments and headlines on ...

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  • Barack Obama Visits Philly-area Toy Factory To Promote 'Fiscal Cliff' Agenda

    President Barack Obama visited The Rodon Group manufacturing facility in suburban Philadelphia on Friday to push for his agendas for the "fiscal cliff" issue. The Rodon Group is one of the largest family-owned and operated injection molders in the ...

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  • Going over fiscal cliff is best for bonds, but...

    Bond investors understand it's more likely that Congress and the White House will agree on a small number of tax and spending measures before the end of the year - just enough to convince markets the economy isn't going over a fiscal cliff - but punt ...

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  • Unemployment Insurance Must Be Included in Fiscal Cliff Deal

    The Congressional Budget Office, known as the CBO, has released a timely new report on an important element of the "fiscal cliff" that policymakers should not overlook: Federal emergency unemployment insurance, which has been in effect since the summer ...

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Huffpost yougov poll

  • Filibuster Reform Poll: Americans Favor Requiring Real Debate

    A majority of Americans are in favor of requiring senators who wish to filibuster a bill to actually stand up on the Senate floor and talk, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. The survey finds that 65 percent of Americans believe senators should ...

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  • Immigration Reform Should Be Priority: HuffPost/YouGov Poll

    WASHINGTON -- More than two-thirds of Americans believe immigration reform should be a priority during President Barack Obama's second term, according to a HuffPost/YouGov poll released Monday. The figures show growing momentum for immigration ...

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  • Israel-Gaza Poll: American Opinion Divided On Conflict

    But the cease-fire may do little to quell the conflict's partisan dimensions in the U.S., where attitudes divide sharply along age and party lines, a HuffPost/YouGov poll finds. Americans support Israel over the Palestinians by a 27-point margin, but ...

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  • Secession Poll: Majority Opposes Their State Seceding From The Union

    But a HuffPost/YouGov poll, released Friday, found that most Americans don't embrace their own state severing ties with the nation.

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  • David Petraeus Resignation Finds Approval In Both Parties: Poll

    The HuffPost/YouGov poll interviewed 1,000 adults online between Nov. 12 and Nov. 13, with a 4.5 percent margin of error.

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  • Federal Disaster Relief Poll: Majority Supports Government Help In Times Of Crisis

    A new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds that a large majority of Americans think the federal government should help provide assistance to those impacted by natural disasters.

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  • YouGov/Xbox Poll Respondents Expect Obama Victory in Ohio (and the election)

    The YouGov/Xbox poll on Monday, October 29 asked respondents which candidate they were likely to support (their intention) and which candidate they thought would win their state (their expectation).

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  • Climate Change Poll Finds Most Americans Unwilling To Pay Higher Energy Costs

    An earlier HuffPost/YouGov survey found that 63 percent of Americans believe human activity is at least contributing to climate change, though only half of those respondents said that it was the primary cause.

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  • Election Reopens Debate Over Online Polling

    Traditional phone polling holds as one of its founding principles the idea of probability sampling; for the universe that is being surveyed, each member has a defined and equal likelihood of being selected to participate in the survey. ... CBS News ...

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  • Who's The Best Pollster Of 2012? Not So Fast

    Scoring pollsters on the basis of their final poll has other problems as well. Some of the surveys on the Panagopoulos list, such as the Associated Press/GfK survey, were conducted more than a week before the election. As the HuffPost Pollster trend ...

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  • Leveson Report: Do The Public Back State Regulation? Yes, But No

    YouGov president Peter Kellner explains the apparent contradiction in a blog on The Huffington Post UK. The public don't like journalists - but they like MPs very much either.

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  • Obama Promises Swift Action On Immigration In Meeting With Progressives

    A HuffPost/YouGov poll released Monday found that two-thirds of Americans believe immigration reform should be a priority during Obama's second term, although they differed on how it should be completed.

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  • Polls 2012: Barack Obama Leads Mitt Romney With One Day Remaining

    2012-11-05-nationalpolls.png. For much of the last three weeks, the national popular vote estimate produced by the HuffPost Pollster tracking model has been a near tie, with razor-thin margins favoring Romney by a half a percentage point or less ...

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  • 2012 Polls And The Long-Dormant 'Incumbent Rule'

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama continues to hold narrow leads in a handful of battleground states that will likely decide the election, but some argue that Republican nominee Mitt Romney will come out on top because Obama's poll totals linger ...

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  • Poll: Majority Of Americans Under Age 65 Support Legalizing Marijuana

    Separate nationwide polls by Gallup and others have previously reported greater public support in favor of legalizing and regulating cannabis.

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  • Amy Gehrt: Sandy makes the case for climate change

    A HuffPost/YouGov poll taken Oct. 29-Oct. 30 finds that 61.3 percent of respondents agreed global warming is occurring, compared to 18.4 percent who said it's not and 20.3 percent who were unsure.

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  • Pollsters Won, Too, With Accurate Numbers

    The most accurate national polls came from Ipsos/Reuters and YouGov, Dr. Panagopoulos found. The final Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll gave Mr. Obama a one-percentage-point edge, tying for 10th-most-accurate of the 28 firms. "It was on balance a ...

    online.wsj.com

  • Polls Work, Media Doesn't Always Interpret Them Well

    Sides said a story on a single poll can not only give an inaccurate picture but can also ignore the larger narrative. For example, in ... Although the polls were released on the same day, the Huffington Post article notes they were conducted at ...

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  • Carbon tax is being floated, but no one's biting—yet

    A recent Huffington Post-YouGov poll might hold part of the answer. The Oct. 29-30 poll found only one in five Americans would be willing to pay significantly more for gas or electricity, even if assured that it meant solving a climate change crisis ...

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  • Cassidy's Count: A Victory for the Pollsters and the Forecasters

    For much of the final month, following the President's poor performance in the first debate, Romney led in the national polls—in some, such as the Gallup tracking poll, by large margins. But in the final ten days or so, the poll of polls, which ...

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Debt celing

  • Time running out on debt ceiling

    Washington (CNNMoney) - Congress must raise the debt ceiling before the end of February, and possibly sooner. If it doesn't, the United States risks defaulting on its payments to creditors.

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  • WB cannot offer sops due to financial constraints: Mamata

    The government is in debt trap and so we are in a different situation (from the other states). "The demands (of the ... Banerjee, however, did not respond to builders body Credai's demand for repealing Urban Land Celing Act. A cabinet committee on ...

    zeenews.india.com

  • Fiscal cliff: Obama enlists corporate leaders in support of tax cuts

    "Norquist just had a piece in the Hill saying the way forward for Republicans is to hold the United States hostage for the debt celing again and again," Krugman said today. "That's not a deficit issue; that's 'we've got some crazy people using ...

    www.guardian.co.uk

Economy

  • Economy set for worst year in a decade

    India's economy grew at an alarmingly slow 5.3% during the July-September quarter, putting the country on track for its worst financial year since the drought and dot com bust of 2002-03.

    www.hindustantimes.com

  • Brazil economy surprisingly weak, adds to global fears

    Data indicates many consumers have reached their debt limit, despite a massive year-long cycle of interest rate cuts, leaving few other strong motors to power Brazil's $2.5 trillion economy. Finance Minister Guido Mantega told reporters that growth was ...

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  • Consumer Spending in U.S. Falls as Sandy Reduces Wages: Economy

    30 (Bloomberg) -- Americans unexpectedly pared spending in October as superstorm Sandy depressed wages, showing the world's largest economy is cooling as lawmakers seek ways to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. The 0.2 percent decrease in purchases ...

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  • UPDATE 3-Canada's economy disappoints in third qtr, outlook dim

    Economy grew 0.6 pct in third quarter vs 1.7 pct in second. * GDP flat in September for second month in a row. * Exports, business investment, housing drag down growth.

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  • Euro-Area Recession Drives Unemployment to Record 11.7%: Economy

    The euro-area economy has shrunk for two successive quarters, forcing companies to cut costs to help weather the downturn, and economists foresee a further contraction of 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter, the median of 25 forecasts in a separate ...

