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17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The Republican civil war over taxes is coming

For the last 35 years, the GOP has monomaniacally focused on lowering taxes on the rich.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Tax, Mitt Romney, Science / Technology

22 hrs ago | Politico

BofA settlement stokes tax deduction debate - Ryan: Cutting the top rate 'even more pressing now'

BofA SETTLEMENT STOKES TAX DEDUCTION DEBATE - AGAIN. Our Brian Faler has the story: "The Obama administration's $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America will prove smaller than advertised thanks to some little-known tax breaks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tax

Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

News roundup: Visit Salt Lake, but leave if you must

Happy Friday. Salt Lake City officials have launched a new ad campaign: If you visit SLC, you can always leave if you don't like it.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Home Gardening, Home, Barack Obama

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Sen. Mike Lee wants Congress to sign off on new federal rules

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, sponsored the event Thursday in Salt Lake City, where he equated the government to helicopter parents hovering unnecessarily over their children, and his solution is to require Congress to get more involved in the federal rule-making process that affects everything from health care to the type of light bulbs people can buy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, Tom Coburn

Crooks and Liars

Mitch McConnell Promises More Government Shutdowns If GOP Wins Senate Majority

From a political standpoint, I'm not seeing an advantage in reminding voters about who was responsible for the October, 2013 government shutdown.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Senator Ted Cruz

Wed Aug 20, 2014

National Review Online

A New Republican Party?

In 1977, when conservatism was at its political nadir, Ronald Reagan gave a bold, optimistic speech at the fourth annual CPAC convention.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Weekly Standard

Paul Ryan: More Important to Cut Top Tax Rate Than Expand Child Tax Credit

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Mon Aug 18, 2014

TwinCities

Other voices: How will Washington respond to Paul Ryan's poverty plan?

Yes, we Americans, our members of Congress and our presidents care intensely about the plight of our fellow citizens who live in poverty.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sunherald.com

Tea party label irks 2nd District hopeful Poliquin

But Poliquin, who now hopes to become the first Republican to fill the congressional seat in Maine's sprawling 2nd district in nearly two decades, rejects being labeled as a tea party candidate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Olympia Snowe, Maine, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 15, 2014

RedState

#RSG14: Jim DeMint, President of the Heritage Foundation

If the Senate Republican Caucus is a little more conservative today than it was back in 2009, you can thank Jim DeMint for that.

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Related Topix: Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Washington, Washington Government

The Washington Post

The libertarianism balloon pops

The mainstream media are convinced that it is the "libertarians' moment" or that the GOP has turned libertarian.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Marco Rubio, Mitch McConnell, Lamar Alexander, John Cornyn, Sports

The Washington Post

Ita s time to stop calling Rand Paul a tea partier

Sen. Rand Paul is the most interesting man in the Republican Party today. He is known as a staunch conservative on fiscal issues, but he's working with Democrats on criminal sentencing reform.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Sports

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

News roundup: Leavitt: GOP shouldn't argue to repeal Obamacare

Leavitt: GOP needs to stop argue to repeal Obamacare. Feds: 4,300 Utahns must verify citizenship status to keep health care.

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Related Topix: Utah, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, West Jordan, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Deseret News

Sen. Mike Lee tells conservatives to set agenda like Ronald Reagan did

Sen. Mike Lee told an audience of conservatives Wednesday that they need to follow former President Ronald Reagan's example by advancing an agenda that appeals to "forgotten Americans."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tax, Utah, University of Utah

Salt Lake Tribune

News roundup: Utahn to lead America's largest labor union

Happy Wednesday. A former school lunch lady from Utah will soon head the nation's largest labor union, and she's taking an aggressive tone toward the Obama administration even though she worked hard to get President Barack Obama re-elected.

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Related Topix: Utah, Sundance Film Festival, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, US Senate, Barack Obama

Washington Examiner

Here's the newest conservative alternative to the minimum wage

A top conservative economist thinks he has found a way to take President Obama at his word, and ensure that no one working full time has to live in poverty -- while getting rid of the minimum wage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Tax

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Mike Lee to donors: Were your contributions legal?

A complaint alleging that former Attorney General John Swallow raised illegal contributions for Sen. Mike Lee's successful 2010 race has prompted the Utah senator's campaign to begin contacting donors, asking them to sign statements that they did not violate the law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Utah

Star Tribune

Klobuchar: Why Congress is keeping an eye on contact lens pricing

As chair of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee, it is one of my jobs - along with Republican ranking member Sen. Mike Lee of Utah - to hold hearings focused on the impact corporate mergers and pricing policies have on consumers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Merced Sun-Star

How will Washington respond to Paul Ryan's poverty plan?

Yes, we Americans, our members of Congress and our presidents care intensely about the plight of our fellow citizens who live in poverty.

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Related Topix: US News, Prison, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Democrat

National Review Online

Bozell: Hide - D,' Showcase - R'

It is the DNA of the "who" in a news report. "Senator Robert Byrd, the Democratic senator from West Virginia, died today."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Byrd, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mark Foley, US House of Representatives, Today, Entertainment, Television, David Vitter

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