We know that millions of American families lost their homes after Wall Street’s 2007 financial crash. But where did all those houses go?
By Julia Angwin, Jeff Larson, Madeleine Varner and Lauren Kirchner,
Maryland’s two U.S. senators and four of its U.S. House representatives, all Democrats, sent a letter today to the large real-estate company owned by the family of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, demanding information about the company’s management of 17 apartment complexes it owns in the state.
With members of Congress spending the month of August in their home districts, Republican efforts to do away with President Obama’s signature legislative achievement, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), appear stalled, at least temporarily.
August 16 is known to many Elvis Presley fans as the anniversary of his untimely death at the age of 42 in 1977. It is also the perfect occasion, for many, to honor him by indulging in his favorite foods, including fried banana and peanut butter sandwiches (with or without bacon), fried biscuits, bacon-wrapped meatballs, chicken fried steak, jelly doughnuts and vegetables saturated with butter and salt.
In the natural course of events, humans fall sick and die. Patients hope for miraculous remedies to restore their health.
I find myself in this place again. I am numb. I feel empty. I almost have no words.