Tamara Keith

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Pondering A Presidential Run? Cruz Dines In Iowa

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican and Tea-Party darling, was in Iowa Friday headlining a fundraising dinner for the state Republican Party. It was Cruz's third visit to Iowa in as many months, but this time was different.

It was his first time back since the government shutdown and his ...


The Latest on the Shutdown

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

John Dickerson, chief political correspondent for Slate, discusses the latest on the fight in Washington over the government shutdown and raising the debt ceiling. NPR Congressional correspondent Tamara Keith also checks in from Washington, and WNYC's Business and Economics Editor, Charlie Herman, explains what the political uncertainty means for the markets.


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Latest on the Shutdown/Debt Ceiling Fight

Friday, October 11, 2013

NPR congressional correspondent Tamara Keith discusses the latest GOP proposal to temporarily end the standoff over raising the debt ceiling and if the Democrats and White House will accept.

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Conservatives Use Budget Deadline To Revive Obamacare Debate

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

With the pause button pushed on the congressional debate over Syria, the House is turning its attention back to the issue that is expected to dominate the fall: the budget.

The long-running fight over spending and the debt is back. The House was supposed to act this week to avoid ...


In Arkansas, The Senate Battle Is Already Brutal

Monday, August 26, 2013

If Republicans are going to retake the U.S. Senate in 2014, their path runs through Arkansas. The state's two-term Democratic senator, Mark Pryor, is often called the Senate's most vulnerable incumbent.

And, while the election is still 15 months away, it's already gone negative.

Pryor's campaign went up with an ...


4 Years After Fiery Town Halls, Activists Try To Revive Spark

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

It's been four years since protests of the president's health care agenda boiled over in town hall meetings around the country.

The summer of 2009 marked the rise of the Tea Party movement and set in motion the GOP takeover of the House of Representatives the following year.

Groups from ...


On The Road With Max And Dave: A Tax Overhaul Tour

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Ask Americans about the most pressing concerns for the nation, and overhauling the tax code probably isn't all that high on the list — that is, unless those Americans happen to be Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., and Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., the chairmen of the congressional tax-writing committees.

The two ...


Report: IRS Scrutiny Worse For Conservatives

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

House Republicans investigating IRS targeting of groups for extra scrutiny say they have proof conservatives had it worse.

A House Ways and Means Committee staff analysis of the applications of 111 conservative and progressive groups applying for tax exempt status found conservative applicants faced "more questions, more denials, more delays," ...