Mitch McConnell

The Rundown

What's Next After Senate Democrats End Government Shutdown Without DACA Deal

As liberals blast Chuck Schumer for leaving a DACA decision open, the fate of the program lies with Mitch McConnell's GOP.
Impact Staff

The GOP Tax Scheme Was a Very Merry Corporate Christmas Gift

The driving argument behind the controversial tax plan stimulating the American economy was just a front. Wall Street, not Main Street, will reap the rewards.
Patti Lynn

How to Keep Your Sanity in an Era of Divisive Politics, a 24/7 News Cycle and a Devastating New Tax Bill

Political anxiety is taking a toll on people’s mental health more than it normally does, ironically sending people to pricey-ish professionals and filling prescriptions that, ironically, their insurance may no longer cover.
Helaina Hovitz
Rise Up

Billionaires Convinced the GOP Congress to Vote for a Bill That Will Cost Us All a Lot of Money

Nobody likes to spend much time or energy preparing their taxes and it seems that Republicans are betting the same holds true when it comes to protesting the massive tax cuts that largely favor America’s wealthiest families and corporations.
Jasper Craven
Rise Up

The GOP Tax Bill Is a Disaster for College Students

Grad students could face a tax burden increase by at least $10,000 annually, while parents with tax dependent college kids could lose out on up to $2,500.
Katelyn Harrop
Rise Up

With Obamacare Safe for Now, Local Activists Push for Medicare-for-All

For many activists, there's no time to waste on unresponsive elected officials when it comes to the nation's health care future.
Emily Weitz