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  1. the national interest
    This Sounds Crazy, But Trump’s Rape Denial Might Not Be True“He’s denied it. That’s all I needed to hear,” says Lindsey Graham.
  2. politics
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s Replacement, Stephanie Grisham, Should Fit Right InThe new press secretary is used to criticizing reporters, she’ll be doing three jobs, and she has already been accused of violating the Hatch Act.
  3. revolving door
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s Replacement, Stephanie Grisham, Should Fit Right InThe new press secretary is used to criticizing reporters, she’ll be doing three jobs, and she has already been accused of violating the Hatch Act.
  4. media
    E. Jean Carroll Is ‘So Glad’ Not to Be Trump’s TypeThe writer who accused the president of rape responds to Trump’s pathetic “she’s not my type” defense.
  5. politics
    Trump Doesn’t Have a ‘Type’All he sees is prey.
  6. supreme court
    Despite Merrick Garland, Trump Would Certainly Fill a 2020 Supreme Court VacancyThough the GOP refused to fill the last election-year opening, Trump says he’d appoint a justice even if he only had three days left in his term.
  7. politics
    Trump Responds to E. Jean Carroll Rape Allegation: ‘She’s Not My Type’The president has used the turn of phrase in an attempt to deflect sexual-assault allegations on at least two previous occasions.
  8. hatch act
    White House: Kellyanne Conway Will Skip House Hearing on Hatch Act ViolationsA federal agency said Conway should be fired. Instead, the White House is blocking her from testifying at Wednesday’s House hearing on the matter.
  9. politics
    Trump Responds to E. Jean Carroll Rape Allegation: ‘She’s Not My Type’The president has used the turn of phrase in an attempt to deflect sexual-assault allegations on at least two previous occasions.
  10. theater
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Annette Bening Among Stars Bringing You Mueller Report PlayWatch The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts online, which is probably better than reading the whole thing yourself.
  11. power
    New York Times Says It Made a Mistake With E. Jean Carroll’s StoryThe executive editor admits the paper’s coverage of serious rape allegations against Trump was “overly cautious.”
  12. politics
    Susan Collins Has a New Democratic ChallengerSara Gideon announced her Senate run, taking aim at Collins for voting to confirm Brett Kavanaugh.
  13. migrant crisis
    The Trump Administration’s Erratic Reaction to the Migrant Child CrisisIt’s hard to keep up with Team Trump’s actions denying or evading the responsibility to give kids decent treatment.
  14. vision 2020
    Just What the Democratic Primary Needed: A 25th CandidateJoe Sestak’s reputation for not taking party Establishment advice probably helped him decide on a longest-of-long-shots candidacy.
  15. health care
    Trump Claims He Saved Obamacare, Despite His Multiple Attempts to Kill ItThe latest in a series of breathtaking presidential lies denies his entire first-term health-care policy record.
  16. the national interest
    Why Trump Is So Confused About His Own Iran PolicyIt’s either an intricate diplomatic plan to confound Iran with an array of ever-shifting demands, or the work of a confused Fox News viewer.
  17. politics
    Democratic Presidential Candidates Respond to New Rape Allegation Against TrumpThey were asked to respond to E. Jean Carroll’s accusation and weigh in on whether Congress should get involved.
  18. feature
    How Cindy Yang Learned to Throw a Party at Mar-a-LagoCindy Yang was a rising fixture in Palm Beach society. Then Robert Kraft got charged with soliciting prostitution and the FBI took notice.
  19. politics
    Even the Trump Transition Team Knew Some Appointees Were Bad Hires: ReportIn newly obtained documents, the Trump transition team flagged some candidates as worrisome for the exact reason they were eventually let go.
  20. migrant crisis
    Everything We Know About the Inhumane Conditions at Migrant Detention CampsMigrant children have allegedly been denied adequate medical care and sanitation, and some were reportedly forced to sleep on the floor as punishment.
  21. politics
    Democratic Presidential Candidates Respond to New Rape Allegation Against TrumpThey were asked to respond to E. Jean Carroll’s accusation and weigh in on whether Congress should get involved.
  22. roundups
    How Readers, Pundits, and Trump Have Responded to E. Jean Carroll’s AllegationsCarroll’s revelation has prompted praise, heartbreak, anger, and questions — here’s what’s been happening since she came forward.
  23. the economy
    America’s Top Economists Needlessly Undermined Growth, Study ConfirmsA new analysis confirms that for years, central bankers and top economists underestimated America’s true unemployment rate.
  24. vision 2020
    Why Did Obama Pick Biden As His Veep in the First Place?Biden’s “baggage” may not have mattered so much to Team Obama because they considered him too old to be an heir apparent.
  25. supreme court
    Another SCOTUS Precedent Falls. Could Roe Be Next?For the second time this term, the court’s conservative majority has reversed a major Supreme Court precedent. Could Roe v. Wade be far behind?
