The progressive push to raise taxes on the rich is gaining new momentum.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who has already proposed a wealth tax to raise funds for a variety of new government programs, on Thursday unveiled a plan to expand Social Security by creating two taxes on wage and investment income for wealthy Americans.
The proposal comes as Warren enjoys a... Read more
Questioning “mutual assured destruction,” Charles Kupperman called nuclear conflict “in large part a physics problem.”
President Donald Trump’s acting national security adviser, former Reagan administration official Charles Kupperman, made an extraordinary and controversial claim in the early 1980s: nuclear conflict with the USSR was winnable and that “nuclear war is a destructive thing but still in large part a physics problem.”
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The Thursday night showdown between the top candidates in the Democratic Primary provided very few surprises, but a lot of in-fighting and a little bloodshed was still visible on the stage.
A debate featuring Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren front and center, surrounded by Andrew Yang, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Corey Booker, Kamala Harris, Julian Castro, and Beto O’Rourke... Read more
A Trump campaign aide on Thursday said in an appearance on Hill.TV that every time 2020 Democratic presidential contenders take the stage the president wins, adding that many of the White House hopefuls are “alienating” voters with policy proposals such as the Green New Deal.
“Every time they take the stage, President Trump wins because the things they are talking about are... Read more
Falwell, head of the nation’s most high-profile evangelical college, was among the earliest Christian conservatives to endorse Trump’s campaign.
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said Tuesday that he is asking the FBI to investigate what he called a “criminal” smear campaign orchestrated against him by several disgruntled former board members and employees.
Falwell told The Associated Press he has evidence that... Read more