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Trying to get out of paying your taxes? The IRS has heard that excuse before.

So, you want to dodge your taxes this year? Well, you’d better get creative -- because the IRS has heard 'em all before. ... [Published The Fix - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Taxes, Acquisition
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

This is the exact moment when the selfie stopped being cool

@ChrisMurphyCT and @SenBlumenthal kick off #NationalLibraryWeek with the first #HPseLfie! http://t.co/LlxjOQyxBd pic.twitter.com/4TbeHoh9VB — Hartford Pub Library (@HPLCT) April 14, 2014 Selfies are everywhere. It was the word of the year in 2013. Ellen ... [Published The Fix - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

22 reasons why Congressional spring breakers are just like you

Last week, Congress packed their bags and left the Capitol Hill campus for spring recess -- the congressional equivalent of spring break. And, like all modern people on spring break, they have documented every moment of it on social media. Here are 22 ... [Published The Fix - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Social Media
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Brian Schatz’s biggest 2014 headache? The governor who appointed him.

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) was appointed to the U.S. Senate in December 2012. The man who sent him to Washington, Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D), has suddenly become a complication in Schatz's bid to keep his seat in this year's election. In at least a pair ... [Published The Fix - 12 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Everything you need to know about the long fight between Cliven Bundy and the federal government

The case of cattle rancher Cliven Bundy burst into the national news cycle over the past week, captivating conservative media outlets with its protagonist, a firm believer of states' right with an armed group of supporters backing him. The stand-off between ... [Published The Fix - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Cattle
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

The ideological middle in Congress is dead. So, who killed it?

This chart, which I posted last week on the Fix,  told the story of the death of the ideological middle in Congress. It drew lots of interest. It also sparked a debate -- thanks to the title of the slide: "Redistricting killed middle in the House...." ... [Published The Fix - 14 hours ago]
Entities: REDISTRICTING
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Test your political trivia knowledge!

The Fix's monthly political trivia-fest known as "Politics and Pints" went down Monday night here in D.C. Since not all of you made it -- I counted -- here are the questions you missed, in electronic form.  To avoid further embarrassment, it's probably ... [Published The Fix - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Don’t call Mark Pryor the ‘Blanche Lincoln of 2014.’ Here’s why.

The last time a Democratic senator went before voters in Arkansas, she lost by 20 points. Don't expect a repeat this November. Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) is one of the most vulnerable senators facing reelection in November. No one disagrees with that basic ... [Published The Fix - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

America’s love/hate (but mostly hate) relationship with taxes, in 7 charts

It's tax day! (Ok, the exclamation point may be a little much.) As you might guess, Americans have a lot of feelings about paying taxes-- mostly negative. Here's seven charts that tell the story of our long and fraught relationship with the tax man. 1. ... [Published The Fix - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Taxes
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

The most endangered Senate Democrat is touting her Washington ties. Why that’s smart.

In a new TV ad released Tuesday, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) both distances herself from the Obama administration and reminds voters that she is the new head of the Senate Energy Committee, a closely watched panel in Louisiana, where many people work in ... [Published The Fix - 18 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

How Martin O’Malley built a 2016 resume liberals will love

Like oh so many politicians with their eyes on the White House, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has spent the last year beefing up his résumé ahead of the 2016 elections. For O'Malley, a moderate Democrat and former mayor of Baltimore, this means tacking ... [Published The Fix - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Liberals and conservatives alike hail Boston bombing investigation

Liberals and conservatives agree, the federal government did something right in its handling of the Boston Marathon bombing. A new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds 67 percent of Americans approve of how the investigation was handled, including more ... [Published The Fix - Apr 15 2014]

Quotes

Here's President Obama at a fundraiser Wednesday night for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in Houston, Texas: "This has become the least productive Congress in modern history, recent memory.  And that's by objective measures, just basic activity." So, is he right? And, if he is, so what? We've written extensively on the productivity debate in […]
"Good news, ladies. If you're 38 years old, financially you're just 29."
...Better than 2008 but still not all that good, according to the annual study of state-by-state elections conducted by the Pew Charitable Trusts. "Overall, 40 states and the District improved their scores in the 2012 election, compared with 2008" reads the report. "The scores […]
"This is America! And we don't need to know where a country is to send troops there."

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@ChrisMurphyCT and @SenBlumenthal kick off #NationalLibraryWeek with the first #HPseLfie! http://t.co/LlxjOQyxBd pic.twitter.com/4TbeHoh9VB — Hartford Pub Library (@HPLCT) April 14, 2014 Selfies are everywhere. It was the word of the year in 2013. Ellen ...
22 reasons why Congressional spring breakers ar... [Published The Fix - 11 hours ago]
Last week, Congress packed their bags and left the Capitol Hill campus for spring recess -- the congressional equivalent of spring break. And, like all modern people on spring break, they have documented every moment of it on social media. Here are 22 ...
Brian Schatz’s biggest 2014 headache? The gover... [Published The Fix - 12 hours ago]
Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) was appointed to the U.S. Senate in December 2012. The man who sent him to Washington, Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D), has suddenly become a complication in Schatz's bid to keep his seat in this year's election. In at least a pair ...
The ideological middle in Congress is dead. So,... [Published The Fix - 14 hours ago]
This chart, which I posted last week on the Fix,  told the story of the death of the ideological middle in Congress. It drew lots of interest. It also sparked a debate -- thanks to the title of the slide: "Redistricting killed middle in the House...." ...
Test your political trivia knowledge! [Published The Fix - 14 hours ago]
The Fix's monthly political trivia-fest known as "Politics and Pints" went down Monday night here in D.C. Since not all of you made it -- I counted -- here are the questions you missed, in electronic form.  To avoid further embarrassment, it's probably ...
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