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Researchers Withdraw Tax Report After GOP Complains

It suggested cutting top tax rate doesn't help economy

(Newser) - The nonpartisan Congressional Research Service released a report in September suggesting that cutting the top tax rate didn't aid economic growth; now, amid concerns from Senate Republicans, it has withdrawn the report. The move has sparked anger among Democrats. "They didn’t like a report, and instead of... More »

Whine All You Want: Obama Gets It Done

He's no Michael Moore—he's a pragmatist, and he keeps scoring

(Newser) - Frank Rich and Paul Krugman can rail all they want, fueled by their disappointment that President Obama is no “Michael Moore in chief.” These “brilliant men" are “profoundly resistant to the core rationale of the Obama presidency"—a strategy that’s working well as Obama... More »

Palin Plans Return to National Stage

Ex-Guv will campaign for any 'nonpartisans' who share her views

(Newser) - Sarah Palin plans to spend her post-gubernatorial free time traveling the nation, stumping for "nonpartisan" politicians. She'll support those "who believe in the right things, regardless of their party label or affiliation," she tells the Washington Times in an exclusive interview. But Palin's plans will only work... More »

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