Mark Trahant
2/27/13
This is not a headline that any political party wants to read: “House GOP Caves: Violence Against Women Act Impasse Finally Broken.” The shape of a new deal is simple, according to...
ICTMN Staff
2/22/13
At 3 p.m./EST today, Friday, February 22, pro golfer Notah Begay , Navajo/San Felipe/Isleta, and journalist Mark Trahant, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, will discuss the controversy over...
Mark Trahant
2/21/13
Perhaps no federal program represents the ideological divide over spending than does Head Start. Head Start is a comprehensive early-learning project for low-income children...
Mark Trahant
2/20/13
The sequester is now nine days away. At a news conference Tuesday President Barack Obama called the sequester a “meat-cleaver approach” to budget cutting...
Mark Trahant
2/19/13
This morning President Barack Obama will make yet another pitch, calling on Congress to stop the sequester with a balanced approach. Of course nothing will happen today...
Mark Trahant

Let’s jump right to the big questions: Did President Barack Obama’s State of the Union do anything to resolve the deep differences in philosophy and policy on Capitol Hill? Was there any common ground?...

2/13/13
Mark Trahant
2/11/13
Tuesday night President Barack Obama will lay out his case that Congress ought to reverse the $1.2 trillion worth budget cuts that are beginning March 1...
Mark Trahant
1/31/13
Will bad news delay the sequester?...
Mark Trahant
1/30/13
I had better not bury the lede: The sequester is going to rip apart higher education in Indian country. It’s going to be ugly, folks, and worse, self-defeating...
Mark Trahant
1/24/13
It’s hard to see the U.S. Senate as a democratic institution in the 21st century. A voter from Wyoming has nearly 70 times the representation as a citizen from California...

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