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Timothy Penny
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Penny represented Minnesota’s First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1982-1994.

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Increasing Number of States Facing Budget Woes a Troubling Sign for America

(3) Comments | Posted July 15, 2015 | 2:44 PM

Nearly all of the 50 states have been busy wrapping up their operating budgets. But in the process, far too many had to twist, turn and pull themselves out of shortfalls with budgeting gimmicks.

In fact, according to Standard & Poors and the Rockefeller Institute of Government, a full majority...

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Time Is Now to Rediscover Bipartisan Cooperation in Washington

(20) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 10:35 AM

Balanced Budget Amendment Can Put an End to Lack of Leadership

The wave of cynicism and outright anger that is alive and well across our nation is a red-hot indicator that Americans feel they're being shortchanged on leadership from Washington. Real leadership requires courage, intelligence and cooperation from those we...

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