Thomas Kaplan

New York Times

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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.

from To the Point

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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Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Tim Carney talk about President Biden’s final framework he delivered to Congress — will Democrats go for it?

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The U.S.-Mexico border is set to reopen following a long shutdown to all but “essential” traffic.” This will likely bring heavy traffic, sanitation issues and crimes.

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San Francisco is at times known for its rough-and-tumble approach to local politics. But now a more bruising political fight is playing out in the City by the Bay.

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Josh, Liz and Sean discuss Democrats’ loss in Virginia, their narrow victory in New Jersey, the lessons each side should think over, and “let’s go, Brandon.”

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Aaron Maté joins Robert Scheer to discuss the damning new Justice Department evidence that the Hillary Clinton campaign conspired to finance and promote the totally fraudulent “Steele…

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Other states are obsessed with California and its policies, which is a way to show their love, according to Joe Mathews.

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The supply chain is still clogged and inflation is at a 30-year high , while the U.S. has been importing more overseas goods than before the COVID pandemic.

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A couple of dozen Malibu neighbors have been developing “community brigades” since the 2018 Woolsey Fire.

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