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Biden Being Biden: A Legislative Perspective

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Ahead of a possible run for the White House, NTU Foundation looked at how then-Senator Biden's legislative priorities would have impacted the federal budget.
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CBO: Sequester Repeal Would Raise Deficits, Lower Growth

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

The economic benefits of repealing sequestration are uncertain, at best, and would likely be offset by the long-term losses that higher deficits would cause.
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Could Public Lands Benefit from Private Maintenance?

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Before adding more national monuments to the preservation list, government should be sure that it can care for the previously designated monuments in a cost-efficient way.
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Video: GOP Presidential Candidate Spending Analysis Breakdowns

by Alwyn Lansing / /

Six candidates for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination have served in Congress, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-SC), former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA), and former Rep. John Kasich (R-OH).
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Obama’s Kenya Flights Cost $6 Million, Tie Him for Most Total International Trips

by Douglas Kellogg / /

New data from National Taxpayers Union Foundation's (NTUF's) study of Presidential travel, "Still Up in the Air", found Obama has spent 161 days abroad during his presidency on 41 international trips.
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Economists Stress Need for Tax Reform at DC Event

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Economists gathered at an event in DC this past week to discuss why tax system reform is needed and how it could be done.
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A Look Back at Governor Huckabee’s 2008 Presidential Campaign Platform

by Demian Brady / /

Mike Huckabee is known as the longest serving Republican governor of Arkansas, a social conservative, and for his former talk shows on cable news and the radio. He ran in the 2008 Republican Presidential primary where he won the Iowa caucuses that January
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Jim Webb’s Legislative Agenda in the Senate

by Demian Brady / /

A few weeks ago, Jim Webb announced his intent to seek the Democratic nomination in the 2016 race for the White House. As a marine he served in the Vietnam War and was honored for his heroism. After earning his law degree at Georgetown, he worked on the
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GAO: Debt Ceiling Standoff Cost Taxpayers $38 Million

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

According to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, delays in debt ceiling negotiations cost taxpayers between $38 million and $70 million in 2013. They recommended three alternative approaches to how lawmakers deal with the debt limit.
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NTU in the News: Roundup

by Alwyn Lansing / /

Today's roundup: The Salt Lake Tribune discusses a new version of the MFA, NTU President Pete Sepp is on a panel about the Tongass National Forest, and also talks to OneNewsNow about the "taxpayer bill of rights."
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