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CARROLL — As he surged to the top of two national polls, Newt Gingrich spent nearly three hours at the Santa Maria Winery, speaking with voters, taking questions, signing books and screening a move he co-developed to celebrate Pope John Paul II.
News outlets are reporting more reasons to worry that talks among super committee members will fall apart and that Congress may try other maneuvers to address the deficit.
BRUCE BRALEY RELEASE — As US involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan ends, it’s more important than ever that our nation works to address the challenges faced by the men and women who fought there.
In a rare bipartisan effort, members of the U.S. Senate voted Thursday, before returning to their districts to attend Veterans Day ceremonies, to approve a portion of Obama’s American Jobs Act that provides tax breaks to companies that hire veterans.
DAVE LOEBSACK RELEASE — Veterans Day is an opportunity to reflect on the service of generations of veterans and to honor the sacrifices they and their families have made so that we may live in peace and freedom here at home.
Likely Republican caucusgoers sent a strong message to GOP presidential candidates in an Iowa AARP survey released Thursday, showing they’re strongly opposed to cuts to Social Security and Medicare and would much rather reduce military spending to address the federal deficit.
Tom Harkin and Bruce Braley are calling for a small tax on certain types of trading, hoping to shift Wall Street away from short-term and speculative trading.