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Peter Roff

Peter Roff is a contributing editor at U.S. News & World Report. A former senior political writer for United Press International, he is currently a senior fellow at the Institute for Liberty and at Let Freedom Ring, a non-partisan public policy organization.
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Obama’s Missile Defense Madness

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 - by Peter Roff

He's diverted funding from a weapon three years away to one we may never see.

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Barack Obama: Tax Cutter?

Monday, December 12th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

The GOP has been slow to catch on to the president's class warfare campaign.

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The GOP Dilemma on the Vote for a Balanced Budget Amendment

Sunday, November 13th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

Which version should the Republicans back?

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Business Coalition Seeks Reduction in Corporate Taxes

Monday, October 10th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

The time has never been better to push business tax reform.

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Federal Housing Administration: The Next Bailout Request?

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

It will be, if FHA's increased loan limits are not allowed to expire in October.

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Obama’s Jobs Speech to Offer More Failed Stimulus

Friday, September 2nd, 2011 - by Peter Roff

Recycling the same ideas that didn't work two years ago.

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The Super Committee: Personnel Is Policy

Thursday, August 18th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

The parties' choices for super committee membership reflect different strategies to cut the deficit.

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All Eyes in Washington Turn to ‘Super Committee’ (UPDATED)

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

Will the deficit reduction board perform up to expectations? UPDATE: "The GOP makes its choices for the super committee, and they're a little odd"

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The Debt Deal: Winners & Losers

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 - by Peter Roff

Obama and his non-existent leadership are the big losers.

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Obama Shameless as Debt Crisis Looms

Monday, July 25th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

In his speech on Monday, the president tried to pin the blame for failing to pass the debt ceiling squarely at the feet of congressional conservatives.

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Debt Limit Comes Closer as Congress Begins to Move

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

Cut, Cap and Balance, versus the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. UPDATE: Also read House Republican and Democrat Want a Vote on the 'Gang' Plan, at the Tatler.

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Obama Digs in His Heels on Taxes

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

"Revenue enhancements" must be on the table, the president insists.

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The House Sees the Light

Monday, July 11th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

Repealing the de facto ban on incandescent light bulbs.

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Obama: Tax ‘The Rich’ — Again

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 - by Peter Roff

Obama has to get the nation moving again or he’s going to join the 9.1 percent of Americans looking for a job in about eighteen months.

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Can ‘Cut, Cap, and Balance’ Bring Sanity to Our Budget Madness?

Friday, June 24th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

It's time for a clear, decisive alternative to the Democrats' failed spending policy. (More at PJTV: "New CBO Report Warns of Dire Debt Crisis. Does the White House Care?")

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And Here We Go: The Big GOP Debate

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

The strong conservative field solidifies. Plus: Watch Mitt Romney's press avail in Derry, NH, on PJTV. And Christian Adams assesses the candidates' performances, at the Tatler.

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Cut, Cap, and Balance: The GOP Debt Ceiling Strategy

Friday, June 10th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

A plan to attach the three debt-reduction musts to any bill raising the debt ceiling appears to be the chosen path of the GOP.

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Leading the Democrats into Battle: Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Monday, June 6th, 2011 - by Peter Roff

An aggressive gaffe machine, representing a state Obama must win in 2012. (And don't miss Peter Roff on PJTV here.)

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Dems Go to Extremes in Budget Battle

Friday, April 1st, 2011 - by Peter Roff

But will political embarrassment cause them to cave?

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