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01/18/2017 - 8:00pm

    Congress has a lot of touchy issues to deal with these days, including one that boils quite literally beneath their feet.

    A painting, entitled "Untitled #1," by former Missouri high school student David Pulphus, has been on display in the busy underground walkway between the Cannon House...

01/18/2017 - 2:00pm

    Of the many proposed legislative changes that might occur during the presidency of Donald Trump, the one with the highest probability of actually becoming law is a reduction in corporate tax rates. While we are considering making changes to the tax laws, I have a modest, related proposal that won't...

01/18/2017 - 1:00pm

    Donald Trump's first press conference since the election basically confirmed he's easily the least suited person to be president who ever got anywhere near to the office.

    The office he will occupy in nine days.

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01/18/2017 - 12:00pm

    Sen. Ben Cardin used one of the oldest saws in politics to lay out an imperative for the coming Trump era. "It cannot be business as usual," Cardin said.

    He was talking primarily about Russia, but his statement stands on its own. Under the...

01/18/2017 - 11:00am

    Political scientists long assumed that U.S. institutions were more open and sturdier than those in other countries. One manifestation of that robustness, the theory went, was that U.S. politics appeared largely free from troubling symptoms like conspiracy thinking. Foreigners -- particularly in less-...

01/18/2017 - 10:00am

    I still remember going to a graduate student barbecue my first month at the University of Michigan. I told a woman from another department that I was studying economics, and she asked me: "What school?" Blinking, I replied "This one. The University of Michigan."

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