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When tears wouldn't stop Nov. 22, 1963

I remembered it like yesterday. On Nov. 22, 1963, I was sitting in my ninth grade physical science class. Mrs. Pharr was lecturing about some boring topic. Instead of taking the required notes from her lecture, I was writing a love note in response to the one who had just been passed to me.

Letters to the Editor

A fairer, simpler tax code

Recently, the House Republicans passed the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. One of my top priorities this Congress was to help pass comprehensive tax reform, and this bill does just that by overhauling our complex tax code for the first time in 31 years. It is an encouraging moment as Congress takes one step closer in providing a better future for every American. Our objectives are straightforward: we aim to deliver more jobs and bigger paychecks for American workers, through a fairer and simpler tax code.

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American companies are funding the Kremlin’s info war against us

Consumers have power. Companies know it. Just look at how quickly Keurig pulled its ads from Sean Hannity’s Fox News show over his coverage of Roy Moore’s alleged child molestation. Indeed, strategically spent big media money can take down talk show hosts, cut into the bank accounts of pro athletes and even elect an American president.

Opinion

House GOP’s 2018 take: We will win on the economy

Editor's note: McClatchy asked House Republicans' and Democrats' campaign committees to share their takes on the 2018 midterms, and the chairmen responded. This is Steve Stivers of the National Republican Congressional Committee on what his party will offer to voters next year. For Ben Ray Luján of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, read here.

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House Dems’ 2018 take: Americans crave change in GOP’s Washington

Editor's note: McClatchy asked House Republicans' and Democrats' campaign committees to share their takes on the 2018 midterms, and the chairmen responded. This is Ben Ray Luján of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on what his party will offer to voters next year. For Steve Stivers of the National Republican Congressional Committee, read here.

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