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  • A bipartisan breakthrough on restoring voting rights

    A bipartisan breakthrough on restoring voting rights
    The past few years have seen government consumed by hyper-partisanship and paralysis. From fights over the debt ceiling to immigration to election laws, lawmakers seem more concerned with one-upping the other side than helping their constituents. Americans are rightly fed up, but they should be encouraged by recent bipartisan momentum on criminal justice reform, which includes restoring voting rights to people with past criminal convictions.
  • A long summer of spending standoffs is coming

    WASHINGTON Partisan disputes over the sequester threaten to derail the appropriations process in the months ahead, as House and Senate appropriators trudge ahead with work on fiscal 2016 spending bills. In the quest for a new budget deal, Democrats in...

    April 20th is Florida's Real Tax Day

    April 20th is Florida's Real Tax Day
    Florida’s real tax day isn’t April 15th. It’s April 20th. On that day, the state’s taxpayers have finally made enough money to pay their total tax burden for the year, according to the non-partisan Tax Foundation. Starting the...

    GOP's Ted Cruz calls religious liberty a defining issue

    GOP's Ted Cruz calls religious liberty a defining issue
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says concern about religious freedom, awakened in the debate over a new Indiana law, could unite conservative Republicans and rally some Democrats to the GOP in 2016. Cruz told an audience Wednesday he could carry the banner for that...

    As U.S. hits debt limit, Treasury takes steps to extend borrowing

    As U.S. hits debt limit, Treasury takes steps to extend borrowing
    The Treasury Department has started taking steps to extend the federal government's borrowing ability as the U.S. hits its debt limit again Monday, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew told lawmakers Friday. In a letter to congressional leaders, Lew urged...