In an unconstitutional exercise of emergency authority, President Trump has threatened to divert billions of dollars away from military projects to fund an unnecessary border wall that serves few interests but his own political agenda.
In his State of the Union address, President Trump will try to take credit for a growing economy; in reality, he has done everything he can to direct those gains to the wealthy few.
This week, Daniella and Ed sit down with freshman Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) to discuss her thoughts on the recent government shutdown.
More than 228,000 people of color were furloughed or forced to work without pay because of the president’s decision to shut down the government in an effort to gain funding for a border wall.
Policymakers and economists need to center populations who face high labor market barriers when evaluating the health of the labor market.
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.