LFR in the News
May 8, 2017 | Senator Pat Toomey
The Trump administration’s tax plan includes reforms that are just what we need to jump-start our economy, generate growth and income gains, and fulfill a major campaign promise. So what are the obstacles to getting some version of the president’s tax reform done? First, doing it right will increase budget deficits in the short run,… View Article
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April 28, 2017 | Colin A. Hanna
“The exceptional grade Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey received today from Standard and Poor’s for its sound fiscal management is yet another example of why Governor Christie’s attempt to raid the company’s reserve funds to rehabilitate his political image is nothing but the Governor’s ego and bullying tactics to get what he… View Article
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April 27, 2017 | Colin A. Hanna
“The fiscal hypocrisy of Governor Christie is astounding. He continues to attack a private company for not giving in to his extortion scheme, but has no problem staying in $11,000 5-star D.C. hotels, putting New Jersey taxpayers on the hook for hundreds of thousands of dollars in foreign trip expenses and even taking advantage of… View Article
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March 31, 2017 | Colin Hanna
3/27/2017 Our country’s ongoing battle against illegal hacking and cybertheft waged by foreign countries has reached a boiling point. In U. S. Steel’s much publicized cybertheft lawsuit against China, a complete lack of cooperation and blatant stonewalling by a Chinese government-owned steel company forced the American steel company to temporarily withdraw one portion of its… View Article
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February 28, 2017 | John Gizzi White House Correspondent
President Trump was greeted with a hero’s welcome Friday when he addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference — in stark contrast to what he faced just a year ago when he was considered a political pariah at the conclave of right-of-center activists. Trump, in fact, was the only major contender for the Republican presidential nomination… View Article
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October 25, 2016 | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR
WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. That’s sure to stoke another “Obamacare” controversy days before a presidential election. Before taxpayer-provided subsidies, premiums for a midlevel benchmark plan will increase an… View Article
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October 21, 2016 | Edmund Kozak
Another presidential debate, another master class in straight-faced lying from Hillary Clinton. Clinton didn’t pass up her final chance to mislead the country about her policy positions, damning scandals — and, of course, Donald Trump. When it came to the subject of the Supreme Court, Clinton clearly hoped voters would take her for some sort of… View Article
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July 1, 2016 | Steven G. Bradbury
Clarence Thomas was born into a community of Americans scratching out a living in the lowest tidal marshes of society, utterly vulnerable to arbitrary power and to the suffocating darkness of “impenetrable bigotry,” as he describes in his memoir “My Grandfather’s Son.” But he was blessed—saved from the shanties and squalid tenements of segregated Savannah… View Article
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