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  • Poland's Economy Continues to Slow

    WARSAW—Poland's economy slowed for a third consecutive quarter to the lowest level since 2009, sparking fears among some economists that the largest emerging economy in the European Union could risk falling into recession as the government reins in ...

    online.wsj.com

  • Hollande Mittal Push Risks Hurting Economy by Spooking Investors

    President Francois Hollande's threat to nationalize an ArcelorMittal (MT) steel plant, while saving 600 jobs, may curb the creation of new employment by reinforcing France's notoriety as a difficult place for business.

    www.businessweek.com

  • Uh-oh: The economy might be hitting a rough patch

    The bottom is falling out of economic forecasters' expectations for U.S. economic growth in the final months of 2012.

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  • National Hockey League Lockout Checks Canada Economy

    "It matters for the economy," said Michael Gregory, one of Mr. Porter's colleagues at BMO. Canada's key monthly jobs data have also suggested signs of lockout-induced economic strain, Mr. Gregory said. He points to the approximately 14,500 jobs lost in ...

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  • Senate votes to tighten penalties on Iran's domestic industries, targeting economy

    WASHINGTON - The Senate voted Friday to impose new sanctions on Iran's domestic industries, targeting the Islamic Republic's economy to thwart its nuclear ambitions. The 94-0 vote for a package of penalties reflected fears about the threat of Iran's ...

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  • The US economy grew 2.7% last quarter. That's not entirely good news.

    The economy grew at a 2.7 percent pace in the third quarter of 2012, not the 2 percent pace previously estimated. That's the latest verdict from the Bureau of Economic Analysis today, which went back and updated its GDP numbers as better data rolled in.

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  • The Economy's Improving? Tell Small Business

    One survey following another shows that Americans feel better about the economy than they have since before the 2008 financial crisis.

    www.businessweek.com

  • Oil Heads for First Monthly Gain Since August on Economy

    Oil headed for its first monthly gain since August in New York amid signs of economic growth in the U.S. and China, the world's biggest crude consumers.

    www.businessweek.com

  • The Gift of a Sustainable Economy

    As the end of the year approaches, so does the biggest consumer rush of the year, as millions flock to the stores and online vendors for the latest TVs, gadgets, trendy toys, clothes and more.

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  • Canadian Stocks Fall, Heading for Monthly Drop, as Economy Slows

    Canadian stocks fell, heading for the first monthly decline since May, as the nation's economic growth slowed more than estimated and U.S.

    www.bloomberg.com

  • Sandy delivers blow to economy

    FILE -In this Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, file photo, a man cleans up his store damaged by Hurricane Sandy, in New York's South Street Seaport.

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  • Boehner: Obama fiscal cliff offer bad for economy

    House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nuhr) says President Barack Obama's proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff by boosting revenue by $1.6 trillion over the next decade would be a "crippling blow" to the economy and leave the nation's debt problems unresolved.

    seattletimes.com

  • The Bipolar Economy: If Consumers Are Happy, Why Is Business So Miserable?

    For years after the crash, businesses were growing while consumers were struggling. Suddenly, businesses are pessimistic, and consumers are happy.

    www.theatlantic.com

  • Mexico's new president to shift dialogue with US, from drugs to economy

    MEXICO CITY - On the eve of his inauguration and his party's return to power, Mexico's incoming President Enrique Peña Nieto has vowed to reshape his country's education, business and energy sectors in ways that could have profound effects on the ...

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  • Has the Indian economy turned the corner?

    Don't look now, but India's 30-stock Sensex /quotes/zigman/1652085 IN:1 is up 25% so far this year, back up among Asia-Pacific's best performing stock markets for 2012 (behind the Thai and Philippine benchmarks but ahead of New Zealand and Hong Kong ...

    blogs.marketwatch.com

John boehner

  • Fiscal cliff: John Boehner declares stalemate

    Speaker John Boehner declared an impasse Friday in negotiations with the White House over avoiding the fiscal cliff that's just 32 days away.

    www.politico.com

  • John Boehner: Potential Senate rules change 'designed to marginalize Senate ...

    He doesn't officially have any say in the matter, but House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) doesn't like the idea of changing the rules of the Senate.

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  • Cliff Talk: Boehner, McConnell, Reid, Pelosi, Carney

    Four top congressional leaders - House Speaker John Boehner (R. Ohio), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.

    blogs.wsj.com

  • John Boehner: Obama Fiscal Cliff Plan Would Deal 'Crippling Blow' To Economy

    WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nuhr) says President Barack Obama's proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff by boosting revenue by $1.6 trillion over the next decade would be a "crippling blow" to the economy and leave the nation's debt ...

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  • John Boehner: 'No substantive progress' made in fiscal cliff talks

    House Speaker John Boehner told reporters Thursday that he is "disappointed" that "no substantive progress" has been made in resolving the looming "fiscal cliff.

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  • Dollar rises on Boehner's dim view of budget talks

    LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. dollar turned higher late Thursday morning after House Speaker John Boehner offered a downbeat assessment of budget talks in Washington.

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  • John Boehner: Fiscal cliff negotiations 'not a game'

    Nov. 29, 2012. Speaker of the House John Boehner says no substantial progress has been made between the White House and the House of Representatives regarding the fiscal cliff.

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  • White House blasts Boehner on 'irresponsible' debt ceiling comments

    White House press secretary Jay Carney said that House Speaker John Boehner's Thursday comments on the debt ceiling were "deeply irresponsible.

    www.politico.com

  • Obamacare Facts: John Boehner is Wrong, Law Not Implemented Yet

    obamacare, facts, john, boehner, is, wrong,, law, not. Obamacare Facts John Boehner is Wrong Law Not Implemented Yet.

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  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks and euro higher but pressured by Boehner

    ... driver of markets globally * Boehner's comments only the latest headline to influence investors NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) - U.S.

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  • John Boehner says latest White House fiscal cliff proposals are 'not serious'

    ... news conference on Capitol Hill. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images. John Boehner, the Republican speaker of the US House of Representatives, has dismissed the latest White House proposals on the fiscal cliff negotiations, declaring them "not serious".

    www.guardian.co.uk

  • Obama on road; GOP snubs his 'cliff' offer

    "I'm disappointed in where we are, and disappointed in what's happened over the last couple weeks," House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters. "Going over the fiscal cliff is serious business. And I'm here seriously trying to resolve it. And I ...

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  • John Boehner downbeat on progress of fiscal cliff talks

    House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, struck a gloomy note after speaking by phone with Obama late Wednesday - a conversation described as "curt" by one source - and meeting Thursday with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner in the Capitol.

    www.denverpost.com

  • John Boehner Still Tough On Higher Taxes

    On Wednesday John Boehner showed no increased willingness to raise taxes on the top earners of the country. This is all happening as talks for how to deal with the fiscal cliff continue forward.

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  • AIDS activists arrested in nude protest at House Speaker John Boehner's office

    WASHINGTON - Three women AIDS activists saying they wanted to highlight the "naked truth" about potential spending cuts in HIV programs were arrested Tuesday after taking their clothes off in the lobby of House Speaker John Boehner's office. The trio ...

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  • Boehner: Obama fiscal cliff offer bad for economy

    House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nuhr) says President Barack Obama's proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff by boosting revenue by $1.6 trillion over the next decade would be a "crippling blow" to the economy and leave the nation's debt problems unresolved.

    www.idahostatejournal.com

  • John Boehner meets with Tim Geithner over fiscal cliff

    WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner met with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner on Thursday and accused Democrats afterward of failing to outline specific cuts to avert the "fiscal cliff" that threatens to send the economy into recession ...

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  • Boehner sees no progress in fiscal cliff talks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday that "fiscal cliff" talks with the White House had made no substantive progress and criticized President Barack Obama and Democrats for failing to get serious about ...

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  • Boehner Appoints 19 Extreme Right White Guys To Head House Committees

    Republican House majority leader John Boehner has appointed 19 of the 21 heads of House committees that oversee legislation.

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  • Sen. Reid: I don't understand John Boehner's brain

    Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner called the massive tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 1 a real possibility.

    www.necn.com

Senate filibuster

  • The Morning Plum: Skittish Democrats putting filibuster reform in peril

    The problem: Some Dem Senators are leery of changing the filibuster via the "constitutional option," i.e., a rules change by a simple majority.

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • Collins: If the Senate shut down, who would notice?

