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A ‘mercenary for freedom’ who’s not losing sleep over the fiscal cliff

Matt Brouillette of the Commonwealth Foundation described Joe Sterns as a “mercenary for freedom.” The Republican has worked for a variety of political figures and organizations. He is the government affairs specialist for Penn Waste, owned by Scott Wagner. Sterns … Continue reading

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Five more thoughts on the fiscal cliff

1.) Wonkblog’s Suzy Khimm says we should call it an austerity crisis, not a fiscal cliff. Ezra Klein is taking nominations. 2.) Matt Bai says President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are, in some ways, “in stronger positions … Continue reading

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Congressman Todd Platts’ statement on fiscal cliff

Here’s Todd Platts’ full statement on the fiscal cliff: “With this contentious political season now behind us, it is absolutely critical that President Obama and Congressional leadership move beyond the endless political rhetoric to help enact real solutions to the challenges facing America, … Continue reading

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