Politics Feb 15

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) hold a news conference for their proposed "Green New Deal" to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in 10 years, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
As Democrats lean left, will voters follow?

Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, Democrats are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing a sweeping Green New Deal to combat climate change.

Politics Dec 02

Former U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton (L) and George Bush stand on the podium at the Tulane University commencement in New Orleans May 13, 2006. Photo by Alex Brandon/Pool via Reuters
From Bush to Clinton, a grace note for the ages

“Dear Bill,” George H.W. Bush scribbled Jan. 20, 1993, to the Democrat about to succeed him as president. “When I walked into this office just now I felt the same sense of wonder and respect that I felt four years…

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