    We're currently having a big debate about the Senate filibuster. It is possible you hadn't heard, what with the onset of the holiday season, the fiscal cliff and several unexpected plot turns on "Homeland" to worry about.

    www.sltrib.com

  • Filibuster reform could fix a dysfunctional Senate

    This week, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell warned that if Democrats overhauled the filibuster, Senate Republicans would be less inclined to work in bipartisan fashion.

    bostonglobe.com

  • Filibuster Reform Poll: Americans Favor Requiring Real Debate

    Seventy-nine percent of registered voters, but only 37 percent of those not registered to vote, said that senators who filibuster should be required to debate. Fifty percent of those not registered said they were not sure whether senators should be ...

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  • John Boehner: Filibuster Reform 'Designed To Marginalize Senate Republicans'

    WASHINGTON - House Speaker John Boehner joined fellow Republicans in the Senate on Thursday in their battle to stop Democrats controlling that chamber from curbing filibusters, threatening to ignore bills the Senate sends him if Democrats have ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Is a filibuster deal possible?

    and the other Republicans would seek a compromise that they could then support using the two-thirds standard set in the Senate rules. On the one hand, McConnell could have significant input into the rules changes, perhaps securing more protection for ...

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • PICKET: Boehner - Filibuster rule change bills 'dead on arrival'

    House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, made it clear that any bill that came to the House from the upper chamber as a result of Senate Democrats changing the rules on the filibuster would be "dead on arrival." In a statement released from Speaker ...

    www.washingtontimes.com

  • Progressive Groups Branch Out To Tackle Filibuster, Big Money, Voting

    Fed up with gridlock on Capitol Hill, an unlikely coalition of leading environmental, labor and civil rights groups is mobilizing to push for an overhaul of Senate filibuster, campaign finance and voting rules. Organizers say this emerging "democracy ...

    www.rollcall.com

  • Talking Revenue, Filibuster Reform and Transition to Senate With Jeff Flake

    Ray Suarez talks to U.S. Representative turned Senator-elect Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., who will take over retiring Jon Kyl's seat in the Senate Flake reflects on his hopes for the next term, including how he plans to work across party lines in the Senate to ...

    www.pbs.org

  • Letters: Curtailing the filibuster

    As Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein make clear in their book, "It's Even Worse Than It Looks," today's senators use the filibuster infinitely more often than their predecessors did. Worse yet, they have added the shameful custom of the "hold," by which ...

    www.latimes.com

  • Boehner Steps Into Filibuster Fight

    Speaker John A. Boehner entered the fray over possible changes to the Senate filibuster rules Thursday, saying bills passed by the Senate after such a change and without GOP support "would be dead on arrival" in his chamber.

    www.rollcall.com

  • Senate filibuster rules need reforming

    A window of opportunity will open in January to reduce the partisan gridlock in Congress. That's when reforms can be made to the Senate's filibuster rules by a simple majority vote rather than the 67 votes normally required. The original concept of the ...

    www.tampabay.com

  • Boehner Threatens Backlash to Dems' Filibuster Plan

    A Democratic proposal to curb the filibuster by amending Senate rules would provoke a backlash from House Republicans, House Speaker John Boehner said, according to the Associated Press.

    www.nationaljournal.com

  • Will Senate address the filibuster?

    In those days, a filibuster was a rare effort by a group of senators to keep talking in order to prevent a vote on legislation they opposed.

    www.citizen-times.com

  • Klobuchar, Franken cheer potential filibuster reform

    The filibuster allows minority party senators to block consideration of legislation unless supporters are able to secure 60 votes for passage.

    www.minnpost.com

  • Steve Speak: Reforming the filibuster won't help

    That's what you need to break a filibuster, and since 2009, the minority party in the Senate–the Republicans–has insisted on subjecting just about everything Democrats have tried to pass to a filibuster. Major bills, routine legislation, obscure ...

    tv.msnbc.com

  • Mitch McConnell: Filibuster Fight Is An Unnecessary 'Bomb' In The Senate

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has proposed changing the Senate rules when the next term starts in January to make filibusters a bit harder to achieve. Normally, Senate rule changes require a 67-vote majority, but Reid has proposed invoking ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Senators tangle over much-needed filibuster reform

    Democrats and Republicans on Monday fought over the arcane issue of the Senate filibuster, with Democrats saying they want to change the rules and Republicans threatening to grind progress to a halt if they do.

    www.lvrj.com

  • Needed Reform for the US Senate

    Forcing Senators to stand up on the floor and talk openly in objection to Senate bills would not only reduce the number of filibusters brought by the minority, but it would also bring some much-needed transparency and openness to the filibuster process ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Filibuster fight adds drama to 'fiscal cliff' talks

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., are engaged in an increasingly heated battle over how and whether to change the chamber's filibuster rules. The fight comes as President Obama and ...

    www.freep.com

Harry reid filibuster reform

  • The Morning Plum: Skittish Democrats putting filibuster reform in peril

    Senators John Kerry and Jay Rockefeller say they're undecided but leaning towards a change. Senator-elect Joe Donnelly is uncommitted.

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • Conservative bloggers blast Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for filibuster ...

    "Harry Reid is an obtuse and tyrannical majority leader, whose strong-arm tactics have compelled Republicans to threaten or launch a record number of filibusters," summarized Townhall.com's Guy Benson. "Now that Reid is positioning his caucus to blow ...

    www.politico.com

  • Today on The Cycle: filibuster reform

    Harry Reid's filibuster reform effort received a boost from the president on Wednesday when the White House released a statement backing the decision.

    tv.msnbc.com

  • Filibuster reform could fix a dysfunctional Senate

    ... senator that if Republicans had been genuinely inclined toward bipartisanship, there would be no need for filibuster reform. Instead, the fix-the-filibuster movement is gathering steam. Majority Leader Harry Reid, who opposed an overhaul in the ...

    bostonglobe.com

  • Harry Reid: Filibuster Reform Will Be Pursued In The Next Congress

    We will not do away with the filibuster, but we will make the senate a more meaningful place. We are going to make it so we can get things done.

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Filibuster Reform Poll: Americans Favor Requiring Real Debate

    ... Americans believe senators should have to "participate in debate for the entire filibuster," a proposal that has gained ground in recent weeks as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and President Barack Obama have thrown their support behind reform ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Steve Speak: Reforming the filibuster won't help

    Majority Leader Harry Reid has been a Senate institution for years, but he's changed his mind and now says he wants to change the rules for filibusters when the new Senate convenes in January. President Obama signaled today that he's on board too.

    tv.msnbc.com

  • Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid Joust Over Filibuster Reform

    For the second day in a row, Democratic Leader Harry Reid and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell had a tense exchange on the Senate floor over filibuster reform. Observers have decried gridlock in the Senate, especially since the 2010 election and many ...

    www.wfpl.org

  • Full speed ahead on filibuster reform?

    On the Senate floor today, Harry Reid offered the clearest confirmation yet that he will move forward with filibuster reform at the start of the new Congress. He confirmed he is proposing to "do away with filibusters on the motion to proceed," which ...

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • Filibuster reform may sway debt talks

    McConnell said that if he were in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) position, "the last ... Some Republicans wonder whether Reid is using the threat of filibuster reform as a bargaining chip in the year-end push for a deficit-reduction ...

    thehill.com

  • Harry Reid Called Filibuster Reform He Now Supports 'Illegal' and 'Un-American'

    ... from the Taliban · blog · video · politics & government · Foreign policy & national security · books, arts & society · cruise · store · newsletter · subscribe.

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  • Talking, Cured

    ONE item likely to be on the 113th Congress's agenda - the Senate majority leader, Harry Reid, has hinted as much - is filibuster reform. Over the last three Congresses, the number of filibusters introduced by minority Republicans has hit record ...

    www.nytimes.com

  • White House Backs Reid's Filibuster Reforms

    The White House on Wednesday indicated it was in favor of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's move to change the rules regarding the filibuster, the Huffington Post reports. The President has said many times that the American people are demanding ...

    livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com

  • The Coming Filibuster War

    Reasonably thorough Politico piece today on Harry Reid's plans for filibuster reform. Forget the fiscal cliff. The filibuster reform fight, if pursued, could be far bigger and way, way, way more acrimonious. The situation here is that nothing is more ...

    www.thedailybeast.com

  • What Filibuster 'Reform' Is Really About

    Posted with permission from Cato @ Liberty. As the current Congress wraps up, and in the after-glo of the election, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is proposing to limit the ability of senators to filibuster in the next Congress. Of course, we ...

    www.unitedliberty.org

  • Beginning of the end? Half the Senate now supports filibuster reform

    Senator Jeff Merkley, who is prodding colleagues behind the scenes, has proposed reforms that, among other things, would force the aforementioned "talking filibuster." Harry Reid has voiced support for nixing the "motion to proceed"; you'd no longer ...

