February 20th, 2014
05:45 PM ET
7 months ago

CNN's GUT CHECK for February 20, 2014

CNN's GUT CHECK | February 20, 2014 | 5 p.m.
n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle

DEVELOPING… THE ERA OF BIG GOVERNMENT IS BACK? OBAMA BUDGET TO BOOST SPENDING, DITCH ‘GRAND BARGAIN’ – “The White House budget to be released early next month will propose $56 billion in new spending on domestic and defense priorities and drop a proposal that was included in last year's budget as a way to attract Republican support - a plan that would have included less generous payouts of Social Security benefits.”

“The budget would aim to reduce the emphasis on austerity that has been the preoccupation of American politics for the past four years and also highlights top Democratic priorities in a year when Democrats hope to save their majority in the Senate.” - Washington Post’s Zachary Goldfarb

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CNN's GUT CHECK for December 12, 2013
December 12th, 2013
05:48 PM ET
10 months ago

CNN's GUT CHECK for December 12, 2013

CNN's GUT CHECK | for December 12, 2013 | 5 p.m.
n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle

PELOSI CONFIDENT DEMOCRATS WILL PASS BUDGET DEAL … THE HOUSE MINORITY LEADER IN AN INTERVIEW WITH CNN’S JAKE TAPPER:They (Democrats) won’t let it go down … I said to the people, ‘You know, you’ll have to come to your own decision but on the merits of itself the budget bill is a vote that I will make and I think that it should pass.’ … We still don’t know how many votes the Republicans have, but nonetheless whatever it is, they haven’t passed anything with their own votes that was any good for the country.”
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