Author archive: TWN

Campaign Ad: EDF Action TV – “Cost” [NJ-03] Polling and Ads
Campaign Ad: EDF Action TV – “Cost” [NJ-03]
October 17, 2018
by TWN

This week EDF Action launched a new television ad, “Cost,” targeting Congressman Tom MacArthur in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District. The ad is part of a previously announced $1 million joint effort by LCV Victory Fund, EDF Action, Environment America Action Fund and Clean Water Action. Read More

The Data Gap in Measuring Alternative Work Economy
The Data Gap in Measuring Alternative Work
October 17, 2018
by TWN Staff

In recent decades, globalization and technological change has disrupted work and accelerated changing dynamics between workers and companies, giving rise to more alternative work arrangements. Read More

Where Have All the Deficit Hawks Gone? Congress
Where Have All the Deficit Hawks Gone?
October 17, 2018
by TWN Staff

Despite all the blustering on the campaign trail about the debt and deficit, this week the Treasury Department announced a fiscal year 2018 deficit of $779 billion. This is the largest deficit since 2012, two years after the... Read More

An Accomplished Mayor, McAdams Hopes to Bring Bipartisan Approach to a Polarized Congress Spotlight
An Accomplished Mayor, McAdams Hopes to Bring Bipartisan Approach to a Polarized Congress
October 17, 2018
by TWN Staff

If you ask Ben McAdams how he has managed to accomplish so much as Salt Lake County Mayor, his answer is pretty simple. Collaboration and bipartisanship. Once a politically toxic approach in many areas of the... Read More

Microsoft Co-Founder and ‘Idea Man’ Paul Allen Dies at 65 In The News
Microsoft Co-Founder and ‘Idea Man’ Paul Allen Dies at 65
October 16, 2018
by TWN

Paul Allen, the taciturn computer programmer who founded the software behemoth Microsoft with Bill Gates when he was 22 and walked away eight years later with what would become one of the largest fortunes in the... Read More

Democrats Double Down After 8 Years Defending Health Care Law 2018 Midterms
Democrats Double Down After 8 Years Defending Health Care Law
October 16, 2018
by TWN

Democrats have devoted half their advertising spending in midterm races to health care, according to a report released Monday from a left-leaning group that seeks to protect provisions of former President Barack Obama’s... Read More

Republicans Worry That Trump and His Aides Have No Idea the Hell That May Await Political News
Republicans Worry That Trump and His Aides Have No Idea the Hell That May Await
October 16, 2018
by TWN

Republicans who support President Donald Trump have grown fearful that the White House is unprepared for the onslaught that may await them in January. If a “blue wave” succeeds in giving the Democrats control at... Read More

Congress and Western Allies Demand Answers on Fate of Journalist as Saudi Arabia Balks Foreign Affairs
Congress and Western Allies Demand Answers on Fate of Journalist as Saudi Arabia Balks
October 15, 2018
by TWN

October 14, 2018 By Laura King WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump faced growing pressure from congressional allies and Western partners to vigorously seek answers from Saudi Arabia over the fate of Jamal Khashoggi, even as the kingdom on Sunday harshly threatened anyone seeking to punish its ruling royals… Read More

Trump Suggests That Defense Secretary May Be Planning to Quit In The News
Trump Suggests That Defense Secretary May Be Planning to Quit
October 15, 2018
by TWN

President Donald Trump hinted that Defense Secretary James Mattis may be planning to quit his administration, and described the former U.S. Marine Corps general as “sort of a Democrat.” In an excerpt from CBS’ “60... Read More

Republicans Remain Favorites to Hold Control of the Senate. A Look at the Key Races 2018 Midterms
Republicans Remain Favorites to Hold Control of the Senate. A Look at the Key Races
October 15, 2018
by TWN

Republicans currently control the Senate 51-49. Democrats need to flip at least two seats to become the majority, which would give them the ability to block President Donald Trump’s appointees to federal judgeships and ... Read More

Why We Should Teach All Girls to Play Poker Opinions
Why We Should Teach All Girls to Play Poker
October 15, 2018
by TWN

In a 1985 Ms. magazine article headlined “Deal Me In: Why Women Should Play Poker,” feminist psychologist Mary Parlee dissected the gender gap in the quintessential American card game of poker. “Risking valued... Read More

Trump Threatens Another Round of China Tariffs Trade
Trump Threatens Another Round of China Tariffs
October 15, 2018
by TWN

President Donald Trump threatened to impose another round of tariffs on China and warned that Chinese meddling in U.S. politics is a “bigger problem” than Russian involvement in the 2016 election. Asked in an interview... Read More

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