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An Inflation Hawk Sees the Light

James Bullard, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and a voting member of the Fed’s policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) worries about deflation in a research paper
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Legislation to dramatically reduce the sentencing disparity between federal crack and powder cocaine sentences

Elimination of First Mandatory Minimum Since Nixon Administration Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives passed landmark legislation to dramatically reduce the sentencing disparity between
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Government Intervention Helped Avert A Depression

Economists Yesterday economists Mark Zandi and Alan Blinder released the first comprehensive study that estimates the total effect of fiscal and financial policies of the last few years. They write:
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OK, I’m Back

I said I was through with the Democratic governor’s primary, but this is too good to ignore: Glassman responds to Malloy’s newest negative advertising “Running with Dan four years ago, I watched him
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Legal Action Against Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz For Urging Voters To Register Democratic or Republican

Cross-posted with permission from the Third Party and Independent Daily blog. (I said from the beginning that she had no business doing this) Scott Deshefy, the Green Party candidate for Congress in
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Fedele Attacks Foley

As much as I hate to see Democrats attacking each other, I love it when Republicans do:
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Calif. Tea Party to Use Dogs to Harass Muslim Worshippers

Hey Rob Simmons – welcome back! Still carrying that teabag everywhere? California Tea Party supporters are being told to bring dogs to harass Muslim worshippers during a Friday congregational prayer,
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Connecticut Education Fails Again

Despite adapting several “education reform” measures, including ridiculous national standards*, Connecticut once again did not qualify for “Race To The Top” funding, although each one of our closest
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