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Thomas Kaplan

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Thomas Kaplan is a congressional correspondent for the New York Times.

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In a party-line vote – except for Rand Paul of Kentucky, Senate Republicans passed the framework for a budget last night, but a detailed spending plan will come later.

GOP budget proposal paves way for massive tax cuts

In a party-line vote – except for Rand Paul of Kentucky, Senate Republicans passed the framework for a budget last night, but a detailed spending plan will come later.

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Forget spending billions in tax dollars to rebuild coastal developments destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. New York's Governor Cuomo says he has a better idea.

Is It Time to Retreat from the Sea?

Forget spending billions in tax dollars to rebuild coastal developments destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. New York's Governor Cuomo says he has a better idea.

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Last night, New York’s Republican-controlled State Senate approved new gun controls by a vote of 43 to 18.  Today, the Assembly—led by Democrats—is expected to go along and Governor…

New York State Passes First Gun Bill Since Newtown

Last night, New York’s Republican-controlled State Senate approved new gun controls by a vote of 43 to 18.  Today, the Assembly—led by Democrats—is expected to go along and Governor…

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