Brenda Stephens

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They’re shutting it down: GOP demands Obamacare be gutted, or else

House delay on Obamacare takes Washington to brink of first shutdown in 17 years<p>WASHINGTON (AP) -- The political and economic stakes mounting with each tick of the clock, the White House and congressional Democrats say a House-approved delay in President Barack Obama's health care law does nothing …

Rosalind Wiseman: “Hookup culture is just as confusing for boys”

The “Mean Girls”-inspiring author has a new book on boys, and talks to Salon about sex, anger, and the “end of men”<p>Rosalind Wiseman introduced America to the mean girl. Her 2002 book "Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of …

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Don Emmert / AFP-Getty Images file<p>Lawmakers balk at potential cost of Trump's military parade<p>Politics News<p>advertisement<p>Jonathan Ernst / Reuters file …

Jobs First Plan Would Create a U.S. Economic Ceasefire for Stability

Instead of brinksmanship all the way to a shutdown, why not call a truce? Mark McKinnon on Jobs First.<p>As Washington seems determined to veer back …

The Suicidal Shutdown: Hyper-Partisan Fever Rules the Government

As the clock ticks towards midnight on Monday, there’s little hope cooler congressional heads will prevail. John Avlon on the rot of …

Why the Poor Don't Work, According to the Poor

Few say it's because they can't find jobs. But is that a reason to take away their food stamps?<p>Conservative Republicans have officially made it their mission to end food stamps as we know them. Such was evident last week, when the House GOP voted to cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance …

Americans Are Still Moving Way Less Than They Used To