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  1. vision 2020
    A Long Talk With the 2020 Candidate Putting Climate Change FirstThe Washington governor on nuclear power, constituent Howard Schultz, and the prospect of debating Trump.
  2. politics
    Sarah Sanders: Democrats Aren’t ‘Smart Enough’ to Understand Trump’s Tax ReturnsThe president’s vast success is too complicated, she insisted.
  3. early and often
    Corey Lewandowski Is Advising a Candidate Planning to Challenge AOCTrump’s former campaign manager has been helping Ruth Papazian, a medical journalist who’s launching a long-shot challenge to the first-term Democrat.
  4. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren’s Big-Donor Ban Isn’t Paying Off — YetShe’s being out-raised, and her finance director reportedly resigned over her pledge to avoid big-money fundraisers and bundlers.
  5. vision 2020
    John Hickenlooper Recounts the Time He Took His Mother to See Deep ThroatTop this anecdote, Bernie.
  6. early and often
    Bernie Sanders Is Hiring a Former Hillary Clinton Staffer As Research ChiefTyson Brody helped pull together Clinton’s opposition-research book on Sanders in 2016.
  7. early and often
    Bernie Sanders Is Hiring a Former Hillary Clinton Staffer As Research ChiefTyson Brody helped pull together Clinton’s opposition-research book on Sanders in 2016.
  8. politics
    Trump Wants Jeanine Pirro and Her Islamophobia Back on the AirFox News benched her over her Islamophobic comments. Trump responded with a rejection of political correctness and a strange call to arms.
  9. early and often
    Is Hakeem Jeffries the Next Speaker — or Just Ripe for a Primary Challenge?The Brooklyn congressman has been pegged for political stardom. But the arrival of AOC in Washington might complicate his life.
  10. tales from the trail
    Kamala Harris Zeroes In on Baltimore for 2020 HeadquartersAccording to Democrats familiar with her thinking. Also: Thoughts from a Beto booster and a run by L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti looks less likely.
  11. early and often
    Julián Castro Is Officially Running for President and Hopes It Will MatterOne of the Democrats’ rising stars is taking his shot and saying he’s the “antidote to Trump,” but how many people will be paying attention?
  12. politics
    Bernie Sanders and the Lies We Tell White VotersPoliticians who aren’t willing to alienate racists will end up pandering to them.
  13. early and often
    Trump Says Secret to Fake Peace With North Korea Was Real LoveIf admiring the world’s authoritarians is wrong, they need only send Trump a “beautiful letter” to remind him he doesn’t want to be right.
  14. politics
    Ben Sasse Has Considered Leaving the GOP to Support the GOPThe senator’s self-proclaimed independence from the Republican Party and Trump continues to be a distinction without a difference.
  15. politics
    Speeches and Scenes From John McCain’s Memorial in Washington D.C.Speakers, including former presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, celebrated McCain’s life on Saturday.
  16. democratic party
    Democrats Vote to Strip Power From Superdelegates, Reform CaucusesFollowing the contentious 2016 primaries, the DNC embraced the biggest reforms to its presidential nomination process since the 1980s.
  17. trump administration
    Haspel Nearly Walked Away From CIA Director NominationShe reportedly had to be convinced to stay after worrying she’d be “the next Ronny Jackson” amid scrutiny of her role in the CIA’s torture program.
  18. Report: Cohen Set Up $774,000 Credit Line During Trump CampaignAnd if the money was used to pay off porn stars who had affairs with President Trump, Cohen may have committed bank fraud.
  19. authoritarianism
    Trump Jokes About Staying in Power IndefinitelyBut he also praised China’s president for his hard-fought dictatorship, because Trump loves authoritarians and their power-grabs.
  20. gross things
    Trump Blames Florida School Shooting on Russia Investigation“It always has to be about you,” one student responded, “how silly of me to forget.”
  21. russia investigation
    Trump Aide Confirms Trump Wants to #ReleaseTheMemoThe president will undoubtedly support any effort to discredit the Russia investigation.
  22. politics
    Government-Shutdown Liveblog, Day ThreeAll the lowlights from a barely functioning Washington.
  23. politics
    Trump In ‘Excellent’ Health, Says White House DoctorMore detailed results about Trump’s first physical exam as president won’t be released until Tuesday.
  24. Oprah Should Run — for Governor of WisconsinDemocrats won’t need star power to win the White House in 2020. But they sure could use some at the state level next fall.
