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WSJ: Clinton’s Example for Biden

Like the 1994 election, voters have chosen divided government—and issued a mandate for compromise. By Phil Gramm and Mike Solon Nov. 17, 2020 1:06 pm ET Republicans and Democrats campaigned on very different platforms this year, and the American people seem to have had their own agenda. By electing a divided government, Americans...
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WSJ: Bidenomics Failed the First Time

Claims that he’ll spur growth ignore that his policies are a repeat of the stagnant Obama years. By Phil Gramm and Mike Solon Nov. 1, 2020 2:06 pm ET No candidate for president with a legacy of 36 years in the Senate and eight in the West Wing should need an economic projection...
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Courier Journal: Sen. Mitch McConnell has helped deliver strong economic growth to Kentucky and the nation

Phil Gramm and Mike SolonOpinion contributorsPublished 10:09am ET Oct. 30 2020  On election night 2014, Sen. Mitch McConnell was reelected to the Senate and subsequently became Senate majority leader.  On that special night, he shared with his supporters his belief in the central promise of America, which he had learned from his...
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WSJ: The Misguided Antitrust Attack on Big Tech

Antitrust action would sap the benefits top companies have brought to consumers and ordinary investors. By Phil Gramm and Jerry Ellig Sept. 14, 2020 7:13 pm ET Despite the many troubles of 2020, Congress has made more time than ever this year to target a different purported threat: America’s tech giants. This month...
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WSJ: Prosperity Rides on a Republican Senate

A Democratic majority would be a rubber stamp for a President Biden’s ruinous economic agenda. By Phil Gramm and Mike Solon Sept. 1, 2020 12:58 pm ET When Barack Obama swept the 2008 elections, his long coattails helped flip eight Republican Senate seats to the Democrats, giving the Obama-Biden presidency the Senate’s most...
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WSJ: The Biden-Sanders Manifesto

Voters should examine how far left the former vice president has moved since winning the primaries. By Phil Gramm July 30, 2020 1:48 pm ET When unemployment and poverty rates hit record lows in late 2019, while retirement accounts and average household incomes surged to record highs, Joe Biden understood that...
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WSJ: Voters’ Choice: Growth or Stagnation

Before the shutdown, the economy was booming. Credit Trump’s policies, not Obama and Biden’s. By Phil Gramm and Mike Solon July 8, 2020 1:10 pm ET The year began with a recovery that belied every negative cliché about the Trump tax cuts and regulatory reform. Tax cuts demagogued as giveaways to the rich...
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