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Idaho’s Crapo to Treasury’s Lew: no talk of tax hikes without entitlement reform

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo joined all 10 of his Republican colleagues on the Senate Finance Committee in telling Treasury Secretary Jack Lew that next month’s debt limit extension should be used as a lever to tackle reform of Social Security

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Boehner in Boise: ‘Whale of a fight’ line widely cited

House Speaker John Boehner’s comments about leveraging the necessity to raise the U.S. debt ceiling to win entitlement reform have been frequently republished and scrolled across television screens this week. Among those citing the Idaho Statesman’s coverage of Boehner’s remarks

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