Danny Vinik
Staff Writer

Ted Cruz Is Causing Trouble Again. This Time on the Border Crisis.
July 18, 2014

If Republicans adopt Cruz’s proposal, it will destroy any chance of an agreement between the parties. Not that Cruz has ever done that before.

Chris Christie Admits He Ignored the Law to Help Tesla. Do Republicans Want to Sue Him, Too?
Why the GOP should cut Obama some slack on enforcing laws
July 17, 2014

Christie admits he ignored the law to help Tesla. Do Republicans want to sue him, too?

Paul Ryan Genuinely Wants to Help the Poor, But Has No Clue How
July 16, 2014

He cares. He really cares. But that's not enough.

CBO Report Confirms: Taxes Must Go Up
There's no other way to solve our long-term debt problems.
July 16, 2014

There's no other way to solve our long-term debt problems.

The Highway Trust Fund Bill Is Congress at its Worst
Short-term? Check. Last-minute? Check. Short-sighted? Check.
July 15, 2014

Short-term? Check. Last-minute? Check. Short-sighted? Check.

CNBC's Rick Santelli Was Embarrassed on Live TV for Being Wrong About the Economy. But He's Hardly Alone.
July 14, 2014

“Rick, it’s impossible for you to have been more wrong,” said a colleague live on air.

The Border Crisis Has Nothing to Do With Border Security
By linking them, a GOP congressman could kill Obama's emergency request
July 14, 2014

Apprehending these unaccompanied minors is not the problem right now.

Here's Definitive Proof That Republicans Don't Care About the Long-Term Unemployed
July 13, 2014

They're happy to use budget gimmicks—except when it could help those who need it most.

Fine, Republicans, Play Politics With the Border Crisis. But How About Some Solutions, Too?
July 11, 2014

How do Republicans want to handle the 50,000-plus migrant children who have already entered the U.S.?

Honduras's Murder Rate Is Six Times Worse Than Chicago's. How Can We Send Children Back to That?
July 10, 2014

July 4th weekend in Chicago was deadly. But every day in Honduras is worse.

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