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  • Cornyn redefines his role as Senate GOP Whip

    WASHINGTON As majority whip, John Cornyn has tangled often with the tea party. He has championed pragmatic floor tactics and was an architect of the GOP's successful drive to broaden its Senate footprint over the last three cycles by betting on candidates with establishment roots. He handily defeated seven gadfly challengers in a 2014 primary election.
  • Legislative deadlines for presidential candidates to watch

    WASHINGTON There's no shortage of deadlines in 2015 that will put the national media spotlight on Capitol Hill, even as much of the attention is on shooting ranges, ballrooms and diners in early presidential states. And for what's likely to be four...

    US budget deficit expanded slightly in fiscal first half

    The deficit through the first half of the budget year ran slightly above last year's pace, with the March imbalance up $16 billion over a year ago. The Treasury Department said Monday that the March deficit came to $52.9 billion compared to a deficit...

    5 things to know about Congress' return from a 2-week break

    Congress reconvenes Monday after a two-week recess, and plunges immediately into a fierce debate over how to control Iran's nuclear program. Lawmakers also will decide whether to confirm a new attorney general and whether to stabilize payments for...

    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...