The Trump Administration is defunding a program that helped the world’s poor help themselves

The Trump administration has pulled out of a popular Obama-era program that helped feed the world’s poorest people. A key Treasury Department official revealed last week that the United States would stop funding the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program, a seven-year-old project that fund improvements in agricultural productivity across the world. The U.S. has…

Why is the Trump administration stonewalling about its shutdown of teen pregnancy programs?

Last week, the Trump administration unveiled an initiative to “improve teen pregnancy prevention and sexual risk avoidance programs.” The goal, according to the announcement from the Department of Health and Human Services, was to “help improve our children’s future.” This goal is so important that the agency is spending $10 million to reach it. Here’s…

Axios Sneak Peek

Behind closed doors, and very quietly, lawmakers from both wings of both parties are scrambling to save DACA — a program that has protected from deportation nearly 800,000 young illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children. As improbable as it sounds, it currently appears that the Bernie Sanders wing of the Democratic…

Rep. Kildee: Just saying the Republican tax plan benefits the middle class doesn’t make it so

Congress is working on tax reform. Earlier this week, we heard about the effort from Republican member of Congress Fred Upton. Today, MICHIGAN Statesidetalked with Democratic Congressman Dan Kildee. Listen above to Kildee’s full interview with Stateside host Lester Graham, or read a transcript of the beginning of the conversation below. Rep. Kildee: Just saying…