Michael D. Crapo

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  • **FILE** Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican (Associated Press)

    Deficit plan gains new support

    Two top Republicans on the president's high-profile deficit reduction commission said Thursday they will support the blueprint rolled out this week by the panel's co-chairmen — edging the plan closer to garnering the support it needs to be forwarded to Congress.

  • IN SUPPORT: Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican, says that fiscally, "We're at a day of reckoning." (Associated Press)

    Support erodes for deficit panel plan

    Six members of President Obama's deficit commission are expected to vote on Friday against its final report, meaning the panel will not be able to submit any recommendations to Congress for action.

Sen. Michael D. Crapo, Idaho Republican, addresses a group of brewers, farmers and concerned citizens in his state about a tax relief bill for small breweries. Mr. Crapo is a Mormon but says he won't impose his religious beliefs on others.

    This Bud's for you, thanks to Mormons

    Sen. Michael D. Crapo of Idaho might seem like an unlikely person to be pushing a bill to cut federal taxes on small beer breweries: As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he abstains from alcohol.

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