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Internet sales tax embraced by no-tax Republicans

Internet sales tax embraced by no-tax Republicans

WASHINGTON — You don't see this very often: a majority of Senate Republicans voting to make people who buy stuff on the Internet pay state and local sales taxes.

April 25, 2013 8:09 amLoading…

Guest opinion: GOP must stop being the anti-party

Will the GOP go back to living in the real world?

December 05, 2012 12:30 amLoading…

Steven V. and Cokie Roberts: No more rigid partisan pledges

''The only pledge I'd sign is a pledge to sign no more pledges." That bit of wisdom came from Rep. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican, during his successful run for a U.S. Senate seat. Now a few of his more courageous colleagues are taking the same path and renouncing the politics of purity.

December 02, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

Poll: Most in Wyoming support tax increases on households earning $250K-plus

CASPER, Wyo. — A new survey shows that most Wyoming residents favor a tax increase on households earning more than $250,000 a year.

November 29, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Amid 'fiscal cliff' debate, Enzi opposes pledges

Amid 'fiscal cliff' debate, Enzi opposes pledges

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is among the vast majority of House and Senate Republicans who have signed a pledge not to vote for any tax increases. But he said it's a bad idea for lawmakers to make the commitment, even if they agree with the premise.

November 29, 2012 3:16 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Congress must start putting America's interests first

As a life-long Republican, former Fortune 100 company executive, entrepreneur, Vietnam-era veteran, graduate of the same Ivy League business school that produced Mitt Romney and George Bush, I support many Republican positions.

November 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Montana GOP platform inspires hope for party's future

ooray, Montana Republicans!

August 25, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

Red state farmers, conservatives clash over farm bill

The House adjourned for its five-week August break on Friday without passing a controversial farm bill, revealing a widening split between conservative farmers and Republicans opposed to subsidies.

August 04, 2012 8:30 pmLoading…

Robert J. Samuelson: Obama fails to lead on Medicare, Social Security spending control

WASHINGTON — We haven’t had the robust democratic debate about the role of government that lies at the heart of America’s budget stalemate. The truth is that most Democrats and Republicans want to avoid such a debate because it would force them into positions that, regardless of ideology, wo…

November 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Guest opinion: Nation needs strong leaders to end gutless gridlock

Guest opinion: Nation needs strong leaders to end gutless gridlock

John Nance “Cactus Jack” Garner was vice president under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He observed that the vice presidency was about as satisfying as “a pitcher of warm spit.”

August 28, 2011 12:05 amLoading…

Former Sen. Alan Simpson fears failure in debt talks

CHEYENNE — Former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson said Wednesday that he fears politicians on both sides of the contentious fight in Washington over whether to raise the national debt limit are losing sight of the most important question: what's best for the United States — not how they can advance t…

July 13, 2011 10:44 pmLoading…

Robert J. Samuelson: Left, right spin budget fantasies

WASHINGTON — Just in case you hadn’t noticed, no one has elected Grover Norquist to anything. Still, he looms as a major obstacle to Congress reaching a deficit-reduction agreement needed to raise the federal debt ceiling. Norquist heads Americans for Tax Reform, a conservative group that ha…

July 12, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Morton Kondracke: To save the country, we need 'grand bargains'

One last time: The United States will not solve its monumental problems — which threaten our future as a great nation — without a series of grand bargains between Republicans and Democrats.

April 03, 2011 12:05 amLoading…

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