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By THE WASHINGTON POST What do you call two senators from different parties who plan to perform together at a concert? The Amateurs. Read more…

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By FORBES Yesterday, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) took time from their busy post-recess schedules (and football rivalries) to welcome the recommendations of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking (Commission or CEP) as it released a set…

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By THE WASHINGTON POST Last week, the leader of the moderate Tuesday Group, House Republican Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania, announced that he’s calling it quits — just one day after Rep. Dave Reichert (R-Wash.) did the same, putting two swing…

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By USA TODAY The House on Friday passed a $15.25 billion hurricane relief package that also increases the nation’s debt limit and funds the federal government for the next three months. Read more…

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By CNN Senators may seek a bipartisan compromise next month on health care reform. President Trump hits the road to plug tax reform. And comments by a GOP elder may complicate Trump’s trip to Missouri. Read more…

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By THE ATLANTIC Health-care hearings next month will mark the first effort at collaboration between the two parties, even as the Republican repeal push sees one last gasp. Read more…

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By Nancy Ognanovich House Republican leaders may be planning to force action on a $1.1 trillion, 12-bill omnibus spending package in early September, but this year’s fiscal follies marking the budget process are expected to last weeks—if not months—before a…

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By FOX BUSINESS President Donald Trump’s administration has continued to indicate they prefer to work out a bipartisan deal on tax reform and one of the groups they’ve turned to is the moderates within the Democratic Party, the Blue Dog…

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By ROLL CALL President Barack Obama’s signature is now dry on the hard-fought Budget Control Act of 2011. So where’s the victory lap? Where are the pundits jockeying to take credit? Read more…

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By The Washington Post The Trump administration and Congress face a daunting set of budget-related deadlines in the coming weeks. Blowing them could upend global financial markets and cause a partial government shutdown. Read more…

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By CNN The sensational collapse of Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare in the Senate last week is fueling fresh optimism that lawmakers might finally work in a bipartisan fashion to fix the Affordable Care Act. Read more…

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By POLITICO Blue Dogs are often dismissed as a dying breed of Democrat. Fiscally conservative, socially moderate and built from the ashes of former Dixiecrats, Blue Dogs have struggled in recent years to find a home in the Democratic Party….

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