Speed Reads

2014 midterms

Mitch McConnell and John Boehner lay out their plan for the next Congress

A day after retaking the Senate and adding to their majority in the House, the GOP leadership is letting Americans in on their plan for the next two years. Chief among their priorities is balancing the budget, approving the Keystone XL pipeline, and revising or repealing the Affordable Care Act. Republican lawmakers are also expected to use their newfound control of the Senate to work towards large-scale revisions to the tax code. You can read more at The New York Times.