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JERRY SHENK : Republican Congress must act on spending – The Mercury


JERRY SHENK : Republican Congress must act on spending
The Mercury
Dr. Voegeli is correct. However, the US Congress's infatuation with spending and the resulting massive national debt have not been the sole responsibility of self-identified liberals. The government didn't shrink during the Reagan years or following

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 6:06 am

Hillary Clinton to Deliver Major Speech on the Iran Deal – JP Updates


Hillary Clinton to Deliver Major Speech on the Iran Deal
JP Updates
Obama said on Wednesday he hopes he can reach agreement with the U.S. Congress before Christmas to avoid the looming "fiscal cliff" and shrink the budget deficit, and urged supporters to pressure lawmakers via Twitter and other social media.

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Posted on 31 August 2015 | 4:59 am

Branstad’s salary in the bottom half of states’ top executives – The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines


The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Branstad's salary in the bottom half of states' top executives
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and Governor Terry Branstad tour the exhibit “Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 and the March on Washington, 1963,” at the African-American Museum of Iowa in Cedar Rapids on July 2. (Cliff Jette/The …

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Posted on 30 August 2015 | 3:18 pm

One-Term Biden Could Prove Unbeatable – RealClearPolitics


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One-Term Biden Could Prove Unbeatable
RealClearPolitics
One-term Biden, this argument would go, would be free to craft the kind of bipartisan deals that only a Senate veteran can pull off — although, in my view, Biden's chief deal-making claim to fame as vice president, the fiscal-cliff agreement, gave

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Posted on 30 August 2015 | 12:07 pm

The rise of the non-politician – Morrow County Sentinel


Morrow County Sentinel

The rise of the non-politician
Morrow County Sentinel
And since reclaiming congressional majorities in 2010, Republican Congresses have provided the funds necessary to implement Obamacare; when it came to the fiscal cliff, they allowed some taxes to be raised; and they gave funds to implement Obama's …

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Posted on 30 August 2015 | 11:18 am

Marcus: Biden candidacy would offer credible alternative – Albany Times Union


Marcus: Biden candidacy would offer credible alternative
Albany Times Union
One-term Biden, this argument would go, would be free to craft the kind of bipartisan deals that only a Senate veteran can pull off — although, in my view, Biden's chief deal-making claim to fame as vice president, the fiscal-cliff agreement, gave

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Posted on 30 August 2015 | 9:45 am

Sports Roundup: Aug. 29, 2015 – DesMoinesRegister.com


Sports Roundup: Aug. 29, 2015
DesMoinesRegister.com
Tenth (2 yo, 350 Yards)—9 The Fiscal Cliff (Gomez) $6.20/$2.60/$2.80; 10 Woop Dee Doo (Esqueda) $2.60/$2.20; 7 Pasito Blue (Smith) $8.40. D: $14.20. E: $8.00. Q: $3.00. S: $48.35 (9-10-7-5). T: $46.10. 3: $19.40. 4: $250.45. 5: $22.85. Sunday's 1:00 p

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Posted on 30 August 2015 | 6:03 am

Mishawaka delays search for library director – South Bend Tribune


South Bend Tribune

Mishawaka delays search for library director
South Bend Tribune
"We want to work with as lean of a budget as we can because we know that fiscal cliff is coming," Wells said. The board made the first major budget cut just after Eisen retired. It trimmed library hours, which meant cutting cut four full-time and six

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 9:26 pm

China’s fiscal cliff – Livemint


Livemint

China's fiscal cliff
Livemint
Is China on the edge of a fiscal cliff? It clearly does not have the fiscal space it had in 2008 to stimulate the economy through higher public spending. Public debt is also climbing. But a sharp fiscal correction will make the economic slowdown worse.

Posted on 16 August 2015 | 7:24 pm

Coming to a 2016 campaign near you: New fiscal cliff – Politico


Politico

Coming to a 2016 campaign near you: New fiscal cliff
Politico
But it could be bad news for the chances of avoiding another budget showdown in Washington: The later date puts key congressional decisions on fiscal matters and the debt uncomfortably close to the start of the presidential-primary season, amping up

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Posted on 6 July 2015 | 9:55 am