Some Things Aren’t ComplicatedWhen calling for nuance—as when a powerful female professor is accused of harassment—becomes another way to blame the accuser.
Martha McSally’s GOP Primary Win in Arizona Means Capturing the Senate Just Got Tougher for Democrats
Ward WinsEven if Kelli Ward can’t top Tuesday’s Arizona Senate primary, she and her fellow Trump Republicans have taken over John McCain’s state.
John McCain Understood That Confronting Our Sins Is Deeply AmericanIn remarks at the National Constitution Center, the late senator offered up a patriotism that strongly rejects Trumpism.
The Great McCain Story You’ve Probably ForgottenWhat an old anecdote about Mo Udall in the hospital reveals about the late Sen. McCain’s character.
How Ronald Reagan Turned the Supreme Court Into a Political GrenadeThe 40th president of the United States laid the groundwork for blocking Merrick Garland, and getting Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
Just How Much Trouble Is Bob Menendez In?The two-term incumbent carries with him the distinct whiff of scandal, and New Jersey voters can smell it.
Donald Trump Is Losing His War on TruthVoters who don’t care what he’s done with Russia or with Stormy Daniels will care about what he’s doing to America.
What if Nancy Pelosi Doesn’t Have the Votes?Contemplating a post-Pelosi House Democratic leadership.
Cynthia Nixon Debated Famously Angry Andrew Cuomo and Got Smeared as Too Angry to Be GovernorHere we go again.
The GOP Is Scared of Putting John McCain’s Name on a Building Currently Named After a Segregationist
The “We Are All Georgians” MomentTen years ago, a campaign speech summed up what was admirable, and dangerous, about John McCain’s worldview.
The Courage to Stand While TremblingMcCain’s valor amid suffering made him a unique kind of hero—and gave him the moral authority to triumph in politics.
It Depends on What the Meaning of the Word Obstruction IsWhy Trump doesn’t realize White House Counsel Don McGahn may have already given Robert Mueller everything he needs.
The Hot Seats: Republicans Are Stuck With Duncan Hunter on the BallotYour weekly guide to the midterms’ most-talked-about races.
We Already Know Trump Is Betraying His CountryInvestigation or no, the evidence has always been right in front of us. Here it is.
Tammy Baldwin’s Opponent in Wisconsin Only Looks Like an UnderdogNewly minted Republican nominee Leah Vukmir has the GOP establishment and multiple conservative megadonors behind her.
Michael Cohen’s Loyalty Had a LimitHe wanted to be Trump’s consigliere. Now he’s the latest to betray him.
The Hot Seats: Arpaio Aims for Revenge, Kansas Goes CrazyYour weekly guide to the midterms’ most talked-about races.
Omarosa Has the White House Where She Wants ItShe’s laid a series of traps for the administration, and they’re starting to go off.
When Does an Immigrant Become an American?It’s time we focused less on how people get to America and more on the lives they build after they arrive.