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Politics of Impeachment Now Favor Democrats

National Journal Subscription The politics of impeachment are changing, rapidly. No one knows how this will end, but all signs are pointing to growing trouble for Republicans. The whistle-blower’s...
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The Economists Are Right: Rent Control Is Bad

The Washington Post Subscription RENT CONTROL is back. Economists have long criticized government price controls on apartments, a concept that had its first moment in the 1920s and that some cities r...
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The Central Mistake of Trump’s Iran Policy

The Washington Post Subscription “The enemy gets a vote.” U.S. military leaders are fond of using that line. Gen. Jim Mattis used it so often that it is sometimes attributed to him. In fact, it is a ...
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Did California Just Kill the Gig Economy?

Foundation for Economic Education California may have just passed a death sentence on the gig economy. Late Tuesday night, as many California residents slept in their beds, the state legislature p...