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January 24, 2014 12:00 AM

ERICKSON: Changes and challenges

If you want to change Washington, you must first change the Republican Party. This is a fact. When the Republicans last controlled Washington, D.C., they raised the national debt on domestic policy initiatives, but pretended they were raising the national debt for war spending. They passed No Child Left Behind. They passed Medicare Part D. They tried to pass amnesty. They collaborated with the Democrats to pass TARP and the General Motors bailout.

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