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Democrats Support Balanced Budget Amendment

Last year, our budget deficit reached a record level of $1.4 trillion because of Washington Democrat policies that dramatically increased spending and grew the size of government. Due to this…

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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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