The Brief: Where in the World is Steve Stockman?

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The story of Steve Stockman is rapidly turning from that of a Tea Party-fueled challenge to the GOP establishment to a headline ripped from a milk carton — as in, no one seems to know where the Clear Lake congressman is.

The Associated Press' Will Weissert reported that Stockman, who switched his filing at the last minute to run against U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, has now missed 17 straight votes in the U.S. House. That includes "one on the $1.1 trillion omnibus federal spending package he promised on Twitter to vote against. That ...

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