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April 01, 2011 1:00 pm ET filed under Blog

GOP Tries To Twist Positive Job Growth Into "Painful Reminder" Of Lack Of Job Growth

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January 26, 2011 10:27 am ET filed under Blog

Pretending To Answer Constituents, Reps Issa. & McCarthy Respond To Heritage Foundation Instead

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December 02, 2010 3:20 pm ET filed under Fact Check

In Tax Debate, GOP Puts Words In Orszag's Mouth

As debate raged on the House floor over a Democratic proposal to extend the Bush-era tax cuts for the middle class, Reps. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Peter Roskam (R-IL) rushed to emphasize that even some Democrats think allowing tax rates to increase for the wealthy is economic disaster. In their efforts, both congressmen claimed that former Office of Management and Budget director Peter Orszag wrote in an op-ed that it's "no time to raise taxes on anybody." In fact, in his op-ed Orszag said that "ideally" only middle-class tax cuts would be extended. He did acknowledge that the current political climate could necessitate a compromise, but still emphasized that it was "key" to avoid making tax cuts for the wealthy permanent.

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September 23, 2010 6:02 pm ET filed under Blog

Despite "Pledge" Hubbub, Republicans Still Vote Against Small Businesses

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February 25, 2010 10:38 am ET filed under Fact Check

Health Care Reform Summit: The GOP "Away Team"

The GOP Summit "Away Team" will have a rocky landing at President Obama's bipartisan summit on health care reform.  These 18 members of Congress have made no secret of their staunch opposition to health care reform - no matter how much their constituents support it or how it would benefit their districts.

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June 18, 2009 11:28 am ET filed under Fact Check

Rep. Roskam Pushes Frank Luntz Talking Point On Health Care

In a June 18, 2009 blog post on The Hill, Rep. Peter Roskam posted "5 Principles for Health Care Reform." The very first principle was a Frank Luntz talking point.

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