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Cleaning the Congressional Stables

Jan 01, 2019 - The New York Times

From petty grifting to allegations of treason, the early Trump era has offered a survey course in how to diminish public faith in democratic institutions. All signs are that the coming years will prove even more instructive.

Which is why it's crucial for Democratic lawmakers to stay focused on and fired up about their emerging, much-hyped crusade to clean up Washington.

Inspired by the rolling spectacle of Trumpian corruption, Democrats ran hard on a midterm message of reform. The...