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Why Social Security should be expanded

The Social Security 2100 Act would increase Social Security benefits for every beneficiary and keep the program strong through the 21st century and beyond.

Recalling Dad’s take on impeachment: ‘It is not festive’

After Nixon resigned to avoid imminent impeachment, I thought Dad would leap from his lounge chair, shout a stream of “I told you so’s” at the TV then take his wife to dinner to celebrate. But he didn’t.

Congress should cap interest on payday loans

People living in states with restrictions on small-dollar loans will not suffer. Instead, they will not be exploited and taken advantage of, and they will manage as they do in places such as New York, where such loans were never allowed.