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Big outside money triumphed

Republicans routed Democrats in America’s midterm elections, seizing the majority in the Senate and building their lead in the House even as fewer donors participated in the process and more of the dollars came from secret sources, according to the…

Botanical exhibition opens in New York

The New York Botanical Garden’s Mertz Library will open a new exhibition called “Flora Illustrata:  A Celebration of Botanical Masterworks,” coinciding with the publication of a book of the same title. The exhibit will introduce visitors to some of the library’s most fascinating…

Tax-cutting rhetoric faces test

The outcome of recent elections will shape the direction of state tax policy in 2015 as tax shift proposals appear to be looming in a number of states. In states with budget shortfalls, it may be difficult for elected officials who…