Author archive: TWN

Women Across the US Are Running for Office in Record Numbers 2018 Midterms
Women Across the US Are Running for Office in Record Numbers
October 18, 2018
by TWN

A record number of women are running for the U.S. House, Senate and state legislatures this year — more than any other election in U.S. history. Traditionally... Read More

Inside the Veteran Candidate Network Fighting to Remake the Democratic Party Veterans
Inside the Veteran Candidate Network Fighting to Remake the Democratic Party
October 18, 2018
by TWN

Eight days after a Republican super PAC publicized confidential records of a CIA officer-turned-congressional candidate, national security experts were still seething... Read More

In Shift, States Step in on Affordable Housing In The News
In Shift, States Step in on Affordable Housing
October 18, 2018
by TWN

As an affordable housing crisis continues to escalate in big cities and small towns alike, states are scrambling to find ways to combat it. This year, there’s been... Read More

Democrats Shame Kanye West to Protect Themselves Opinions
Democrats Shame Kanye West to Protect Themselves
October 17, 2018
by John Kass

When Kanye West condemned a Republican president after Hurricane Katrina smashed New Orleans, Democrats and their media biscuit eaters weren't all that upset. Many were overjoyed that West, the megastar from... Read More

The Truth About the Trump Economy Opinions
The Truth About the Trump Economy
October 17, 2018
by Robert B. Reich

I keep hearing that although Donald Trump is a scoundrel or worse, at least he's presiding over a great economy. "The single biggest story this year is an economic boom that is durable and lasting," White House... Read More

American Support of Saudi Arabia Has Backfired in a Big Way Opinions
American Support of Saudi Arabia Has Backfired in a Big Way
October 17, 2018
by Rachel Marsden
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PARIS — Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian journalist working for the Washington Post, is believed to have been murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week, and now the spotlight is shining brightly on U.S.-Saudi relations. Saudi Arabia long ago hijacked American foreign policy with the blessing of self-serving… Read More

Young People, the GOP Is Scared of You Opinions
Young People, the GOP Is Scared of You
October 17, 2018
by Leonard Pitts

A word for young people, people of color and, in particular, young people of color: The Republicans are scared of you. Maybe you find that hard to believe. Maybe you wonder how the party can be scared of you -- or of... Read More

No Sign of Breakthrough After Pompeo Meets With Saudi Rulers Over Missing Journalist Foreign Affairs
No Sign of Breakthrough After Pompeo Meets With Saudi Rulers Over Missing Journalist
October 17, 2018
by TWN

Scrambling to defuse a growing diplomatic crisis, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo held hastily arranged talks Tuesday with the rulers of Saudi Arabia but they failed to ease growing suspicions that a Virginia-based... Read More

Lindsey Graham Sees Big Election Night for Senate Republicans 2018 Midterms
Lindsey Graham Sees Big Election Night for Senate Republicans
October 17, 2018
by TWN

Sen. Lindsey Graham is very bullish on the chances of Republicans expanding their Senate majority on Election Day in three weeks. “We’re off to the races. Everything is breaking our way,” the South Carolina senator said... Read More

Top-Spending Republican Group Says Little About Trump Tax Law in Campaign 2018 Midterms
Top-Spending Republican Group Says Little About Trump Tax Law in Campaign
October 17, 2018
by TWN

A deep-pocketed Republican group that began the year vowing to focus on the tax overhaul has mentioned the GOP’s signature legislative achievement in just a fraction of its TV ads in 2018, a signal that the issue hasn’t... Read More

The Russia Investigation Shadows Trump’s Presidency, but Few Democrats Campaign on It Political News
The Russia Investigation Shadows Trump’s Presidency, but Few Democrats Campaign on It
October 17, 2018
by TWN

This summer, with the midterm elections only months away, Democratic pollster Celinda Lake worried that her party was failing to capitalize politically on the investigation of Russian interference in the last presidential... Read More

McConnell Blames Entitlements, Not GOP, for Rising Deficits In The News
McConnell Blames Entitlements, Not GOP, for Rising Deficits
October 17, 2018
by TWN

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blamed rising federal deficits and debt on a bipartisan unwillingness to contain spending on Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, and said he sees little chance of a major deficit reduction deal while Republicans control Congress and the White House. Read More

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