James Oliphant

Chicago Tribune

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National correspondent for the Chicago Tribune

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Last week the  Republicans , and yesterday the  President , laid out their long-term plans for reducing the deficit, defining differences that will be crucial in next year's election…

President Obama Addresses Entitlements

Last week the Republicans , and yesterday the President , laid out their long-term plans for reducing the deficit, defining differences that will be crucial in next year's election…

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Last week, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan said the  Republicans' plan  to reduce the deficit would restructure entitlement programs and cut taxes.

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Last week, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan said the Republicans' plan to reduce the deficit would restructure entitlement programs and cut taxes.

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As Republicans prepared for tomorrow's vote to repeal healthcare reform, the Obama Administration released a  report  on the benefits that would be lost by millions of Americans.

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As Republicans prepared for tomorrow's vote to repeal healthcare reform, the Obama Administration released a report on the benefits that would be lost by millions of Americans.

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