Washington 2012

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Pelosi sees Roberts helping uphold healthcare law

WASHINGTON - As the Supreme Court prepared to announce a decision on President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, one of the legislation's chief supporters predicted that it would be upheld by a 6-3 vote. | Video

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Democrats can't afford moral stand on campaign spending

WASHINGTON - After taking a beating at the ballot box in 2010 and losing the messaging war on healthcare reform to well-financed opponents, Democrats don't plan to take the high ground on campaign finance and "Super PACs" going into November's election. | Video

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U.S. anti-tax pledge creator says oath is strong

WASHINGTON, June 27 - Grover Norquist, the man dubbed by many the most powerful Republican in Washington, said on Wednesday that his anti-tax oath is alive and well despite recent opposition from senior figures in the party.

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Do election laws encourage attack ads in campaigns?

WASHINGTON - Washington operatives call it "drawing contrasts." Voters call it "slinging mud."

Factbox: Quotes from Reuters Washington Summit

- U.S. lawmakers, campaign officials, political operators and budget analysts discuss their strategies in the run-up to the November 6 presidential election and beyond, at the Reuters Washington Summit June 25 to 27.

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US Democratic campaign chair tells candidates to avoid convention

WASHINGTON - The man responsible for getting Democrats elected to the U.S. Congress this fall has a message for his party's candidates: Stay away from the Democratic National Convention in September.

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Romney would get tough on China: Portman

WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney would move aggressively to open up more foreign markets for U.S. exports, while getting tougher with China on its trade and currency practices, Senator Rob Portman said on Tuesday. | Video

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Republican senator says time for compromise

WASHINGTON - A top Republican lawmaker said Monday it was time for Washington to learn how to compromise again so the country can solve its deepening problems. | Video

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Secret donors should be U.S. campaign issue: lawmaker

WASHINGTON - The influx of millions of dollars from unnamed donors to influence elections is a growing problem in U.S. politics and Democrats should make it an election issue, a senior Democratic lawmaker said on Tuesday. | Video

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Democrats lament not making healthcare sale

WASHINGTON - Prominent U.S. Democrats conceded on Tuesday they could have done a better job of selling President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul to the public, but said the law could still be an effective campaign issue even if it is struck down by the Supreme Court.

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Top Democrat sees higher tax rates if Republicans won't negotiate

WASHINGTON - Democrats should be willing to let taxes for all Americans go up if Republicans refuse to budge in a fight over tax rates for the wealthy, a top Democrat said on Tuesday.

Speakers

Summit Date Category
Aerospace and Defense 2014 Sep 8 - 11 Aerospace/Defense
Russia Investment 2014 Sep 22 - 24 Financial Services/Exchanges
Eastern Europe Investment 2014 Sep 29 - Oct 1 Financial Services / Exchanges
Global Climate Change 2014 Oct 13 - 16 Energy
Middle East Investment 2014 Oct 20 - 23 Financial Services/Exchanges
China 2014 Oct 27 - 29 Financial Services / Exchanges
Global Commodities and Resources 2014 Nov 3 - 5 Financial Services/Exchanges
Global Investment Outlook 2014 Nov 17 - 20 Financial Services/Exchanges

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