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How Washington can improve the lives of ordinary Americans
How Washington can improve the lives of ordinary Americans

Obstruction is easy; governing is hard. This may become the watchword of the new Republican majority in Congress in 2015, as the House and Senate try to work with President Obama to confront numerous economic issues that either can't be put off or on which the voting public desires action. "I think, talking to Speaker Boehner and leader McConnell, that they are serious about wanting to get some things done," President Obama said at his recent year-end news conference. He specifically mentioned the tax system, in which he wants "more simplicity" and "more fairness" and an end to corporate tax avoidance by "parking money outside the...

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