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Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Jared Kushner’s Entitlement Is New Jersey Born and Bred

There are many reasons he doesn’t think the rules apply. The Garden State is one of them.

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Opinion: Clinton is right about Sanders

There are few things more unpleasant than relitigating the 2016 Democratic primary. But more than a year later, it hasn't stopped, partly because the race touched on so many hot spots that continue to animate our politics: the way gender shapes how we perceive power, how class struggle collides with racial entitlement, what it even means to be "progressive" or to work outside the system.

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BRIEF-EVR says Sony Music signs pact with MelodyVR​

* ‍Sony Music Entertainment signs pact with MelodyVR and receives entitlement to subscribe for shares in EVR at 14.2p/share​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 80 6749 1136)

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Ivanka pushes for 'investment' in family leave

Ivanka Trump is making a public pitch for the Trump administration's paid family leave policy, arguing in a letter to the Wall Street Journal published Tuesday that the proposal is not an entitlement, but an investment.

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Feature: How Homeownership Became the Engine of American Inequality

An enormous entitlement in the tax code props up home prices — and overwhelmingly benefits the wealthy and the upper middle class.

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Political Memo: Trump Budget Is ‘Heavy Lift,’ Even for G.O.P. Congress

The president’s proposal spares entitlement programs as promised but it cuts $54 billion from domestic programs and departments and applies all that money to military spending.

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Republican senators criticize CBO, welcome health-care plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday the Congressional Budget Office report on a Republican healthcare plan indicated a path to lower insurance premiums, a lower deficit and significant entitlement reform.

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Trump to Ask for Sharp Increases in Military Spending, Officials Say

President Trump will instruct federal agencies on Monday to assemble a budget that would also make major cuts to agencies like the E.P.A. but not reduce funding for the largest entitlement programs.

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No cuts to U.S. entitlement programs in Trump budget: Mnuchin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's first budget proposal will spare big social welfare programs such as Social Security and Medicare from any cuts, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.

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Trump budget plan will not cut Social Security, Medicare: Mnuchin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's first budget proposal will not seek cuts in Social Security, Medicare and other entitlement federal benefits programs, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.

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Trump's HHS pick: Right to Medicaid may not be guaranteed

President Trump's health secretary pick acknowledged Tuesday that Medicaid may cease to be an entitlement for the nation's low-income residents if Republicans turn it into a block grant, sending a fixed amount of funding to each state.

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BRIEF-Estia Health undertakes entitlement offer of $136.8 mln

* No interim dividend to be paid for first half of fy17 and dividend policy revised to pay at least 70% of npat

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BRIEF-Eve Investments seeks trading halt

* Seeks trading halt pending announcement by company regarding its non-renounceable entitlement issue.

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BRIEF-Estia Health requests trading halt

* Estia Health Ltd requests trading halt pending an announcement in connection with a proposed accelerated non-renounceable pro rata entitlement offer

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BRIEF-Buymyplace.Com.Au launched a entitlement issue of 1 fully paid ordinary share for each 6.5252 shares to raise approximately $3mln

* Launched a entitlement issue of 1 fully paid ordinary share for each 6.5252 shares to raise approximately $3mln

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BRIEF-Volpara Health Tech to undertake non-renounceable entitlement offer to raise about A$3.7 mln

* undertaking a 1 for 20 non-renounceable entitlement offer to raise approximately a$3.7 million

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BRIEF-DTI Group Ltd announces $11.56 million capital raising

* Offer price for both placement and entitlement offer will be $0.35 per new share

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BRIEF-Eve Investments announces rights offer

* 1 for 6 entitlement issue at 1 cent per share to raise up to $1.96m

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UK tribunal rules Uber drivers deserve workers' rights

LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Uber should no longer treat its drivers as self-employed, a British tribunal ruled on Friday, in a decision which threatens the taxi app's business model by forcing it to pay the minimum wage and offer holiday entitlement.

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BRIEF-Restaurant Brands New Zealand to buy Hawaiian Taco Bell, Pizza Hut franchisee

* Restaurant Brands New Zealand Limited - acquisition of PIR and $94 milion entitlement offer

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Trump calls Clinton 'a nasty woman'

In the final moments of the final presidential debate, Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton was "such a nasty woman" while she was answering a question about how she would raise taxes on the rich to tackle debt and entitlements if she were to become president.

