The progressive to-do list is missing a very important idea.
Jonathan Cohn@EmilyRPeck And while federal action on both child care and paid leave have broad support on the left, they haven't drawn the kind of passionate support that, say, Medicare for All has.
@KathaPollitt wrote about that a few months ago
At a CNN climate change forum, the California senator said she agreed with former Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee in opposing the Senate pro...
Jonathan CohnI see some twitter dunking on Harris bc, as president, she couldn't end the filibuster. I think it's pretty clear she meant she would call/push for Senate to end it.
Anyway, here's the report via @AlexCKaufman
It's an effort to treat mental illness as a public health crisis, and it's way different from what Trump has been doing.
Jonathan CohnMayor Pete’s new addiction/mental health agenda has a bit of everything, from better coverage of opioid treatments to investments in screening.
But if fully implemented, it could add up to the most sweeping mental health care changes in 50 years
The new guidelines would rip up a long-standing set of protections known as the Flores settlement.
Jonathan CohnBetween Denmark and the "Chosen One," today feels like a 7, maybe an 8 on the batsh*t crazy Trump scale.
But remember, always, that high scores frequently correlate with policy changes that deserve your full attention.
Like this one
The “public charge” rule change is set to go into effect in 60 days and will likely be met with litigation.
Jonathan Cohn"Researchers predict that between nearly 1 and 2 million children with specific medical needs will ultimately be disenrolled as a result of the rule change."
- @gavriellej_ on the new public charge rule