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Morning Briefing: House Conservatives Want Major Cuts — But Not Quite Yet

By ThinkProgress on July 26, 2012 at 9:00 am

"Morning Briefing: House Conservatives Want Major Cuts — But Not Quite Yet"

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– House Conservatives are pushing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) to pass a stopgap spending bill and delay consideration of their deep cuts to government funding until 2013.

– Mitt Romney’s campaign event in Tampa yesterday featured government contractors who say they don’t need government.

– Fear of increased gun control, rather than the Colorado-type shootings, appears to be the reason for a spike in gun sales.

– The Sunlight Foundation puts the presidential candidates’ tax rates into historical context:

– A new right-wing PAC which has not yet identified any donors is running birther ads on cable television:

– And finally, a Missouri State Rep. will auction off an AR-15 rifle next month as a fundraiser — the same model that was allegedly used in the Colorado shootings.

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