Today, behind closed doors, House and Senate conferees are meeting to negotiate an important provision in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) – an investment mechanism that would help coastal communities from the damaging effects of climate change.
Want daily updates on important issues? Subscribe to
Job creation through infrastructure spending. Universal background checks for gun sales. Immigration reform. Raising the minimum wage. A new poll suggests these progressive priorities are prescriptions for political success. Maybe Democrats should think about taking their medicine.
Bob Smith, who left the Republican Party in 1999 to pursue a right-wing independent presidential run and returned 111 days later when a plum committee chairmanship came open, will seek the GOP nomination to challenge Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH).