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If GOP Changes the Tax System, What Would it Look Like?
The tax system is a mess, most experts agree – but changing it is exceedingly difficult. How might it happen?

How – and Why – Congress Regularly Plays Fiscal Chicken
If the federal government can’t pay its debts, it could play havoc on financial markets. So why does Congress regularly threaten to do so?

Landmark Environmental Bill on Air Quality Threatened by Changes in Washington
Trump administration seeking to roll back a host of clear air regulations, from methane emissions to carbon pollution, as part of overall retrenchment on environmental policies.

From Climate Skeptic to Climate Realist
South Carolina Republican Bob Inglis had a change of heart on the realities of climate change, and now he’s on a mission to sway other conservatives.

5 Immigration Issues Beyond the Ban and the Wall
11 million unauthorized immigrants live in the United States and thousands more are arrested trying to get here each year.

Understanding the Complexities of the U.S. Budget as the National Debt Increases
An advocate calling on Congress and the White House to curb their debt addiction says reporters should seek to understand the government’s arcane budgeting process.

C-SPAN has been recording politicians at work for nearly four decades – and journalists can access those clips for use in their own stories.

When reporters get called to share their expertise on air, they need to remember to sit up straight and stay on-message. A veteran TV producer shares some tips.

The Software Platform Dataminr is Useful to Find ‘Signals’ That Point to News

Using Software Platform Tableau to Build and Launch Online Visualizations

USA Today’s Jasper Colt, a multimedia producer, offers practical tips for taking and editing photos and videos, with the help of a few easy-to-use apps.

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