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GOP's Fake Poverty Push Gets A New Charlatan

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Senator Rob Portman, a Republican from Ohio, questions witnesses during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia, U.S., on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. The committee was holding hearing about the criteria used by the IRS to identify 501(c)(4) applications for greater scrutiny. Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images | Bloomberg via Getty Images

As Rob Portman joins Paul Ryan's clown show, a GOP platform of opportunism and necessity settles into place.

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