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The "Fiscal Cliff" decoded


DecodeDC explores the interplay of politics and the media, and how press coverage can feed into the negative, partisan bickering in Washington. Case in point: The Fiscal Cliff.


This is a fascinating look at the nation's so-called "Fiscal Cliff", what it really is/was, how we got here, and whether or not anyone is taking it seriously in any meaningful way.
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Republican vs. Republican - Hurricane Sandy victims abandoned by Congress


From: HuffingtonPost.com

Joe Scarborough: "...to be the party of Wayne La Pierre instead of the party of Ronald Reagan?"Joe Scarborough warned that congressional Republicans face an uncertain future in light of House Speaker John Boehner's decision to pull and then reschedule a vote on a Hurricane Sandy relief bill.

Boehner's decision, which sparked outrage among New York and New Jersey politicians, led to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie publicly blaming the House majority and the speaker for delaying much-needed Sandy aid. "Wow. That was amazing," Scarborough said after replaying Christie's comments. "That is an amazing press conference."

"I will tell you," Scarborough continued. "The seeds are being planted right now for the destruction of the House Republican majority. They are being planted before they are sworn in today." - Video

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Mayor Fischer declares a one-day name change for Louisville


In celebration of the Louisville Cardinals commanding performance in the Sugar Bowl, Mayor Fischer has proclaimed a one-day name change of Louisville to "Sweet City".

Mayor Fischer declares a one-day name change for Louisville

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