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Why Paul Ryan excites conservatives

On the floor of the House last night, the incoming House budget committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R.-Wisc.) systematically dismantled the arguments against the tax agreement. It's worth watching. Ryan's arguments were addressed to both the left and the hard...

By Jennifer Rubin  | December 17, 2010; 11:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  House GOP, Taxes  
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Liberal Democrats don't matter, Bush tax cuts extended

Before the deal struck by the president and the Senate Republicans, House and Senate liberals insisted on votes to exclude upper income taxpayers from the Bush tax cut extensions. The Senate Democrats tried a couple of variations, including the millionaire...

By Jennifer Rubin  | December 17, 2010; 12:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (82)
Categories:  Taxes  
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Newt Gingrich supports the tax deal

Unlike five senators, Rep. Mike Pence (R.-Ind.) and a few 2012 contenders, Newt Gingrich has come out in favor of the tax deal. In fact, he put out a video expressing his support, and specifically pointing to the benefits of...

By Jennifer Rubin  | December 16, 2010; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Taxes  
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Is Mike Pence trying to blow up the tax agreement?

Rep. Mike Pence (R.-Ind.) took to the floor of the House this week to decry the tax agreement, claiming, "Uncertainty is the enemy of prosperity." He appeared on Fox News this morning to repeat his position, arguing that we don't...

By Jennifer Rubin  | December 16, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  House GOP, Taxes  
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Are you in favor of raising taxes?

That is what Americans for Tax Reform, the toughest of the fiscal conservative groups, is in effect asking members of the Senate and Congress. Although ATR head Grover Norquist made clear that a two-year (rather than a permanent) extension of...

By Jennifer Rubin  | December 15, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  House GOP, Senate GOP, Taxes  
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Right Turn saw that one coming

On Monday morning, I wrote: "As for Pelosi, I suspect she won't even get a crumb. The Senate is due to vote on cloture this afternoon. If there are 60 votes (I'll bet the number will be at least 65),...

By Jennifer Rubin  | December 14, 2010; 4:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  House Democrats, Taxes  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Senate tax deal vote wasn't even close, Jennifer Rubin , December 14, 2010
Friday question answered, Jennifer Rubin , December 13, 2010
Tax deal: purists vs. dealmakers, Jennifer Rubin , December 13, 2010
Hostage taking by Nancy Pelosi, Jennifer Rubin , December 10, 2010
Nancy Pelosi's kabuki won't upset tax deal, Jennifer Rubin , December 10, 2010
Liberals' sense of betrayal shouldn't surprise, Jennifer Rubin , December 9, 2010
Will the tax deal hold together? (Updated), Jennifer Rubin , December 9, 2010
Obama's weak hand, Jennifer Rubin , December 8, 2010
The Democrat blame game, Jennifer Rubin , December 7, 2010
Reaction to the payroll tax holiday, Jennifer Rubin , December 7, 2010
More reaction to the tax deal, Jennifer Rubin , December 7, 2010
Obama sells out the left: a Republican win on taxes, Jennifer Rubin , December 6, 2010
 
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