Same Kanye, New Tactics

The rapper hasn’t become a different person since he said, “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.” He’s using a new approach on a new president.

April 26 2018 5:03 PMTaped Conversation Reveals How National Democrats Are Trying to Dissuade Insurgents
April 25 2018 4:47 PMDemocrats Keep Overperforming in Special Elections. But What Does That Mean for November?
April 24 2018 12:17 PMThe Trump Administration Is Decimating the State DepartmentPulitzer-winner Ronan Farrow chronicles the demise of American diplomacy.
April 23 2018 5:50 AMTrump’s 2019 NightmareWhy losing the House would be a personal disaster for Donald Trump.
April 20 2018 12:39 PMMind the GapA new paper debunks the persistent myths about the racial wealth gap.
April 19 2018 5:52 AMBeing Black in PublicWhen you’re black in America, you’re either seen as a problem or not seen at all.
April 18 2018 4:51 PMWhat Republicans’ Doomed Effort to Undo the Budget Deal Is Really AboutMidterm talking points, and Kevin McCarthy’s résumé.
April 18 2018 2:16 PMCynthia Nixon Is Gaining on Andrew Cuomo
April 17 2018 4:23 PMAnti-Abortion Activists Rush to Praise Cardi B as a “Pro-Life” Icon
April 16 2018 5:58 PMPlease Stop Predicting the End of Trump’s PresidencyUnless you can explain exactly how he gets impeached or why he resigns.
April 13 2018 7:07 PMThe Wolf in Wonk’s ClothingPaul Ryan tried to sell fiscal austerity as a moral crusade. Then Donald Trump came along.
April 11 2018 7:37 PMPaul Ryan’s Fitting EndA farewell press conference distills a disappointing career.
April 11 2018 5:08 PMPro-Lifers Dismiss Pope’s Declaration that Protecting Migrants Is Just as Important as Abortion
April 11 2018 3:44 PMWhat Ryan WroughtPaul Ryan’s legacy will be defined by his support for Donald Trump.
April 10 2018 12:24 PMPruitt’s ProblemThe EPA administrator isn’t ready for prime time.
April 25 2018 7:35 PMThe Midterm Electorate Is Locked InPolls have been improving for Republicans, but their results haven’t.
April 24 2018 3:10 PMTalking About Sexism Is Not a “Victim Trap” for Female PoliticiansPlenty of politicians talk about their struggles. It’s only a problem when it’s not white men.
April 24 2018 12:07 PMThe Quiet TrumpIf Don Blankenship is the next GOP spoiler, he’s not too showy about it.
April 20 2018 5:03 PMMemogoguesThe Republican hit job on the Comey memos.
April 19 2018 4:55 PMThe Beto BubbleBeto O’Rourke is gaining ground in early polls. But Ted Cruz will be very tough to beat.
April 18 2018 6:54 PMHolder 2020?What Eric Holder’s would-be candidacy tells us about the presidential race.
April 18 2018 3:18 PMBarbara Bush Once Told the GOP to Ease Up Its Anti-Abortion Policies
April 17 2018 6:19 PMLet the Teens VoteStates would do well to extend the franchise to 16-year-olds.
April 16 2018 8:27 PMWhite SpacesThe arrest of two men at a Philadelphia Starbucks shows how deeply raced our public spaces can be.
April 16 2018 12:35 PMSelling Hollywood to the HeartlandEric Garcetti is getting an early jump on 2020 in Iowa. Can the L.A. mayor make history in a crowded field?
April 12 2018 4:05 PMIs It Time for Democrats to Fight Dirty?A new book argues Democrats should take on radical strategies to cement power.
April 11 2018 6:11 PMThe Complicated Race to Replace Paul RyanCan’t pick a leader until you know what the job will be.
April 11 2018 3:56 PMPaul Ryan’s Democratic Rival on the Retirement News: “It’s Like the First Day of Spring”
April 10 2018 5:50 PMRepublicans Shrug Off Trump’s Mueller RageSenators say they’re confident the president won’t fire Robert Mueller, even if they can’t say why.
April 9 2018 7:13 PMTexas Supreme Court Totally Misunderstands Homosexuality in Sexual Harassment Opinion