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Washington in a Flash: Mike Huckabee Visits Capitol Hill to Talk Taxes
Posted By Abigail White On July 26, 2011 @ 6:34 am In Scribe | Comments Disabled
The House Ways and Means Committee welcomes former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, a 2008 Republican presidential candidate, to testify on alternative tax systems. The hearing  will examine the value-added tax and FairTax. It will also explore consumption tax and the issues surrounding it.
Rep. James Lankford  (R-OK) will speak at today’s Bloggers Briefing at Heritage. The freshman lawmaker serves on the Budget, Transportation & Infrastructure, and Oversight & Government Reform committees. He will be joined by Iain Murray, CEI’s vice president for strategy, and author of “Stealing You Blind .” Finally, Sam Adams Alliance chairman and CEO Eric O’Keefe will discuss the Health Care Compact . The event starts at 12:00 p.m. ET. Listen on BlogTalkRadio  or watch at Ustream.tv . It starts at noon ET.
Heritage welcomes J. William Middendorf II for “Potomac Fever: A Memoir of Politics and Public Service .” Middendorf served in the Nixon, Ford, and Reagan administrations. He chairs the Defense Forum Foundation and the Committee on Monetary Research and is a member of the board of trustees at Heritage. The event starts at noon ET and will be webcast live .
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 hearing: http://waysandmeans.house.gov/Calendar/EventSingle.aspx?EventID=252676
 James Lankford: http://lankford.house.gov/
 Stealing You Blind: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1596981539/ref=as_li_ss_til?tag=blublo-20&camp=213381&creative=390973&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=1596981539&adid=00YRT4MS76VD9TAW9SDK&
 Health Care Compact: http://healthcarecompact.org/
 BlogTalkRadio: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thebloggersbriefing/2011/07/19/the-bloggers-briefing
 Ustream.tv: http://www.ustream.tv/discovery/live/all?q=the%20bloggers%20briefing
 Potomac Fever: A Memoir of Politics and Public Service: http://www.heritage.org/Events/2011/07/Potomac-Fever
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