Archive for September, 2017

Primaries, All The Way Down

September 28, 2017

Senator Strange will not be back in Washington next year. Senator Corker will not be here in 2019. And Senator Flake may not be either. What do these three GOP Senators have in common? The primary system. Senator Strange was beaten by it. Senator Corker got scared into retirement by it. And Senator Flake...
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The Politics of Puerto Rico Disaster Aid

September 26, 2017

It has dawned on many people this week that the devastating hurricane that has hit Puerto Rico is not getting as much attention as those that recently hit Florida or Texas. Likewise, the U.S. response to the hurricane in Puerto Rico has been slow, and a relief package does not appear to be a...
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