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The Pledge

Sen. Tom Coburn Takes Grover Norquist To Task For Anti-Tax Oath

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

Anti-tax zealot Grover Norquist provided a fresh rebuttal to an old critic Monday, accusing Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) of standing "alone" in his claim...

The "No Taxes Never!" Cult (VIDEO)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

No wonder the negotiations collapsed: That's not a position -- it's a religion! ...

The Most Powerful Figure in the Republican Party

Brian Rosenberg | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics
Brian Rosenberg

The most powerful figure in today's Republican Party is not John Boehner or Mitch McConnell. It is not Mitt Romney or Paul Ryan. It is not even Rush Limbaugh or Sarah Palin. It is, of course, Grover Norquist, the man with The Pledge.

The Pledge

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Right now, many of our elected officials are letting a no-new-taxes pledge take precedence. They are putting this before the pledge to the flag, and to the republic for which it stands, and to the promise of liberty and justice for all.

Sam Stein

Clyburn Alleges GOP Lawmakers Are Gunning For Boehner's Post | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) argued on Thursday that members of Republican leadership are gunning to replace House Minority Leader John ...

Sam Stein

GOP 'Pledge To America' Director Lobbied For AIG, Exxon, Pfizer, Chamber | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party's 21-page blueprint, "Pledge to America," was put together with oversight by a House staffer who, up till April 2010, served as a...