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GOP Economy: Michele Bachmann's economic plan

Nov 28, 2011
Michele Bachmann calls the proposals in her 11-point "American Jobs, Right Now” economic plan “simple” and says she’ll turn the economy around in one quarter.
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GOP Economy: Rick Perry's economic plan

Nov 28, 2011
Texas Gov. Rick Perry initially based his economic plan on increasing domestic energy exploration and production while cutting regulatory agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency. Recently, he’s expanded his platform with a proposal that he says would reduce some Americans’ income taxes and all corporate taxes to 20 percent.
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GOP Economy: Newt Gingrich's economic plan

Nov 28, 2011
he former House speaker’s pro-business “Jobs and Prosperity Plan” aims to trigger growth by slashing taxes across the board – including eliminating the capital gains tax and reducing corporate income tax to 12.5 percent from its current marginal rate of 35 percent.
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GOP Economy: Rick Santorum's economic plan

Nov 28, 2011
Rick Santorum’s economic plan draws as much from family values as it does from economics. Santorum insists that the strength of the American economy is predicated on the strength of the family.
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GOP Economy: Herman Cain's economic plan

Nov 28, 2011
Cain’s “9-9-9” plan for a radical overhaul of the nation’s tax system has turned him into one of the most popular candidates in the Republican field.
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GOP Economy: Ron Paul's economic plan

Nov 28, 2011
Ron Paul was among the handful of politicians in 2006-2007 who warned of an impending financial meltdown. And he has been a consistent critic of the prevailing financial order.
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GOP Economy: Mitt Romney's economic plan

Nov 28, 2011
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney lays out his economic platform in a 59-point pamphlet that promises a combination of tax cuts, spending cuts and a scaling back of regulations on business.
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Mid-day Extra: Are presidential debates free advertising?

Nov 23, 2011
This year has had an unusual number of Republican presidential debates on television. Does this help candidates without much money hold on longer than they should?
Posted In: politics, Republicans, 2012 campaign

Need to vent?

Nov 16, 2011
Robocall revenge!
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CBS News doesn’t quite have the hang of this “on line” thing

Nov 14, 2011
CBS News hosted the latest Republican presidential candidate debate on Saturday, the 5 billionth of this election cycle, and it looks like they kind of blew it...
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