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House Plans Vote On Balanced-Budget Amendment Amid Debt Impasse

NOTE: Another of the top-ranking figures in House Republican leadership–House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.)–said the vote “would send a signal to the American people and to the White…

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Study Makes Case that Oil, Gas Taxes Would Hurt the Economy

NOTE: The study by an Louisiana State University finance professor, Joseph Mason, concludes that a couple of the administration’s proposals – projected to raise about $29 billion over the next…

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Webb Is Latest Dem To Oppose Tax Increases On Debt Deal

NOTE: Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said Tuesday he had concerns about raising income taxes as part of any debt-limit deal, the latest Democrat to complicate President Barack Obama’s push to tax the wealthy…

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Obama v.s. Obama

NOTE: In August 2009, on a visit to Elkhart, Indiana to tout his stimulus plan, Obama sat down for an interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd, and was conveyed a simple request from Elkhart resident Scott…

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The Many Faces of Senator Chuck Schumer

This morning, Senator Chuck Schumer claimed on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that he and Senate Democrats support President Obama’s “grand deal” which includes alleged Medicare reforms. Senator…

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