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Courier Journal: Sen. Mitch McConnell has helped deliver strong economic growth to Kentucky and the nation

Phil Gramm and Mike Solon Opinion contributors Published 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...
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WSJ: What Evidence Is There of Big Tech’s Harm?

As we are aware, no one has demonstrated that consumers have been harmed by the dominance of American tech companies. Sept. 23, 2020 5:01 pm ET In “Breaking Up or Better Regulating Big Tech?” (Letters, Sept. 21), Rep. Ken Buck calls the analysis in our article “The Misguided Antitrust Attack...
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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: The Truth About Income Inequality

The census fails to account for taxes and most welfare payments, painting a distorted picture. By Phil Gramm and John F. Early Nov. 3, 2019 3:43 pm ET Never in American history has the debate over income inequality so dominated the public square, with Democratic presidential candidates and congressional leaders calling...
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WSJ: Big Bad Trusts’ Are a Progressive Myth

Today’s tech titans, like yesterday’s industrial giants, will diminish in time thanks to competition. By Phil Gramm and Jerry Ellig Oct. 2, 2019 6:49 pm ET The resurgence of progressivism in America has brought growing support for a return to Progressive-era trustbusting. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has a plan to break up...
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WSJ: The Debt Threat to the Economy

As rates rise, paying back government borrowing will consume the credit needed to sustain growth. By Phil Gramm and Michael Solon Dec. 10, 2018 6:54 p.m. ET The same driving forces have propelled every strong American economic recovery since World War II: a sustained rise in business investment and increases in...
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