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Kara McKee
Senior Policy Editor

Kara McKee is the Senior Policy Editor at Opportunity Lives. After graduating from Princeton University with a degree in Economics, Kara worked as a credit analyst for PIMCO specializing in municipal bonds, then went on to Washington D.C. where she worked on policy at The House Budget Committee under Rep. Paul Ryan and then Rep. Tom Price. She then served as a policy advisor to Republican presidential candidates Scott Walker and Marco Rubio, focusing primarily on economic and domestic policy issues.


Last week, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives sounded the alarm bells on poverty and opportunity in America. Their message? Since President Lyndon …


In the classic film “It’s a Wonderful Life,” George Bailey has a major life crisis where he stops to wonder whether the world might …