Danielle Kurtzleben

Danielle Kurtzleben appears in the following:

CBO vs. POTUS

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The Congressional Budget Office has a long history of disputes with the White House, including the current administration. But the first-ever director of the CBO says this time is different.

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When Retirement Advice Goes Viral

Thursday, June 07, 2018

So how much should you have saved for retirement? We wanted to know, so we asked the guy who invented the 401k.

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To Err Is Human, To Revise Divine

Friday, June 01, 2018

The monthly jobs report. Economists watch it, financial markets move on it, but it may not be as accurate as you'd think.

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The Big Caveat With The Labor Department's Jobs Report

Friday, June 01, 2018

Friday is jobs day, when the monthly employment report comes out, but those numbers come with a big asterix, including the massive margin of error, and the revisions. But what does this say about the reports as an economic indicator?

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Iowa Democrats Are Trying To Reverse A Shift In Their State

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Democrats have been pushed out of power at all levels of state and federal government. They have lost a lot of ground in Iowa, where the state party is rebuilding from the grassroots.

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Ahead Of Midterms, Both Parties Talk To Voters About Health Care

Monday, May 28, 2018

Four years ago, Republicans went into midterms focused on dismantling the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. Democrats now believe the health care issue could boost them to victory in November.

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FEC Says That Candidates Can Use Campaign Funds For Child Care

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The unanimous decision comes as a record number of women run for the U.S. House — and motherhood takes on an increasingly visible role in politics.

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Are Women Candidates Winning More In 2018?

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The "wave of women" candidates played out in this week's primaries in Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, and West Virginia, particularly among Democrats. There were 27 women winners in House primaries.

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Women Candidates Finding Success In Early Primaries

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Women had particularly strong success in Tuesday's primaries for congressional seats. It's part of a broader pattern of record numbers of women running for office in 2018.

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Likely 2020 Democratic Candidates Want To Guarantee A Job To Every American

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand, Bernie Sanders and others back "job guarantee" programs to assure jobs for all who want them. It's another sign of top Democrats embracing further left positions.

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If A Parent's Day Job Is Running For Congress, Can The Campaign Pay For Child Care?

Sunday, April 22, 2018

A congressional candidate is asking the Federal Election Commission to decide whether she's allowed to use campaign funds to pay for child care while she spends her days on the trail.

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New York Congressional Candidate Wants To Use Campaign Funds To Pay For Child Care

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Liuba Grechen Shirley, a Democratic congressional candidate in New York, is petitioning the Federal Election Commission to use campaign funds for child care while she devotes time to running for office.

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A Record 309 Women Are Running For Seats In The House (And 1,103 Men)

Friday, April 13, 2018

The number of women running for Congress has jumped sharply this year. So has the number of men.

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Did Fake News On Facebook Help Elect Trump? Here's What We Know

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

One lesson: Social media plays a bigger role in bringing people to fake news sites than it does in bringing them to real news sites.

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What We Mean When We Talk About 'Suburban Women Voters'

Saturday, April 07, 2018

"Suburban women" have been a political fixation for decades. "We're really talking about ... relatively educated and affluent whites," said one Republican strategist.

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All 22 Women Senators Call For Senate To Address Sexual Harassment

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Democratic and Republican women have come together to ask that their chamber take up legislation overhauling how harassment claims are handled on Capitol Hill.

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Do Women Candidates Have An Advantage In 2018?

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Pollsters say that candidates who are women are uniquely positioned to do well in 2018 — and that many voters choose partly based on gender (even when they don't realize it).

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Female Candidates Breastfeed Children In Campaign Ads

Friday, March 23, 2018

The campaign ads represent one way that women are increasingly willing to break the mold of the standard candidate, in a year with record numbers of women running for office.

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Mississippi Is Sending Its First Woman To Congress. Here's When Your State Did That

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith will be Mississippi's first woman in Congress when she takes over for Sen. Thad Cochran, leaving Vermont as the only state that has never sent a woman to Capitol Hill.

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The Wave Of Female Candidates Is Set For A Wave Of Losses, Come November

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A disproportionate number of women running for Congress are running in House districts that are considered pretty safe for the other party to hold, whether Republican or Democrat.

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