Former President Barack Obama was among the Democrats celebrating their party’s electoral wins Tuesday night, congratulating Ralph Northam and Phil Murphy.
The Democratic Party won a number of races across the country in Tuesday’s elections, securing key state legislative seats and governorships. Many of those victories also made history.
Before Republicans released their tax-cut plan, some of us predicted that while they would describe it as a “middle-class tax cut,” their bill would likely shower enormous benefits on the wealthy and corporations while giving a pittance to the middle class. They’d follow George W. Bush’s formula, which was to give something to ordinary folks, even if the benefits to most people were minuscule compared with what the rich would get.