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IN SEPTEMBER of 2011, a fortyish budget connoisseur named Maya MacGuineas was feeling demoralized. She couldn’t believe that Congress and the president had nearly let the country default on its debt rather than reach a major deficit-cutting deal the previous summer. So she did what she had become unofficially famous for in the wonk circles of Washington: She threw a glamorous dinner party. MacGuineas’s friend, Virginia Senator Mark Warner, agreed to open his Alexandria estate to a coterie of bold-faced names.

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How Alexander Hamilton and a Swiss anti-Federalist created our country's capitalist system.

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Southern liberals say the region isn't as severely Republican as it seems. But they're ignoring reality.

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As the clock ticks down to January 1, and lawmakers try to hash out a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff and address the expiration of the Bush tax cuts, new data on taxpayers in the United States--collected from federal tax returns and available down to the ZIP code level through Brookings’ EITC Interactive--provide an important perspective on the impact of the tax code on families and communities across the country. For instance, the latest EITC Interactive data--which represent tax returns filed in January through June of 2011--show that key provisions in the tax code proved responsive to the G

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Don't mess with Texas? Don't mess with us!

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The split between the popular vote and the Electoral College isn't as simple as Ohio.

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Obama's struggling just about everywhere that he did well among Bush voters.

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Major employers are urging their workers to vote Republican. And now comes word that Mitt Romney has been urging them to make the pitch.

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What began as a classic "thank God we're not those people" show for liberals and other cosmopolitans turned out to be weirdly inspirational.

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Can Bidzina Ivanishivil wrest power from President Mikheil Saakashvili next week?

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