Republicans must break with Trump and reach out to Biden so that Americans can heal and democracy can thrive

2020-11-09

  With President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, tens of millions of Americans are feeling relieved, thankful, celebratory, or some combination of these emotions. But tens of millions of other Americans are anguished and despondent. It’s essential to recognize that elections are not football games. Opponents are not our enemies. For those who celebrate,Read More →

As Democratic candidates debate Obamacare and Medicare for All, Americans say their biggest concerns are cutting health-care and drug costs

2020-02-20

It didn’t take long for the candidates at Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate to turn their attention to health care. Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent, said that he would never sign a bill that would reduce benefits enjoyed by Las Vegas’s powerful culinary union. The union has expressedRead More →

Americans keep gorging on debt, thanks to the Federal Reserve

2019-12-10

The Federal Reserve raised official interest rates four times 2018, and investors were expecting more of the same this year. As we know, that didn’t happen. The stock market plummeted in the fourth quarter of 2018, spreads between lower-quality fixed-income investments and government bonds widened, and with an effective fedRead More →