Weekly Standard—Progressive lawmakers—several of whom are eyeing 2020 presidential bids—are increasingly embracing sweeping guaranteed jobs proposals. But many of their Democratic colleagues remain hesitant to offer a full-throated endorsement of the concept.
Democratic message for midterms: Jobs, jobs, jobs. Some Republicans running in the 2018 midterms plan to take a page out of President Trump’s playbook and message against Hillary Clinton once again. Democrats, meanwhile, say they intend to focus their election fights on building jobs and growing the economy.