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BRIEF-Blue Sky Alternatives Access Fund announces capital raising offer

* Will raise up to $47 million through a 1 for 3 non-renounceable entitlement offer

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BRIEF-Stellar Capital Partners updates on Torre offer

* Stellar Capital mandatory offer to Torre shareholders: cash payment applicable to fractional entitlements

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BRIEF-Rural Funds acquires high security water entitlement

* Asx alert-rff acquires high security water entitlement-rff.ax

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APN raises $160 million from institutional entitlement offer

WELLINGTON, May 13 (Reuters) - Media group APN News & Media Ltd on Friday announced that it had completed the institutional phase of its entitlement offer, raising A$160 million ($117.15 million). The media company on Wednesday had announced plans to spin off its New Zealand business and merge it with the local business of Australia's Fairfax Media Ltd.

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Trump open to Social Security changes if elected: adviser

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Donald Trump would consider changes to Social Security and Medicare if he is elected U.S. president, a top adviser to the New York businessman said on Wednesday, signaling a shift from Trump's earlier stance that he would not touch so-called entitlement programs.

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Republican Trump open to Social Security changes if elected -adviser

WASHINGTON, May 11 (Reuters) - Republican Donald Trump would consider changes to Social Security and Medicare if he is elected U.S. president, a top adviser to the New York businessman said on Wednesday, signaling a shift from Trump's earlier stance that he would not touch so-called entitlement programs.

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Test for Jeb Bush at debate: Can he tone down his inner wonk?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jeb Bush has staked out a claim as the most serious of the 15 Republican presidential candidates, with a deeply considered policy position on everything from healthcare to federal regulations to entitlement reform to Syria.

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G.O.P. Candidates Take Sharp Tone in Third Debate

In a change from previous debates, the candidates dove into the gritty details of economic plans and entitlement programs, but exchanges grew contentious and political friendships were strained.

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Castellanos: Trump, the strongman we don't need

Help Wanted: Desperate U.S. political party looking for benevolent dictator. Need outsider who can break some China (so to speak.) Dedication to conservative principles or loyalty to party is unimportant. Opposition to unaffordable spending, unsustainable entitlements or expansions of federal muscle are no longer required. We will give you all the power you need to make America great again.

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Britain's FTSE at 7-month low, miner Kaz surges

LONDON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index fell to its lowest point since January on Thursday, weighed down by a drop in supermarkets and companies trading without entitlement to their...

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What did Bush mean by 'find a way to phase out' Medicare?

At a town hall Thursday, Jeb Bush refused to back down to criticism from Democrats, and one animated local voter, who charged him with "attacking the seniors" over his push for entitlement reform.

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BRIEF-UMS AG says fiscal authority denies UMS entitlement to deduct input tax

July 1 (Reuters) - UMS United Medical Systems International AG :

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Britain's FTSE recovers from 5-month low, miners rally

LONDON, June 18 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 share index dropped to a five-month low on Thursday, with some stocks trading without the entitlement to their latest dividend payment, although the...

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Britain's shares fall, led lower by disappointing mid-cap updates

LONDON, June 18 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index dropped to a five month low on Thursday, with some stocks trading without entitlement to their latest dividend payment.

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Lindsey Graham: I'd welcome Caitlyn Jenner as political ally

Lindsey Graham says he'd welcome Caitlyn Jenner as a political ally. He'd work with Democrats on entitlement reforms. And he'd lower climate-harming emissions to address global warming.

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In drought, Californians lacking water meters let it flow

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Broad rivers fed by Sierra Nevada snowmelt brought plentiful water to California's agricultural heartland and a certain sense of entitlement.

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Victim Gives Athletes a Firsthand Account of Violence Against Women

Kathy Redmond, who alleged that a Nebraska football player raped her in college, now teaches athletes to avoid the pitfalls of a perceived entitlement.

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FTSE 250's Pennon, IG Group to go ex-dividend on Jan. 29

LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - No FTSE 100 company is scheduled to trade without entitlement to its latest dividend payouts on Thursday. However, among the FTSE 250 companies going ex-dividend are: COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND (pence) Pennon Group 9.98 Bankers Investment 3.8 Trust IG Group 8.45 (Reporting by Atu

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Jeb: I'm thinking about running

Jeb Bush says he'll decide "in short order" if he will run for the White House in 2016 -- and in a preview of what could become his campaign themes, the Republican is advocating a more active foreign policy and an overhaul of U.S. entitlement programs.

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Fight over public pensions to widen after Republican election gains

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Union-backed defenders of public pensions and their opponents expect their battle to expand to more states next year in the fight over U.S. entitlements after Tuesday's mid-term elections.

