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Kids Pay Big Money for AAU Officials’ Bloated Paychecks

The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) touts itself as “dedicated exclusively” to amateur sports, but a new investigation shows that the amateurs are floating some awfully big-league paychecks for the union’s officials, including a million-dollar golden parachute to a former president.

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Watch: Jindal, Huckabee Spar Over Spending Records

Republican presidential candidates Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee sparred over their spending records during Tuesday’s GOP undercard presidential debate on Fox Business Network. After Jindal said he was the only candidate who has cut government

Kamala Harris (AP)

Kamala Harris: Raising Money—and Spending It

In the last three months, California Attorney General Kamala Harris has pulled out all the stops in her campaign for the U.S. Senate, spending $1.4 million of the $1.8 million she raised while amassing another $400,000 in debts.

Club for Growth and Populist Taxes

Donald Trump is currently involved in a vicious argument with the Club for Growth over tax policy. The Club for Growth is running ads against Trump in Iowa accusing him of several offenses against growth-oriented conservatism, including a proposal to raise taxes. They added a bare-knuckle punch proclaiming Trump to be more liberal than Hillary Clinton, or even Bernie Sanders, and called him “the worst kind of politician.”

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Jeb: W Wasn’t Aggressive Enough In Reigning In Spending

Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush stated that his brother, former President George W. Bush “didn’t control the Republican Congress’ spending” on Tuesday’s broadcast of CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” Jeb was asked, “in what

Jerry Chicken Brown (FlashReport.org)

Ballot Measure Will Require Public Vote on Statewide Spending Projects

Activists enraged by California’s runaway spending have begun a campaign for the “Stop Blanks Check” ballot initiative. The measure, sure to make the ballot next November, thanks to $3 million in contributions and loans from wealthy Stockton-area formers and business owners Dean and Joan Cortopassi, aims to make sure that big-ticket multi-billion dollar spending projects have to be approved by the voters before they can move forward.

Left Tries to Push Jerry Brown to Spend More

Left-wing Democrats in California are demanding that Governor Jerry Brown increase spending as he attempts to keep the state budget in the black. The battle allows rank-and-file Democrats to pose as champions of various issues dear to their constituents while Brown can be seen as a fiscal moderate.

Oppressive Taxes and Regulations Killing Upstate New York Economy

Oppressive government regulations and taxes beating down Upstate New Yorkers have assaulted the region for years, leaving cities like Binghamton on the path to Detroit-level devastation. However, all is not lost. The hope of prosperity is evidenced in the success of less regulated and prosperous Native American tribe businesses in the state.

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