All News Articles for 2019-01-05

Saturday, January 5, 2019
Ocasio-Cortez's "Not At All Outlandish" Proposal for 70% Tax Rate on Uber-Wealthy Could Raise $720 Billion Over Decade
"So even as [Republicans] dunk on AOC as stupid or ignorant," argues Paul Krugman, "she's talking sense based on reputable economic research, while the whole GOP is talking nonsense from charlatans and cranks."
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Legal Scholars to Trump: No, You Cannot Declare Emergency to Build Wall That Public Doesn't Want and Isn't Needed
"The American constitution does not contemplate such presidential unilateralism."
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Gillibrand Defends Voting Record Following Report NY Senator Feeling Out Wall Street Support for 2020 Run
"The Democratic Party," writes one critic, "needs a clean break from corporate money and influence if it's ever going to govern well, win back the trust of voters, or truly represent the working class."
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Poll Notes "Trump Effect" as American Desire to Leave US Permanently Surges
"While Donald Trump has spent much of his presidency focused on the number of people who want to get into the U.S., since he took office, record numbers of Americans have wanted to get out."
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