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • Dems Defend Filibuster Reform Effort: 'McConnell Has Broken The Social Contract'

    On the Senate floor Monday afternoon, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell railed against his counterpart, Harry Reid, and a "cohort of short-sighted Senate sophomores," for proposing to modify the Senate's filibuster rules on the first day of the ...

    tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com

  • Harry Reid's Power Grab: Filibuster Reform

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is pushing forward with a legislative ploy that would dramatically reshape the way the legislative process works.

    aclj.org

  • Harry Reid: Senate will pursue filibuster reform

    Harry Reid: Senate will pursue filibuster reform Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada speaks to the media at the Capitol about the payroll tax cut extension and other measures in Washington, on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011.

    www.salon.com

  • Reid, McConnell Suggest Filibuster Reform Talks

    That would track results 2005, when Republicans' threat to use "the nuclear option" of a majority vote to bar filibusters of judges drew Democratic concessions. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., during a floor debate Tuesday morning said he ...

    www.nationaljournal.com

Filibuster reform poll

  • Filibuster Reform Poll: Americans Favor Requiring Real Debate

    A majority of Americans are in favor of requiring senators who wish to filibuster a bill to actually stand up on the Senate floor and talk, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. The survey finds that 65 percent of Americans believe senators should ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Harry Reid's Filibuster Reform Is a Bad Idea

    In what can only be a response to what polls show is a massive disapproval for both congressional bodies, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has made a pledge to take on filibuster reform so that the minority party in the senate will have fewer tools ...

    politics.gather.com

  • Filibuster Reform: Harry and Mitch Duke It Out

    My advice to McConnell is to offer a bipartisan proposal to reform the filibuster rules by mutual agreement, in line with the historical precedents of the Senate, without forcing Democrats to resort to the "nuclear option," which is best avoided if ...

    www.ukprogressive.co.uk

  • The Freshman Filibuster Reformers

    Voters did not go to the polls Tuesday for two more years of congressional dysfunction. As Harry Reid noted: ... With the new additions, a growing consensus within the Senate itself, and Reid's leadership, filibuster reform is firmly within reach. Now ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Will President Obama push us over the cliff?

    Some 60% in exit polls endorsed that proposition, and a Pew/Washington Post poll released this week found that 60% still support it.

    www.cnn.com

  • Wonkbook: Austerity-crisis negotiations stall out

    That's the percentage of Americans who support higher taxes on higher incomes, according to a new Post-ABC poll. Seventy-three percent of ... Today in Wonkbook: Austerity-crisis negotiations stall out; special coverage of financial regulation, the ...

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • Voice Your Opinions

    So it's looking more and more likely that Harry Reid and Democrats will introduce some sort of package of filibuster reforms at the start of the next Congress. Politico reports this morning that Republicans are preparing to go to war against the ...

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • HUFFPOST HILL - Eric Cantor's Airport Salad

    HuffPost Hill asked Jeff Merkley, who's leading the push for filibuster reform, why he thought McConnell was so opposed, given that he'll want to ram stuff through the Senate if he ever takes it over.

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Mica drops waiver bid, endorses Shuster - Huerta nomination cleared for ...

    TRANSPO BILL IN FILIBUSTER DEBATE: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell kicked off the post-Thanksgiving session with a Monday floor debate over the filibuster and changing Senate rules. And this year's transpo bill got ...

    www.politico.com

  • Three Ways to Fix Our Democracy

    But they had a clear impact on Election Day -- long lines and confusion at the polls, compounded by broken voting machines and poorly trained poll workers. As President Obama said in his speech, "We ... The Brennan Center report offers multiple reform ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Terry Branstad Floats Alternative To GOP's Increasingly Irrelevant Iowa Straw Poll

    C.), a famed segregationist, spent many of his 48 years in the U.S. Senate fighting racial integration and equality, punctuated by his 24-hour filibuster in a failed attempt to kill the Civil Rights Act of 1957. ... From his opposition to President ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • The future of campaign finance: A morning-after constitutional?

    Mr McGovern is a realist; he believes that "if there are any kind of reforms, it will be in the area of disclosure." Though the Republican leadership has opposed anything further, he also suspects that "if you did a secret poll among Democrats and ...

    www.chicagotribune.com

  • Top Links: GOP 'fiscal cliff' cave in, Powerball madness and the difference ...

    Poll: 60% say, yes, raise taxes on higher income households to close the budget deal. ... Review); Here's how Politico's Ben White sees the finish line: "A deal probably gets done that includes an increase in rates, though perhaps only on $500K and ...

    tv.msnbc.com

  • Powell's Diagnosis—And Ours

    A recent poll of the super-wealthy shows that compared with ordinary voters, the rich place a much higher priority on deficit reduction than on combating high unemployment.

    prospect.org

  • Saxby Chambliss: One more Republican breaks ranks over anti-tax pledge

    Breaking a no-new-tax pledge can be toxic at the polls. President George H.W. Bush lost his bid for a second term ... Since then, most GOP members of Congress and even a few Democrats have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge by Americans for Tax ...

    www.csmonitor.com

  • Republicans: A Time for Change

    As members of the Republican Party reflect on their losses at the polls November 6, they should do so with complete honesty and a commitment to play a constructive role in effective governance.

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Support For Obamacare Repeal Hits All-Time Low, Poll Shows

    One of the more positive sounding admonitions from health care reform opponents was that the United States had "the best health care in the world," so why would you mess with it?

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Why the GOP needs to do immigration reform — now

    Exit polls conducted on Election Day showed nearly two-thirds of voters supported a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, while a more recent Washington Post-ABC News poll showed that number at 57 percent - up from 49 percent in 2007, the last ...

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • Elections Need to Have Consequences

    Only 33 percent of voters want to see Obamacare repealed, according to a poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Voters no longer remember how Obamacare came to be, but they have become accustomed to the idea of it ... That's why it is so encouraging to ...

    www.cornellsun.com

  • Yes, Congress Is That Bad

    As the public loses faith in the government's capacity to solve pressing problems, the U.S. Congress garners the lowest approval ratings in polling history -- a dismal 10 percent this past summer. What has gone wrong? ... With the Republicans deciding ...

    www.foreignpolicy.com

Filibuster reform

  • The Morning Plum: Skittish Democrats putting filibuster reform in peril

    Republicans have threatened all out war in order to block Democratic efforts from reforming the filibuster. But it turns out the real obstacle to changing the Senate rules may be Democrats themselves.

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • Filibuster reform could fix a dysfunctional Senate

    It appears not to have occurred to the irony-impaired Kentucky senator that if Republicans had been genuinely inclined toward bipartisanship, there would be no need for filibuster reform. Instead, the fix-the-filibuster movement is gathering steam ...

    bostonglobe.com

  • Today on The Cycle: filibuster reform

    Harry Reid's filibuster reform effort received a boost from the president on Wednesday when the White House released a statement backing the decision.

    tv.msnbc.com

  • Filibuster Reform Poll: Americans Favor Requiring Real Debate

    A majority of Americans are in favor of requiring senators who wish to filibuster a bill to actually stand up on the Senate floor and talk, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll.

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Full speed ahead on filibuster reform?

    On the Senate floor today, Harry Reid offered the clearest confirmation yet that he will move forward with filibuster reform at the start of the new Congress. He confirmed he is proposing to "do away with filibusters on the motion to proceed," which ...

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • Talking Revenue, Filibuster Reform and Transition to Senate With Jeff Flake

    RAY SUAREZ: The man who will be leading the Senate in the next Congress, Harry Reid, says he's taking a serious look at filibuster reform, bemoaning the fact that getting 60 votes for anything is becoming increasingly difficult. Is it worth a look ...

    www.pbs.org

  • Obama backs Reid's filibuster reform effort

    President Obama supports Senate Majority Harry Reid's efforts to reform the filibuster, a White House spokesman said Wednesday.

