Covers finance for @TheHill. Former @DallasNews, @BostonGlobe. Amateur cook. Expert fidgeter. slane [at]

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I'm a Washington correspondent at The Dallas Morning News and a Northwestern Wildcat.

I've been fascinated by politics and the way government works since I was a kid. Since then, I've covered Congress and town boards, explored FEC filings and legislation, and profiled candidates and protestors. ...

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@SylvanLane — 2,282 followers, 17,988 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

Hensarling, who's also retiring, praises Yellen in a statement. He was quite critical of her, but says she was always professional.

Nov 20, 2017

RT @bridgetbhc: @SylvanLane Good point! Moore's called for lowering taxes, but he's also passionate about reining in spending. Brou…

Nov 20, 2017

Knowing Roy Moore's politics and his contempt for GOP leadership, why are people so sure he's a yes on the tax bill? He previously said he wouldn't back anything less than root and branch ObamaCare repeal.

Nov 20, 2017

@JamesArkin Maybe I do. This is getting way too existential for Monday Twitter.

Nov 20, 2017

I could not care less if someone puts ketchup on a hotdog (though when I went to school outside of Chicago I followed local tradition and also all of the extra stuff is amazing. Still doesn't beat a Nathan's dog with cole slaw and brown mustard though.

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