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Obama pushing extension of middle-class tax cuts

July 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is arguing that the expiration of middle-class tax cuts would be a “big blow” to working families and serve as a “drag on the economy.”

Obama says at the White House he wants Congress to extend tax cuts for middle class families earning under $250,000 for one year, saying that it would provide certainty to the economy.

He says his Republican rival, Mitt Romney, “will fight to keep them in place. I will fight to end them.”

Obama’s appeal to middle-class voters aims to draw a contrast with Romney and congressional Republicans. The House is expected to push for an extension of all the Bush-era tax cuts due to expire at the end of the year, including the cuts for wealthier Americans. Continue Reading

Pres. Obama to push extension of middle-class tax cuts in address from White House

July 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

President Barack Obama is launching a push to extend tax cuts for the middle class, as he seeks to shift the election-year economic debate from the dismal jobs market to assertions that Republican rival Mitt Romney protects the rich.
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With the endorsements of 2 Bushes in hand, Mitt Romney remains elusive on a nod from George W. Bush

March 30, 2012 in West Central Tribune

George W. Bush is as hard to find in his father’s office, as he is in the 2012 presidential contest.
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George H.W. Bush to Formally Back Romney

March 28, 2012 in WDAZ

LOS ANGELES (AP) Former President George H.W. Bush plans to endorse Mitt Romney at an event Thursday in Houston.
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Rapid City woman selling anti-Bush vanity plates on eBay

October 12, 2011 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Two controversial South Dakota vanity license plates that called for the impeachment of former President George W. Bush are for sale on eBay.

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OUR VIEW: Obama, Bush both right on fight with terror

October 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The decision to use an unmanned flying drone to kill central figures in al-Qaida has been debated in recent days. Continue Reading

Old political dispute still burns between Perry-Bush camps

September 19, 2011 in West Central Tribune

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Here’s the still-beating heart of the rift between Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his predecessor, George W. Bush: When Bush was governor he refused to appoint Perry’s brother-in-law to the Texas appeals court bench.
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Friendship tour wins statewide contest with $25,000 prize

December 15, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MONTEVIDEO A project designed to foster friendly relationships between up-streamers in the Minnesota River Watershed with down-streamers from the Mississippi River and Lake Pepin area has received the most votes in a statewide on-line contest to promote collaboration. Continue Reading

Negotiators work on deal as House passes bill extending tax cuts to those belowr $250,000

December 2, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) The House passed a bill Thursday to extend middle class tax cuts while letting those for the wealthy expire, even as talks continued on extending them all. Continue Reading

Event celebrates Ukraine heritage

November 30, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MONTEVIDEO A “Ukrainian Christmas in the Village” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Historic Chippewa City in Montevideo.
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