Politics
Politics
Jan. 21 2019 5:45 AMTrump’s Rhetoric Is Raising the Risk of Right-Wing TerrorismWe need to have a serious debate about the causes of political violence, before the next attack.
Jan. 18 2019 7:51 PMThe Possibility of a Shutdown Agreement Plunged Toward Absolute Zero This Week
Jan. 16 2019 2:37 PM“All Sizzle but No Steak”How Ocasio-Cortez is upending the usual sexist scripts for talking about female politicians’ looks.
Jan. 15 2019 6:11 PMTrump Is Losing. His Nativist Message Is Winning.Americans like the wall more than they like the president.
Jan. 15 2019 1:34 PMThe Limits of Tucker Carlson’s Anti–Free Market VisionThe Fox News host’s seemingly populist monologue was delivered for one specific audience.
Jan. 9 2019 9:22 PMThe Government Shutdown Is Like a Hostage SituationTrump and his fellow Republicans are using the same tactics as criminal captors demanding ransom.
Jan. 9 2019 2:59 PMThe Department of Defense Cannot Build a Border Wall, Emergency or NotAgencies can’t act without funding, and there is no funding for a border wall.
Jan. 8 2019 1:50 PM“If She Can’t Get Him to Back Off, I Don’t Know How Anybody Can”A new report on sexual harassment in the Oregon Legislature reveals the workplace perils for female politicians.
Jan. 8 2019 12:33 PMThere Is No Terrorism Crisis at the BorderThe administration’s exaggerations aren’t just misleading. They make us less safe.
Jan. 7 2019 6:25 PMRepublicans Can Reopen the Government With or Without TrumpInstead, they’re ducking their duty.
Jan. 7 2019 4:55 PMWhy Men Find the New Congresswomen So FrighteningReps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib aren’t just radicals—they also have institutional power.
Jan. 2 2019 6:52 PMLeggo My Pay-GoWhy Ro Khanna and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are making a stink about a symbolic House spending rule.
Dec. 27 2018 8:38 PMClaire McCaskill’s Bitter FarewellThe outgoing Missouri senator has no right to take potshots at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other progressives.
Dec. 26 2018 5:50 AMThe Path to the Presidency Could Be Harder for White Democrats in 2020An assessment of what happened in 2016 shows that Trump’s continued race-baiting might make his opponents’ task harder.
Dec. 19 2018 8:05 PMHouse Republicans Got Away With It—AgainThe real legacy of the GOP House majority isn’t about the deficit. It’s about manipulation.
Jan. 19 2019 11:22 PMThe Face of the Teenager Who Harassed a Native American Veteran Is All Too Familiar
Jan. 18 2019 5:03 PMThe Leaders of the Women’s March Are Not the Women’s Movement
Jan. 15 2019 8:01 PMNo MovementDay 25 of the shutdown, and neither side is budging.
Jan. 15 2019 5:57 PMFour Questions for Trump About His Contacts With RussiaThe president’s latest answers open new avenues for investigation.
Jan. 11 2019 5:20 PMWaiting for a National EmergencyRepublicans and Democrats have stopped negotiating an end to the government shutdown. No one has any ideas. It’s crisis-declaring time.
Jan. 9 2019 8:16 PMThe Shutdown to End All ShutdownsThe government doesn’t have to come to a halt every time Congress and the president can’t agree on funding it. Now might be the time for a big fix.
Jan. 8 2019 6:58 PMA Mueller Court Filing Reveals James Comey’s ArroganceThree unilateral decisions show Comey thinks FBI directors can do whatever they want.
Jan. 8 2019 1:03 PMWall of LiesThe president is addressing the nation to tout a false solution to a crisis of his own making.
Jan. 7 2019 8:21 PMI Spent the Day Talking to Tourists Who Showed Up to D.C. Museums That Are Closed for the Government Shutdown
Jan. 7 2019 5:37 PMTrump Needs a Fig LeafThe shutdown won’t end unless the president can look like he fought for and won something—even if it’s meaningless.
Jan. 3 2019 7:09 PMWe Had to Shut Down the Government Because Mexico Is Paying for the WallTwelve talking points for congressional Republicans.
Jan. 2 2019 5:45 AMWhat the Democrats’ 2020 Field Looks Like NowThese seven candidates have early leads. Here’s how each could build on his or her popularity—or blow it.
Dec. 27 2018 5:45 AMIn a Year Full of Heinous Men, Jeffrey Epstein Still Managed to Be ShockingFew examples have more clearly revealed the toxic inner workings of male social networks.
Dec. 22 2018 1:09 PMTrump Thinks His Border-Wall Bravado Can Hide His Pullout From the ISIS FightOne Republican senator is using that issue to expose him.
Dec. 19 2018 1:54 PMDemocrats Need to Be Cautious When Talking About Impeachment

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