Rather than focus on an anti-Trump resistance, Democrats need to show voters they can accomplish something.
For Democrats to maintain their near-majority advantage, they must craft a broadly appealing agenda that keeps independents and less committed partisans under the tent.
The new federal program could lure fresh investment to distressed areas. But the clock is ticking. Via Governing.
Democratic primary voters didn’t buy the ultra-left’s ‘free-for-all’ agenda. What’s happening is not so much a liberal surge, but a moderate one.
Via USA Today
Fines and fees are a tempting alternative to raising taxes, but their long-term costs far outweigh the revenues they bring in.
Higher ed centers and virtual colleges are some of the promising ways to improve rural higher education access.
Via Washington Monthly
As in many past election cycles, corporate- bashing rhetoric has been the bread-and-butter of many progressive candidates and their supporters pressing for greater governmental intervention on issues such as corporate governance, wages, and worker benefits. But, as a comprehensive economic message and agenda, “fighting big business” unfortunately won’t lead to the kinds of policies workers need.