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Cruz: GOP should champion 'the 47 percent'
"We need to champion those climbing the economic ladder," Cruz said last week during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Institute for Policy Innovation at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. "We should be defenders and champions of the 47 percent."
Sen. Ted Cruz dismisses talk of presidential run
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said Thursday that he’s not thinking about running for the White House in 2016. “My focus is entirely on the U.S. Senate,” Cruz said before speaking at the silver anniversary of the Institute for Policy Innovation. “Right now the U.S. Senate is the battlefield for preserving liberty.”
Republicans in search of '14 openings
George P. Bush is making the rounds this week in North Texas. He's the featured speaker Friday at an Institute for Policy Innovation luncheon titled "Whither the Conservative Movement: Big Tent or Big Debacle."
Other Comments: The Folly of Flood Insurance; Election Quid Pro Quo; Solving Our Spending Problem
Over the past few years, Americans have cut back on their lifestyles by far more than 1%, writes Tom Giovanetti, as quoted in Forbes. It will be hard to demagogue successfully against a 1% reduction in government spending.
Steve Forbes: The Two Big (And Easy) Revenue Sources That Obama Is Ignoring
President Obama’s claim that higher taxes are necessary for more revenue is a sham. He has refused to use two easy ways to get more money–big money.
Biofuels and the Navy
The push for green energy is still in full bloom.
McDonnell appears on VP shortlist
IPI's Merrill Matthews tells Washington Times reporter Ralph Hallow how Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal appeals to voters wanting to repeal ObamaCare, as well as those voters from tea party and evangelical groups.
Unemployment shrinks, but so do paychecks
Floridians are earning less and taking more low-wage jobs than they were a year ago, with pay rates dropping more than almost anywhere in the country. IPI's Merrill Matthews tells Tampa Bay Tribune reporter Brittany Davis that several factors may contribute.
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