House Majority Leader Eric Cantor presents a ‘softer’ Republican agenda to appeal to alienated voters

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor presents the 2013 Republican agenda at the American Enterprise Institute on Feb. 5, 2013. SOURCE: C-Span.org

ANALYSIS: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor yesterday unveiled a ‘softer’ Republican agenda in an attempt to appeal to groups – namely women, seniors, Hispanic and other minorities –…

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Transcript: Clinton’s response to Sen. John McCain’s questions on the Benghazi attack

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Transcribed and edited by Jenny Jiang Partial transcript of Q&A between Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the attacks against the U.S. consulate in…

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2012 Year in Review

Monday, December 31, 2012
WTF 2012 in Review 12.31.12

Thank you for visiting WhatTheFolly.com. 2012 has been an exciting year for us, and we’d like to share with you some of the topics we’re proud to have covered:…

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Susan Rice won’t pursue Secretary of State post

Thursday, December 13, 2012
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan E. Rice. SOURCE: United Nations / Mark Garten

ANALYSIS: United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice today withdrew her name from consideration for Secretary of State, citing the political fallout from her earlier press statements attributing the deadly…

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Obama-Boehner meeting fails to break ‘fiscal cliff’ impasse

Monday, December 10, 2012
President Barack Obama. SOURCE: WhiteHouse.gov

A meeting between President Barack Obama and Republican House Speaker John Boehner on Sunday failed to revive the stalled “fiscal cliff” negotiations. 

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Corker concedes GOP should let top tax rate go up

Monday, December 10, 2012
Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) SOURCE: U.S. Senate

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) conceded that Republicans will “have to cave on taxes” to avert the approaching fiscal cliff. 

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House Democrats file discharge petition on middle-class tax cut bill

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
SOURCE: WhiteHouse.gov

Accusing Republicans of holding the middle-class “hostage”, House Democrats on Tuesday filed a discharge petition in an attempt to force a vote to extend the Bush-era tax cuts…

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Transcript: Remarks by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on the discharge petition to bring the Senate-approved “Middle-Class Tax Cut Act” to a vote

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Transcript of House floor remarks by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on the discharge petition to bring the Senate-approved “Middle-Class Tax Cut Act” to a vote in the House…

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Fiscal Cliff: Text of Boehner’s “counter-offer” to the White House

Monday, December 3, 2012

Text of the letter from Republican House Speaker John Boehner to President Barack Obama outlining a counter-offer to avert the fiscal cliff on Dec. 3, 2012:

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Transcript: Murray says the wealthy will have to “pay their fair share” in deficit reduction deal

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Edited by Jenny Jiang Transcript of remarks by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) at a press briefing on the fiscal cliff on Nov. 29, 2012:

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