Dean Baker for Truthout: A job guarantee may be a good aspirational goal, but we have a lot of messy work that we have to deal with first.
A GOP bill would neuter the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau so that it no longer serves as a watchdog against the predatory practices of financial institutions.
Nancy A. Youssef is a McClatchy reporter. Her email is [email protected]; and her Twitter is: @nancyayoussef
Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Amina Ismail are McClatchy special correspondents.