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Fight over U.S. public pensions to widen after Republican election gains

LOS ANGELES Nov 5 (Reuters) - Union-backed defenders of public pensions and their opponents expect their battle to expand to more states next year in the fight over U.S. entitlements after Tuesday's...

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UPDATE 1-Arrium share sale faces tepid demand, shares dive

* Institutional shareholders took up 79 pct of entitlements

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UK class, entitlement unleash violence in film 'The Riot Club'

TORONTO (Reuters) - British class and privilege are seldom associated with hooliganism and uncontrolled violence, but Danish director Lone Scherfig pairs the two in a new film about the debauched excesses of an exclusive Oxford University dining club.

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UK class, entitlement unleash violence in film "The Riot Club"

TORONTO, Sept 8 (Reuters) - British class and privilege are seldom associated with hooliganism and uncontrolled violence, but Danish director Lone Scherfig pairs the two in a new film about the debauched excesses of an exclusive Oxford University dining club.

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Shooter's rage at women too familiar

Kevin Powell said the chilling video made by young man who went on a muderous rampage in Isla Vista showed a male entitlement and appetite for violence against women that is tolerated across the U.S.

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FTSE falls further on ex-divs, company downgrade

LONDON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index fell for a second straight session on Wednesday, with Diageo and easyJet falling after trading without their latest dividend entitlements and...

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Obama’s 2015 Budget to Sidestep Bipartisan Offers

White House officials said Republicans have shown no willingness to meet the president’s proposal on entitlement reform by closing loopholes for corporations and the wealthy.    

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Debunking myths about Americans' longevity gains

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Americans are living longer. We hear that claim often from politicians worried about entitlement spending, policymakers urging us to postpone retirement - even insurance companies...

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BRIEF-NV5 acquires 68West Inc

Nov 18 (Reuters) - NV5 Holdings Inc : * Acquires infrastructure design, entitlement and permitting firm, 68West Inc * Says 68West was purchased with a combination of cash and stock and is

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Political Memo: Targeting an Entitlement Before It Takes Hold

One reason Republicans are fighting so hard to stop President Obama’s health law now is that it may be impossible to do so once it is established.    

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A guide to the next debate on entitlement cuts

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Talk about counter-programming: A coalition of Social Security advocates plans a one-day summit meeting later this month to talk about ways to expand Social Security benefits to...

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GOP divisions alter Boehner strategy

House Republican leaders were forced on Thursday to delay rolling out their bill to raise nation's debt limit, after conservatives complained the package failed to include deep enough budget cuts and significant changes to entitlement programs.

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Can men grow up?

Pepper Schwartz says with constant drumbeat of scandals in armed forces, the military must require education programs to teach men self control, address culture of sexual entitlement

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Danes Rethink a Welfare State Ample to a Fault

With little fuss or political protest — or notice abroad — Denmark has been at work overhauling entitlements, trying to prod Danes into working more or longer or both.    

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Obama Budget Is Dismissed by G.O.P. and Attacked by Left

Speaker John A. Boehner accused President Obama of holding entitlement programs hostage for tax increases while some liberals vented their own anger over the plan.

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Obama budget to offer program cuts, seek deficit deal: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will offer cuts to Social Security and other entitlement programs in a budget proposal aimed at swaying Republicans to compromise on a deficit reduction deal to put the country's finances on a sounder footing, a senior administration official said on Friday.

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Obama budget to offer program cuts, seek deficit deal - official

WASHINGTON, April 5 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will offer cuts to Social Security and other entitlement programs in a budget proposal aimed at swaying Republicans to compromise on a...

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Sequester falsely pits "greedy geezers" against the young

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Call it the myth of the greedy geezer - an argument keeps popping up in Washington that old people have it too good, and that entitlement spending is squeezing out programs for...

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COLUMN-Sequester falsely pits 'greedy geezers' against the young

CHICAGO, April 4 (Reuters) - Call it the myth of the greedy geezer - an argument keeps popping up in Washington that old people have it too good, and that entitlement spending is squeezing out...

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Republicans differ on flexibility on taxes with Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leading congressional Republicans said on Sunday a broad deal with President Barack Obama on deficit reduction and entitlement reform remains possible but differed over potential flexibility on taxes, with the House speaker and budget leader not bending.

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UPDATE 1-Republicans differ on flexibility on taxes with Obama

WASHINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) - Leading congressional Republicans said on Sunday a broad deal with President Barack Obama on deficit reduction and entitlement reform remains possible but differed...

