In OtherWords: July 19, 2017

In OtherWords: July 19, 2017

Thanks to unified Democratic opposition and a few defections from key Republican senators, the congressional effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is over for now. But, Geoff Coventry writes this week, the GOP has “shown their cards.” In...
In OtherWords: July 12, 2017

In OtherWords: July 12, 2017

This week the RussiaGate scandal, which had actually simmered down for a time, got a huge boost when reporters discovered emails about a meeting between a certain Donald Trump, Jr. and someone connected to the Russian government promising dirt on Hillary Clinton. It...
In OtherWords: July 5, 2017

In OtherWords: July 5, 2017

Here in Washington all eyes were on health care last week, where Senate leaders were trying to move along a health bill that could throw 22 million Americans off their insurance. (That’s what Trump calls “winning,” Jill Richardson writes this week.)...
In OtherWords: June 28, 2017

In OtherWords: June 28, 2017

Here are two interesting numbers: The Senate health care bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, would throw 22 million more Americans off their insurance over the next decade alone, the Congressional Budget Office estimates. And, perhaps...
In OtherWords: June 21, 2017

In OtherWords: June 21, 2017

This week in OtherWords, we take a closer look at foreign policy. Olivia Alperstein observes that the president seems almost over-eager to pick fights with allies and other countries, like Iran, that the U.S. has forged hard-won diplomatic agreements. But he seems to...
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