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Jeff Flake’s Empty Words

Until the senator is willing to oppose his own party’s agenda, his anti-Trump speeches are meaningless.

Jan. 16 2018 4:48 PMWhen an Idiot Calls You a LoserUnderstanding Trump’s “Fake News Awards.”
Jan. 16 2018 7:42 AMA Dreamer Deal, DelayedThe president’s “shithole” comments make a tough negotiation almost impossible.
Jan. 16 2018 6:05 AMThe Conventional, Reversible Trump AgendaThe president’s first-year accomplishments are more typical and fragile than the commotion made it seem.
Jan. 13 2018 6:28 PMThe Donald Trump Election Brag TrackerHow long has it been since the president reminded us of his “massive landslide victory”?
Jan. 12 2018 8:19 AMDonald Trump Is a Racist
Jan. 10 2018 1:55 PMThe Working White HouseDonald Trump’s distractions give cover to an administration that is quietly enacting its policy goals.
Jan. 9 2018 6:04 PMCongress Is Still Very Far Away From a DACA DealBut at least they have “parameters.”
Jan. 8 2018 3:30 PMOprah? Really?The same political malaise that produced Donald Trump is now threatening to give us Oprah Winfrey.
Jan. 5 2018 4:51 PMWhat Michael Wolff Got RightThe unifying theory that Donald Trump never actually wanted to win.
Jan. 4 2018 5:54 PMElectoral FraudPresident Trump disbanded his election integrity commission, but Republicans will keep fighting to suppress Democratic votes.
Jan. 2 2018 6:58 PMThe Trump BrandDonald Trump’s historic unpopularity will define his presidency.
Dec. 29 2017 1:50 PMWeak SuitRoy Moore’s effort to overturn the Alabama Senate election shows the derangement of the Trump era.
Dec. 21 2017 8:14 PMA Flight of SycophancyA line-by-line breakdown of Mike Pence’s master class in toadyism.
Dec. 21 2017 1:42 PMKirsten Gillibrand Is Playing Her Cards RightThe New York senator was a Clinton-inspired Blue Dog before she remade herself as a progressive champion.  
Dec. 20 2017 10:17 AMObama’s Lesson for VirginiaWhen it comes to expanding Medicaid, Gov.-elect Ralph Northam shouldn’t bother with bipartisanship.
Jan. 16 2018 10:10 AMStormy’s StoryDid Donald Trump pay a porn star to keep quiet about an affair?
Jan. 16 2018 6:06 AMDonald Trump’s Enduring PromiseReopening the wounds of racial grievance will be Donald Trump’s most lasting achievement.
Jan. 15 2018 5:30 PMThis Is Not a DrillThe false missile alert in Hawaii reminds us that America is edging closer to a war for which we are not prepared.
Jan. 12 2018 4:43 PMNo, Not Everything Is RacistBut Donald Trump is.
Jan. 11 2018 5:39 PMThe Dreamer Deal That Wasn’tA bipartisan group of senators thought they had a deal on DACA. Then the president weighed in.
Jan. 10 2018 1:08 PMSloppy DonaldThe president’s unintended messages are coming through loud and clear.
Jan. 8 2018 6:13 PMWhy Do Republicans Keep Defending Donald Trump?As the president gets more unhinged, the party rallies to his defense.
Jan. 7 2018 6:01 PMDonald Trump Is Incompetent? You Don’t Say.No one needs Michael Wolff to tell them what they already know.
Jan. 5 2018 2:14 PMThe New Potency of PotEndorsing legalization might not be as politically promising for Democrats as it seems. They should go for it anyway.
Jan. 3 2018 7:11 PMCongress Returns for a Month of PainThe difficult decisions from 2017 haven’t gone anywhere.
Jan. 2 2018 1:40 PMThe Forgotten Origins of Politics in SportsBlack athletes didn’t “politicize” American sports. They’ve been a battleground from the very beginning.
Dec. 21 2017 8:32 PMDemocrats Fold on a DACA FixWhy Chuck Schumer declined to gamble on a government shutdown.
Dec. 21 2017 2:29 PMThe GOP’s Big BetRepublican lawmakers think a little extra spending money can reverse the outrage over their tax overhaul.
Dec. 20 2017 4:10 PMSusan Collins’ Big DeflectionShe voted to gut Obamacare, and there was no backup plan.
Dec. 19 2017 6:35 PMThe Trump Exoneration LieThe 2016 election did not absolve Donald Trump of sexual assault.

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