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Jennifer Bendery

Republicans Slip Tax Hike Into Latest Abortion Bill | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a botched effort to pass legislation imposing a 20-week ban on abortions, House Republicans are moving forward Thursday with what'...

Chief GOP Budget Negotiator Backs Raising Revenue

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

Oklahoma Rep. Tom Cole, one of the key Republican negotiators on a possible budget deal, said Friday that he would support raising revenue and more of...

Patrick Svitek

Rep. Senator Suggests GOP May Back Down To Avoid Fiscal Cliff | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) signaled Tuesday that Republican lawmakers may be left with no choice but to accept a deficit reduction deal tha...

Jennifer Bendery

Immelt Won't Call On Corporations To Be Part Of 'Shared Sacrifice' In Deficit Deal | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jeffrey Immelt, the chairman of President Barack Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, joined Chamber of Commerce president Tom D...

No-Tax-Hike Pledge Creates Republican Rift

The Washington Post | Peter Wallsten & Lori Montgomery | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

Republicans are feuding over whether to abandon the party's long-held opposition to higher taxes in pursuit of a deficit-cutting deal with Democrats....