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  1. Is Romney poised for a comeback?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hot Air

    I'm pretty sure the answer was, is, and will remain "no," but if it's a day ending in "y," I'm willing to troll you guys by revisiting the subject.

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  2. Mike Lee: Congress Should Not Pass Any Border Bill that Doesn't Solve ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Breitbart.com

    Sen. Mike Lee began speaking on the U.S. Senate floor about the border crisis in the wake of chaos on the House side of Capitol Hill, urging lawmakers to not support any legislation that doesn't get at the root of the problem: President Obama's executive orders granting amnesty to illegal aliens through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ... (more)

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  3. Michael Gerson: The GOP as the party of reformRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair came to prominence in the 1990s as an expert in political renovation, transforming the Labour Party from a socialist relic to a modern, center-left, governing institution.

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  4. This Republican is trying to use Uber to sell his highway funding planRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    This week, Sen. Mike Lee attempted to use Uber to explain his amendment to the federal highway bill that would shift authority over federal highway and transportation funds to the states, accompanied by an 80 percent cut in the federal gas tax.

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  5. Facing off on economic growthRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    There's no question that 4 percent second-quarter growth is better than the 2.1 percent contraction in the first quarter.

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  6. Paul Ryan and the emerging conservative reform agenda in higher educationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | AEI

    It's never easy to take away access to federal cash. Ryan's proposal could finally embolden others to join in Paul Ryan's 73-page blueprint for expanding opportunity is chock full of ideas for higher education and job training reform.

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  7. GOP emerges as the real party of reformRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Olympian

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair came to prominence in the 1990s as an expert in political renovation, transforming the Labour Party from a creaky, socialist relic to a modern, center-left, governing institution.

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  8. Ross Douthat: Democrat, Republican patterns are changingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Davis Enterprise

    When Barack Obama won the White House in 2008, he did so in an unusual way for a Democrat: as the candidate of the rich.

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  9. Douthat: Hey, The Rest Of Us Are Victims Of Paternalism TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Crooks and Liars

    The Paul Ryan poverty plan demeans the poor -- but hey, Ross Douthat says, the rest of us have to clear hurdles to get government aid, too! In a blog post yesterday, Ross Douthat lashed out at critics of the Paul Ryan poverty plan who've charged Ryan with paternalism for proposing that poor people work out and live up to a plan of action before ... (more)

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  10. Top Senate Republican calls for repealing union-backed wage lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Examiner

    Sen. Lamar Alexander , R-Tenn., called for repealing the federal government's Davis-Bacon Act , which sets wages for federal contracting work.

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  11. U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Holding Antitrust Hearing Today on ...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Vision Monday

    The U.S. Senate's Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee is holding a hearing this afternoon here on pricing and competition in the contact lens industry.

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  12. Paul sees opening for criminal justice reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Hill

    Sen. Rand Paul said Tuesday he thinks there is a chance his plan with Sen. Cory Booker to reform the criminal justice system could pass the Senate this year.

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  13. Bipartisan senators roll out stronger bill to limit NSA surveillanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS News

    With support from Democrats and Republicans, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., on Tuesday introduced a bill to limit the National Security Agency's sweeping surveillance programs.

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  14. Senators Send Their Highway Fix Back to HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kansas City InfoZine

    The bill that is being sent back to the House includes an amendment removing a measure to change the way corporations calculate pensions and provides funding to the Highway Trust Fund until the end of the year - forcing Congress to find a long-term solution before a new Congress arrives.

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  15. Infrastructure Alert - July 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    The Senate begins debate today on a bill to prevent the insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund.

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  16. News roundup: How Mitt Romney spent his summer vacationRead the original story

    Wednesday | Salt Lake Tribune

    How Mitt Romney spent his summer vacation. Herbert names former BYU athletic director as GOED head.

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  17. Alexander: Repeal Davis-BaconRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Review Online

    his month, I joined Senator Mike Lee of Utah in calling for repeal of a law governing federal construction projects that is giving unions the upper hand and costing taxpayers billions. The Davis-Bacon Act, which became law in 1931, requires all ...

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  18. Matt Oa Brien: Three ideas from Ryana s poverty plan that liberals can loveRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Wichita Eagle

    And it's not hard to see why. He's an Ayn Rand fanboy who's authored budget after budget that purportedly balances itself by cutting taxes for the rich and cutting spending for the poor even more – to almost comically low levels.

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  19. US Senate Rejects Diminished Federal Transportation RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TheNewspaper

    ... projects that cleared the House earlier this month . The upper chamber rejected a plan offered by Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) with a 28 to 69 vote that would have phased out the system where gas tax funds collected at the state level are sent to ...

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  20. Senate moves to patch transportation fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    The U.S. Senate Tuesday gutted a House bill to temporarily extend transportation funding, plopped in its own revenue-raising plan and added a political twist to the traditionally bipartisan issue.

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