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It Is Not 1968

Murders by and of police conceal a country more unified than it appears.

By Jonathan Chait

GOP Flack: ‘Hillary Clinton Is the New O.J. Simpson’

As Republicans struggle to keep the "email scandal" alive, former Romney '12 communications director Eric Fehrnstrom gets to the bottom of the barrel fast by comparing Hillary Clinton to O.J. Simpson as someone who got away with murder.

By Ed Kilgore

Why Pence May Make Sense As a Trump Running Mate

Indiana governor Mike Pence would not bring much to the table in the way of broadening the GOP's appeal. But he's a fine option for soothing the hurt feelings of hard-core conservatives. 

By Ed Kilgore

Will Trump Go Away If He Loses?

Assuming Donald Trump loses, Republicans will need to find ways to keep his supporters in the fold. Can they do that while consigning Trump himself to the dustbin of history?

By Ed Kilgore