How to Build a New Republican CoalitionA genius plan that will appeal to tax-averse rich people as well as working- and lower-middle-class voters.
Why Obama Voters DefectedNew findings explain how Trump won them over—and why he probably wouldn’t next time.
Senator, InterruptedKamala Harris got shushed and became a liberal hero. Do progressives want to hear what she has to say?
Why Jeff Sessions Won’t Give a Straight AnswerThe attorney general and his deputy aren’t dodging questions to protect Trump. They’re protecting themselves.
“I’m Numb All Over”Members of Congress, Republicans and Democrats alike, were deeply shaken by Wednesday’s shooting at a baseball field.
The 2020 GOP Primary Has Already BegunRepublican challengers must step forward now if they want to wrest the presidency away from Donald Trump.
Sessions Needs to TalkThe explanations for James Comey’s firing make no sense. The attorney general knows the truth.
The Senate’s Big SecretWhy Mitch McConnell and his fellow GOP senators don’t want anyone to see their health care bill.
The Cloak of “Fear”Police officers like the killer of Philando Castile have an unbeatable defense when their victims are black: They were scared.
We Know How This EndsDissent is all part of the script. Trumpcare is right where Republicans want it.
A GOP Without FearWhy Republicans are so intent to pass a bill that in a normal world should spell their doom.
No Time to TalkAwaiting the Senate’s health care “discussion draft” with only a few days left to discuss.
The Latest Fireable OffenseTrump apologists have come up with a new illogical rationale for the Comey termination.
“Our Sovereignty Was Violated”The Moscow Project tries to solve the mystery of Trump’s Russian entanglements.
The Senate’s Health Care Secrecy Is a Breathtaking Contempt for DemocracyMillions will suffer, for a tax cut.
Virginia’s GOP Has Lost ItNearly making Corey Stewart its nominee for governor is only the latest sign.
Is 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.
Why Can’t Al Franken Make More Jokes at the GOP’s Expense?Read what the Gist asked the Minnesota senator about humor in Washington.
Democratic Populism That Can WinIn Virginia, Tom Perriello’s focus on black voters could make him succeed where Bernie Sanders failed.
Trumpcare Is on the MarchSenate Republicans are down to the nitty-gritty. Passing a bill could be next.