Commentary: Reimagining our commitment to national service

Our nation’s young people face several challenges: the high cost of college and the burden of student loans, concerns about how to develop the skills and experience to launch a successful career, and our country’s bitter partisan divisions that make many question our future. I have long been confident that the answers to these and […]

COMMENTARY: Protecting our elections is a bipartisan priority

This summer, the Department of Homeland Security released information that Russian state-sponsored hackers successfully gained access to a network of U.S. electric utilities, which could have disrupted power services and caused blackouts. Officials say the Russian campaign, which started last year, is likely continuing. It is a stark reminder of the gravity of the threat […]

COONS: Kavanaugh should be prepared to answer questions

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Friday, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent this letter to Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, ahead of his confirmation hearing next week. Dear Judge Kavanaugh, As a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I am tasked with evaluating your nomination […]

COMMENTARY: Demand an end to ‘unfair tax on forgiven loans’

The grief and pain of losing of a child is unimaginable. The strength and durability of character of those forced to pick up the pieces in the months and years following such a loss is an inspiration. I believe it’s up to lawmakers to do everything we can to support families in these situations, which […]