Russell Berman

The Atlantic

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Russell Berman is senior associate editor at The Atlantic, where he covers political news.

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The worst rainstorm in American history will still be racking up billions in damages when Congress gets back from its summer recess on Tuesday.

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President Trump wants to cut government — except for Social Security and Medicare. At the same time, he wants to put people to work.

Cutting, squeezing, trimming -- and spending

President Trump wants to cut government — except for Social Security and Medicare. At the same time, he wants to put people to work.

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