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  1. Chester pool a dry run so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Philly.com

    ... if the pool would be open and then heard it would be later in the week, he said. Why the delay? Calls to Mayor John Linder's office were referred to Councilwoman Elizabeth Williams, who did not return numerous calls. The cash-strapped city didn't ...

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  2. Troubled politician Dennis Hastert benefited from scandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... within the conference between moderates and the right, and he can bridge that better than anyone," former Rep. John Linder, R-Georgia, said at the time. But in 2006, Hastert became embroiled in an election-season controversy involving his handling ...

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  3. A witness to scandals, Hastert now faces his ownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... within the conference between moderates and the right, and he can bridge that better than anyone," former Rep. John Linder, R-Ga., said at the time. Hastert was anything but the polarizing force of his Republican predecessor, Newt Gingrich of ...

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  4. Scandals of others put Hastert in powerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Capitol Hill Blue

    ... within the conference between moderates and the right, and he can bridge that better than anyone," former Rep. John Linder, R-Ga., said at the time. Rumpled and low-key, Hastert was anything but the polarizing force of his Republican predecessor, ...

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  5. Kasich swings through Ga., S.C. while testing White House runRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... a variation of a national sales tax in place of the income tax that originated with Georgia former Congressman John Linder. Kasich said he instead favors flattening the income-tax rates. And his answer to a question from the audience about national ...

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  6. Uninspired ElectorateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... which serves one of the city's biggest precincts. The site was also the scene of a confrontation between Mayor John Linder, who was being challenged in the Democratic primary by State Rep. Thaddeus Kirkland, and a councilwoman supporting Kirkland. ...

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  7. Kirkland leads in Chester mayor raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Philly.com

    State Rep. Thaddeus Kirkland ousted Chester Mayor John Linder on Tuesday night in one of the region's most heated primary battles. With nearly all of the precincts reporting, Kirkland had outpolled his Democratic rival by better than 2-1, ensuring that the Delaware County city will have a new leader next year.

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  8. RIP: Representative Harry GeisingerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Peach Pundit

    More sad news from the General Assembly today as Rep. Harry Geisinger has passed away at the age of 81. Geisinger was one of those Republican Pioneers who served in the House when Republicans were almost as rare as a comet. Geisinger, along with people like Paul Coverdell, John Linder, and many others worked hard to make the GOP appealing to more Georgians.

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  9. Georgia legislator brings classic SEC football rivalry to water negotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... that arrangement. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., third from left, reaches across the table to shake hands with Rep. John Linder, R-Ga., as the Georgia Congressional delegation arrives to meet over Georgia's use of Lake Lanier's water on Capitol Hill in ...

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  10. Ex-Campaign Chiefs: Obama's Veto of Keystone Will Help GOP in '16Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | News Max

    ... separate interviews with Newsmax Wednesday, former Republican National Chairman Michael Steele and former Reps. John Linder of Georgia and Tom Davis of Virginia - both past chairmen of the National Republican Congressional Committee - agreed that ...

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  11. Keystone Veto Will Help GOP in '16, Say Ex-Campaign ChiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | News Max

    ... separate interviews with Newsmax Wednesday, former Republican National Chairman Michael Steele and former Reps. John Linder (GA) and Tom Davis (VA) - both past chairmen of the National Republican Congressional Committee - agreed that the veto would ...

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  12. Study says the poor bear the brunt of sales tax hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Times

    ... of Georgia, said Georgia has long been a hotbed for the " FairTax " because of support from former U.S. Rep. John Linder, a Republican from Duluth, and libertarian radio host Neal Boortz. So the idea of zeroing out income taxes in favor of higher ...

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  13. Chester Democrats fighting among themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... leadership, as State Rep. Thaddeus Kirkland, the city's senior Democratic politician, is running to unseat Mayor John Linder. Kirkland has aligned himself with the four incumbent city council members, while Linder is running alongside a new slate of ...

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  14. State Sen. Pileggi to run for seat on Delaware County courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Evening Sun

    ... then won re-election to a full term over Thomas Bosak in 2004. He turned back another future mayor of Chester, John Linder, and won a third term in 2012 by beating Pat Worrell. But he lost his post as Senate Majority Leader to Sen. Jake Corman, ...

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  15. Georgia FairTax More Talk Than RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Peach Pundit

    ... must understand this when devising suggestions. Georgia represents the cradle of the FairTax movement. Georgia's John Linder was its original patron saint and Neil Boortz and Herman Cain have been among its primary evangelicals. The concept ...

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  16. written criticallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | National Review Online

    ... has endorsed the FairTax in the past (although more recently he has hedged on it). Republican congressman John Linder of Georgia, a FairTax co-author who just announced that he will not run for reelection, has made promoting it his principal mission ...

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  17. The FairTax as a Symbol of Economic PopulismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Peach Pundit

    The FairTax, a proposal to scrap federal income and payroll taxes in favor of a 23% sales tax, has a strong Georgia pedigree. Originally proposed by Congressman John Linder and popularized in an eponymous book by Neal Boortz, the plan was re-introduced as H.R. 25 this year by Georgia's Seventh District Congressman Rob Woodall.

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  18. Woodall's bill on Fair Tax gaining supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Forsyth County News

    ... representatives. A version of it has been introduced by the District 7 representative - Woodall and predecessor John Linder - seven times since 2003. "The fair tax is just so strong in Georgia," Woodall said. "It's hard to run for a federal office ...

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  19. It's Baaaack! Congressman Woodall Re-Introduces the FairTaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Peach Pundit

    The new session of Congress opened on Tuesday in a snowy Washington, DC, and in what has become a tradition for the first day of the session, Georgia's Seventh District Congressman Rob Woodall again introduced H.R. 25, A.K.A. The FairTax. Woodall, who helped draft the original FairTax legislation for his predecessor, John Linder, has long positioned the measure a freedom bill as opposed to a tax bill.

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  20. Four Conservative Tax Plans with Equivalent Economic ResultsRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... National Retail Sales Tax Act in 1996. [4] The second was the FairTax, originally introduced by Representative John Linder (R-GA) in 1999. [5] Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA) is now the lead sponsor of the FairTax. [6] The primary difference ...

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