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Want real reform? Let's start with Congress.

I've been thinking about that as I've watched Congress tackle health-care reform. Last weekend, after months of committee deliberations, backroom dealmaking and leadership arm-twisting, the House narr... read more

Congress, dump the budget gimmicks – we need real reform

The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill Before I get to what I wish for tax reform, let me start with what I fear: unpaid-for tax cuts pretending to be real refo... read more

The Real Reason Facebook Won't Launch an Ad-Free Subscription -- Yet

CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Congress last April that there "will always be a version ... So when I think about this, I don't just think you want to let people pay to not see ads, because I actually think ... read more

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On Politics With Lisa Lerer: A Chat With Dan Crenshaw

All the focus on Democrats made us curious about what being in the new Congress looks like from the ... It’s so unbelievably false. I want like a giant reset button to be like, “O.K., let’s start the ... read more

Dear Congress, Help Trump With Prison Reform

It’s time for our lawmakers in Congress to set antagonism aside ... rather than allowing those who want “everything all at once” to tank the much-needed reform that we have a real chance of securing n... read more

So you want to reform democracy

Members of Congress don’t necessarily want ... Start with the problems you see in our existing delegation system. Saying we simply need to delegate our vote misses how we’ve already done that, and tha... read more

Bolsonaro's pro-market agenda faces its first test of confidence as Brazil's Congress returns

The real business ... Brazil's Congress will resume legislative activities from Friday with one of the highest rates of new members since the country's return to democracy three decades ago. The gover... read more

Want to Fight Police Misconduct? Reform Qualified Immunity

in order to bring about real police accountability, we need to reform qualified immunity. Before getting into what Campaign Zero is proposing and why their proposal ought to include qualified immunity ... read more

Pramila Jayapal is Congress’s activist insider

But Jayapal is quietly working to give progressive ideas a real foothold in Congress ... her another three years to start from scratch and redo the process. “For years, I had this deep worry that I wa... read more

Q&A with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and KCCI's Steve Karlin

Steve Karlin: I want to ... of all, let me thank the state of Iowa. You guys began it all. When we came into Iowa the first time, I think I was at 5 percent in the polls, and I think we ended up with ... read more

For criminal justice reform, the First Step Act is just the start

There was little for progressives to cheer in last week’s State of the Union address, but President Trump received a rare bit of bipartisan applause when he touted the First Step Act, the criminal jus... read more

US Congress Is a Broken Debating Society for Millionaires

But even if he signs off on it, Congress doesn't deserve a whole lot of credit for keeping the government open, which is surely the lowest possible bar for the country's leaders to clear, other than m... read more

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