For now, the only way out is through — together. Donald Trump, the erstwhile Democrat, independent, and member of the Reform Party, finally has a fixed partisan identity. The president may be besieged, unpopular, and… Read More
President Donald Trump has made an enormous bet that takes the entire Republican agenda hostage and could even shorten his time in office. His bet is that now, with James Comey under fire across the… Read More
George K. Yin is a professor of law and taxation at the University of Virginia and a former chief of staff of the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation. Though our new president may not realize… Read More
Virtually all Democratic senators are expected to vote against President Trump’s picks to lead the departments of Education, Justice, Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury and his top budget nominee — a historic rebuke… Read More
Running for president, Donald Trump promised an immediate revolution — to quickly rebuild America’s cities, overhaul the tax code and deport millions of illegal immigrants. Just this week, Trump vowed to get started right… Read More
The same day that The Huffington Post reported that conservatives in the House of Representatives might attempt a January coup to oust Paul Ryan from his job as speaker, Ryan’s predecessor John Boehner posted this… Read More
Mother Jones shows a remarkable chart from Ryan O’Donnell which shows how much in true lock step Republicans vote with one another. Democrats vote bluer, the more blue their district becomes.
By Alan Berlow Lawmakers’ fear may not be justified, but recent votes reveal that it still exists In the days leading up to last month’s crucial votes on the most significant gun control legislation to come… Read More