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • Filibuster Reform Is a Partisan Power Grab

    There are some "filibuster reform" ideas on the table, including Democratic Sens. Jeff Merkley, Tom Harkin, and Tom Udall.

    www.usnews.com

  • Filibuster Reform Opposed By Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader

    None of the proposals for filibuster reform have actually called for ending the practice, and lawmakers from small states are especially wary of giving up the ability to check the majority.

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Beginning of the end? Half the Senate now supports filibuster reform

    It appears that Tuesday's results have resulted in a bit of a milestone in the push to fix our broken Senate: Half of the 2013 Senate now supports some form of filibuster reform. The train seems to be moving forward. The math is convoluted, but it gets ...

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • Harry Reid's Power Grab: Filibuster Reform

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is pushing forward with a legislative ploy that would dramatically reshape the way the legislative process works.

    www.themoralliberal.com

  • Obama On Filibuster Reform: White House Embraces Harry Reid's Rule Changes

    This endorsement of Reid's effort to reform the filibuster is the firmest White House statement to date on the matter.

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Filibuster reform: Avoid the 'nuclear option'

    ... Senate and our democracy, not just what's best for the majority. Read more from Opinions: Jonathan Bernstein: Reluctant Democrats should step up on filibuster reform · Jonathan Bernstein: Of course Republicans will filibuster Obama's Cabinet ...

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • Dems Defend Filibuster Reform Effort: 'McConnell Has Broken The Social Contract'

    On the Senate floor Monday afternoon, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell railed against his counterpart, Harry Reid, and a "cohort of short-sighted Senate sophomores," for proposing to modify the Senate's filibuster rules on the first day of the ...

    tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com

  • Why Republican Threats Of Retaliation Call For More Filibuster Reform, Not Less

    When Republicans became the Senate minority in 2007, the number of Senate filibusters immediately spiked to unprecedented levels - the number of votes seeking to break a filibuster doubled. So it's unsurprising that these same Senate Republicans are ...

    thinkprogress.org

  • What Filibuster 'Reform' Is Really About

    Written by Mark A. Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies at the Cato Institute. Posted with permission from Cato @ Liberty.

    www.unitedliberty.org

  • Steve Speak: Reforming the filibuster won't help

    Filibuster reform is badly needed. It would be good for the system. But there's a problem: the rules changes that Democrats have in mind really won't change anything.

    tv.msnbc.com

  • Dems short on votes for filibuster reform

    Democrats don't have the 51 votes they need in the Senate to change filibuster rules that could make it harder for the GOP minority to wield power in the upper chamber.

    thehill.com

  • Reid, McConnell Suggest Filibuster Reform Talks

    In their second straight day of floor debate on potential rules changes, Senate leaders raised the prospect of direct talks that would avert Democrats' proposal to change Senate rules in January by a simple majority.

    www.nationaljournal.com

  • Reluctant Democrats should step up on filibuster reform

    Yes, I'm blogging a lot about filibusters - because it's really the biggest open question in determining how the federal government will operate for the next two years, and because the decision will probably come soon.

    www.washingtonpost.com

Harry reid

  • Harry Reid: Still waiting for 'serious' fiscal cliff offer from GOP

    29, 2012. House Speaker John Boehner accused Democrats Thursday of failing to outline specific cuts to avert a fiscal cliff that threatens to send the economy into recession.

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • Reid must wrestle with undecided Dems to reform filibuster rules

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) could be short on votes he needs to force changes to the Senate's filibuster rules, as nine Democratic senators sit on the fence about the proposed reforms.

    thehill.com

  • Fiscal Cliff Talks: Harry Reid Doesn't Understand John Boehner's Brain

    Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has promised that Social Security would be <a href="http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/reid-no-messing-with-social-security" target="_hplink">off the table</a> in the on-going negotiations to avoid the fiscal cliff, but ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Harry Reid's history of launching personal attacks

    WASHINGTON - To those who have watched Harry Reid over the years, the insult he lodged at the expense of House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday was hardly a surprise.

    dailycaller.com

  • Obama on road; GOP snubs his 'cliff' offer

    "Democrats are on the same page," said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. "The president has made his proposal -- we need a proposal from them.

    www.upi.com

  • Harry Reid Calls GOP Attacks On Susan Rice 'Outrageous,' 'Unmoored From ...

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) on Tuesday blasted three key Republicans who are attacking U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice over the Obama administration's handling of the Benghazi incident.

    thinkprogress.org

  • Cliff Talk: Boehner, McConnell, Reid, Pelosi, Carney

    Four top congressional leaders - House Speaker John Boehner (R. Ohio), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.

    blogs.wsj.com

  • Harry Reid: Republican know where we stand

    Doesn`t make sense at times Jamie….early yesterday we had a neutral tone until Harry Reid perked up and said the talks were going nowhere….

    www.forexlive.com

  • Harry Reid puts his finger on the 'nuclear option' button

    So here's today's update in the slow, inexorable march towards filibuster reform: Democrats took yet another step in the direction of changing the rules by a simple majority vote - i.e.

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • Bob Dole Hospitalized

    Former Senate Republican Leader and presidential nominee Bob Dole has been hospitalized at Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital, according to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Reid, D-Nev., told colleagues on the floor of the U.S. Senate Tuesday ...

    abcnews.go.com

  • Reid: Tie debt ceiling to fiscal cliff deal

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid laid down a firm marker Tuesday: raising the debt ceiling has to be part of a deal on the fiscal cliff.

    www.politico.com

  • Steve Speak: Reforming the filibuster won't help

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. pauses as he meet with reporters on Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, following a Democratic strategy session.

    tv.msnbc.com

  • MILLER: Harry Reid goes nuclear

    Forget about bipartisanship; Harry Reid has decided there's no option that goes too far if it means diluting the influence of Republicans.

    www.washingtontimes.com

  • Reid introduces bill extending federal guarantees for bank accounts

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Monday introduced legislation that would extend a guarantee program for certain bank accounts, a move major financial institutions say is critical to maintaining the stability of the financial system.

    thehill.com

  • Harry Reid's Virus

    Harry Reid put that to rest Wednesday afternoon by aborting a bipartisan Congressional push to strengthen the nation's digital defenses.

    online.wsj.com

  • Harry Reid Called Filibuster Reform He Now Supports 'Illegal' and 'Un-American'

    Harry Reid was against the filibuster rule change before coming out for it. In 2005, when Republicans threatened to change the rules to weaken Senate Democrats, Reid was a vocal opponent.

    www.weeklystandard.com

  • Wall Street Stumbles After Harry Reid's 'Fiscal Cliff' Warning

    NEW YORK - Stocks slumped on Wall Street Tuesday after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he was frustrated by the lack of progress in talks over the U.S.

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Ugly Politics Sparks Stock Sell-Off: Harry Reid Notes Little Progress On ...

    Politics is an ugly thing. With ongoing negotiations surrounding the fiscal cliff in Washington, the top Democrat in the Senate, Harry Reid, sparked a risk-asset sell-off on Tuesday after noting "little progress" had been made between his party and the ...

    www.forbes.com

  • How to Make Harry Reid's Power Grab Work for Conservatives

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D–NV) is expected to try to change the rules of the Senate to shut out the voices of the minority party in the new Congress.

    blog.heritage.org

  • Reid agenda: Filibuster crackdown, tax increases

    Harry Reid embraced his role as a more empowered Senate majority leader Wednesday, calling for a major fiscal deal in the lame duck session while vowing a new push on immigration reform and an overhaul of filibuster rules in the new Congress.

    www.politico.com

Tom harkin school punishment bill

  • Senate panel ends UMUC inquiry

    Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, sent UMUC a letter indicating that questions about the university's enrollment and workplace practices had been answered.

    www.washingtonpost.com

  • David Plouffe : The unsung hero of Obamas rise

    Plouffe was raised in Wilmington, Delaware and attended St. Mark's High School. He left the ... Plouffe began his political career by working for Senator Tom Harkin's 1990 re-election campaign. He later worked as a ... In 1996 Plouffe managed Bob ...

    www.news24.com

School seclusion and restraint

  • Seclusion And Restraint In Schools: Parents Fight Back Against 'Deadly' Tactics

    There are currently no federal standards for the use of seclusion and restraint in schools, and only 17 states have explicit laws that limit the use of such punitive measures.

