Since then Mr. Hastert and his fellow GOP leaders have skillfully used their narrow majority to win an amazing number of close votes without having to negotiate much with Democrats. But gradually the fear of losing their majority has also begun leading them to behave more and more like the big-spending Democrats they unseated. Holding the majority used to be viewed as a means to an end--the end being promoting freedom and limited government, ... Now, holding the majority seems to be an end in itself--holding onto power for the sake of holding onto power.
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The White House wants (immigration reform), and many of us in the House do so as well,
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There's no shortage of places where the federal government can tighten its belt to pay the cost of the hurricane recovery effort. Let's face it, after years of uninterrupted growth, the federal government is bloated.
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