The Latest: Our Democracy
How to start fixing democracy with the $1.50-a-week tax cut Paul Ryan gave you
• February 14, 2018 12:00 PM
Jason Sattler, USA Today
House Speaker Paul Ryan decided to let America know recently about a grateful American who was going to get an extra $78 a year from his new tax cut law.
GOP Law Enforcement Chiefs Invited Donors To Help Set Policy Via Secret Bulletin Board
• February 12, 2018 12:00 PM
Alex Perez and Lee Fang, Maplight
An association of top Republican law enforcement officials has created a secret online bulletin board called the "Briefing Room" that's allowing big donors to help shape legal policy, according to records reviewed by MapLight and The Intercept.
Trump Organization Revives Project In Dominican Republic, Roiling Local Politics
• February 07, 2018 12:00 PM
Marcus Baram, Fast Company
For President Trump, Haiti may be a “shithole.” But on the other side of the island is a country that he clearly thinks could be a goldmine—and a potential windfall for his family’s business empire.