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GOP can’t appease the left by caving on key issues

Two House Republicans have chosen to capitulate on major agenda items on the liberal left - and are learning a familiar lesson the hard way.
One, Colorado’s Mike Coffman, has signed onto Democratic efforts to reimpose President Obama’s FCC order to tax and regulate the Internet under the banner of net neutrality. The other, Florida’s Carlos Curbelo, broke with his party by leading a tiny group of Republicans who voted against a resolution rejecting a carbon tax, and then went further by actually introducing his own carbon tax legislation. But rather than welcoming them as heroes, the left ...


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