Now with narrower majority, Republican senators tout teamwork, jobs Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ...Republicans now control the Senate 17-16 - down from 19-14 before this summer's recall elections - and Republican Gov. Scott Walker is now touting bipartisanship. Democrats are skeptical...
If you don't want to get any more depressed about the direction the U.S. is taking, don't read this.
If you can stand it, here are some horrifying statistics from Health Affairs, via AMERICAblog:
Tax-cut legislation includes $55 billion in benefits for a host of industries Washington Post ...A host of industries, from Caribbean distilleries to Hollywood producers, would gain billions in tax breaks and other subsidies under compromise tax-cut legislation now moving its way through Congress.