We've already noted the dire news about federal deficits and the national debt.
The president's declaration of a "national emergency" to spur construction of roughly 200 miles of physical wall along the U.S.-Maeico border has generated a lot of commentary, and plenty of threats of legal action. How might the courts look upon this emergency declaration? Prof.
"Presidents Day" is a cumbersome description for what used to be a celebration of the births of two of our greatest president's George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
Give Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell credit for his ability to put people on the spot.
Congressional negotiators believe they have an agreement in principle to keep the federal government open and expand border security. The agreement does not provide all the funds the president wants for a physical wall, which has some of his supporters upset.
Freshman Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's plan for a "green new deal" had a bumpy rollout last week. Putting aside the violence this plan would do to our personal and economic freedoms, there were the matter of the FAQ page.
One thing that did not occur in the president's State of the Union address was a declaration of a national emergency along the southern border. President Trump has considered the option in the face of congressional opposition to his request for a border wall.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is again seeking the Demcoratic presidential nomination, has some competition for progressive votes. What's a would-be nominee to do? Why, propose a new tax that socks it to the rich.