Politicians can't promise to grow the economy and simultaneously limit access to abortion and birth control; economic health and reproductive health are linked.
North Dakota's state-owned bank continues to report record profits. California, with 50 times North Dakota's population, could follow that state's lead.
Sharif Abdel Kouddous is an independent journalist. For eight years he served as a senior producer, co-host, and correspondent for the independent TV/radio news hour "Democracy Now!"