Today in Washington
To our readers:
This is the last edition of CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing as we go on hiatus for the congressional recess.
Today David Hawkings talks about the Senate's endorsement of a shift in tax policy as it gets ready for the vote-a-rama, posted in his Roll Call blog, Hawkings Here:
As we mentioned last week, you'll receive a link to his Hawkings Here blog on rollcall.com every day Congress is in session. David is filing posts at blogs.rollcall.com/hawkings throughout the day, offering his unique, forward-looking observations about Congress. His column of the same name will appear on the front page of Roll Call each morning.
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