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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
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Topic - Peter J. Roskam
There's a positive byproduct of the disgraces at a certain federal agency that has seized the imaginations of many in recent days.
"America: Taking it back starts now" heralds the newly reinvented National Republican Congressional Committee website, which jolted to life Saturday and is an aggressive poke at a bullying Democratic presence that now commands much voter attention online.
Before the 2010 midterm elections, Republicans promised an intense focus on creating and preserving American jobs. But spending and program cuts instead have dominated their agenda since taking control of the House in January — so much so that Democrats now accuse the GOP of reneging on a key campaign pledge.
of Illinois, who cuts to the chase: "You can't reform the IRS without reforming the tax code," he says.