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Obama renews offer to cut social safety nets

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama raised anew the issue of cutting entitlements such as Medicare and Social Security as a way out of damaging budget cuts, a White House official said on Sunday, as both sides in Washington tried to limit a fiscal crisis that may soon hit millions of Americans.

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Obama renews budget offer to cut social safety nets

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama raised anew the issue of cutting entitlements such as Medicare and Social Security as a way out of damaging budget cuts, a White House official said on...

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Obama renews offer to cut social safety net in big budget deal: aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama raised anew the issue of cutting entitlements such as Medicare and Social Security as a way out of damaging budget cuts, a White House official said on Sunday, as both sides in Washington tried to limit a fiscal crisis that may soon hit millions of Americans.

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UPDATE 2-Obama renews offer to cut social safety net in big budget deal -aide

WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama raised anew the issue of cutting entitlements such as Medicare and Social Security as a way out of damaging budget cuts, a White House official...

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Obama renews offer to cut social safety nets in big budget deal: aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama raised anew the issue of cutting entitlements such as Medicare and Social Security as a way out of damaging budget cuts, a White House official said on Sunday, as both sides in Washington tried to limit a fiscal crisis that may soon hit millions of Americans.

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UPDATE 1-Obama renews offer to cut social safety nets in big budget deal - aide

WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama raised anew the issue of cutting entitlements such as Medicare and Social Security as a way out of damaging budget cuts, a White House official...

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Political Memo: Medicare Is at the Heart of the Fiscal Fight

As a result of the changing dispute between parties over Medicare, President Obama’s ability to deliver a bipartisan compromise on entitlement spending may be waning.

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Opinion: Time to be honest about debt

Maya MacGuineas says the president must take on the real issues of entitlement and tax reform not hide behind the easy pieces of taxing corporations and the rich and closing loopholes

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AARP urges entitlement reform on broad issues, not deficit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AARP, the powerful lobbying group for older Americans, urged political leaders on Tuesday to pursue so-called entitlement reform as part of a wide-ranging discussion about healthcare costs and retirement security rather than as a narrower deal on deficit reduction.

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AARP urges US entitlement reform on broad issues, not deficit

* Entitlement reform focus on health costs, retirement security

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Analysis: Obama may turn Medicare reform into wider health debate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama could seek common ground with Republicans in the looming battle over Medicare spending by broadening the debate over entitlement reform to encompass the spiraling healthcare costs that confront a wide range of Americans.

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Bernard Sanders, a Voice for Shielding Entitlements

As the debate grows over how to reduce the federal deficit, Senator Bernard Sanders is speaking out against cutting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid benefits as part of a deal.

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The Caucus: Republican Senator Proposes Relenting on Top Tax Rates

Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee said a growing number within his party see allowing heavier taxes for high earners as a way to shift attention to cutting entitlement programs.

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Politics in Play Over Safety Net in Deficit Talks

Newly empowered Democrats may resist significant changes in entitlement programs, making it harder for President Obama to resolve the year-end fiscal crisis.

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Political Times: Will Obama Agree to Entitlement Cuts? He Already Has

President Obama, during his negotiations with House Speaker John A. Boehner in the summer of 2011, signed off on painful cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.

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Boehner Strikes Conciliatory Tone in Talk of Fiscal Cliff

House Speaker John A. Boehner said Wednesday he is ready to accept a budget deal that raises federal revenues if it is linked to an overhaul of entitlements and the tax code.

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Opinion: Romney's ideas have edge

Jeffrey Miron says Obama, Romney plans differ over taxes, spending, entitlements, with the GOP candidate relying less on government.

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In Britain, Austerity Collides With Pension System

The desires of the British prime minister to cut the budget deficit are running up against a situation created over decades: the large number of public entitlements.

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Opinion: Mitt not better off as Latino

Ruben Navarrette says Mitt Romney's "joke" about the advantages Latinos have neglects the candidate's life of privilege and entitlement

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Psychiatrist testifies on Hinckley

A psychiatrist who treated John Hinckley Jr. in the 1980s and who interviewed him in recent months described the presidential assailant Tuesday as having "a sense of entitlement" and being "absorbed with himself."

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Political Memo: Risks for G.O.P. on Attacks With Racial Themes — Political Memo

If the campaign includes a fraught discussion about minorities and entitlements, work ethics and what it means to be American, it will have gotten under way in earnest in South Carolina this week.