Shai Akabas

Director of economic policy for the Bipartisan Policy Center

Director of economic policy for the Bipartisan Policy Center

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Will they or won't they? With no deal, Congress edges closer to the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

A shutdown looms, again

Will they or won't they? With no deal, Congress edges closer to the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

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Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is underway.

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The CDC says it’s not a question of “if” the coronavirus will spread to the U.S., but “when.” Officials say they don’t yet know whether it will be a mild or severe outbreak.

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The California primary is Tuesday, March 3, 2020. But voting by mail starts much sooner. More than 15 million voters in California will receive ballots in the mail, beginning Feb. 3.

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As tensions between the left and right wings of the Democratic Party continue to rise, the former Congress member offers an insider’s take on the party.

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Well that happened.

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The Super Bowl is this Sunday, and Donald Trump and Michael Bloomberg’s campaigns have spent big money on commercial time during the game.

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With Bernie Sanders leading the Democratic candidates, Republicans are reviving a political dirty word: “socialism.”

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from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers