President Donald Trump’s shutdown is more than a debate around a wall: It is about the low-income, disabled, and indigenous peoples at and within our borders whose lives and economic security he is willfully endangering for political gain.
In this week's episode, CAP immigration expert Phil Wolgin discusses the so-called crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border and James Hamblin joins us for his perspective on the opioid epidemic.
Across the country, President Trump's shutdown has had damaging effects on vital programs and services. As he continues to hold portions of the government hostage, Trump has left hundreds of thousands of workers in financial limbo.
Democratic control of the House of Representatives provides an opportunity for much-needed oversight, passage of legislation to protect vulnerable individuals, and exploration of longer-term solutions.
President Donald Trump is threatening the economic security of federal workers and their families for the sake of his ego.
In 2019's first episode, Jesse Lee and Sam Berger discuss the new House majority and President Trump's government shutdown.
800,000 federal workers could go without paychecks in the event of a prolonged government shutdown.
Trying to placate his base, which will not be happy with his donor-driven tax bill, Trump appears to be seeking a government shutdown.
The big news in today’s GDP report is the public sector’s rapidly shrinking economic contribution, which is driving not only trend U.S. economic growth lower but also our potential for future growth.
Congress must move past its partisan pettiness and enact policies to help the American economy.
The conservatives who engineered the government shutdown are complaining about the new lack of programs and services.
Instead of focusing on the urgent need for job creation, House Republican leaders are holding the nation’s economic well-being hostage.
We examine federal civilian employees who are being furloughed as a result of the government shutdown and what that means for employees of color.
House Republicans' current approach to government funding—through small, targeted appropriations for a select group of government functions—is impractical and irresponsible.
Measured in workdays lost, the current shutdown is already the third longest in history and involves a far larger share of the government than either of the two shutdowns that were of longer duration.