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Millennials Veto Traditional Politics

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, Millennials were widely panned for either abstaining from voting or casting their ballots for third-party candidates. According to The Economist...
02/20/2017 — from Did You Know?

ACA Repeal and Replace Delayed

In a recent interview with Bill O’Reilly, President Trump said that the process of finding an ACA replacement could stretch into 2018. The delayed timeline illustrates the difficulty of finding a plan that would maintain the parts of the ACA that do work while still appealing to working-class Trump supporters.

Bloomberg Business

02/10/2017 — from NewsWire

Wall Street Bullish on Trump?

Fully 114 of the 242 S&P 500 companies that held investor events in January referenced Donald Trump—with many executives preaching patience and optimism. Though companies and investors remain sold on the “Trump rally,” beware: Full-on “Trumponomics” still has significant hurdles in its way.

The Wall Street Journal

02/03/2017 — from NewsWire

Woman Says Grandfathers Would Have Voted for Trump

Contributor Jasmyne Cannick outlines why she believes that her late grandfathers would have voted for Donald Trump. She maintains that her patriotic grandfathers would have looked past “what many of us saw as Trump’s elitist, racist, and misogynistic rhetoric on the campaign trail” in support of Trump’s biggest platform: bringing jobs back to America.

LA Progressive

02/03/2017 — from NewsWire

No TPP for Trump

In a long-awaited move, President Trump has officially withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The trade deal was much maligned by politicians on both sides of the aisle for its potential to slash U.S. jobs and foment currency manipulation, making it an easy target for Trump’s chopping block.

The Wall Street Journal

01/27/2017 — from NewsWire

Anthem-Cigna Merger Shot Down

A federal judge has blocked the proposed megamerger between health care giants Anthem and Cigna on antitrust grounds. In today’s tumultuous health care landscape, bigger truly is better for providers—but not for consumers, at least in the eyes of regulators.

MediaPost

01/27/2017 — from NewsWire

Killing ACA: Easier Said Than Done

The GOP is finally in a position to repeal the ACA once and for all—but what comes next is still unknown.
01/25/2017 — from Investor Insights

Obama, the "Millennial Whisperer"

A new op-ed calls Barack Obama the “Millennial whisperer” for his high outgoing approval ratings among young Americans. While Obama did make significant progress on many of the issues that Millennials care about, the authors wisely point out that the contrast between Obama and the Clinton/Trump campaign vaulted his popularity among Millennials even higher.

Los Angeles Times

01/20/2017 — from NewsWire