Author: Scott Lemieux

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Warren’s formal announcement speech in Lawrence was great, and reporters Have Concerns about Identity: In forcefully populist language, Warren sought to carve out a distinctive position in the crowded Democratic field, citing achievements like the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which regulates banks and other financial institutions. Other Democrats are also speaking out […]
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It’s almost impressive that Republicans managed to make their upper-class tax cut even more unpopular than it would be in the abstract: But GOP operatives insisted that the “blue wave” on the horizon would crest long before November — because the Trump Tax Cuts were about to kick in. Once voters saw fatter paychecks, Republicans would […]
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This is pretty devastating: *All three* chapters on Vice were clotted with mistakes. Lots of them. The truth promised in Merchants of Truth was often not true. While trying to corroborate certain claims, I noticed that it also contained…plagiarized passages. — Michael C Moynihan (@mcmoynihan) February 6, 2019 More here. To state one obvious point: […]
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