Danielle Kurtzleben

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If A Recession Hits, Washington Would Have Few Options To Fight It

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

There are fears that the U.S. economy could face tough times ahead. But many of the typical tools Washington would use to boost the economy have been deployed during the last few years of growth.


Republican Congresswoman Warns GOP Leaders Of Gender 'Crisis'

Sunday, January 20, 2019

New York Rep. Elise Stefanik is leading a new PAC to recruit Republican women candidates. Congressional leaders are taking notice, but President Trump's impact is a matter of dispute in the party.


In 2017, Women Marched In Solidarity; 2019 Finds A Fractured Movement

Saturday, January 19, 2019

For the third year in a row, women will march in Washington, D.C., and other cities in the name of social change. But some of the messaging is being lost amid controversy surrounding march leaders.


Are We Ready For A Recession?

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Some signals on the economic dashboard are warning we could be heading for a downturn within a couple of years. Are we ready to fight off a recession?


Kamala Harris' 'The Truths We Hold' Demonstrates What's Wrong With Campaign Books

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Though not a literary masterpiece, the California senator's book is effective as a campaign tool: She makes an argument for a chance at the presidency — like the prosecutor she is.


What It Looks Like To Have A Record Number Of Women In The House Of Representatives

Friday, January 04, 2019

The 116th Congress has 127 female members — 102 of them in the House. That's far more than the previous record, but it also is far from gender parity.


The New Congress Has A Record Number Of Women — But Very Few Republican Women

Thursday, January 03, 2019

While Democratic women are smashing records for serving in office, the GOP is grappling with how — and how much — to work on boosting its women candidates.


As The Total Number Of Women In Congress Reaches An All-Time High, GOP Numbers Drop

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

The number of Republican women in Congress is dropping as Democrats seat even more female members. Republican women say their party hasn't done enough to recruit strong candidates and support them.


Here Are The 'Outside The Box' Progressive Ideas 2020 Democrats Are Pitching

Friday, December 14, 2018

The likely Democratic presidential pack is embracing ambitious economic policies, like Medicare for all and a $15 minimum wage. Those policies could drive the big debates during the 2020 primaries.


Democrats Won The Suburbs. Now They Have To Hold Them

Friday, November 23, 2018

Many of the party's newly-won suburban House districts are previous GOP strongholds that flipped by tiny margins. Republicans are already preparing to take them back.


Michelle Obama Tells The Story Of 'Becoming' Herself — And The Struggle To Hang On

Friday, November 09, 2018

The former first lady's new book is a story about her history, how that influenced who she is — and learning to adapt after agreeing to let that life be hijacked by politics.


Michelle Obama On Trump's Birtherism And Her Own Story In 'Becoming'

Friday, November 09, 2018

Leaks from Michelle Obama's new memoir, Becoming, are appearing ahead of next week's release date. The former first lady denounces Trump, but spends most of the book telling her own story.


A Record Number Of Women Will Serve In Congress (With Potentially More To Come)

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

A record-breaking year of female candidates and nominees will culminate in a record-breaking number of female legislators on Capitol Hill next year.


A List Of Firsts For Women In This Year's Midterm Elections

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

The next Congress will include the first Muslim women, the first Native American women, and the youngest woman ever elected to that body.


Female Democratic House Candidates Set For A Much Easier Election Day Than GOP Women

Saturday, November 03, 2018

A new NPR analysis shows that nearly 3 in 10 non-incumbent Democratic women are in races that either lean their way or are toss-ups. The same is true for only around 1 in 10 non-incumbent GOP women.


Roughly 80 Percent Of Americans Scared Political Incivility Will Lead To More Violence

Thursday, November 01, 2018

A new NPR, PBS Newshour Marist poll shows that eight in 10 Americans are scared about political incivility leading to more violence, but that Americans also view these events through a partisan lens.


2018 Is The Year Democrats Got Comfortable Talking Health Care Again

Thursday, October 25, 2018

In their closing arguments to voters, Democrats are attacking Republicans for trying to roll back popular Obamacare provisions. Republicans are shooting back with a focus on pre-existing conditions.


Health Care Debate Over Pre-Existing Conditions Heats Up As Midterms Near

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Health care is a top issue for voters heading into the midterm elections. The arguments on each side have gotten heated, particularly over pre-existing conditions and government-run care.


Poll Finds Wide Partisan Gaps On America's Biggest Problems

Thursday, October 18, 2018

A new Pew poll shows that there are few issues that Democrats and Republicans agree need to be fixed — and even then, they often don't agree on how to fix them.


Will Kavanaugh Controversy Play A Role In Arizona Senate Race?

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Arizona has one of the most hard fought 2018 Senate races. Democrats need to flip the seat if they have any chance to win a majority. The GOP is energized following Justice Kavanaugh's confirmation.