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    How Much Would It Cost to Arm Teachers as Trump Proposed?

    What would it cost to arm more teachers is America’s schools, as President Trump has proposed? The Washington Post’s Philip Bump did some back-of-the-envelope math to try to find the answer. Bump...

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    Tax Overhaul Gaining Support

    The public is slowly warming to the Republican tax overhaul, according to a new survey from The New York Times . Approval has risen to 51 percent, up from 46 percent in December, likely driven at...

  • Trump’s Historic Shift on Medicaid

    Requiring able-bodied adults to work for their Medicaid is just part of the Trump administration’s drive to remake the decades-old health insurance program for the poor. The administration signaled...

  • A War Within the VA

    A White House official emailed a political appointee to the VA late last year about ways to oust Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, The New York Times reports. Shulkin says people in his...

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    Air Force One Isn’t Getting Any Cheaper

    Even before taking office, Trump cited the presidential jet as a telling example of government waste, the kind that he was uniquely capable of dealing with as a world-class negotiator. In December of...

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    Debt Could Soar Much Higher Than White House Claims, Budget Group Warns

    The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget predicted Thursday that an independent analysis of the president’s budget “will show much higher deficits and debt as a percent of Gross Domestic...

  • Tax Cuts Help Drive Corporate Buybacks to Record High

    Companies are buying their own stocks at a record pace this year, according to Birinyi Associates, an investment firm in Westport, Connecticut. U.S. corporations announced $170.8 billion in stock...