Danielle Kurtzleben

Danielle Kurtzleben appears in the following:

Democrats Debate Health Care Policy

Friday, February 22, 2019

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders entered the 2020 presidential race this week as Democratic candidates engaged in their first big policy fight — centered around health care.


Car Loan Delinquencies Reach New High

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Economic pessimists seized on new data indicating an increase in car loan delinquencies as evidence of a looming recession, but a downturn is likely simply because of the economy's cyclical nature.


McConnell Plans To Bring Green New Deal To Senate Vote

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Senate majority leader wants to put the massive progressive climate change framework to a vote. Its Democratic sponsor is not pleased by the move from the top Senate Republican.


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Releases Green New Deal Outline

Thursday, February 07, 2019

The plan is massively ambitious and faces political blockades. Proponents believe it is what's necessary to start saving the world from the threat of climate change and to reshape the U.S. economy.


Here's How Trump Tried To Win Women Over In His State Of The Union Address

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

The pointed outreach may come in part from the president's awareness that a tough re-election fight is looming — and that winning in 2020 may mean having to gain ground with female voters.


Virginia's Governorship Is In Turmoil As Northam Faces Calls To Resign

Monday, February 04, 2019

Richmond, the capital of Virginia, is in turmoil, as a crisis engulfing the governor drags on for a fourth day, and an allegation of sexual assault surfaces against his lieutenant.


In Another Recession, It Could Be Tough For Washington To Boost The Economy

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Whether it's lowering interest rates or stimulus spending, many of the tools the federal government uses to fight a downturn are already stretched.


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.