Congress failed to take meaningful action on immigration, the economy, the tax code and the fight against Islamic State.
Christmas is, of course, a religious holiday that commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ and honors him. But it is also a secular holiday that can be both wonderfully blissful and hauntingly nostalgic.
Schumer is unabashed in telling Democrats that they shouldn't "run away" from a defense of government.
We need leaders who take populist discontent seriously, but direct it toward projects of practical reform.