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News

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May 05, 2015 Republicans Put Big-Time Medicare Overhaul On The Shelf | National Journal
April 29, 2015 House bill includes funds for Mount Morris dam | Democrat & Chronicle
April 29, 2015 Republicans Unveil House-Senate Budget Deal | Bloomberg Politics
April 27, 2015 GOP budget dodges fights over entitlements, defense | POLITICO
April 23, 2015 Why raising the Social Security retirement age really does hurt the poor the most | Vox
April 21, 2015 Mike Crapo, Jeff Sessions hope final GOP budget will offset ‘doc fix’ | POLITICO
April 21, 2015 Congress starts work on slashing trillions from federal budget | Daily Herald
April 21, 2015 Are Republicans still going to talk about entitlements? | The Washington Post
April 20, 2015 Finding a Modern Balance in the Tradition of Tax Cuts | The New York Times
April 20, 2015 Oops, Congress Failed Again: A Missed Opportunity to Fix Medicare | The National Interest
April 20, 2015 Republicans Shrug Off Deficit Woes in Half-Trillion-Dollar Binge | Bloomberg Politics
April 19, 2015 The Republican Schism Over Taxes | Bloomberg
April 19, 2015 Congress Is Tiptoeing Away From Spending Curbs | The Wall Street Journal
April 17, 2015 Finally, a break in the congressional gridlock? | The Washington Post
April 17, 2015 Why Chris Christie Is Right to Take an Ax to Entitlements | The Fiscal Times
April 17, 2015 Dreams of a balanced budget fading fast as Congress continues to pile on the debt | The Blaze
April 17, 2015 Commentary: Congress heaps on more debt burden | Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
April 16, 2015 Chris Christie says his Social Security plan hurts the rich, but it really hurts the poor | Vox
April 15, 2015 Chris Christie’s tilt at Social Security | The Washington Post
April 14, 2015 Christie wants means testing for Social Security | CNBC Closing Bell