Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke in Dallas recently, and for the first time, seemed to suggest some flexibility in the speed with which the central bank is raising interest rates. In his remarks, he linked rate hikes with some signs of slowing growth; some have interpreted his comments as opening the door to a […]
To impeach or not to impeach? That is the choice before Nancy Pelosi as she strategizes over how best to position Democrats for 2020 and as she fends off yet another challenge to her leadership in the House. To date, nine Democrats in Congress have openly opposed Mrs. Pelosi’s bid to regain […]
Liz Peek: Midterm elections prove Trump’s critics still underestimate him as ‘blue wave’ becomes a ripple
A ‘Blue Wave’ it wasn’t; a blue ripple, at most. Despite spending over one billion dollars, more money than ever before for a midterm election, and even though they were confident of crushing a historically unpopular president, Democrats appear to have mustered only a slim majority in the House, while not even […]
Democrats campaigned on providing a check on President Trump. Now in control of the House of Representatives, they won that, but a still-Republican Senate will also provide a check on Democrats. Corporate America dodged a bullet. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) regaining the speaker’s gavel (as she almost surely will) will likely mean legislative gridlock, but […]
The midterm elections are on Tuesday, and no one truthfully has a clue how they will turn out. The consensus is that Democrats will take the House and the GOP will keep the majority in the Senate, but with so many races within the margin of error, predictions are being dished out […]
Here’s what Democrats don’t get about the jobs number: 250,000 jobs added in October is not just a statistic, it’s about real people. It’s about people whose lives are getting better and who are more upbeat about their future. It reflects greater economic security, the possibility of planning for the future and the ability to […]
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