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Death at School: Parents Fight Back Against Deadly Discipline

    But school lobbyists opposed to federal legislation say restraint and seclusion techniques are essential in teaching children with autism and other emotional and behavioral disabilities who act out in class and help to keep schools safe. "There are ...

    www.770kob.com

  • Group pushes state law on seclusion in classroom

    Under the proposal, it would create statewide definitions on seclusion and restraint, it would require schools to notify parents if their child was secluded or restrained, and lastly create training and reporting for teachers and administrators.

    www.wishtv.com

  • Seclusion-room policy: State plan a burden, schools say

    The department collected comments on the draft of a policy that for the first time would regulate Ohio schools' use of seclusion rooms and physical restraint. More than a dozen Ohio school officials wrote to the department, most using such terms as ...

    www.dispatch.com

  • Ohio Department of Education to Investigate Seclusion Rooms in Columbus ...

    In Ohio, no state law governs seclusion rooms, and the Ohio Department of Education has provided little guidance and virtually no oversight to schools. The state Board of Education is expected to vote on a policy governing the use of seclusion and ...

    stateimpact.npr.org

  • Death at school: Parents protest dangerous discipline for autistic, disabled kids

    "I didn't know anything about restraint and seclusion therapeutic holds until this happened." A school surveillance video that Foster shared with ABC News shows her son shooting baskets, and then being shoved into a gymnasium wall, surrounded by a ...

    www.wlsam.com

  • Kentucky considers rules for handling unruly children

    While there is no Kentucky law governing how schools use restraint or seclusion, more efforts are being made to guide schools on properly using restraint and seclusion tactics with seemingly uncontrollable or difficult to manage children. The state ...

    www.ksdk.com

  • Maine teachers union reports 'dozens' of student-on-teacher assaults

    In March, the U.S. Department of Education published a study that estimated there were 38,792 cases of seclusion or restraint of students during the 2009-10 school year. State statistics on restraint and seclusion, required under the new rule, are ...

    www.kjonline.com

  • ABC News investigation sparks memories of local case

    Congress has been looking into a federal law that would restrict the use of seclusion and restraint methods, but it's been stalled.

    www.wqow.com

  • 'Scream rooms' to be featured on national TV

    Dannel P. Malloy this summer signed into law a bill requiring the state Board of Education to annually report how often "scream rooms," including seclusion and restraint, are used on children in Connecticut. The new law, which went into effect July 1 ...

    middletownpress.com

  • First Bell: A peek into next year's legislative agenda for education

    The State Board of Education has since adopted new guidelines requiring every district to spell out the procedures to be used, the training to be provided to school employees, a procedure for written notification of parents when seclusion and restraint ...

    www2.ljworld.com

  • Daily Five: The School Board, A Christmas Tree and No Smoking In Parks

    The Groton Board of Education will hold special meetings at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. today in the school administration building.

    groton.patch.com

  • Second Family Alleges Abuse of Mentally-Ill Son in Russellville Elementary School

    ... who now home-school's his mentally ill son. When KARK asked Williams on Friday, he said staff met state requirements for training in the ALE program, though he couldn't say if all had been trained on restraint practices, when, or how. On Thursday ...

    arkansasmatters.com

  • Killing Them Softly; Anna Karenina; The Collection Open

    In the present day, Count Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler) runs a secluded getaway for all the creatures - including Wolfman (Steve Buscemi), Mummy (CeeLo Green), Frankenstein's monster (Kevin James), Quasimodo (Jon Lovitz) - feared and shunned by ...

    www.free-times.com

  • Re-4 School District putting on program to help parents deal with their kids ...

    ... area of non-violent behavioral training pre-school through 12th-graders, as well as post-secondary transition for high school students. "I teach what's called our non-violent crisis intervention. It's a restraint seclusion training for our teachers ...

    www.mywindsornow.com

  • Obama in Myanmar: How Ozomatli's 2009 visit served as a barometer

    As the band was shuttled to and from performances at schools for the blind and deaf in the slums of the city, a State Department official stressed that a web of informants and undercover officers would likely have eyes on Ozomatli's members.

    www.latimes.com

  • Guidelines necessary

    Ohio schools should welcome better guidance and clearer rules from the state about how and when they can use "seclusion rooms" to isolate out-of-control students. As the state Department of Education works on developing such rules, one hopes that the ...

    www.dispatch.com

  • Elwood School Board hears from teachers on Monday

    The board also held the first reading of Policy 5436 which deals with restraints and seclusion of students. The possibility of having a school crossing light was discussed next. Mr. Hemmerling contacted the NDOR concerning this matter. According to the ...

    www.arapahoemirror.com

  • Life of Pi; Red Dawn; Rise of the Guardians; The Sessions

    That's only partially a reference to the misguided updated villain, as North Korea is now the antagonist that catches us with our pants down, forcing a group of high-school students - organized by a Marine on leave (Chris Hemsworth) - to become ...

    www.free-times.com

  • Veteran actor soars as troubled pilot in 'Flight'

    The man is one of the greats of his generation, yet what is startling is not just how far he goes in executing his character's destructive behavior but how restrained he is in rendering its effects. Whip Whitaker (Washington) is a respected veteran ...

    www.news-gazette.com

School seclusion

  • Seclusion And Restraint In Schools: Parents Fight Back Against 'Deadly' Tactics

    There are currently no federal standards for the use of seclusion and restraint in schools, and only 17 states have explicit laws that limit the use of such punitive measures.

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Death at School: Parents Fight Back Against Deadly Discipline

    Officials from the Deer Valley Unified School District said that, because of the pending lawsuit, they could not respond to questions about the case.

    www.770kob.com

  • School critics open new front in seclusion-room complaints

    Federal law requires the department to investigate claims that special-needs students' right to an appropriate public education were violated and issue findings within 60 days. If the department finds that Columbus school employees misused seclusion to ...

    www.dispatch.com

  • Group pushes state law on seclusion in classroom

    Under the proposal, it would create statewide definitions on seclusion and restraint, it would require schools to notify parents if their child was secluded or restrained, and lastly create training and reporting for teachers and administrators. "We ...

    www.wishtv.com

  • Seclusion-room policy: State plan a burden, schools say

    The department collected comments on the draft of a policy that for the first time would regulate Ohio schools' use of seclusion rooms and physical restraint. More than a dozen Ohio school officials wrote to the department, most using such terms as ...

    www.dispatch.com

  • 'Isolation Booth' At Mint Valley Elementary School Has Parents Outraged

    Bate is furious that the seclusion room has been an institution at the school for four years. She told KATU that her 8-year-old son wasn't placed in the booth, but was forced to sit near the booth for hours as punishment for horseplay.

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Kentucky considers rules for handling unruly children

    The state Department of Education, for example, is proposing administrative regulations creating guidelines for the use of restraint and seclusion in schools, as well as requirements for training teachers on de-escalating and other techniques, and ...

    www.ksdk.com

  • Parents furious over school district's use of "isolation room"

    LONGVIEW, WASH. -- An isolation room in the Longview School District has triggered an investigation into possible mistreatment of children.

    www.minbcnews.com

  • Death at school: Parents protest dangerous discipline for autistic, disabled kids

    "I didn't know anything about restraint and seclusion therapeutic holds until this happened." A school surveillance video that Foster shared with ABC News shows her son shooting baskets, and then being shoved into a gymnasium wall, surrounded by a ...

    www.wlsam.com

  • 'Calming rooms' no way to deal with special-needs students

    In the 1950s, prior to widespread recognition of children's rights and the advent of inclusive education, seclusion rooms were often used in institutions for the disabled to control violent behaviour in the absence of modern approaches to psychiatry ...

    www.simcoe.com

  • 'Scream room' TV segment postponed

    Seclusion or isolation rooms are commonplace in most districts, but the public was largely unaware of their existence until allegations were made in a letter from the Farm Hill School PTA to the Middletown Board of Education in January that the ...

    middletownpress.com

  • MEA: 'Dozens' of educators assaulted in wake of changes to restraint rules

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Four education associations in Maine have asked state government to renew its focus on rule changes regarding the restraint and seclusion of students, claiming new rules have resulted in numerous injuries to teachers already this ...

    bangordailynews.com

  • First Bell: A peek into next year's legislative agenda for education

    The State Board of Education has since adopted new guidelines requiring every district to spell out the procedures to be used, the training to be provided to school employees, a procedure for written notification of parents when seclusion and restraint ...

    www2.ljworld.com

  • SEPAC Surveying Special Education Experiences in LPS

    Special education has grabbed its share of the spotlight in recent months following the revelation earlier this year of the usage of seclusion rooms within the Lexington Public Schools. A little more than two weeks after allegations of mistreatment of ...

    lexington.patch.com

  • ABC News investigation sparks memories of local case

    Congress has been looking into a federal law that would restrict the use of seclusion and restraint methods, but it's been stalled.

    www.wqow.com

  • 'Football junkie' has seen all formations in his 88-plus years

    "I'll go into seclusion for about three weeks and decide," he said. "I do that every year. The last thing I want to be is a distraction.

    www.thenewstribune.com

  • Second Family Alleges Abuse of Mentally-Ill Son in Russellville Elementary School

    A Department of Education investigation in the Spring of 2012 did find instructors at Sequoyah placed Cody in a seclusion room too frequently --- 64 times in a seven month period. They did so, the ADE report says, without obtaining the proper written ...

    arkansasmatters.com

  • Principal of teacher who 'molested girls blindfolded like Helen Keller ...

