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Oct 31, 2014 Meet one of the people behind the political campaign curtain.
Oct 31, 2014 Why a maintaining of the status quo could mean more gridlock in Congress.
Oct 30, 2014 Despite conventional wisdom, a Republican majority might not signal budget cuts.
Sep 8, 2014 What will and won’t be happening in Congress in advance of midterms.
Jul 28, 2014 Residents say they get less opportunity to negotiate when water shut-off looms.
Jun 18, 2014 A new wine region is developing in less-than-Mediterranean Midwestern states.
Jan 28, 2014 When rural families leave to search for better jobs, schools scramble to make cuts -- and may even shut down.
Oct 10, 2013 In his travels for The Atlantic and Marketplace's American Futures project, Jim Fallows says the American economy in small cities and towns is doing all right.