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Michael McAuliff

GOP Leader Shifts To Praise For One Revenue Raiser | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It would be "smarter" to cap tax deductions than to raise tax rates on the rich as a means of avoiding the "fiscal cliff," Senate Minori...

Tom Cole Defends His Tax Heresy

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) defended his heretical position on tax cuts for the wealthy Wednesday evening on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360," bu...

Jennifer Bendery

Grover Norquist: Tom Cole Didn't Mean To Publicly Say What He Said Publicly About Backing Obama's Tax Offer | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist said Wednesday that Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) "obviously" didn't expect his comments in support of Presi...

Michael McAuliff

John Boehner Signals No Softening On Taxes | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) signaled no new willingness to bend on raising taxes for the rich Wednesday after one of his more re...

Michael McAuliff

Grover Norquist Targeted In Fiscal Cliff Debate By Democrats | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Republicans showing signs of bending on taxes for the richest Americans as the nation nears the so-called fiscal cliff, Democrats m...

Taxing The Rich Still Popular With American Public

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

Taxing the rich remains a popular policy with the American people, according to a new poll by The Washington Post and ABC News. Sixty percent of po...

Mollie Reilly

GOP Congressman Urges Republicans To Agree To Obama Tax Plan | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) on Tuesday pressed his fellow Republicans to go along with President Barack Obama's plan to raise taxes on the wealthiest Amer...

Amanda Terkel

John Boehner: GOP Won't Agree To Raise Taxes On Wealthy, Even If Obama Wins | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Elections often come with a mandate -- or at least some sort of consequences for the defeated party, which not only has its candidates r...

Paul Blumenthal

19 Words Could Mean Big Disclosure Of Secret Money | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hidden within the mammoth omnibus appropriations bill crafted by House, Senate and White House negotiators is a 19-word change to a ride...

Jennifer Bendery

Democratic Rep: Bill Hurts Same Voters 'Targeted By Jim Crow Laws' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans pushed through legislation on Thursday that would end public financing of presidential campaigns and terminate the Ele...

House Rejects Effort To Prohibit Funds For U.S. Involvement In Libya

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to bar military aid to Libyan rebels battling Moammar Gadhafi but stopped short of prohibiting funds for U...

The Full Gingrich

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Dupuy

Newt Gingrich's schtick is Scorched Earth meets Straw Man. He not only incinerates the hypothetical Straw Man -- he also verbally salts the soil where the Straw Man's make-believe family lives after razing their made-up home.

Tom Cole Tells Michael Steele To Resign From RNC Over Afghan War Comments

Politico | ANDY BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) called on Michael Steele to resign Saturday, significantly raising the pressure on the embattled Republican National Committee...

Countering the Lies about Health Care Reform

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

Let's make sure seniors and all Americans know the truth about health care reform and that lies are spread to block real progress.

Republicans: "We Abandon the Troops"

Scott Payne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Payne

No one ever went broke betting on the hypocrisy of congressional Republicans.

NRCC Chief To GOP Contenders: Run Against The Party

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) told GOP congressional hopefuls on Thursday that they should not be afraid to criticize both political parties - including Rep...

NRCC Head: Obama Is "Nixonian To The Core"

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) said Tuesday that Barack Obama's decision to break a pledge and forgo public financing for the general election was "Nixonian....

Sam Stein

GOP Adviser: This is '94 In Reverse, We're Pathetic | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A palpable sense of doom has set in among Republican rank and file as the party begins to lick its wounds from last night's defeat in a special Missis...

NRCC Chairman Tells GOP: Change Or Die

The Atlantic | Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A fairly remarkable statement from the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, Rep. Tom Cole, about tonight's special election in...

GOP Group: Ex-Treasurer Diverted Up To $1M

Washington Post | Paul Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The former treasurer for the National Republican Congressional Committee diverted hundreds of thousands of dollars -- and possibly as much as $1 milli...