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GOP tax proposals tilt to rich despite populist rhetoric

...rate to 14.5 percent across the board, which analysts argue may be an even bigger windfall for the rich.Conservative commentator Ramesh Ponnuru wrote in a column Thursday that the GOP should look to cutting other levies, like the payroll...
Nation and World
No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...some workers with paid sick days."These are issues that eventually will pass nationally," Tanden said.Conservative commentator Jonah Goldberg contends that Obama could have pushed more of his agenda through Congress if he'd been more...
This Day in History

...Fla. In 1994, National Hockey League team owners began a 103-day lockout of their players. In 2003, conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh resigned from his ESPN sports job after stirring controversy by suggesting Philadelphia Eagles...
Palin to headline GOP's biggest fundraiser

...appearances like at last weekend's "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington, D.C. The rally was organized by conservative commentator Glenn Beck. Palin's Iowa visit will follow multiple appearances by others mentioned as potential 2012 presidential...
Twisting arms in Senate? It's not a big deal

Cash for Cloture! Cornhusker Kickback! Louisiana Purchase! We are, or so we are told by conservative commentators and politicians, supposed to be indignant, outraged, horrified at the fact that lawmakers with bargaining power extracted special...
Word of mouth

...I also agree that we don't need Ellen Goodman to balance our political views in Juneau. We need a good conservative commentator and we don't need the cartoon ``Sylvia'' either. Ellen Goodman provokes people who have little social...
Pat Buchanan begins campaign swing through Alaska

ANCHORAGE - Conservative commentator and Republican presidential candidate Pat Buchanan began a three-day campaign swing through Alaska Thursday, hammering on some...
Alaska parties eye 2000 choices

...feeling that he will be able to unite the party and I think he'd make a really good president.'' Buchanan, a conservative commentator, came to Alaska - Fairbanks, Wasilla and Sitka - for a three-day campaign swing earlier this month. He...
Outside editorial: Obama's Supreme Court comments off the mark

...elected Congress." He added that such a move would be a good example of the lack of judicial restraint that conservative commentators have bemoaned for years.There are several things wrong with the president's remark. For one thing, it's...
2014 Senate Democrats firm up support of health care law

...she negotiated for Louisiana's Medicaid program to make up for money lost because of several hurricanes. Conservative commentators mocked the arrangement as the "Louisiana Purchase," but Jindal, who asked for the extra money, gladly used...


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