    Amid disturbing accusations an elementary school teacher molested his students while blindfolding them in seclusion it was the principal who took the stand in her own defence on Thursday.

    www.dailymail.co.uk

  • Daily Five: The School Board, A Christmas Tree and No Smoking In Parks

    The Groton Board of Education will hold special meetings at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. today in the school administration building.

    groton.patch.com

  • Former Beatty Park aides fight back

    Harrison and Polk, both longtime school workers, were said to have dragged a child into one of Beatty Park's seclusion rooms, pinned him down in a way so dangerous that it could have killed him, and then told no one. Harrison also is accused of ...

    www.dispatch.com

Students dying in schools

  • David Little: Pleasant Valley students won't let their newspaper die

    Nobody was going to steal their First Amendment right, even if the school cut off their access to funding and computers, and eliminated the five-unit class that attracted a couple of dozen students every year to put out the student newspaper. A handful ...

    www.chicoer.com

  • For Certain College Students, This Test Calls for a Plunge

    Schools note the importance of being able to swim. "Anything that prevents people from dying needlessly is a valuable skill," says Fred DeBruyn, director of aquatics and assistant physical education director at Cornell.

    online.wsj.com

  • Following student's death, school board changes procedures

    Two little girls never met in their respective Hillsborough County Schools, but they share a tragic bond. Both were special needs students who lost their lives much too soon. One died on the school bus, and the other drowned after leaving a gym class.

    www.myfoxtampabay.com

  • Briana Augustenborg hoax: Woman 'tricked high school into raising cash for ...

    When students at a Colorado high school heard about a nine-year-old boy who was dying from leukemia they wanted to help, raising money and dedicating a football game to the brave youngster.

    www.dailymail.co.uk

  • State requirements may stifle enrollment at N.J. technical schools

    "Some programs are dying and new ones are coming on," Capodice said by phone on Nov. 28, after just recently taking on the job as acting superintendent.

    www.nj.com

  • Running is dangerous?

    A university student, Chen Jie, died of cardiogenic shock hours after the November 18 marathon. In September, over 30 university students "felt dizzy and nauseated" and "fainted" during a school opening day ceremony in Wuhan, Hubei province, Beijing ...

    www.chinadaily.com.cn

  • The Tilden School Fire, a Forgotten Detroit Disaster

    Carrie Bentliff was the last of the Detroit schoolgirls to die. Three months earlier, she had burst through the doors of Detroit's Tilden School, wild-eyed and screaming, a mass of flames. Somebody on that awful December day had thrown her to the ...

    www.hourdetroit.com

  • Hartsville High's football team rises above tough season, eyes state championship

    Hartsville High School's football team faced an incredibly tough season, with the loss of two football players, and another student, in six months alone. Jymeke Sanders, a football player just weeks from graduation, died in his sleep in April and ...

    www2.wbtw.com

  • Students told how opiates wreck lives

    Like the presentation the night before at Warrenton Grade School, students at AHS pointed to boredom, lack of parental concern and peer pressure as some of the reasons why people abuse drugs and alcohol.

    www.dailyastorian.com

  • 'The moment you stop dreaming is the moment you start dying'

    Former NFL player Steve Grant spoke to both high school and middle school students at Greece Athena last week. He was one of four speakers invited to the school in recognition of Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. The programs were at no cost, ...

    www.greecepost.com

  • J-S Letter: A dying breed

    Then there was Stockton, who faced a school with a whopping 95% greater student population from which to select athletes!

    www.journalstandard.com

  • Students host physician-activist for World AIDS Day

    In recognition of World AIDS Day 2012, the UMass Medical School student chapter of Health Professionals for Human Rights is hosting a lecture by HIV/AIDS physician-activist Heidi Behforouz, MD.

    www.umassmed.edu

  • The Explorer: Students delight in Twilight

    I won't go anywhere special to see it." Some students wondered if the "Twilight" hype will stand the test of time.

    my.hsj.org

  • Local student raises voice against Assad

    Darmante Gomez, left, a student at Community College of Allegheny County, and Laila. Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette. Darmante Gomez, left, a student at Community College of Allegheny County, and Laila Al-Soulaiman, a student at The Ellis School, blow up ...

    www.post-gazette.com

  • Caring for the Dying

    Last week in the Medical School's Foundations of Patient Care course, second-year students attended a panel discussion on death and dying staffed by an intensive care unit pediatrician, a fourth-year medical student, a gynecologic oncologist, a ...

    synapse.ucsf.edu

  • See 3 BI School students act in "Moonrise Kingdom"

    You'll have to watch carefully to recognize our homegrown stars in the film, but it's a safe bet that at the library showing, there'll be plenty of people dying to help you spot them. Bill Murray hits the craft service tent. (Photo by: Kari Curtis ...

    block-island.villagesoup.com

  • School's uniform code hampering individualism, student says

    She'd also actually started dying her hair blue and purple with food dye at the end of September, and the school's administration didn't say anything. Charbonneau thinks her recent dye job attracted more attention because she dyed all of her hair, and ...

    www.northernlife.ca

  • Major Works concert has unusual theme

    When Hingham Public Schools Choral Director Joseph Young suggested the Music Department present "Memento Mori" for its upcoming Major Works concert, he admits that some of the performers had reservations.

    www.wickedlocal.com

  • Students learn about dying while texting

    NEW ORLEANS - No text message is worth dying for - that was the crux of the lesson AT&T representatives brought to students at the Academy of the Sacred Heart on Monday. The presentation, given to all the ninth- through 12th-grade students, started ...

    theadvocate.com

  • DAILY CALENDAR

    ... Bank and Humane Society. Old Town Hall Winery, 5475 Main St., Lexington. Donations. Play: "Who's Dying to be a Millionaire?

    www.thetimesherald.com

Seclusion and restraint

  • Seclusion And Restraint In Schools: Parents Fight Back Against 'Deadly' Tactics

    There are currently no federal standards for the use of seclusion and restraint in schools, and only 17 states have explicit laws that limit the use of such punitive measures.

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Group pushes state law on seclusion in classroom

    Under the proposal, it would create statewide definitions on seclusion and restraint, it would require schools to notify parents if their child was secluded or restrained, and lastly create training and reporting for teachers and administrators.

    www.wishtv.com

  • Patient restraint should be eliminated, says National Mental Health Commission

    THE National Mental Health Commission says governments need to reduce the involuntary hospitalisation of patients and eventually eliminate the use of seclusion and restraint in treatment. The recommendation is one of 10 included in the commission's ...

    www.theaustralian.com.au

  • Seclusion-room policy: State plan a burden, schools say

    It wouldn't ban seclusion and restraint but would encourage schools to find other ways to manage difficult behavior and make them document why and for how long they secluded or restrained students.

    www.dispatch.com

  • Death at School: Parents Fight Back Against Deadly Discipline

    But school lobbyists opposed to federal legislation say restraint and seclusion techniques are essential in teaching children with autism and other emotional and behavioral disabilities who act out in class and help to keep schools safe.

    www.770kob.com

  • Kentucky considers rules for handling unruly children

    While there is no Kentucky law governing how schools use restraint or seclusion, more efforts are being made to guide schools on properly using restraint and seclusion tactics with seemingly uncontrollable or difficult to manage children. The state ...

    www.ksdk.com

  • Maine teachers union reports 'dozens' of student-on-teacher assaults

    In March, the U.S. Department of Education published a study that estimated there were 38,792 cases of seclusion or restraint of students during the 2009-10 school year. State statistics on restraint and seclusion, required under the new rule, are ...

    www.kjonline.com

  • Death at school: Parents protest dangerous discipline for autistic, disabled kids

    A California disability rights organization, Protection and Advocacy, Inc., counted 39 deaths in just that state between 1999 and 2007, all resulting from the use of seclusion or behavioral restraints. A 2009 study by federal auditors reported hundreds ...

    www.wlsam.com

  • ABC News investigation sparks memories of local case

    Wednesday night, Nightline will air an ABC News investigation. It examines how restraints and seclusion have been used to deal with behavioral issues for children with autism or other developmental disorders.

    www.wqow.com

  • Ohio Department of Education to Investigate Seclusion Rooms in Columbus ...

