Author: Benjy Sarlin

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Given Trump's rhetoric about immigrants and his border policies, you'd think Hispanics would be leading a march to the polls. They aren't. [Read More]
Much of the drop is due to companies raising premiums too much in 2018, experts say, amid a period when Republicans came close to repealing... [Read More]
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In an opinion article for USA Today, the president mischaracterized his own record on pre-existing conditions — among other things. [Read More]
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Republicans got everything they wanted from Brett Kavanaugh's hotly contested confirmation — a fired-up GOP base and a conservative Supreme Court justice for life. But... [Read More]
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More Democrats are backing single-payer health care and Rep. Pramila Jayapal is launching a PAC to back them up. She spoke to NBC News about... [Read More]
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Republicans are bombarding Democratic candidates with ads attacking single-payer health care. [Read More]
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Embattled GOP candidates are looking to state initiatives to help them stave off Democratic challengers in the November midterms. [Read More]
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The growing split between progressives and party leaders on deficit spending could define the party's future. [Read More]
Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a White House aide, said Thursday that she doesn't agree with the tag. [Read More]
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is helping build a national network of donor groups supporting federal and state office-seekers. [Read More]
Proponents argued that expanding school board elections to non-citizens made sense given that one-third of children in the system have foreign-born parents. [Read More]
The White House has had to clean up President Donald Trump's comments four times in less than a week. [Read More]
Can Indiana's Joe Donnelly, a vulnerable incumbent, support the president's nominee and hold onto the moderate suburban voters he needs to win re-election? [Read More]
"Abolish ICE" is a rallying cry among progressive activists. Now lawmakers are exploring how to turn it into policy. [Read More]
The government could become more constrained as entitlements run up long-term costs and tax cuts reduce revenue. [Read More]
What officials say publicly about family separation as a "deterrent" to migrants could affect whether it holds up in court. [Read More]
The legislation could be voted on next week in the House, along with another proposal backed by conservatives. [Read More]
Supporters claim the bill would end the White House's decision of separating children from parents at the border, but experts say no language in the... [Read More]
Kim Jong Un has dozens of nuclear warheads and the missiles to deliver them — one expert estimated it could take 15 years to destroy... [Read More]
The White House is on a campaign to falsely blame Democrats for the Trump administration's own decision to separate children from their parents. [Read More]
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