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The committee co-chairmen, Sen. John HoevenJohn Henry HoevenMcConnell works to salvage tax bill GOP to reduce tax relief by 0B to win over deficit hawks  The Hill's Whip List: Where Republicans stand on Senate tax bill MORE (N.D.) and Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnFormer Dem Tenn. gov to launch Senate bid: report Google, Facebook and Drudge: What the new titans of media mean for America Learning from the states: Feds should adopt anti-pyramid scheme law MORE (Tenn.), said the platform gives states more power to make decisions.

Hoeven said the platform urges the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and other job-creating measures. 

“From this day forward, the GOP will be known as the Great Opportunity Party,” Blackburn said. 

Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerJohn Feehery: A political forest fire Trump's pick for Federal Reserve chief is right choice at right time The two-party system is dying — let’s put it out of its misery MORE (Ohio) presided over the vote to approve the platform.