Border Patrol Says Number of Separated Children Could Double

In a new interview with the Washington Post, the person in charge of the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy in the Rio Grande Valley said that the number of children taken from their parents would likely double in the coming months. The Rio Grande is now the busiest segment of the U.S.-Mexico border as more refugees from Central America have attempted to enter the United States there. read more

How Paul Ryan Turned Medicare Reform Into a Medicare Disaster

One way to measure the immense failure of the tenure of Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House is how little he was able to accomplish with respect to his pet project of reforming Medicare.  

Before running for Vice President with Mitt Romney Ryan was in charge of the budget for the House of Representatives and he was seen as the person who knew more about the federal budget than anyone.  And he always said that Medicare was going to be a huge problem and something needed to be done about it. read more