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WTF - The President's $4 Trillion Budget

Today President Obama unveiled his budget for fiscal year 2016 with a price tag of nearly $4 trillion. The budget seeks to take advantage of an improving economy with increased spending, new revenue, and a focus on what is now being called “middle-class economics.” Though the President has said that......(Read More)

WTF - $1.1 Trillion CRomnibus?

Late last night the House of Representatives passed a spending bill to avoid another government shutdown. The Senate and the president are expected to follow suit to pass and sign the bill in the next two days. The bill, dubbed the “CRomnibus,” is a combination of a longer-term omnibus spending......(Read More)

The Future Doesn't Care About Your Apathy

According to a Harvard University Institute of Politics poll, fewer than 1 in 4 millennials under 30 “definitely” plan to vote in this year’s midterm elections. That’s astonishing considering all the important issues facing our generation. From the economy to climate change to marriage equality, there is a lot of work that......(Read More)

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