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Grover Norquist Tax Pledge

A Letter From the GOP to Itself: Why We Will Come Out Ahead

Robert Kuttner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Dear Colleagues, I know it looks just terrible for us right now. Our caucus is badly split, we are getting killed in the polls, we have had to drop the demand to defund Obamacare, all the corporate leadership is mad at us for playing roulette with the debt, and there are even some likely primary challenges from mainstream business Republicans to our Tea Party incumbents. But fear not. We may lose a battle, but we will win this war. Why? Barack Obama will save us. He always does. He is effective on the campaign trail but as a legislative negotiator we can usually count on him to snatch defeat out of the jaws of victory. The irony is that all Obama had to do was resist our demands for more budget concessions and we would have had to fold.

The Myth Of Grover Norquist

The New Republic | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

For years, Grover Norquist has been one of the right's strictest disciplinarians on matters of taxes and spending...

Grover Norquist On Fiscal Cliff Deal: 'I'm Happy'

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist joined HuffPost Live Friday to explain why, despite his famous pledge for members of Congress to ne...

Shocked GOP Still Reeling From Major Fail

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans seem shocked by their party's meltdown on the so-called fiscal cliff. They shouldn't be. The uncompromising conservat...

Despite 'Impure' Republican Actions, Norquist Won't Fight 'Treason'

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics

By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers who publicly mull acquiescing to tax increases on the wealthiest Ame...

Norquist Addresses GOP Divide

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

Grover Norquist joins HuffPost Live to talk fiscal cliff, the debt ceiling, and why Republicans are increasingly divided on taxing the wealthy....

Grover Norquist: George Bush Sr. 'Lied' To America

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics

Grover Norquist took a shot at George H.W. Bush on Sunday over comments the former president made about his anti-tax pledge. “When George Herbert...

Patrick Svitek

More Republican Candidates Buck Grover Norqust No-Tax Pledge

HuffingtonPost.com | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Scott Rigell's (R-Va.) message for up-and-coming Republicans would have been considered political heresy just two years ago: You do...

Norquist Holds Private Meeting With House GOP

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — All but 13 of the 289 Republicans in the House and Senate have signed a pledge vowing to oppose tax increases. On Thursday, the aut...