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Trump Budget Abuses the Elderly

Trump's proposed budget includes cuts that could devastate a key program aimed at preventing elder abuse.

By Douglas Steiger

The Myth of a Pro-Union Trump

Following this budget proposal, there should be no lingering doubt about which side Trump is really on.

By Sharon Block

All the President's Gimmicks

How to reality-adjust the Administration's budget proposal.

By David Kamin

The Great Innovation Debate

Proposed Energy cuts are so severe that they’ll force a debate about whether we should support innovation in the first place. It’s a debate we should relish.

By Jeff Navin

Jeff Sessions Just Doesn’t Care

The motivation behind Sessions's minimum sentencing policy is simply punishment for punishment's sake.

By Roy L. Austin, Jr. Myesha K. Braden