Legislators feel caught in a primaries trap

What is next for Donald Trump? There are reports that the former president is intending to play a role in the 2022 election. One report says his hit list includes Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), Gov. ....

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Marjorie Taylor Greene doesn’t belong on the House Education Committee

Earlier this week, House Republican leadership announced they were selecting newly elected Georgia representative Marjorie Taylor Greene to serve on the House Education and Labor Committee. It’s a terrible decision that deserves to be reversed. ....

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Federal unemployment benefits to eclipse $500 billion

With its 5593-page legislative text just released, news accounts suggest the coronavirus relief package expected to be considered by the House and Senate today will push total federal unemployment benefit payments in the 12 months ....

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Supreme Court fight over outdated robocall statute has significant consequences

It has been quite a week for Facebook’s legal team. In addition to the antitrust cases that my AEI colleague Mark Jamison discussed yesterday, the company argued in the Supreme Court over the meaning of ....

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What unemployment benefits are in the bipartisan framework for coronavirus relief?

Earlier this month, a bipartisan group of senators and representatives released a broad $908 billion framework for extending coronavirus relief. That framework has become central to possible additional coronavirus relief legislation, which congressional leaders are discussing today ....

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Bipartisan coronavirus relief plan offers path to broader agreement

Yesterday, a bipartisan group of senators and representatives, including members of the House “Problem Solvers Caucus” led by Representatives Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and Tom Reed (R-NY), released a $908 billion framework for extending coronavirus relief. ....

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The US economy needs more help from Washington — preferably ASAP

America’s “K-shaped” recovery is a convenient phenomenon for analysts who focus a lot on income inequality, not to mention those convinced America already suffers from severe “late stage capitalism.” To them, it’s just another example ....

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