Politics
Politics
June 14 2017 5:49 PM“I’m Numb All Over”Members of Congress, Republicans and Democrats alike, were deeply shaken by Wednesday’s shooting at a baseball field.
June 13 2017 7:10 PMAnxiety of the Capitol Hill Press MobWhy congressional reporters are bracing for a crackdown.
June 13 2017 12:34 PMThe 2020 GOP Primary Has Already BegunRepublican challengers must step forward now if they want to wrest the presidency away from Donald Trump.
June 12 2017 11:38 PMSessions Needs to TalkThe explanations for James Comey’s firing make no sense. The attorney general knows the truth.
June 12 2017 4:44 PMThe Senate’s Big SecretWhy Mitch McConnell and his fellow GOP senators don’t want anyone to see their health care bill.
June 9 2017 2:49 PMJames Comey Is Not a LeakerHe is a whistleblower.
June 9 2017 10:23 AMThe Health Care Debate Is Moving LeftHow single-payer went from a pipe dream to mainstream.
June 8 2017 6:27 PMThe Meaning of HopeRepublicans are resting their defense of President Trump on one word and zero context.
June 8 2017 10:56 AMWhat Twitter Pundits Are Saying About the Comey HearingCheck out the instant spin room.
June 7 2017 6:16 PMBret Stephens and the Art of the Concern TrollThe dirty rhetorical trick behind the New York Times columnist’s façade of reasonableness.
June 6 2017 9:17 PM“It’s an Attack on Democracy”The White House decision to reject any and all Democratic oversight requests is an unprecedented act of nullification.
June 5 2017 3:32 PMPutin Wins AgainTrump’s contemptuous exit from the Paris accord is good for one country, and it’s not the United States.
June 2 2017 1:22 PMDonald Trump Is Turning Us All Into Boring PunditsOur pitiful, embarrassing attempts to explain the news to each other.
June 1 2017 9:12 PMThe Planet’s Loss Is Trump’s GainPulling America out of the climate accord serves his short-term needs. To him, that’s all that matters.
June 1 2017 7:44 PMWe the VictimsTrump’s Paris accord speech projected his own psychological issues all over the American people.
June 14 2017 1:00 PMIs Donald Trump Experiencing Cognitive Decline?The president’s speech has changed dramatically over the years. One writer investigates whether it’s age and stress or something else.
June 13 2017 1:52 PMWhat Twitter Pundits Are Saying About the Sessions HearingCheck out the instant spin room.
June 13 2017 11:21 AMWhy Can’t Al Franken Make More Jokes at the GOP’s Expense?Read what the Gist asked the Minnesota senator about humor in Washington.
June 12 2017 8:02 PMDemocratic Populism That Can WinIn Virginia, Tom Perriello’s focus on black voters could make him succeed where Bernie Sanders failed.
June 9 2017 6:01 PMTrumpcare Is on the MarchSenate Republicans are down to the nitty-gritty. Passing a bill could be next.
June 9 2017 1:08 PMThe Real Scandal Is Still RussiaDonald Trump is trying to give the Russians everything they want. That’s scarier than his possible obstruction of justice.
June 8 2017 8:20 PMJames Comey Came PreparedFrom the moment Comey met Trump, he understood the man and started building his case.
June 8 2017 4:12 PMWho Needs Rule of Law?In denying President Trump’s abuse of power, Republicans have chosen party over country.
June 8 2017 1:08 AMJames Comey Is Not AloneThe press, anonymous sources, and public testimony have all converged to corroborate the former FBI director’s story about Donald Trump.
June 7 2017 3:17 PMHow to Process the Astonishing Callousness of Trump’s Tweets After a Terrorist AttackA guide.
June 6 2017 6:51 PMThe Senate Hasn’t Given Up on Trumpcare YetOne day after doomsaying, Republican Senators are now optimistic about Trumpcare.
June 2 2017 2:35 PMWho’s Afraid of a Clinton Voter?We’re expected to understand the rage of Trump’s supporters but not the anguish of the 66 million who voted against him.
June 2 2017 10:24 AMThe Rise of Fake News on the LeftRead a Trumpcast discussion about Louise Mensch and the erosion of journalistic standards.
June 1 2017 7:59 PMWhat We Have UnleashedThis year’s string of brutal hate crimes is intrinsically connected to the rise of Trump.
May 31 2017 8:24 PMCollusion Is CoolThat’s the message the Trump administration has been sending since news broke of Jared Kushner’s contacts with the Russians.

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