CRITICS: RISE IN POLITICAL ‘PLEDGES’ STONEWALLS POLICYMAKING

July 26th, 2012 Read her lips: No new taxes. That’s essentially what U.S. Senate candidate Heather Wilson said last year when she signed lobbyist Grover Norquist’s Taxpayer Protection Pledge. It’s not the only position the New Mexico Republican has locked into. Last year, during the bitter debate over raising the nation’s debt ceiling, she put …

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