John Fortier

Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

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Research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute

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President Obama has invited  future House Speaker  John Boehner  and Senate Minority Leader  Mitch McConnell  to the White House two weeks from today, while the lame duck session of…

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President Obama has invited future House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to the White House two weeks from today, while the lame duck session of…

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Republicans claim a voter mandate to cut federal spending, but what programs do they have in mind? The big gorillas are  Medicare  and  Social Security .

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