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Infinite Discretion

As datum on people becomes more available, those with access to it are able to shape government, end careers, and maintain control.

By James B. Rule

The Great Swap

Does a deal now gaining momentum across the aisle actually have the potential to break the stalemate on climate change?

By Joseph E. Aldy Will Marshall

The Quiet Attack on Obamacare

The Trump Administration can do plenty of damage to the Affordable Care Act even if Congress fails at repealing it.

By Nathan Pippenger

Have We Figured Out Trumpism Yet?

One thing we do know: It's not economic populism.

By Kevin Mattson

The True Value of the ACA Taxes

Repealing two taxes on high-income earners would provide a windfall for millionaires and put Medicare and Medicaid at risk.

By Paul N. Van de Water