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  • WSJ: Manley on the Spending Deal December 15, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal December 15, 2014 By: Jim Manley Congress’s debate over the “cromnibus” had it all: Democrat-on-Democrat violence, the continued isolation of Sen. Ted Cruz from his caucus, the administration stepping in at the last minute to save a deal that... read more

  • WSJ: Manley on What’s Encouraging About the Omnibus Spending Bill December 10, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal December 10, 2014 By: Jim Manley I write today not to condemn the omnibus legislation unveiled Tuesday night but to praise it. House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday morning that “all these provisions in this bill were worked out... read more

  • WSJ: Manley on Elizabeth Warren, Wall Street, and the Mangled Nomination Process December 3, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal December 3, 2014 By: Jim Manley Politico has an interesting story on the left’s campaign to torpedo the nomination of Antonio Weiss as the next Treasury undersecretary for domestic finance. Opponents, led by Sen. Elizabeth Warren and progressive groups... read more

  • WSJ: Manley on Why Republicans Are Unlikely to Keep Elmendorf as CBO Chief November 18, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal November 18, 2014 By: Jim Manley The Wall Street Journal’s Damian Paletta has been watching–and tweeting–as more and more conservative thinkers voice support publicly for the idea that Doug Elmendorf be reappointed next year as head of the nonpartisan... read more

  • WSJ: Manley on What Happens If GOP Wins the Senate November 3, 2014

    The Wall Street JournalOctober 3, 2014By: Jim Manley The New York Times reported on Sunday that “President Obama has directed his team to forge a policy agenda to regain momentum for his final two years in office even as some... read more