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Coming to local TV: Al Simpson stars in same-sex marriage commercial

Coming to local TV: Al Simpson stars in same-sex marriage commercial

The television ad shows snow-dusted mountains with wind-swept pines, an American flag, downtown Cody, pickups and a statue of a rifle-toting man on horseback.

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Sen. Alan Simpson Freedom to Marry ad

Sen. Alan Simpson Freedom to Marry ad

Former US. Sen. Alan Simpson of Wyoming talks about how Republican values support the freedom to marry in this television ad.

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Alan Simpson, Wyoming lawmakers sign court brief in support of gay marriage

CASPER, Wyo. — Alan Simpson says it’s time to legalize gay marriage.

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Cheney and Enzi start Wyoming ground attacks for U.S. Senate seat

CASPER, Wyo. — Volunteers are lining up to help Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi and Liz Cheney duke it out in the Republican primary race for Enzi’s seat in the Senate.

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Enzi, Cheney call old friends for cash

Enzi, Cheney call old friends for cash

Sen. Mike Enzi and Liz Cheney are taking separate paths to raise money in their Senate Republican primary race.

October 27, 2013 12:00 pm Photos

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Lummis, Simpson call for entitlement reforms

CASPER, Wyo. — The nation’s ballooning debt will need more than the across-the-board cuts known as sequestration to fix the nation’s economy in the long run, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office.

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Guest opinion: Baucus, Hatch change game for real tax reform

In the quarter century since Congress last reformed the Tax Code, back in 1986, it seems Washington has worked overtime to create the most inefficient and ineffective globally anti-competitive tax system humankind could dream up.

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Gazette opinion: Blank slate makes sense for tax reform

America’s tax code is broken.

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Ups and Downs:

Ups and Downs:

Moving hearts and soles. More than 3,000 people registered to run or walk in the 34th Annual Heart & Sole Race. Courses of two miles, 5K and 10K started at St. Vincent Healthcare and finished at Dehler Park.

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Alan Simpson: Out of the Senate, still outspoken

Alan Simpson: Out of the Senate, still outspoken

CODY, Wyo. — Alan Simpson has spent the better part of two years flying around the country ticking people off, though that’s putting it more politely than the former Wyoming senator does.

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Guest opinion: Simpson, Bowles plan makes sense for America

With the federal debt rapidly rising and elected officials repeatedly locked in partisan budget battles, Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson have once again presented the country with a more responsible path.

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Former Sen. Simpson offers plan to avoid cuts

Former Sen. Simpson offers plan to avoid cuts

POWELL, Wyo. — Former Sen. Alan Simpson is offering a new plan to avoid automatic spending cuts set to hit March 1 absent a bipartisan deficit-reduction deal.

February 22, 2013 11:11 am Photos

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Cowboy State's link to Sunday's Super Bowl is a man behind the scenes

Cowboy State's link to Sunday's Super Bowl is a man behind the scenes

CASPER, Wyo. — The players on the Baltimore Ravens call him “Rock.”

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Sen. Alan Simpson goes viral in Gangnam Style video decrying national debt

Sen. Alan Simpson goes viral in Gangnam Style video decrying national debt

CODY, Wyo. — Former Sen. Alan Simpson has a message for America’s youth.

December 05, 2012 12:05 pm Video Loading…
Alan Simpson

Alan Simpson

Former Sen. Alan Simpson dances "Gangnam Style" in a viral video aimed at getting young people to speak out on the national debt.

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Take the "Three-A-Week" Challenge!

Take the "Three-A-Week" Challenge!

Senator Alan Simpson has a message for the Millennial generation: use those cool social media tools to spread the word and sign up new people for The Can Kicks Back campaign. Learn more about The Can Kicks Back and the "Three-A-Week" recruitment challenge at www.TheCanKicksBack.org/3.

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Mead, Sullivan, Simpson to address business forum

CHEYENNE, Wyo - Gov. Matt Mead, former Gov. Mike Sullivan and former Sen. Alan Simpson will be among the featured speakers at a business forum in Cheyenne this week.

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Civil War poem to be theatrically produced in 4 Wyoming cities

Civil War poem to be theatrically produced in 4 Wyoming cities

CODY, Wyo. — Spontaneous Theater Productions is presenting "John Brown's Body" in four Wyoming cities this month.

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Gazette opinion: Urgent work awaits president, lame-duck Congress

President Barack Obama, re-elected Tuesday, and the 535 members of Congress have urgent decisions to make about fiscal policy in the lame-duck Congress. Without action by Congress, on Jan. 1, income tax rates will rise back to pre-2001 levels for all income groups, the 2 percent payroll tax …

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Hardy's Simpson biography wins another award

Hardy's Simpson biography wins another award

"Shooting From the Lip," a biography of former Wyoming U.S. senator Alan Simpson that was written by Red Lodge author Donald Loren Hardy, has received another award.

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