  25. work-life balance
    Report: Trump Works From 11-6, Sort OfAnd the president has a lot of “Executive Time” for calls, cable news, and tweeting.
  26. politics
    Trump on Russia Investigation: I Do Things ‘100 Percent Proper’The president weighed in on that and several other topics during an impromptu press availability on Saturday.
  27. mental health
    Trump Insists He’s a ‘Very Stable Genius’ in Response to Mental-Fitness ConcernsHe says his mental health and intelligence are his two greatest assets.
  28. early and often
    Trump Plans to Help More Republicans Lose in 2018The historically unpopular president wants to do a lot more endorsements and rallies to help GOP midterm candidates.
  29. early and often
    Doug Jones’s Victory Shows Why Democrats Must Compete EverywhereAnd “you never know when a Republican candidate will turn out to be a sex criminal” isn’t the only reason.
  30. Trump Thinks People Should Be Fired for Misrepresenting the Truth on TwitterThe president’s response to a Washington Post journalist’s mistaken tweet sets a new standard for hypocrisy.
  31. russia investigation
    Flynn Will Roll Over on Kushner, Pence, and Trump Himself If He Has ToFlynn has signaled that he won’t take a bullet for those who haven’t done a thing for him or the country.
  32. trump palace
    Report: Trump Tries to Hide Plans and Calls From John KellyAnd the president’s friends apparently sneak messages past Kelly via Melania.
  33. early and often
    McConnell Backs Away From Condemnation of Roy MooreNow he says it’s up to Alabama voters to decide.
  34. russia investigation
    Did Trump Just Incriminate Himself by Saying He Knew Flynn Lied to the FBI?Maybe.
  35. Mueller Removed FBI Agent From Russia Probe Over Possible Anti-Trump TextsTwo FBI agents who worked on the Mueller probe may have exchanged politically charged messages.
  36. russia investigation
    Trump Claims He Isn’t Worried About Flynn Guilty PleaThe president repeated “no collusion” three times when speaking with reporters on Saturday.
  37. sexual harrassment
    Conyers Steps Down As Ranking Democrat on House Judiciary CommitteeHe is continuing to deny the allegations of sexual harassment that have been made against him.
  38. politics
    Trump Tweets Further Support for Roy MooreThe president continues to think that being a generic Democrat is worse than having been accused of preying on teen girls.
  39. power
    Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players in Chinese JailBecause one of the players’ fathers didn’t appreciate Trump’s help.
  40. early and often
    Report: Trump’s Staff Keeps Him Happy With ‘Delusional’ Good PollsHe apparently gets upset when he sees the regular polls.
  41. big lies
    No Evidence Obama Tapped Trump Tower, DOJ Confirms in Rebuke of TrumpOne of the president’s biggest lies has been finally and officially exposed by his own administration.
  42. politics
    Trump Reportedly Wanted to Kill Arpaio Investigation Before ConvictionThe president apparently considered quashing Sheriff Joe’s criminal-contempt case months ago.
  43. trump palace
    Trump ‘Adviser’ Sebastian Gorka Ousted From White HouseAnd it’s still not clear what he actually did there, other than be one of the president’s guard dogs on television.
  44. politics
    Trump Administration Disbands Climate-Change Advisory PanelYet more evidence that the White House is uninterested in acknowledging or planning for the threat of climate change.
  45. early and often
    Poll: Trump Embarrasses More Than 60 Percent of Voters in 3 Crucial StatesTrump’s response to Charlottesville doesn’t seem to have gone over so well in the three states that narrowly handed him last year’s election.
  46. trump organization
    Charities Are Pulling Their Events From Trump’s Mar-a-Lago ResortThe perceived toxicity of the president has spread to the winter White House.
  47. politics
    Charlottesville Shows That Republicans Are More Willing to Rebuke TrumpRepublicans are continuing to call out the president, this time over white-nationalist violence.
  48. lists
    Things President Trump Has Condemned Other Than White NationalistsThe president declined to condemn white nationalists on Saturday, but he’s sure summoned the will to condemn just about everything else.
  49. presidential tweets
    Has John Kelly Reined in Trump’s Tweetatorship?Many have tried. All have failed.
  50. early and often
    Pence Denies He Is Already Running for Trump’s Second TermA new Times report says that some Republicans, including Pence, are quietly betting against Trump being willing or able to run for president again.
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