Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Midday Roundup: Iran toys with Saeed Abedini's health

Newsworthy
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/13/14, 11:45 am

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In Marco Rubio's America, hard work pays $50 an hour

Politics
by Nick Eicher & Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/12/14, 03:35 pm

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is on a mission to tear down the blockade between would-be innovators and the free enterprise system. This week, he delivered an hour-long address in Washington outlining a novel idea for restraining government regulation: a National Regulatory Budget. Rubio wants to regulate the regulators, giving them a taste of their own medicine.

The budget would be set by an independent board, Rubio said, which would limit the amount each agency’s regulations would be allowed to cost the economy.

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