- 7:20 pm Thursday, December 17th, 2015 by Jamie Dupree
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After getting under the skin of Donald Trump at this week’s Republican debate, Jeb Bush and his political allies seem ready to keep jabbing at the leader in the GOP race for President, as an outside political group allied with the former Florida Governor has issued a new ad aimed at Trump.
“One candidate tough enough to take on the bully,” the ad begins, showing what may have been Bush’s best debate moment yet, when he seemed to annoy and aggravate Trump on the stage in Las Vegas.
“Donald, you’re not going to be able to insult your way to the Presidency,” [More]
- 3:10 pm Thursday, December 17th, 2015 by Jamie Dupree
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Moving to wrap up work for the year, the House on Thursday afternoon easily approved an over $600 billion tax bill, as lawmakers set up votes on Friday on a mammoth spending bill to fund the operations of the federal government.
“This is a good bill,” said Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) of the tax extenders legislation. “This is an amazing bill.”
The plan would renew – and in some cases make permanent – a series of tax breaks for individuals and businesses, which have long been known as the ‘tax extenders.’
Congress has never moved to make them permanent, instead voting every [More]
- 11:47 pm Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 by Jamie Dupree
From Las Vegas, Nevada
While New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) were trying to boost their fortunes at this week’s Republican debate, their political organizations were again falling short in the work to submit full delegate slates for GOP primary contests in 2016, this time in a state that is often key to the election for President.
“Chris Christie fails to file full delegate slate in Ohio,” read the headline in the Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper, as Christie was able to qualify for no more than 35 of a possible 48 delegates in the Buckeye State.
Rand Paul’s delegate [More]