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No More Subsidizing Corporate Tax Cheats

(4) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 9:29 AM

By Reps. Rosa L. DeLauro and Lloyd Doggett

There is a crisis at our border. Not only is there no will to fix it, there is little willingness to acknowledge it exits. Costing us billions, too many corporations are making a run for the border to dodge taxes by incorporating...

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The Facts Are Clear: The Time to Extend Federal Unemployment Coverage Is Now

(3) Comments | Posted December 8, 2011 | 1:23 PM

With over 6 million fewer jobs than when the recession began and more than 4 workers competing for every available opening, too many Americans have nowhere to go. It's like the lyrics of Workin' Man by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band:

Had me a job till the market fell out

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The Death of Even One Child Due to Abuse and Neglect Is Too Many

(3) Comments | Posted September 26, 2011 | 12:54 PM

Each weekend that my wife and I are back in Texas, we try to devote a little bit of time to our three pre-school granddaughters. The joy of being with them and witnessing their growth, their learning, their creativity, and also their innocence and vulnerability is immense. They are in...

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Once Again, Republican Party Shows It Is But Arm of Insurance Industry

(6) Comments | Posted January 7, 2011 | 10:09 AM

Today, I spoke in opposition to the Republican rule to bring health insurance reform repeal legislation to the House floor. Initial estimates from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that repealing health reform legislation would add $230 billion to the deficit.

Unfortunately, the Republican Party is but an...

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GOP's Proposed "Cut-Go" Rule Will Add Billions to Deficit, Distort the Budgetary Process

(42) Comments | Posted January 4, 2011 | 3:00 PM

On Day One of this new Congress, after years of professing great concern about the national debt, Republicans are abandoning pay-as-you-go budgeting, returning to the Bush-Cheney approach -- endless borrowing. We cannot eliminate deficits by revisiting Republican trickle-down economics -- this nonsense dug the deficit hole in the first place....

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