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Intelligencer: Democratic Leaders’ Reluctance to Wage Kavanaugh Fight Looks Even Worse Today

Intelligencer: Democratic Leaders’ Reluctance to Wage Kavanaugh Fight Looks Even Worse Today

When Democrats retook the House in the 2018 midterms, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer hailed it as a triumph of Democratic strategy. “Having a Democratic House puts our caucus in a much better position when it comes to both holding the president accountable and getting things done,” Schumer, who lost three Democratic seats in his own chamber, told Politico. “As in the last two years, the secret to our success will be unity.”

Rebecca Burns on The Steve Mnuchin Story

Rebecca Burns on The Steve Mnuchin Story

Rebecca Burns on The Steve Mnuchin Story Turns out that the fat cat has thin skin. The fat cat in this story is Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. The Steve Mnuchin who brought you that $1.5 trillion tax cut for the rich. The Steve Mnuchin who worked at Goldman Sachs...

Washington Small Presses Make Their Mark

Washington Small Presses Make Their Mark

Washington Small Presses Make Their Mark Ryan Grim, a Washington-based journalist and the author of This Is Your Country on Drugs: The Secret History of Getting High in America, recently co-founded Strong Arm Press, an independent progressive publishing house. Grim...