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TEA Party Faces Big 2014 Challenge

The Tea Party is facing a huge test in 2014 as establishment Republicans and business groups try to wrestle back control of the GOP. Grassroots conservative groups have ruled the roost of the House GOP conference since Republicans won back … Continue reading

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Boehner and McConnell on Different Sides on Budget Deal

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) are headed for a rare split on the budget deal. Boehner backs the agreement, while McConnell doesn’t. The two GOP leaders have worked closely together for years, and it … Continue reading

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Does Obama Believe US Does Not Have A Spending Problem?

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney did not deny President Barack Obama, who oversaw a $5.8 trillion increase in the national debt during his first term, believed the country did not have a spending problem. The Wall Street Journal reported … Continue reading

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