In 2013, voters in several states seem to be hungering for more tax revenue, Francis writes, though sometimes from unusual sources and decidedly not by raising income taxes.
Virginia Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe's victory in yesterday's election does not mean that strong conservatives like his opponent Ken Cuccinelli are doomed in competitive races. And Governor Chris Christie’s re-election in New Jersey doesn't guarantee that he will be in the White House.
Some pro-business Republicans, concerned about the 2014 midterms, say Sen. Ted Cruz should 'sit down and shut up.' Chamber of Commerce chief Thomas Donohue says 'that might be one thing we could work on.'
Keystone XL protesters used President Obama's Wednesday speech on health care to put the Canada-Texas pipeline back in the spotlight. Attention has shifted away from Keystone XL in recent months as fiscal debates and health care have overshadowed climate change in Washington.