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Yield Curve Shows 60% Chance of Recession, Deutsche Bank Says

The Wall Street Journal
Posted: July 6, 2016


Americans say we’re great but country needs some work

The Lewiston Sun Journal
Posted: June 10, 2016


Hiring dropped sharply in May, the weakest in 6 years; unemployment rate fell to 4.7 percent

The Washington Post
Posted: June 3, 2016


Poll: Economy top issue in presidential year

The Hill
Posted: June 1, 2016


A very bad sign for all but America’s biggest cities

The Washington Post
Posted: May 23, 2016


A Growth Rate Weighed Down by Inaction

The New York Times
Posted: May 18, 2016


Tallying the Economic Toll of Political Upheaval

The Wall Street Journal
Posted: May 17, 2016


Another Chance for Bipartisan Achievement Slips Away

The New York Times
Posted: May 1, 2016


How to Fix Politics

The New York Times
Posted: April 12, 2016


Bipartisanship Isn’t for Wimps, After All

The New York Times
Posted: April 11, 2016


Congress setting new bar for doing nothing

Poltico
Posted: March 22, 2016


Approval of Congress highest in year… at 22%

USA Today
Posted: March 21, 2016


Who Gets the Blame for the Slowing Economy?

The New York Times
Posted: March 10, 2016


A Super Tuesday Look at the Damage Campaign 2016 Can Do

Wall Street Journal
Posted: March 1, 2016


The Governing Cancer of Our Time

The New York Times
Posted: February 26, 2016


Commitment 2016: Unify or divide?

WCVB5
Posted: February 22, 2016


Meet your unauthorized federal government

Politico
Posted: February 3, 2016


The Frequent-Flyer U.S. Congress: Lawmakers Work Less in DC

The New York Times
Posted: February 2, 2016


How to fix congressional dysfunction in a bipartisan way

The Washington Post
Posted: January 23, 2016


This is actually what America would look like without gerrymandering

The Washington Post
Posted: January 13, 2016


A Modest Proposal to Restore Bipartisanship to SOTU

Politico
Posted: January 12, 2016


The 5 big things we learned about Congress in 2015

The Washington Post
Posted: December 27, 2015


Senate passes five-day stopgap to keep government open

Politico
Posted: December 11, 2015


Poll: Half of millennials say the American dream is dead

Politico
Posted: December 10, 2015


Talks stall as shutdown deadline nears

Politico
Posted: December 7, 2015


Time to ground Congress

The Wahsington Post
Posted: November 15, 2015


Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Too Little

The Bipartisan Policy Center
Posted: November 10, 2015


How Paul Ryan can kick-start fixing Congress

The Wahsington Post
Posted: November 9, 2015


Congress, White House make progress on budget deal

Politico
Posted: October 26, 2015


Budget talks stall before they even begin

Politico
Posted: October 19, 2015


Jobs Report Is Lackluster, Raising Concern on Economy’s Course

The New York Times
Posted: October 2, 2015


What the Terrible September Jobs Report Means for the Economy

The New York Times
Posted: October 2, 2015


Boehner, McConnell, Obama to take last stab at budget deal

The Hill
Posted: September 30, 2015


Shutdown clash to return in force by December

Politco
Posted: September 29, 2015


Are Democrats and Republicans talking about the same country?

The Washington Post
Posted: September 19, 2015


Madison’s challenge to millennials

CNN
Posted: September 17, 2015


Fearsome fiscal cliff looms for Congress

Politco
Posted: September 17, 2015


U.S. economy faces perilous autumn with threats in Washington and from abroad

The Washington Post
Posted: September 15, 2015


Today in Politics: Summer Lull Ends as Old Fights Greet Congress and Campaigns

The New York Times
Posted: September 8, 2015


Recess Over, Congress Has a Pressing Fall Agenda

Real Clear Politics
Posted: September 8, 2015


The Daily 202: Congress comes back to shutdown talk, Iran debate and Boehner threats

The Washington Post
Posted: September 8, 2015


Congress returns Tuesday with long list of unfinished business

The Denver Post
Posted: September 6, 2015


Poll: 7 in 10 US voters dissatisfied

The Hill
Posted: August 31, 2015


Current Congress is looking a little more productive – so far

Pew Research Center
Posted: August 31, 2015


Congress’s Awful Autumn

The Washington Post
Posted: August 24, 2015


Sources: Congress Mulls Full-Year Continuing Resolution

Defense News
Posted: August 24, 2015


The U.S. Balance Sheet Is a Disaster that Congress Can’t Fix

The Fiscal Times
Posted: August 24, 2015


Gallup: Only 14 Percent of Americans Are Happy With Congress

Newsmax
Posted: August 12, 2015


Congress inches toward functionality

Christian Science Monitor
Posted: July 22, 2015


Tracking the ‘health’ of Congress

USA Today
Posted: July 21, 2015


Continued Signs of Life in Congress

The Bipartisan policy Center
Posted: July 21, 2015


Funding battle could be punted

Politico
Posted: July 14, 2015


Juan Williams: A first step against gerrymandering

The Hill
Posted: July 13, 2015


Tom Carper’s efforts to stop “crisis-governing”

Delaware Online
Posted: July 11, 2015

 

 
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Yield Curve Shows 60% Chance of Recession, Deutsche Bank Says

The Wall Street Journal
Posted: July 6, 2016


Americans say we’re great but country needs some work

The Lewiston Sun Journal
Posted: June 10, 2016


Hiring dropped sharply in May, the weakest in 6 years; unemployment rate fell to 4.7 percent

The Washington Post
Posted: June 3, 2016


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