Stories tagged: "017 NATIONAL POLITICS"

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks with a customer at the Red Arrow Diner during a visit to Manchester, N.H., Friday, May 19, 2023. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
What ‘Make America Florida’ Might Actually Mean

Gov. Ron DeSantis has argued that Florida is thriving and is the freest state in the country, but the data and evidence suggests otherwise.

AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File
How Republicans’ Student Debt Plan Would Uniquely Hurt Public Workers

A Republican effort to reverse President Joe Biden’s student loan debt relief plan could cause more than 250,000 public workers to lose out on already-canceled loans, according to a new report.

Graphic by Desiree Tapia
Op-Ed: The Debt Default None of Us Can Afford. A Grandma’s Wish to Survive.

A North Carolina grandma writes about the dangers of House Republicans' agenda, which could drive the US to default on its debts and cause an economic collapse.