The Senate Republicans have been engaged in a shameful exercise.

Few of them will step forward to defend the substance of the Cassidy-Graham bill, the latest effort to “repeal and replace” Obamacare. It’s a terribly cynical bill which ravages Medicaid and leaves current recipients of Obamacare open to the elimination or weakening of protections for those with pre-e...

Even as he makes fledgling overtures on immigration and tax reform to the congressional Democrats, the president appears to believe that if only the GOP majority in the Senate would steamroll the minority in that body, twist the Senate rules out of shape, and legislate without any need for negotiation with the Democrats, great things would happen. Trump's ins...

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Richard A. Arenberg

Brown University