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Monthly Archives: September 2010

First, Congressional Republicans leave out one of the most popular suggestions on their website—ending tax loopholes to prevent corporations from shipping American jobs overseas. Now, according to Roll Call “only one provision appears to have come solely from that effort”: … Continue reading

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In their ‘Pledge to America,’ unveiled today, House Republicans made a lot of promises. What is most striking is the hypocrisy of so many of these promises – which run directly counter to their record. Leader Boehner admitted today what … Continue reading

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In an interview today with CNN’s Dana Bash to discuss the GOP’s “new” agenda, House Republican Leader John Boehner appeared to just make up a number when pressed for specifics about where the GOP would cut spending: How about the … Continue reading

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In an attempt to mislead the American people and distract from the GOP’s support for tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires, Congressional Republicans continue their claims that small businesses will be harmed by President Obama’s tax cut proposal. The truth? … Continue reading

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For months, we have known that Congressional Republicans want to return to the same failed Bush economic policies that cost us 8 million American jobs, doubled our national debt, hurt millions of Americans and wrecked our economy. Today, American workers, … Continue reading

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Answering a question this morning about the preamble to the GOP’s ‘Pledge to America,’ House Republican Leader John Boehner admitted to American workers, their families and small businesses: We are not going to be any different than we’ve been. Finally, … Continue reading

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Today, Congressional Republicans unveiled their ‘new’ “Pledge to America.” Press reports this morning find the agenda offers little more than “recycled ideas” with the same-old Bush-GOP failed policies. Roll Call – Republican ‘Pledge’ Includes Few New Ideas: …it includes little … Continue reading

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Congressional Republicans have made no secret of their wish to take away the protections for millions of patients by repealing their guaranteed rights. Republicans are continuing to push their repeal message this week, when many of the consumer protections in … Continue reading

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Beginning tomorrow, many of the consumer protections in health reform – known as the Patient’s Bill of Rights – will begin to go into effect. An article in this morning’s USA TODAY highlights them: Several key consumer protections under the … Continue reading

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No matter how hard they try, Congressional Republicans cannot hide from their effort to privatize Social Security. As Think Progress points out, it’s in their book. Republican Congressman Kevin McCarthy of California, House Republican Chief Deputy Whip and self-described “Young … Continue reading

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