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Politics Jan 20Who’s to blame for the government shutdown? A look at the political fallout (so far)
Here’s an initial guide to the political winners and losers from the 2018 shutdown.
Politics Jan 19From presidential nominee to freshman senator? Romney would make history if he runs
If Mitt Romney runs for a seat in the Senate, it would mark a first in modern U.S. history.
Politics Jan 19Lessons from the last time the government shut down
A look at the last time this happened, in 2013, provides some helpful answers about the mechanics and politics at play.
Politics Jan 12Trump’s supporters dismiss s***hole comments, charges of racism
Trump supporters faced an all-too familiar reality Friday: trying to defend, excuse or distance themselves from remarks that many viewed as further proof that the president is a racist.
Making Sen$e Jan 08What would it take to fix America’s crumbling infrastructure?
Can Congress pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill in 2018?…
Making Sen$e Jan 05Did the economy improve in 2017?
We asked three experts about the latest jobs numbers, what they say about the economy's performance last year and what's ahead for 2018.
Politics Jan 04Biden hasn’t contacted Anita Hill, weeks after saying he owes her an apology
Former Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that he hasn't contacted Anita Hill, weeks after saying he owed her an apology for her treatment during the 1991 confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
Politics Jan 04Joe Biden believes U.S. is closer than ever to nuclear war
Former Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday he agreed with a former top military official’s view that the United States and North Korea are closer than ever to nuclear war.
Politics Dec 27The chess match for control of state legislatures
Despite making gains in some state legislatures this year, the Democratic Party is at a historic disadvantage heading into the midterm elections -- the first election cycle that will help shape the all-important redistricting process after the 2020 census.
Economy Dec 26How transformative is the tax bill, really?
We spoke with Mark Mazur, the director of the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, for his take on the law and how it’ll impact Americans starting in 2018.