Monthly Archives: November 2016

Elizabeth Warren Goes After Trump’s Pick for Treasury

Donald Trump spent a lot of time during the campaign claiming that he was going to “drain the swamp” and have an administration that was full of outsiders. By appointing¬†Steve Mnuchin as Secretary of the Treasury, he appears to be … Continue reading

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Nancy Pelosi Remains Minority Leader

After facing an unexpected challenge from Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan, Nancy Pelosi will remain the leader of Democrats in the House of Representatives. Only 12 members of the Democratic Caucus publicly endorsed Ryan for the job, but he received 63 … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday

Between Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, Thanksgiving weekend definitely has its fair share of opportunities to do some shopping. If you’re looking for something a little different, however, today is Giving Tuesday which encourages people to use … Continue reading

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Trump Nominates Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education

Since Donald Trump has threatened to do away with the Department of Education (or at least drastically reduce the size of it), one can easily see how he’d support privatizing much of the education system.¬†That sentiment can be further enforced … Continue reading

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Should Nancy Pelosi Remain Minority Leader?

I attended a gathering of Democrats on Monday morning in the group’s first meeting since the election. While there was a lot of post election analysis, one of the topics that kept coming up in conversations (including by the event’s … Continue reading

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