Latest from Catherine Rampell
  • Opinion

Republicans desperate to oppose Biden’s jobs plan settle on a nonsense reason

Unfortunately for Republicans, corporate tax increases, like infrastructure investments, are actually popular with voters.
  • Apr 15, 2021
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The most anti-refugee president in modern history might not be Donald Trump

President Biden never signed the paperwork to implement his own policy and lift Trump’s restrictions.
  • Apr 12, 2021
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Republicans are learning that there’s more to capitalism than tax cuts

Will voting rights legislation bring an end to an unvirtuous cycle?
  • Apr 8, 2021
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The GOP, America’s most selfless political party

Republicans are on the verge of surrendering to Democrats solo credit for yet another incredibly popular issue: upgrading the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.
  • Apr 5, 2021
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In March jobs report, the economy is (finally!) cooking with gas

It's an excellent report, but the economic recovery still has a long way to go.
  • Apr 2, 2021
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Biden is governing with one hand tied behind his back — and he tied it there

The new administration can't pay for everything it wants to do just by soaking the rich.
  • Apr 1, 2021
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The swamp isn’t in D.C. It’s in state capitals.

Examples abound of state legislators ignoring or suppressing voter-supported efforts.
  • Mar 29, 2021
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For every extra dollar invested in the IRS, the government could be getting $6 back

Years of inadequately funding the IRS have left money on the table.
  • Mar 25, 2021
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Rents for the rich are plummeting. Rents for the poor are rising. Why?

The pandemic amplified the chronic shortage of affordable housing.
  • Mar 22, 2021
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Republicans are laying a ‘Trojan horse’ trap on infrastructure

Democrats should be lauded for considering ways to legitimately pay for their proposal.
  • Mar 18, 2021