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Justin Miller

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O’Rourke’s near-victory has them seeing purple—but can they keep turning out more voters and moving Texas leftward when he’s not on the ballot? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Democrats have waffled on how, or if, they will repeal the new tax laws. This is a step in the right direction. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Can the blue dots of Texas elude a likely crackdown on local progressive policy from Republican legislators? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

The Trump tax cuts have exposed how the Shareholder First economy benefits Wall Street investors and CEOs at the expense of everyone else.  Read more

Economic Policy

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The governor may be (finally) leaving Kansas, but his trickle-down legacy has saddled us all.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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With a deadline looming, pressure mounts on the president to make good on his campaign promise to curb Chinese steel dumping.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Trump’s tax cuts and deregulation are a bonanza for Wall Street. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

As cities grow more progressive, a new breed of prosecutors are winning office and upending the era of lock-’em-up justice. They may hold the key to resisting Trump’s mania for mass incarceration. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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The president can try to oust the special prosecutor, but it won’t be easy—and it won’t be the end of Trump’s legal problems. Read more

Law and Justice

While all eyes were on the tax bill, Trump’s new labor board quickly and quietly undid a number of Obama’s pro-worker reforms.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Steve Mnuchin’s “fake math” analysis admits that the tax cuts will not pay for themselves. Will it matter?  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Nabisco’s outsourcing wreaked havoc on its American workforce. The Republican tax plan could prompt even more manufacturers to move operations out of the United States.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Tucked amid the Senate GOP’s pile of toxic waste is a paid family leave plan that might just give away more than it gives.   Read more

Money, Politics and Power