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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor distanced himself from anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist’s pledge on Monday’s Morning Joe, explaining that solving the fiscal cliff is more important than the pledge he signed as a young member of the Virginia legislature more than a decade ago.

“When I go to my constituents, it’s not about that pledge,” Cantor said. “It really is about trying to solve problems.”


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    To say they are distancing themselves from the Norquist pledge is a bit disingenuous. When the GOP is saying they are...
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    Ahh, the sweet siren song of moderation. When Cantor starts to stress the “finding-common-ground” approach, you know...
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    joining the ranks of Saxby Chambliss, Bob Corker, Peter King, and Lindsey Graham all of whom have stated recently that...
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    FINALLY. Let’s talk some sense, people. ***”Rudy” clap***
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