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Sen. McConnell declares GOP has voter mandate not to raise taxes

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Last Tuesday night was anything but a mandate for the Republican Party’s agenda. Yet Sen. Mitch McConnell, minority Senate leader, made the inexplicable comment that has befuddled even the closest political observer: “I am not willing to raise taxes to turn off the sequester. Period,” McConnell reportedly told the Wall Street Journal.


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