Danielle Kurtzleben

Danielle Kurtzleben appears in the following:

Senate Republicans Reveal Long-Awaited Affordable Care Act Repeal Bill

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.

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Georgia's Special Election Has Been Longer Than Some Countries' National Elections

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.

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President Donald Trump, Unreliable Narrator

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.

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Trump Lashes Out At Investigators After Reports Of Obstruction Of Justice Inquiry

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.

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A Pattern In Trump's Policy Pitches: Paltry Particulars

Thursday, June 15, 2017

President Trump has been touting major policy proposals lately. The problem: the policies are often frustratingly vague.

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Trump's Infrastructure Plan Still Could Use More Planning

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.

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Trump's Approval Rating Decline Isn't That Big Compared With Predecessors' Drops

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.

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Trump Is Worried About The Trade Deficit With Germany. He Needn't Be

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.

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GOP Health Plan Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured, Budget Office Says

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.

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Trump Budget's Paid Parental Leave Plan Could Mean Higher State Taxes

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.

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What Georgia's Runoff Election Can Tell Us About Gender Politics Nationally

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Women are fueling a nationwide "resistance," and they're also fueling the campaign of Democratic newcomer Jon Ossoff, while Republican Karen Handel's opposition to abortion wins some conservatives.

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Unproved Claims Re-Emerge Around DNC Staffer's Death: Here's What You Should Know

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Seth Rich was a young staffer at the Democratic National Committee, shot near his home in July 2016. Here's why the story — and the conspiracy around it — keep resurfacing.

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In Trump Era, Men Have Grown Far More Confident Than Women About The U.S. Future

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Among Americans, Republican men are the only ones overwhelmingly confident about the future of the U.S. And they happen to feel that way now — while Trump is president.

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Abortion Issue Looms Large In Georgia House Race

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Women in the Trump era are asserting themselves — in resistance and support. A Georgia House race, with a controversial Republican woman running, tells the story of the divide among women.

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'Pantsuit Nation' Serves Up Nostalgia, Uplift, Heartbreak. But Why?

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

For Hillary Clinton's staunchest supporters, reading Pantsuit Nation may be like reading an ex's love letters just after a breakup: a flood of memories, a little too soon, and with no clear purpose.

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Pollsters Find 'At Best Mixed Evidence' Comey Letter Swayed Election

Friday, May 05, 2017

Polling experts have conducted an autopsy on exactly why so many polls were off in the run-up to the 2016 election. They found that state polls were far off, in part because of late-deciding voters.

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A Guide To Ivanka Trump's Manual For 'Women Who Work'

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

The first daughter's new book is billed as a resource for women trying to reach their dream professional lives, but it is fairly short and nonspecific about how to get there.

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Why White Evangelicals Are 'Splintering' Politically

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

A new book traces the history of white evangelicals in the U.S., from the group's rebellious 19th century roots to its role as political force. We asked the author about where the movement is headed.

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What We Learned About The Mood Of Trump's Tweets

Sunday, April 30, 2017

How angry or happy were President Trump's tweets during his first 100 days? This last week was not a particularly positive one, according to a sentiment analysis.

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100 Days In, Women's March Still Inspires. But Can The Enthusiasm Hold?

Friday, April 28, 2017

The event in Washington, D.C., the day after President Trump's inauguration animated activists worldwide. It spurred more marches and political involvement. But the next phase is a challenging one.

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