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Op-ed: Pander to Trump on immigration

...of Trump's written immigration-plan policy are enforcement measures that should be the lowest common denominator for Republicans: E-Verify, more Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, an end to catch-and-release at the border, and a crackdown...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-23/op-ed-pander-to-trump-on-immigrat
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Op-ed: The summer of our discontent

...increasingly provide "benefits" in exchange for votes. Republicans, who promised to end the gravy train, or at a minimum slow...to reduce the spending spree. And so voters are angry at Republicans.Democrats have not reduced poverty or elevated the middle...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-17/op-ed-the-summer-of-our-disconten
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Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit

...wrote.The administration's approval of Shell's exploration efforts has done little to stem criticism from congressional Republicans and industry officials who have often accused it of hindering oil and gas production on federal lands. At the same time...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/approval-of-arctic-drilling-comes-ju
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Lawmakers cite constitutional question in Medicare expansion suit

...mechanism allowing the federal government to withhold Medicaid funds from states that refused to expand their coverage. Republicans skeptical about expanding Medicaid, one of the largest line items in the state budget at about $1.5 billion per year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/gop-cites-constitutional-question-in
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Sullivan: Russian moves highlight Arctic concerns

...possible workarounds, she said that was something that should be reviewed and explored.Both Murkowski and Sullivan are Republicans.Monday's news conference, held to discuss Sullivan's first months in office, featured a wide range of topics, including...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-17/sullivan-russian-moves-highlight-arc
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Group backing clinton gets $1M from untraceable donors

AUSTIN, Texas - With Republicans controlling more than half the state legislatures across the...overlapping - but not identical - goals. And even some leading Republicans consider a possible convention too unpredictable to support...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-10/group-backing-clinton-gets-1m-fro
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Jeb Bush leaves door open for use of torture by government

...U.S. government."I don't want to make a definitive, blanket kind of statement," Bush told an audience of Iowa Republicans, when asked whether he would keep in place or repeal President Barack Obama's executive order banning so-called enhanced...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-13/jeb-bush-leaves-door-open-for-use
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Trump: Deport children of immigrants living illegally in US

...from three-fourths of the nation's state legislatures. Republicans in Congress have repeatedly failed since 2011 to pass bills...immigrant families. But Congress balked at the idea as tea party Republicans opposed the deal and Rubio has since backed away from his...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-16/trump-deport-children-of-immigran
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A.B.C. (Anybody but Clinton?)

...that she plays fast and loose with the truth.Of course, Republicans are only too happy to pounce all over this angst. They were...his party would have its own drama. So far, it's the Republicans who have tried to outdo each other in the bizarro department...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-08/abc-anybody-but-clinton
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Iran Deal is the new Obamacare

...means that like Obamacare, the Iran deal, too, will carry a taint of illegitimacy. It, too, will become something that Republicans pledge to reverse. It, too, will have its ultimate standing decided by the 2016 election. It, too, in sum, is supposed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-09/iran-deal-is-the-new-obamacare
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