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Republican Study Committee Budget Contains Important Tax Policy Proposals

The Republican Study Committee (RSC) released its Fiscal Year 2020 Budget this week, and it includes a number of tax policy changes. Among the most important are proposals to make the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’s (TCJA) individual and expensing … Continue reading

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Review of “The Great Comeback: How Abraham Lincoln Beat the Odds to Win the 1860 Republican Nomination” by Gary Ecelbarger

In 1860, William Seward of New York was considered a shoo-in for the nomination of the Republican Party in Chicago. His campaign manager, Thurlow Weed, was “arguably the ablest political tactician in the country.” The team he assembled was overflowing … Continue reading

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Immigration groups and Republican officials urge justices to deny stay in asylum case

Last week the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to block a ruling by a federal judge in San Francisco in a challenge to a new U.S. policy on asylum, announced last month as thousands of migrants moved from Central … Continue reading

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Thousands of sensitive emails stolen in intrusion of Republican campaign arm

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Chris Clor) An email intrusion targeting a key Republican campaign committee allowed unknown people to steal thousands of sensitive emails from four senior aides, Politico reported Tuesday. The attack on the National Republican Congressional Committee, … Continue reading

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Misogyny has become central to the Republican mission — and the GOP is dying as a result

There is one big, obvious reason why women are fleeing the Republican party, and it’s currently sitting in the Oval Office: Trump, the big, orange, ugly angry reminder of exactly how much men can get away with. The shamelessness of … Continue reading

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