Democrats Still Looking for a Win After Disappointing Finish in Georgia Special Election

The special election in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District was supposed to be a sign that Democrats’ political fortunes were turning a corner. Indeed they invested millions of dollars in the race to purchase a win and manufacture some positive momentum. But it didn’t happen. Once again a Democrat candidate with enormous perceived advantages underperformed, signaling…
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New Faces, New Thinking in Trump’s Cabinet of Advisers

Donald Trump made no bones about his bold plan to get rid of the stagnant thinking in Washington by getting rid of the career bureaucrats who seem to get recycled with each successive administration. “We have to break the cycle of corruption, and we have to give new voices to change,” Trump said in October.…
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The GOP’s Budget and the Road Less Traveled

If there is one thing you need to know about the House budget plan that was introduced on Tuesday it’s this: It balances in nine years by cutting $5.5 trillion in projected spending over the next decade. Cutting isn’t easy. It requires making difficult, often politically unpopular choices because it inevitably requires someone’s favored program…
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