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Clinton, Sanders spar over taxes, health care

...would be covered during the transition.Sanders' campaign said in response that his single-payer health system would save taxpayers money in the long run because it would eliminate wasteful health spending.And in a sign of growing tensions between the...
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...rebirth of an American corporate icon that had collapsed into bankruptcy and was rescued with a $50 billion infusion from taxpayers. Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners was chosen the AL Cy Young Award winner.One year ago: Several feet of lake-effect...
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House chair: Planned Parenthood probe protects taxpayers

...investigation of Planned Parenthood was intended to protect taxpayers from the kind of "horrors" suggested by secretly recorded...funds" and Congress must "do what we can to ensure federal taxpayers are not contributing to the sorts of horrors reflected in...
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GOP wins Kentucky guv's race in top state election

...saying hundreds of thousands of residents could lose access to taxpayer-funded insurance if Bevin won.Around the country, several...existing state law requires excess tax revenue to be returned to taxpayers, but on Tuesday voters agreed to make an exception with the...
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Letter: Stop by the new Mendenhall Valley library

...It's a library our entire Juneau community can feel good about and use to the fullest.The new valley library is also a taxpayer's friend. No longer does the city have to pay rent of more than $200,000 a year. It is estimated that the many years...
My Turn: Let's get the whale right But does it make sense to spend millions of dollars of taxpayer money on a site that is clearly a poor location when there's...take. But with millions of dollars of increasingly scarce taxpayer dollars at stake, I believe there is an obligation to use...
New testimony shows Clinton 'devastated' by Benghazi attack

...record" by releasing the entirety of Mills' testimony. He and other Democrats say the $4.5 million investigation is a taxpayer-funded campaign to damage Clinton's bid for president. After 17 months, it has now gone on longer than the 1970s Watergate...
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My Turn: Alaska, U.S. small businesses deserve better

...percent of the bank's transactions are with small businesses. And they say that the bank hurts taxpayers despite the fact that it doesn't cost taxpayers a dime and helps pay down the deficit. In fact, since the bBank charges the companies using...
Under GOP grilling, Clinton seeks to close book on Benghazi

...Clinton's presidential bid. Democrats have pounced on those remarks and pointed out that the probe has now cost U.S. taxpayers more than $4.5 million and, after 17 months, lasted longer than the 1970s Watergate investigation.Gowdy, a former...
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McConnell moves ahead with bipartisan stopgap spending bill

...blocking a bill that would have stripped Planned Parenthood of its taxpayer funding while keeping the government running through Dec...Obama a measure to take away almost $500 million a year in taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood, most of which goes to provide...
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