  26. the national interest
    Manafort Promised Sean Hannity He Wouldn’t Flip on TrumpProbably because they were all totally innocent.
  27. the top line
    Here’s Who Trump Should Have Made Fed ChairmanNeel Kashkari, like Trump, thinks the Fed should cut interest rates. The problem is that those beliefs stem from principle, not politics.
  28. virginia
    Fairfax Says Rape Allegations Have Raised His Profile, Eyes Gubernatorial BidThe Virginia lieutenant governor is still fighting for his political life as Terry McAuliffe looms over the 2021 governor’s race.
  29. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Ban ‘Corrupt and Inhumane’ Private PrisonsPrivate prisons are notoriously abusive. Elizabeth Warren says she’s got a plan for that.
  30. politics
    E. Jean Carroll: “Trump attacked me in the dressing room of Bergdorf Goodman.”The Elle advice columnist says the assault took place in Bergdorf Goodman.
  31. supreme court
    Where’s the Supreme Court’s Census Decision?It’s possible new evidence of the administration’s true intent in placing a citizenship question in the 2020 Census is causing a delay at SCOTUS.
  32. iran
    Trump Says He Canceled Strikes on Iran Because They Were ‘Not Proportionate’The president tweeted that he called off attacks on Iranian targets, including radar and missile batteries, because he was worried about casualties.
  33. life after warming
    Disaster Upon DisasterFlooding and tornadoes in the Midwest. Drought and extreme heat in India. The climate future is already here, we just can’t bear to look.
  34. transportation
    The History of Trump’s Obsession With Air Force OneThe president’s long and complicated relationship with the executive aircraft.
  35. politics
    Six Takeaways From Hope Hicks’s House Judiciary TestimonyHicks called Trump’s “Russia, if you’re listening” a joke and said she issued only “white lies” in her time in the White House.
  36. vision 2020
    Joe Biden’s Segregationist Controversy: What You Need to KnowAfter Biden’s rivals called him out for touting his work with racist Senate colleagues, the former VP insisted he’s the one who’s owed an apology.
  37. vision 2020
    Trump Is Helping Democrats Mobilize Against HimBase mobilization strategies tend to reach a point of diminishing returns. It’s unclear if Trump understands that, but persuasion’s not his thing.
  38. church-state separation
    SCOTUS Splits on Church-State Separation in Peace Cross CaseWhile in the minority in the “Peace Cross” decision, Ruth Bader Ginsburg offered an eloquent testimonial for the “wall of separation.”
  39. politics
    Roy Moore Just Wants to Touch the PeopleAlabama’s most infamous judge is running for Senate again, despite misconduct allegations.
  40. 2020 alabama senate race
    Judge Roy Moore Rides Again Into a 2020 Senate RaceEverybody’s favorite theocrat and alleged mall creeper is again threatening to wreak havoc on his party’s Senate prospects in Alabama.
  41. vision 2020
    Sanders Suggests Warren Is Surging in the Polls Because She’s a WomanSanders is treading on thin ice in stressing electability arguments in his rivalry with Elizabeth Warren.
  42. 2020 elections
    Marianne Williamson Is Sorry for Calling Vaccines ‘Orwellian’The spiritual adviser–slash–2020 candidate says she “misspoke.”
  43. the emperor's new props
    9 Times President Trump Had the Best, Most Beautiful PropsTrump’s Air Force One model isn’t the only prop he’s unveiled. He’s shown off folders, charts, and bills – and some even had writing on them.
  44. joe biden
    Joe Biden Is Playing a Risky Game With Black VotersHe enjoys healthy black support in early polls. But it may be more precarious than he thinks.
  45. the national interest
    Trump and the Rhetoric of FascismWhy is it worse for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to call Trump a fascist than for Trump to advocate fascism?
  46. comfort foods
    Which 2020 Candidate’s Comfort Food Is the Most Haunting?“A BAKED POTATO.”
  47. politics
    Trump Judicial Pick Opposed to LGBT Rights Confirmed to Lifetime Federal SeatMatthew Kacsmaryk, who co-signed a letter saying that being transgender is “a delusion,” will head to Texas to a lifetime district court appointment.
  48. politics
    Trump Judicial Pick Opposed to LGBT Rights Confirmed to Lifetime Federal SeatMatthew Kacsmaryk, who co-signed a letter saying that being transgender is “a delusion,” will head to Texas to a lifetime district court appointment.
  49. space
    Lawmakers Are ‘Coming Out of the Woodwork’ to Be Briefed on UFOs: ReportMark Warner was one of three senators to hear a briefing on UFOs from the Pentagon on Wednesday, as lawmaker interest in the topic increases.
  50. impeachment
    Pelosi Rules Out Censuring Trump As Alternative to ImpeachmentIt’s apparently all or nothing on impeachment for the House.
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