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Since its origin as a resource for scientists, the Internet has grown to become the heartbeat of American innovation and social interaction. It is the backbone of digital commerce. A nervous system that connects and empowers the isolated and oppressed.
For most Americans, a high-speed broadband connection is an essential part of life. High-speed broadband means stronger small businesses, more jobs, and a powerful economy. But, for millions of Americans in both rural and urban areas, that fundamental connection is still out of reach.
In the wake of the natural disasters devastating so much of the country, millions of Americans are turning to federal agencies for help — but the government’s websites don’t always make it easy.
The Affordable Care Act has stirred partisan emotions from the start. But more than seven years later, it works. It works for Democrats, Republicans, Independents and any American needing health care. Being sick isn't partisan. But sadly, Washington is.
When Donald Trump won the presidency, I was under no illusion that he would be a champion of the environment. After all, during the campaign, Trump called global warming a “hoax.” And just this week, the president-elect said that “nobody really knows” if climate change is real.