Pat Garofalo


April 2013


Republicans Discover Sequester Budget Cuts Are Politically Unpopular

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Back in February, a Pew Research Center poll showed that while Americans like the abstract idea of "spending cuts," they don't support reducing actual spending on, well, anything. Foreign aid very nearly (but not quite) achieved a majority in support of cuts, but for every other government activity ...

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Republican Party
sequestration
Republican National Convention
Congress
deficit and national debt

Corporations Pay Zero Taxes, But D.C. Talks Corporate Tax Cuts

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Congressional Republicans have reacted in one of two ways to the budget President Obama released this week. The first, exhibited by Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., is to blast it as a "shocking attack on seniors." The other – adopted by Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and House Ways and Means ...

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Republican Party
politics
federal budget
economy
corporate taxes
Obama, Barack
Democratic Party
Congress

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