Danielle Kurtzleben appears in the following:
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
"It's time for this again?" you ask. Yes. Yes it is. Now you can be prepared for the upcoming battle.
Sunday, July 16, 2017
The debt ceiling is set to expire this fall. If it's not raised, the U.S. government could default on its debt. That's never been a problem when one party controls Congress. Until this year.
Friday, July 14, 2017
Sustained 3 percent growth is a target the U.S. is unlikely to hit, and some Trump policies might even make it less possible.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
In need of more votes, Senate leaders have produced a new bill that offers billions more in opioid epidemic assistance but it keeps proposed cuts to Medicaid spending.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Public opinion on health care is often inconsistent, even incoherent.
Sunday, July 09, 2017
Republican senators are trying to revive their health care bill. While voters weren't fond of the the original version, but they're not always clear about what they want when it comes to health care.
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
Four charts that explain what's up with America's independents on Independence Day. (Get it?) (Do you?) (If you don't, we can explain.)
Friday, June 30, 2017
We asked top health care experts to tell us America's biggest health care problems. Then we asked: Does the current Republican plan fix them? For the most part, the answer was no.
Friday, June 30, 2017
The Senate's bill puts off provisions that could push people off of insurance and out of Medicaid until well past the 2018 midterms and even past the 2020 presidential election.
Monday, June 26, 2017
Georgia's liberal grass-roots groups say they are more energized than discouraged after Democrat Jon Ossoff's disappointing, close loss to Republican Karen Handel in a closely watched special election
Thursday, June 22, 2017
The Senate's long-awaited "Better Care Reconciliation Act" was written largely in secret, with even many Senate Republicans unaware of what was in it.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Georgia's sixth-district special congressional election will be held 130 days after it was first announced. That's far longer than full national elections take in places like the U.K. and Mexico.
Monday, June 19, 2017
Why can't we stop reading Trump's Twitter feed? The same reason we can't put down The Catcher In The Rye or Pale Fire.
Friday, June 16, 2017
The president took to Twitter to say: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" It's not clear exactly what the president is referring to.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
President Trump has been touting major policy proposals lately. The problem: the policies are often frustratingly vague.
Friday, June 09, 2017
The president's infrastructure proposal still has a few holes to fill in, and it also may not be the job engine he thinks it will be. Here are four questions he may want to think about.
Saturday, June 03, 2017
Yes, the president has grown more unpopular, but Bill Clinton's and Gerald Ford's spectacular early term plunges dwarf Trump's dip.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Trump tweeted on Tuesday that the U.S. has a "MASSIVE" trade deficit with Germany that is "very bad for the U.S." But this isn't at all the right way to think about trade deficits.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that the Republicans' Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill would also reduce the deficit and leave some sick Americans unable to buy coverage.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The administration has said it will work out the details of the paid leave plan in budget negotiations. Here are a few of the questions that will have to be answered.