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Dec. 13 2016 6:17 PMThe GOP’s Russia Hawks Are Not Your Friends, DemocratsSure, John McCain and Lindsey Graham talk tough about Trump, but there’s good reason not to trust them.
Dec. 12 2016 12:48 PMHow Trump Is Repeating the Mistakes of IraqHe’s dismissing evidence about Russian meddling that he doesn’t want to hear.
Dec. 8 2016 4:56 PMRaise and SupportThese veterans at Standing Rock are so disillusioned by traditional politics they didn’t vote. But they still think American ideals are worth fighting for.
Dec. 8 2016 3:07 PM19 Lessons for Political Scientists From the 2016 ElectionThe ground game is overrated, the parties don’t decide (and neither do sharks), and other things we’ll need to rethink going forward.
Dec. 7 2016 6:48 PMThe GOP Is Coming After Medicare, and the Democrats Can Barely Contain ThemselvesThe strategy: Hang Republican ideology around Donald Trump’s neck.
Dec. 6 2016 6:14 PMA Moral Panic for the Age of Trump“Pizzagate” is the latest in a long line of child-sex-ring myths.
Dec. 6 2016 2:04 PMThe Smearing of Keith Ellison Reveals the Warped Priorities of the Israel LobbyThe attacks on the would-be DNC chairman are undermining an ally of Jews in America.
Dec. 5 2016 5:06 PMTrump’s Worst Enablers Are Establishment RepublicansHis conspiracy-mongering will be fine by them so long as he signs their legislation.
Dec. 3 2016 4:42 PMSomali Refugees Are Not a ThreatTheir Columbus community is being painted as a hotbed of terror. It’s the opposite.
Dec. 2 2016 5:33 PMSo We’re Still Blaming Jill Stein and James Comey, Huh?Ask why the campaign was so close in the first place.
Dec. 1 2016 3:59 PMThe Myth of the Rust Belt RevoltDonald Trump didn’t flip working-class white voters. Hillary Clinton lost them.
Nov. 30 2016 3:27 PMHow a Libertarian Carpetbagger Helped Steal a Senate Seat for DemocratsNew Hampshire’s libertarian utopian movement leaves its first mark on national politics.
Nov. 29 2016 6:35 PMWe Can’t Afford to Ignore Donald Trump’s TweetsHis 140-character spasms might be a distraction. But they are also too dangerous to dismiss.
Nov. 29 2016 4:41 PMThe Truth About Donald Trump’s LiesDebunking them as lies misses the point. They’re aspirational. They signal what might become reality.
Nov. 28 2016 4:23 PMNone of Their BusinessThe mogul president’s ethical baggage won’t matter until it becomes political baggage for Republicans.
Dec. 12 2016 6:41 PMIs There Really a Spook Consensus About Russian Meddling?The lesson of Iraq: Don’t be so quick to dismiss “minor disagreements.”
Dec. 8 2016 5:41 PMThe Faith of the Faithless ElectorsWill enough of them go rogue to stop Donald Trump? Probably not. But the effort alone gives you hope.
Dec. 8 2016 3:38 PMFarewell Harry Reid, the Least Fashionable Man in PoliticsIt’s what made him great.
Dec. 8 2016 10:31 AMDo Not Watch C-SPAN’s Live Feed of the Trump Tower LobbyIt will destroy your soul.
Dec. 7 2016 5:47 PMThe Walter Scott Case Was a TestCan cops kill with impunity? Now we know the answer.
Dec. 6 2016 4:13 PMI’m Not Your Racial ConfessorThe black person’s burden of managing white emotions in the age of Trump.
Dec. 5 2016 5:28 PMIs Paul Ryan Really Crazy Enough to Take on Medicare?Maybe Donald Trump isn’t the one who needs restraining.
Dec. 4 2016 10:55 PMThe Stunt PresidencyDonald Trump plans to replace governing with gimmickry. It’s already working.
Dec. 2 2016 8:03 PMThe President-Elect Is a Roman EmperorAt the Carrier plant and his “thank you” rally, Donald Trump reveled in his own volatility.
Dec. 2 2016 4:49 PMDonald Trump’s Locker RoomThis is how he talks about the rest of America when he’s with his buddies.
Nov. 30 2016 4:26 PMHow Nancy Pelosi Won (and Spun)Pelosi framed her toughest challenge for House leadership as a vote-counting masterpiece.
Nov. 30 2016 1:04 PMTrump and the GOP Have Massively Unpopular Tax PoliciesEven wealthy Republican voters support higher taxes for themselves.
Nov. 29 2016 6:05 PMTim Ryan Wants to Make the Democrats Great AgainNancy Pelosi’s challenger in the House doesn’t want to hear about Zika, OK?
Nov. 29 2016 11:27 AMHow to Manipulate Donald TrumpHe’s an emotional weakling, and his recent interviews give us models for dealing with it.
Nov. 27 2016 8:00 PMKeep Hope AliveDemoralized Democrats have a road map for success in Trump’s America. It was written by Jesse Jackson.

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