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November 28, 2012 News Stories

National Journal - Michael Catalini

Democratic Rep. Xavier Becerra on Wednesday said lawmakers should consider every option to solve the fiscal cliff only to backtrack moments later by arguing against reforming Social Security or Medicare.

"Everything should be on the table. Period," said Becerra, the vice chairman of the Democratic caucus.

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November 28, 2012 News Stories

Bloomberg - Kathleen Hunter & Roxana Tiron

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein is among the executives scheduled to meet with President Barack Obama today. The president is seeking business support for his campaign to extend tax cuts for middle-income Americans while letting rates rise for top earners.

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November 28, 2012 News Stories

Washington Post - Aaron Blake

Much of the news coverage of the so-called “fiscal cliff” in recent days has focused on whether Republicans are willing to violate their Grover Norquist-sponsored pledge not to vote to raise taxes.

But what if the the Norquist pledge doesn’t even apply to the current situation?

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November 27, 2012 News Stories

Politico - Jonathan Allen

Republican Rep. Tom Cole urged colleagues in a private session Tuesday to vote to extend the Bush tax rates for all but the highest earners before the end of the year — and to battle over the rest later.

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November 14, 2012 News Stories

The Hill - Russell Berman

Meeting with his conference for the first time since the election, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday told his troops to settle in for a long battle over the “fiscal cliff.”

“Sit back, this is going to take a while,” Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) said in characterizing Boehner’s message at the closed-door meeting.

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November 7, 2012 News Stories

TIME Magazine -  Michael Grunwald

The thing about an Etch A Sketch is that the picture never looks real. Mitt Romney‘s attempt to draw one self-portrait for the Republican primaries and a different one for the general election left voters unconvinced that he knew who he was. So how could they?

November 6, 2012 News Stories

The Hill -  Pete Kasperowicz

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) is calling on Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to speed up the process of reforming the department's internal postal service to ensure that members of the U.S. armed forces get their absentee ballots on time.

October 31, 2012 News Stories

POLITICO - Jake Sherman

September 28, 2012 News Stories

Roll Call - Daniel Newhauser

The House Republican Conference might have more women in its upper ranks than ever next year, and several members of the freshman class are seeking to raise their profiles, but not before a slate of contested races decides the leadership landscape.

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The New York Times - Benjamin Wallace-Wells

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