The end of Manchema

Congress Once united on cutting the cost of their party's social spending bill, the centrists from West Virginia and Arizona are now going their own way. Sure, they both dislike the House progressives’ decision to hold...

The latest twist in the ‘Great Resignation’: Retiring but delaying Social Security

For better-off Americans, the pandemic economy created some of the strongest incentives to retire in modern history, with generous federal stimulus, incredible market gains, skyrocketing home values and health concerns drawing many Americans into...

The Supreme Court Case That Created the ‘Dreamer’ Narrative

the big idea For more than 20 years, undocumented youth have been the poster children of immigration reform. Now, they are questioning the narratives that got them here in the first place — and whom...

Jayapal warned Klain not to push an infrastructure vote. Then chaos ensued.

Congress It started when a top House progressive and the White House chief of staff got on the phone. It ended with sheer Democratic frustration. President Joe Biden walks in a basement hallway of the Capitol...

Biden tries, stumbles, selling his domestic agenda into existence

White House The wheels keep turning. But what progress is actually being made?

Facebook staff complained for years about their lobbyists’ power

The Facebook Papers “Facebook routinely makes exceptions for powerful actors when enforcing content policy,” a data scientist at the company wrote in a December 2020 presentation.

Campaigning for McAuliffe, Biden goes after Trump

President Biden sought to boost Democrat Terry McAuliffe’s run for governor in Virginia on Tuesday, telling voters that a Republican victory would boost efforts to continue spreading falsehoods about the 2020 election and undermine...

Arizona’s pandemic outlook worries experts as mask and vaccine mandate battles rage

Arizona has caught up to New York when it comes to reported deaths per capita - even though the latter was ravaged by the coronavirus early in the pandemic before treatments or vaccines were...

White House signals Biden may address filibuster reform soon

By Jeff Mason and Jarrett Renshaw WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday offered a strong signal that it is preparing to seek changes soon to a long-standing Senate tradition that has allowed Republicans...

State Department inspector general to investigate end of Afghanistan operations

WASHINGTON — The State Department inspector general will launch an investigation into the end of U.S. diplomatic operations in Afghanistan, according to a Monday report by Politico. Acting inspector general Diana Shaw notified Congress Monday...

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