A Measured View of the Cohen ProbeMichael Cohen can’t spill all the beans on Trump if he doesn’t know all the beans—but there are two people who can.
Trump’s Nativist Delusions and Peña Nieto’s ResponseThe Mexican response to Trump’s nativism and bellicosity is stronger than ever.
Sinclair’s Local News Propaganda BombHow the kind of news organization typically found in undemocratic countries is trying to gain power in America.
Liberal Democracy’s Misplaced Faith in the FuturePutin took advantage of the belief that life will inevitably get better for all in a liberal democracy.
Trump Is Finally Getting the Team He WantsThe president is getting ready to go to war with somebody, but who?
John Kelly’s Power and FailureWhy Trump’s chief of staff has failed even by his own narrow definition of the job.
Rating the Trump–Russia AnglesWhat are we to make of all the breadcrumbs around the Russia investigation?
Rex Tillerson’s Long GoodbyeWas the firing personal, or was it politics? More than likely it was a little of both.
Overleveraged and Under ScrutinyCombing through the fallout of Jared Kushner’s downgraded security clearance.
Project Lakhta and Russia’s Plan to Screw With AmericaA new set of indictments from the special counsel’s office lay out how Russia meddled in the 2016 election.
The Effects of Reckless RhetoricWill the Republican Party ever be able to rid itself of Trump’s hateful speech?
Raiding Trump’s Personal Attorney and FixerMichael Cohen’s work for the Trump Organization has a long, sketchy history—will that now be a subject of the investigation?
The MBS-JK Connection Takes on the Middle EastThe Trump administration is in way over its head in Mideast politics. This is how disasters happen.
All That Kushner MoneyThe president’s son-in-law still has a significant interest in Kushner Companies, and it’s causing all sorts of ethical problems.
Michael Cohen Must Be Kicking HimselfTrump’s personal lawyer is all tied up in the Stormy Daniels scandal, and it’s mostly of his own doing.
Who Trashed the Party?How Cambridge Analytica leveraged Facebook to get inside the heads of millions of users.
The PutinCon FilesWhat message is Vladimir Putin sending to the West with the nerve-agent attacks on Russians in the U.K.?
The Ghost of the Mueller InvestigationWhy does Ivanka Trump get a pass in spite of all the smoke around her finances and the Russia investigation?
Stormy Sues, Sanders Slips, and Cohen Tries Another FixIf Trump didn’t sign the Stormy Daniels agreement, is it still enforceable?
Getting WholeThe FBI’s pre-election investigation of Paul Manafort came up short, but it gave Mueller plenty of ammo.
High School Revolutionaries Are Changing the Gun DebateThe students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are showing that neither Trump nor the NRA are politically untouchable.
John Kelly and the Complicity MachineEven with evidence of abuse, the White House still tried to cover for Rob Porter.
The Partisan Attacks on Christopher SteeleRepublicans are trying to discredit the man behind the dossier. That’s troubling for the future.
An Incomprehensible Dud of a MemoThere’s not a lot of substance to the Nunes memo, but Trump could still use it to go after Mueller.