Catherine Rampell

Washington Post

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Opinion columnist for the Washington Post; former economics reporter at the New York Times and founding editor of its Economix blog

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For the second time in 24 hours, Senate Democrats prevented a $2 trillion stimulus package from moving forward.

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Last Saturday, Democrats in Nevada caucused to choose a presidential nominee. In South Carolina, Republicans went to the polls.

The March to Super Tuesday

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