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Ryan Argues for Growth

February 13, 2013 1 minute Read by Robert Asahina

At the Vice Presidential debate tonight, the Republican candidate, Paul Ryan, came out strongly on the side of growth. "We can grow this economy faster," he said, by implementing "pro-growth policies that we know get people back to work." Instead of "more spending, more borrowing, and higher taxes," Ryan argued for "a dynamic, growing economy that promotes opportunity and jobs." The country needs "real reforms for a real recovery." "We will reapply our founding principles," Ryan said in his concluding remarks. This is an election that will answer the question, "What kind of country are we going to be?"


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Robert Asahina

Robert Asahina has been a newspaper and magazine editor and writer, a book publishing executive and editor, and a data management consultant. He was editor in chief and deputy publisher of Broadway Books, president and publisher of the adult publishing group of Golden Books, and vice president and senior editor of Simon and Schuster; deputy managing editor of The New York Sun and an editor at The New York Times Book Review, Harper's, George, and The Public Interest; and a consultant at Freddie Mac. He is the author of "Just Americans" and of numerous articles and reviews for The Wall Street Journal, Harper's, The New York Times Book Review, and elsewhere.

 

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