Norm Ornstein

Resident congressional scholar at the American Enterprise Institute

Resident congressional scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and co-author of the new best seller "One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Desperate, the Disillusioned and the Not-Yet-Deported.”

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The killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in Minneapolis has inspired nationwide protests against injustice and police violence.

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The killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in Minneapolis has inspired nationwide protests against injustice and police violence.

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Coronavirus among farmworkers is a threat to America’s food supply chain. Are these workers being protected?

US farmworkers’ safety during COVID-19, plus a new model for mental health treatment

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China has locked down an entire city to control the coronavirus, while President Trump has eliminated federal programs to cope with disease epidemics.

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China has locked down an entire city to control the coronavirus, while President Trump has eliminated federal programs to cope with disease epidemics.

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