How Utah Keeps the American Dream Alive

00 Megan McArdle, BloombergEconomic mobility to rival Denmark’s, but without big government. Can the rest of the U.S. emulate Utah’s success? Source: Real Clear Politics

Sessions Is Wrong on Immigration Law, & He Knows It

00 David Leopold, Boston GlobeThreatening to withhold public safety funding to force local jurisdictions to ignore the Constitution is unconscionable. Source: Real Clear Politics

Sanctuary Cities Won't Find Refuge in Law

00 Gregg Jarrett, FOX NewsThe Trump administration sent Attorney General Jeff Sessions to deliver a blunt message Monday to so-called sanctuary cities: Continue to defy federal immigration policy and you’ll…

President Trump's Counsel Builds a First-Rate Legal Team

00 Tim Flanigan, The HillDuring much of this week’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, a Trump administration official who few people could name and even fewer…

Staring Into Brexit's Abyss

00 Linda Kinstler, The AtlanticAt 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, Sir Tim Barrow, the U.K.’s permanent representative to the EU, will hand-deliver a letter from British Prime Minister Theresa May…

The Clean Power Plan, 2014 – 2017

00 The Clean Power Plan, which led a short but eventful life, was killed by an Executive Order signed by President Donald Trump at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on…

On Jared Kushner’s new White House role

00 Elaine Kamarck, senior fellow in Governance Studies and founding director of the Center for Effective Public Management, discusses President Trump’s decision to put Jared Kushner in charge of the…

In wake of AHCA failure, will Trump turn to states to revise ACA?

00 With the failure of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), congressional Republicans and President Trump are left without an obvious legislative route to revising the Affordable Care Act (ACA).…

Trump’s executive order on energy independence

00 Today the White House issued an executive order on domestic energy policy that seeks to hobble or reverse some of broad set of climate and clean energy initiatives developed…

Who's to Blame for Trump's Failures? Must Be Ryan

00 Jonah Goldberg, LA TimesThat’s the argument many of the louder voices on the right are shouting. In the story they tell, the speaker of the House is fully responsible…