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Senate passes Republican budget with deep safety net cuts

The Senate passed a Republican-authored budget plan early on Friday that seeks $ 5.1 trillion in domestic spending cuts over 10 years while boosting military funding. The 52-46 vote on the non-binding budget resolution put Congress on a path to complete its first full budget in six years. It came at the end of a […]

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Ted Cruz: The Republican Barack Obama? Not So Much says John Heilemann – Politics Informer Video

John Heilemann debunks the Cruz/Obama meme. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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House Republican budget crosses finish line, barely

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Overcoming internal divisions on defense spending, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday narrowly approved a non-binding federal budget plan calling for $ 5.5 trillion in domestic spending cuts over 10 years. The vote meant that House Speaker John Boehner avoided what could have been another embarrassing […]

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The Battle for the Republican Party

Peter Beinart, National JournalThe Republican primary pits candidates who openly seek to update Reagan-era ideology against those who deny the extent to which they are revising it. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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U.S. Senator Coats, Indiana Republican, says won’t seek re-election

(Reuters) – U.S. Senator Dan Coats, an Indiana Republican, said in a statement on Tuesday that he would not seek re-election to his seat in 2016, saying it was time to hand off the “demanding job.” Coats previously served in the U.S. Congress from 1981-1999, when he left the Senate without seeking re-election. He was […]

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Two Ripe Targets for the Republican Party

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Donor Says Missouri’s Republican Chairman Made Biased Remark

A Republican donor released a signed affidavit saying that Missouri’s Republican chairman, John Hancock, had made negative remarks about a state auditor who killed himself. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Kasich Looks to Republican Primaries, ‘Ohio Story’ in Hand

As Gov. John R. Kasich visits New Hampshire, Manhattan and Detroit, skeptics and admirers say, he must find a way to distinguish himself from an already overcrowded Republican pack. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Senate Republican budget clashes with House on defense

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republicans on Wednesday proposed less aggressive federal budget cuts than their House counterparts, forgoing a massive revamp of the Medicare health system for seniors and setting up a conflict over defense spending. Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi’s plan, like the House of Representatives plan, has little […]

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Senate Republican budget clashes with House on defense

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republicans on Wednesday proposed less aggressive federal budget cuts than their House counterparts, forgoing a massive revamp of the Medicare health system for seniors and setting up a conflict over defense spending. Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi’s plan, like the House of Representatives plan, has little […]

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