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Obama win could cost Romney US$5M in taxes They could expect savings under Romney, depending on which tax breaks the former Massachusetts governor decides to oppose. Whether they go up or down, the candidates' personal tax bills ... That could cost Romney more than $800,000. None of this would ... 06/3/2012 - 8:49 pm | View Link
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When Furher-elect Donald Trump named Ben Carson to be the head of HUD, Nancy Pelosi and other sentient beings questioned why Trump would name such an unqualified person for that spot.
Trump apologists, led by Mike "The Huckster" Huckabee, unable to defend the choice either, ripped into Pelosi instead, asking if she was a racist or just dumb.
StaffAttorney General Scott Pruitt
Tenure: Elected attorney general in November 2010.
Previous positions: Practicing attorney, state senator, general managing partner of the Oklahoma RedHawks minor league baseball team.
Education: Attended University of Kentucky on a baseball scholarship.
FROM STAFF REPORTSHere are initial media reports and reactions from politicians and Oklahomans after news broke Wednesday afternoon that President-elect Donald Trump had selected Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency: