The Necessity of Stephen Miller

You can’t make a lasting bargain on immigration without a restrictionist at the table. [ Read Entire Post: The Necessity of Stephen Miller... ]

How Wobbly Is Our Democracy?

If partisan polarization continues to intensify, checks and balances will not save us. [ Read Entire Post: How Wobbly Is Our Democracy?... ]

Mnuchin says we’ll see ‘massive investment’ back into US because of game-changing tax cut

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says lower corporate taxes will lead to more investment in the United States. [ Read Entire Post: Mnuchin says we'll see 'massive investment' back into US because of game-changing tax cut... ]

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says stronger dollar is in the best interest of the country

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tells CNBC his lack of concern about the dollar's value is limited to the near term. [ Read Entire Post: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says stronger dollar is in the best interest of the country... ]

USAGov’s Apps to Download in 2018

Ordering food, shopping, reviews and buying movie tickets, there’s an app for everything. Download these in 2018. [ Read Entire Post: USAGov’s Apps to Download in 2018... ]

Kids and Depression

Learn the signs and risk factors for depression in teens and younger children and find out how you can help them heal. [ Read Entire Post: Kids and Depression... ]

GOP lawmaker removed from ethics panel after report of misconduct settlement

The New York Times reported that Rep. Patrick Meehan of Pennsylvania settled with a former aide who claimed that he made romantic overtures toward her and became hostile when she did not reciprocate. Meehan denied wrongdoing. [ Read Entire Post: GOP lawmaker removed from ethics panel after report of misconduct settlement... ]

Congressional leaders refuse to budge on shutdown’s first day, but negotiations continue

More than a dozen moderate lawmakers met in the office of Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) to try to advance a solution to extend government funding and protect “dreamers.” [ Read Entire Post: Congressional leaders refuse to budge on shutdown’s first day, but negotiations continue... ]

Trump Appointee Resigns and Apologizes for Racist Comments

Carl Higbie stepped down from the Corporation for National and Community Service after CNN revealed his disparaging remarks about black people, Muslims and others. [ Read Entire Post: Trump Appointee Resigns and Apologizes for Racist Comments... ]

Patrick Meehan’s Response to The Times’s Article on His Settlement for Misconduct

Representative Patrick Meehan, Republican of Pennsylvania, released this statement in response to an article about a settlement using public funds for misconduct. [ Read Entire Post: Patrick Meehan’s Response to The Times’s Article on His Settlement for Misconduct... ]