Today's tool concerns the extension of the Bush tax cuts and comes via the Washington Post, which generated the interactive graphic some time ago. But it's as timely a tool as ever, given that the Senate vote…

Today's tool concerns the extension of the Bush tax cuts and comes via the Washington Post, which generated the interactive graphic some time ago. But it's as timely a tool as ever, given that the Senate voted Monday night…

Today we present Tool$ Tuesday- the first in a series of online calculators and tools that I or others on the Making Sen$e team have actually used. The primary purpose is to present tools that we have found helpful in…

UPDATE NOV. 25, 2010 | Editor's Note: See update at end of post. Today we present Tool$ Tuesday- the first in a series of online calculators and tools that I or others on the Making Sen$e team have actually used.

The NewsHour's Gwen Ifill and Political Editor David Chalian take a look at the stories making headlines in Washington and beyond on this week's Political Checklist, including the recent back-and-forth between House Minority Leader John Boehner and the…

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