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SOTU: GOP warns Obama against tax increases, spending

February 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON Republicans warned Tuesday that President Barack Obama’s second-term agenda would bring more tax increases and escalate deficit spending, vowing that they would guard against Washington-centric policies and help middle-class families rebound from years of tepid economic growth. Continue Reading

OPINION: Running mate for Romney? Maybe Rubio

January 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON The great thing about Iowa is that no matter whom the voters select in their neighborhood huddles, it doesn’t really matter. Placing in Iowa might land one a talk show (see Mike Huckabee), but the preferences of a handful of Americans belonging to a committed, ideological subset of a committed, ideological party do not a national trend suggest. The presumptive candidate proceeds apace. Continue Reading

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio raises profile on federal debt, Gadhafi

April 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a breakout star of the 2010 election and a tea party favorite, kept a low profile early on in the Senate. That’s begun to change.
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Rand Paul, Marco Rubio hand tea party early victories

November 2, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The tea party sent two of its favorite sons to the Senate with decisive victories for Rand Paul and Marco Rubio, stoking hopes that their strong conservative and anti-government views will help lead a shake-up on Capitol Hill.
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