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Captain Brown's Rail Fail
Captain Brown's Rail Fail
California Bullet Train Ignites Blue Mutiny

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom is now the highest-ranking Democrat to rebel against Governor Brown’s high-speed rail boondoggle, and claims to be speaking for legions of mutinous blues. Is another front in the blue civil war fast approaching?

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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