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June 05, 2009 9:18 am ET

Rep. Broun Labels Climate Bill "Wacky-Marxist Tax-And-Cap"

On June 4, 2009, Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) issued a press release in which he creatively renamed the American Clean Energy and Security Act the "Wacky-Marxist Tax and Cap bill." In the release, Broun called the legislation "economy-crippling" and repeated the false claim that cap-and-trade will cost American families up to $3,100 per year.

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May 27, 2009 5:53 pm ET

Rep. Price Uses A Bad Analogy To Further Distort The Truth

In a May 26th op-ed titled "Waxman the Anchorman," Republican Study Committee Chair Rep. Tom Price accused Democrats of "crafting an enormous anchor to chain to the U.S. economy." Along with over-using a terrible analogy, Rep. Price's op-ed is littered with worn-out, disproven talking points.

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May 20, 2009 3:17 pm ET

Rep. Tom Price vs. Reality: Who 'Fringe' Is

On May 19, 2009, a press release from Republican Study Committee Chairman Tom Price claims President Obama's plan to raise fuel efficiency standards for new vehicles in 2016 would put "the environmental fringe before American families." Does Rep. Price believe the automakers are the "environmental fringe"?

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May 19, 2009 4:12 pm ET

A GOP Divided On Green Jobs: Rep. Camp vs. Rep. Gingrey

It's well-documented that the GOP can't settle on a party leader or a consistent message, but there is another subject on which Republicans just can't agree: whether or not green jobs actually exist.  Rep. Phil Gingrey says they are "subprime" and "just like leaves on a tree...[they] will fade and in winter, they'll be long gone." On the other hand, Rep. Dave Camp said green jobs would, "put our workers back in jobs and give Michigan's struggling economy a significant boost."

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May 18, 2009 10:48 am ET

Rep. Tom Price Bragged About GOP Obstructionism, Proposed A Return To Bush Economics

While appearing on MSNBC's Morning Joe on May 18, 2009, Rep. Tom Price seemed to pride himself on the House Republicans' ability to obstruct the president's agenda.  Additionally, he proposed a return to Bush-era economic policy.

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May 01, 2009 10:27 am ET

In Their Own Words: The Majority's Prerogative

In 2005, many Republican Senators went so far as to claim the filibuster of judicial nominees was unconstitutional. Now four years later, with President Obama's first Supreme Court appointment looming, will they remain consistent in their position or commit one of the most blatant acts of hypocrisy in the 220-year history of the United States Senate?

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April 23, 2009 5:15 pm ET

Rep. Price: When Facts Aren't On Your Side, Make Them Up

On April 23, 2009, Rep. Tom Price issued a press release claiming "the President promised the American people an urgent recovery." Yet, Obama never claimed economic recovery would happen overnight.  In fact, even before taking office, President-elect Obama warned, "things are going to get worse before they get better."

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