NBC News - Prices of fresh meat and seafood are rising, chipping away at the number of affordable protein choices available to low-income pregnant women. Even the price of peanut butter has climbed over the past four years, making it more expensive for poor mothers-to-be to get the protein they require for healthy births. Read more.
On this Presidents’ Day, let us all take a moment to gaze in awe at the ever-expanding field of 2020 candidates, which now officially includes California Sen. Kamala Harris, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, former New Jersey Rep. John Delaney, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and, of course, President Donald Trump. Read more.