Topic: Congress

Now Is The Time To Put A Tax On Carbon

Jan. 13, 2015
Now Is The Time To Put A Tax On Carbon

Republicans have taken over Congress and they should take a page from Bill Clinton's playbook to demonstrate their ability to govern and seize the moment to do something great for the country: pass a carbon tax.

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We May Finally Get a Senate Worthy of Being Called "Great"

Jan. 9, 2015
We May Finally Get a Senate Worthy of Being Called "Great"

The Senate finally passed legislation that will keep most of the U.S. government running for another year.

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The Right Way To Think About the Keystone XL pipeline

Nov. 24, 2014
The Right Way To Think About the Keystone XL pipeline

Amid the back-and-forth in Congress recently over the Keystone XL pipeline, which will ship fuel from Canadian oil sands to Texas to be processed and sent on to global markets, it's become increasingly hard for Texans and Americans to decide whether they support the project.

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Why Texas' 27th Congressional District is Interesting

Oct. 2, 2014
Why Texas' 27th Congressional District is Interesting

Given the utter lack of competition in Texas, political observers in the state are forced to examine characteristics other than competition to find "interesting" races this year.

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Cruz, Romney Hold Strong Leads in Latest UT/Texas Tribune Poll

Oct. 30, 2012

In the 2012 general election for U.S. senator from Texas, Republican Ted Cruz leads Democrat Paul Sadler by 15 percentage points, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll.

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