Should there be an age limit on public service?
Senate Leader Mitch McConnell’s brain freeze moment along with Senator Dianne Feinstein’s faux pas in an Appropriations hearing last week has once again ignited the so-called “ageism” debate in the national discussion. How old is too old to serve? Particularly in positions of national leadership? The US Constitution, of course, has long established the minimum […]
Progessives raise doubts about Manchin deal on environmental permitting
More than 50 U.S. House members are objecting to a push to revise federal environmental permitting requirements for energy projects — part of a deal Democratic leaders struck with U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III to win passage of their climate, health and taxes bill that passed last month. The House members signed onto a letter […]