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Tom McMahon

Blog Entries by Tom McMahon

Merry Christmas, Middle Class! House Republicans Just Voted To Raise Your Taxes By $1,000

156 Comments | Posted December 21, 2011 | 15:27:43 (EST)

For those of you keeping track at home of the payroll tax cut holiday -- you can stop. In the battle over the House GOP's ever-shifting goal posts on the payroll tax cut extension, Speaker Boehner has tried desperately to muddy the water about the fact that his Tea-partying GOP...

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House GOP: Eliminate Medicare, Disembowel Medicaid. Next: Social Security

Posted June 13, 2011 | 12:37:19 (EST)

They've already voted to end Medicare and disembowel Medicaid to pay for trillions of dollars in new tax breaks for millionaires and Big Oil under the Ryan plan. 'Hey, why stop now,' figure House Republicans.

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX), the guy in charge...

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In Race to End Medicare/Medicaid, GOP Think They Still Have a Shot at a Medal

Posted June 6, 2011 | 15:10:27 (EST)

Ending Medicare: it's the Republican version of going for the gold. And the race has been grueling. Raucous town hall after raucous town hall, the sobering electoral defeat in the heavily-Republican NY-26, and poll after poll after poll continue to show that...

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GOP Hone Medicare Message Post NY-26 Shocker: Wax Nostalgic About Subsidies to Big Insurance?

Posted May 26, 2011 | 16:00:25 (EST)

Buckle up, America. Congressional Republicans are preparing to regroup and respond to the heaps of criticism seniors piled on them at town halls across the country for their votes for the wildly unpopular Paul Ryan plan to "essentially end Medicare"...

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