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Schumer Shutdown Reveals Democrats Have Been Shut Down for Years

Schumer Shutdown Reveals Democrats Have Been Shut Down for Years

By Hunter McLaren

January 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The government shutdown proves that Democrats are still struggling to find unity and congressional victory in the wake of the 2016 election.

Keep Warren in the Senate — She Can Do More There

Keep Warren in the Senate — She Can Do More There

By Matthew Perry, Contributing Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Elizabeth Warren is an influential, galvanizing politician who has the proper combination of policy expertise and personal charisma that would be wasted on the vice presidency.

Christina’s Case: Elizabeth Warren leads student loan reform effort

Christina’s Case: Elizabeth Warren leads student loan reform effort

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 28, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The student loan bubble is beginning to burst, necessitating solutions to the $1.2 trillion crisis and 40 million indebted Americans. Nearly tripling between 2004 and 2012, research shows that student loan debt is the only form of consumer debt that has increased since the 2008 peak, with balances...