Elections, Senate Category

April 10, 2019

Medicare for All and Beyond, Sanders Uses the Senate as His Launching Pad

Senator Bernie Sanders reintroduced his Medicare for All Act on Wednesday in a choreographed event charged with the unmistakable presidential politics of 2020.

March 31, 2019

Why Elizabeth Warren, a Presumed Front-Runner, Trails Her Rivals in Fund-Raising

Money is a problem for the Democratic senator, who is likely to be substantially out-raised in the first quarter. And she’s not the fresh candidate anymore. But much time remains.

March 29, 2019

Economic View: Modern Monetary Theory Makes Sense, Up to a Point

Urgent goals might justify more debt for a while, the economist Robert Shiller says, but this does not license unlimited spending or endlessly accelerating debt.