Daily Clips: February 8, 2017
Progressives, keep it simple and take credit: This is an incredible piece of work from Democracy Journal. It highlights many of the concerns and frustrations I have had with the Democratic Party in my young life; namely, all our policies are really complicated and we are terrible at selling them to the American people.
How to Make America Greater: More Immigration: Inclusion=prosperity.
And only Congress, which passed Dodd-Frank, can make major changes. Most tweaks will need the backing of 60 senators, and Republicans fall short by eight votes. Liberal lawmakers are mobilizing against them. On Monday, Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, held a news conference decrying President Trump’s efforts to “put Wall Street first.”
Seattle City Council votes to cut ties with Wells Fargo over Dakota Access Pipeline lending: A small victory, but one that shouldn’t be taken for granted.
The Washington counties with the highest use rate of the state exchange are rural: Adams, Okanogan and Yakima. They’re east of the Cascades and they voted for Donald Trump.
Tweet of the day:
— Louise Doire (@LouiseDoire) February 8, 2017