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The Congressional Budget Office is out with its look at the federal government's finances and the picture is rather grim:

Mon, Aug 13, 2018
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings are likely to begin in the first week of September. That's good news.

Thu, Aug 9, 2018
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Only briefly noticed, but possibly very important over the long term, was a Trump administration decision to freeze current car fuel economy standards at 37 miles per gallon.

Wed, Aug 8, 2018
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Government employee unions suffered a blow in June when the Supreme Court ruled they could not force non-union members to pay dues.

Tue, Aug 7, 2018
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With the president saying he's willing to allow the federal government to shut down unless Congress agrees to spend more on border security and construction of a wall along the

Thu, Aug 2, 2018
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U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik issued a temporary restraining order preventing the firm Defense Distributed from hosting blueprints for 3D printed guns on its website.

Wed, Aug 1, 2018
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The federal government is again facing the prospect of a shutdown, this time on September 30, unless Congress can find a way to pass its remaining appropriations bills, or come up with some sort of short-term solution.

Tue, Jul 31, 2018
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Republicans on the House Ways and Means committee have released what they call a "Tax Reform 2.0" framework.

Mon, Jul 30, 2018
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A big idea Democratic congressional candidates are touting on the campaign trail is something they call "Medicare for all," or "M4A." In other words, it's a single-payer, government-run health program. The idea has taken hold in Democratic primaries, and Sen.

Fri, Jul 27, 2018
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If the rhetoric coming from some Democrats is an accurate reflection of their mood, then the party's problems run far deeper than mere infighting between old liberals and younger progressives.

Wed, Jul 25, 2018
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You've probably heard the charge many times: conservatives don't believe in science, and are, in fact, at war against it.

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