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An adult film actress in her apartment, which is frequently used as a filming location, in Los Angeles.

Photograph by Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

An adult film actress in her apartment, which is frequently used as a filming location, in Los Angeles.

Horseburgers, Porn Riders and More in $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

While there’s been a lot of coverage about the overall thrust of the $1.1 trillion “omnibus” spending bill that has cleared Congress, lawmakers in both parties expressed concern that there wasn’t enough time to read the whole thing. Taxpayers for...

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President of Taxpayers for Common Sense, Ryan Alexander, testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill in 2011. Photograph by Alex Wong/Getty Images

President of Taxpayers for Common Sense, Ryan Alexander, testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill in 2011. Photograph by Alex Wong/Getty Images

Budget Watchdog to Congress: Do Bare Minimum, Then Get Out

“Punt and go home.” That’s the message that Taxpayers for Common Sense wants to send to lawmakers. Ryan Alexander, president of the Washington-based non-partisan budget watchdog organization, said in a Nov. 14 open letter to Congress that lawmakers should do the...

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