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Subject:  Re: Fiscal Cliff & Debt Ceiling Date:  12/13/2012  1:29 PM
Author:  rclaussen Number:  1844704 of 2081607

Hi jerrab,

Thank you for your thoughts. To give them a wider and perhaps more influence audience, I incorporated them into an email with our political leadership. A copy of that email appears below.


Thursday, December 13, 2012

President Barack Obama
Vice President Joe Biden
The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker of the House
The Honorable Eric Cantor, Majority Leader
The Honorable Kevin McCarthy, Majority Whip
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader
The Honorable Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
Senator Dan Inouye, President Pro Tempore
Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader
Senator Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader
Senator Sherrod Brown
Senator Rob Portman
The Honorable Steve Stivers

I wrote to you on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 in response to a survey by my representative Steve Stivers. In my response, I suggested an approach to resolving the deficit and debt involved growing the economy by building on our current job growth. Not only will an increase in job growth deal with the deficit and debt, it will address issues with the “entitlement” progr