August 2012
Human Events;8/6/2012, Vol. 68 Issue 29, p4
This section offers news briefs on U.S. politics as of August 2012. Republicans in Congress refused to compromise on extending the tax cuts by former president George W. Bush and taxing 98 percent of local citizens. Representative Geoff Davis said he plans to resign from Congress to handle health issues within his family. A measure 261-114 was passed by the House of Representatives to remove 200 presidential appointments from the Senate's interest for confirmation hearings and votes.


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