April 26, 2017, 12:52pm
By David Leonhardt – The New York Times.
Franklin D. Roosevelt invented the idea of a president’s first 100 days. Roosevelt was actually referring to the first 100 days of a special Congressional session to fight the Great Depression, as … Read more »
April 22, 2017, 1:14pm
By Tom Toles – The Washington Post.
Some of the norms that are rapidly vanishing from government were ones that we never really thought about.
Such as the idea that the Oval Office would never be simply another CEO suite … Read more »
April 22, 2017, 1:13pm
By Editorial Board – The Washington Post.
HAVING DECLARED that “the shackles [are] off” deportation agents, the Trump administration has made clear it intends to accelerate arrests and removals of undocumented immigrants. Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly … Read more »
April 20, 2017, 10:35am
By PAUL KRUGMAN – The New York Times.
Trumpists are touting the idea of a big infrastructure build, and some Democrats are making conciliatory noises about working with the new regime on that front. But remember who you’re dealing with: … Read more »
April 17, 2017, 6:21pm
By David Brooks – The New York Times.
I just read that the Trump administration has filled only 22 of the 553 key positions that require Senate confirmation. This makes me worry that the administration will not have enough manpower
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April 17, 2017, 6:20pm
By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.
President Trump is still promising to bring back coal jobs. But the underlying reasons for coal employment’s decline — automation, falling electricity demand, cheap natural gas, technological progress in wind and … Read more »
April 14, 2017, 4:14pm
By Perry Stein – The Washington Post.
An idea that sprung from a law professor’s tweet after President Trump’s inauguration will unfold Saturday on the Mall, where thousands of protesters plan to call on Trump to release his personal tax … Read more »
April 14, 2017, 2:29pm
By Andrew Rosenthal – The New York Times.
It’s just so hard to be in the public eye these days. You make the tiniest mistake, just a little slip really, and people jump all over you.
United Airlines has security
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