Articles by Ashley Portero

Ashley covers U.S. politics for the International Business Times, with a focus on civil liberties, women's issues and campaign finance. Her work has also appeared in The Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal.


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Paul Ryan's Budget Volley

Paul Ryan, the former GOP vice presidential candidate, has authored yet another budget, once again titled "The Path To Prosperity."
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The Sequester And Your Life

More than half of U.S. voters said they believed the economy has weakened since the March 1 sequestration deadline.
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Is Washington Beyond Repair?

Fighting the partisan culture is key to restoring faith in the political process, says a commission associated with the Bipartisan Policy Center.



HBO Max's Biggest Draw: HBO

While all-time favorites like Friends, The Big Bang Theory and The Lord of the Rings trilogy certainly form a solid backbone for a new streaming service, the biggest draw to HBO Max is HBO itself.