    In Ohio, no state law governs seclusion rooms, and the Ohio Department of Education has provided little guidance and virtually no oversight to schools.

    stateimpact.npr.org

  • 'Scream Rooms' Subject of ABC News Coverage Tuesday

    Editor's Note: Due to breaking news story on the scandal involving generals Petraeus and Allen, the seclusion and restraint story has been postponed. As soon as Middletown Patch learns of the rescheduled dates/times, we will update our readers ...

    middletown-ct.patch.com

  • Nursing home residents have rights, too

    Residents have the right to be free from corporal punishment and involuntary seclusion. They have the right to be free from neglect.

    www.capitalgazette.com

  • 'Scream room' TV segment postponed

    Dannel P. Malloy this summer signed into law a bill requiring the state Board of Education to annually report how often "scream rooms," including seclusion and restraint, are used on children in Connecticut. The new law, which went into effect July 1 ...

    middletownpress.com

  • Mental health services need to be improved: report

    The National Mental Health Commission's first annual report on mental health and suicide prevention makes 10 recommendations, including reducing the use of restraint, seclusion and involuntary treatments. It says Australia has an unacceptably high ...

    www.abc.net.au

  • Broken Hill leading state in restraining rate

    The National Mental Health Commission report released yesterday pushes for a reduction in the use of restraints and seclusions.

    www.abc.net.au

  • Services failing on use of restraint, says regulator

    The report also raised concerns about the use of seclusion as a form of restraint, as well as the use of blanket rules restricting when patients could have a drink, go for a cigarette or contact their family.

    www.nursingtimes.net

  • Killing Them Softly; Anna Karenina; The Collection Open

    In the present day, Count Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler) runs a secluded getaway for all the creatures - including Wolfman (Steve Buscemi), Mummy (CeeLo Green), Frankenstein's monster (Kevin James), Quasimodo (Jon Lovitz) - feared and shunned by ...

    www.free-times.com

  • Mental health care scores F for failure in first report card

    ... death of Australians with severe mental illness and improving their physical health; increasing access to home-based visits to support families and children; providing local interventions to prevent suicide; and minimising the use of seclusion and ...

    www.greatlakesadvocate.com.au

  • First Bell: A peek into next year's legislative agenda for education

    The State Board of Education has since adopted new guidelines requiring every district to spell out the procedures to be used, the training to be provided to school employees, a procedure for written notification of parents when seclusion and restraint ...

    www2.ljworld.com

  • Obama in Myanmar: How Ozomatli's 2009 visit served as a barometer

    With President Obama's visit to Myanmar on Monday, a long-secluded country has earned a rare moment on the world's stage.

    www.latimes.com

Schools killing students

  • Williams sees better days ahead

    Williams has faced arguably one of the most trying times in the school systems' history with the April 27, 2011, tornado destroying Phil Campbell High School, killing two students and a teacher and leaving a mountain of problems associated with getting ...

    www.franklincountytimes.com

  • Students may never return to Alta. school where van killed girl

    ST. PAUL, Alta. -- Students forced out of an Alberta school where a minivan crashed into a classroom, killing an 11-year-old girl, may never return to the building. Glen Brodziak, superintendent of St. Paul Education, said Tuesday that students at ...

    www.ctvnews.ca

  • US Student Stabbed In Rome After Halloween Party

    A student opens fire in a cafeteria at Chardon High School in Ohio, killing three students and injuring two others before being arrested.

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Parents of bullied student protest outside Campus High; students stage ...

    Parents of a Campus High School student protested outside the Haysville school Thursday afternoon, alleging their daughter was severely bullied and that school officials did not respond appropriately. A group of about 50 Campus students staged a ...

    www.kansascity.com

  • Deadly rollover kills Onate High School student, mother on Highway 70

    According to the Las Cruces Sun-News, Las Cruces Public Schools announced that students at nearby Oñate High Schoool would be kept on campus.

    www.kfoxtv.com

  • Two small Kansas schools grieve player's death

    Two players who were dismissed from McPherson's football team in August were arrested within days of the killing and charged with second-degree murder, though the investigation remains open.

    www.usatoday.com

  • At Brooklyn Free School, A Movement Reborn With Liberty And No Testing For All

    Its curriculum was approved by the students themselves, just like all of the classes at Brooklyn Free School, a completely democratic K-12 private school occupying four floors of a quaint brownstone in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn. As the ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Boston man gets new trial in student's killing

    A Boston man convicted of killing a high school student he thought was a rival gang member was granted a new trial Thursday after the highest court in Massachusetts found that a rap video, in which the suspect appeared, had an "overwhelming ...

    www.pbpulse.com

  • Two school students arrested for killing classmate

    Two class IX students were arrested here for allegedly killing their classmate, police said today. A case of murder was registered against the two for allegedly killing 16-year-old Suraj, who went missing on November 14 after he left his home for ...

    www.business-standard.com

  • Bullied 14 year old Utah high school boy commits suicide in front of school.

    David Q. Phan, a 14 year old junior Utah high school student yesterday shot himself to death in front of shocked classmates.

    scallywagandvagabond.com

  • Gunman On Campus At Florida Atlantic University: Reports

    Both schools are locked down, according to the Palm Beach Post. This is a ... More than 10,000 people gathered on the main campus lawn as Virginia Tech dedicated 32 memorial stones for those killed by a student in a mass shooting on campus last April.

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Casper College in Wyoming says at least 1 dead and 1 wounded in attack that ...

    At least one person was killed and another was wounded Friday in an attack at Casper College, a community college in central Wyoming.

    www.greenfieldreporter.com

  • St. Paul man convicted in crash that killed Harding student

    The St. Paul man who lost control of his SUV and hit two Harding High School students -- killing one -- has been convicted of criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular injury.

    www.twincities.com

  • 1 remains hospitalized after Pa. classroom fire

    CLEVELAND (AP) - A DNA sample taken from a Cleveland mother charged with killing her 3-year-old son has confirmed the victim's identity.

    www.wfmj.com

  • Police seek killer of high school student from Poinciana

    Winter Haven police are trying to find the killer of a Poinciana high school student whose body was found Monday on a hiking and biking trail.

    articles.orlandosentinel.com

  • Girl Killed in Bus was "Fun-Loving" "Helpful," Family Says

    "The principal walked into every classroom to gauge their energy," she said, adding that teachers were notified that all three schools made grief counselors available to students. "But it was business as usual. The goal is to remain a regular schedule ...

    latino.foxnews.com

  • Police shoot wild wolf or coyote near school

    Students at nearby Dailey Elementary School were placed on lockdown for an hour while police tracked the animal, Clark County School District spokeswoman Melinda Malone said. The coyote wandered in front of the school, where officers shot and killed it ...

    www.lasvegassun.com

  • New NC laws, kids cyberbullying teachers outlawed

    The law threatens criminal penalties on students who use a computer with "the intent to intimidate or torment a school employee" by engaging in the same nasty online behavior that already makes it illegal to target a minor. As with children, it becomes ...

    www.sfgate.com

  • Vigil remembers 3 Ohio teens killed in crash

    The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/VLE2Mb ) reports that the vigil took place Sunday night in the courtyard at Bellbrook High School, south of Dayton. In the early hours of Sunday, a pickup truck carrying six students crashed into tree, killing three ...

    www.10tv.com

  • Study says homework doesn't help students score better grades

    The fear and pressure of homework exhaust students, killing their curiosity and most importantly their keenness and desire to learn.

    timesofindia.indiatimes.com