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Peter Roskam

Blog Entries by Peter Roskam

Which Barack Obama Will Show Up for the Next Two Years?

Posted November 3, 2010 | 13:04:44 (EST)

I served for four years with Barack Obama in the Illinois Senate. We had many debates, but were also able to work together on substantive issues. We came from different parties with different priorities, but were able to achieve legislative success for the people of Illinois.

The Barack Obama I...

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Medicare Needs a Digital Elliot Ness

Posted June 22, 2010 | 13:06:18 (EST)

Medicare, the government health care safety net for seniors, processes $460 billion of claims every year--as much as 10% of which turn out to be fraudulent. Compare that to the financial services industry which handles $11 trillion in transactions every year, yet loses only 0.047% to fraudsters. Clearly, they know...

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The American Taxpayer Is Not an ATM

Posted April 16, 2010 | 17:22:16 (EST)

The turmoil around Tax Day this year is well placed, because Americans left, right and center understand how the enormous growth of government puts at risk a prosperous future for our children and grandchildren. No one believes that spending trillions will reduce our deficit, create jobs and not require massive...

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