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  1. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Will Trump Stick With Kavanaugh Come Hell or High Water?It might be more rational to dump Kavanaugh and go with another SCOTUS nominee. But presidential rage may come into play.
  2. 2018 emmys
    A Woman Wore ‘Stop Kavanaugh’ on Her Arm to the EmmysThe activist paired the message well with a red gown and matching lipstick.
  3. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh’s Alleged Accomplice Once Praised ‘Uncontrollable Male Passion’Mark Judge has a lot to say about sexual assault and masculinity.
  4. the national interest
    Republican Memo Admits Voters Oppose Republican PoliciesRepublicans quietly acknowledge that the American public doesn’t like their agenda.
  5. sexual assault
    Everything to Know About the Brett Kavanaugh Sexual-Assault AllegationAll about the Kavanaugh sexual-assault-allegation letter, his accuser, and how senators have reacted.
  6. the kavanaugh hearings
    Senate to Hold Public Hearing on Kavanaugh Sexual-Assault AllegationSenator Grassley said Monday’s session will “give these recent allegations a full airing,” with Christine Ford and Brett Kavanaugh set to testify.
  7. russia probe
    Trump Declassifies Russia Probe Documents in Latest Attempt to Undermine MuellerIn an unprecedented move, Trump ordered the release of some material from an ongoing probe over the objections of intelligence officials.
  8. economy
    As Chinese Learn to Cope With Trump’s Trade War, Americans Are Still Set to LoseTrump’s belligerent, zero-sum trade policies will ultimately hurt American consumers and are already driving other countries to work around us.
  9. immigration
    Last Year’s Refugee Cap Was the Lowest Ever. Trump Just Cut It By a Third.The U.S. let nearly eight times as many refugees come in during 1980 as it will in the next year.
  10. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Why the Clock Is Ticking on Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court NominationIf Brett Kavanaugh isn’t confirmed soon, Trump’s mission to reshape the Supreme Court could get dicier.
  11. the kavanaugh hearings
    Brett Kavanaugh Will Pretend You Don’t ExistWhat his alleged attack on a young woman tells us about how he uses power.
  12. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Trump Should Have Nominated a Woman to the Supreme CourtTrump’s famous vetting process did not protect him from a SCOTUS nominee who may join the president as a presumed sexual predator.
  13. sexual assault
    Kavanaugh and His Accuser Both Say They’re Willing to Testify Before Congress“She decided to take control of this and tell this in her own voice,” a lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford said.
  14. the body politic
    American Women Are Furious — and It’s Changing Our Country ForeverFemale anger could save our democracy. It’s not the first time.
  15. state politics
    Meet Alessandra Biaggi, the Young Progressive Who Ousted NY’s Worst Democrat“I was so angry that so much progress had been blocked in a state like New York … [that] was the catalyst that got me off the sidelines.”
  16. the national interest
    Republicans: Christine Ford Won’t Have Guts to Testify on Kavanaugh. (She Does.)“This gambit basically bets that she will decline, and Republicans can then say that they tried to investigate further.” On to plan B!
  17. supreme court
    3 GOP Senators Open to Delaying Kavanaugh Vote Over Sexual Assault ClaimFlake and Corker said senators must learn about the attempted rape allegation before voting, and Murkowski said they “might” need to delay.
  18. sexual assault
    Read the Letter Accusing Brett Kavanaugh of Sexual AssaultThe harrowing letter sent to Senator Dianne Feinstein this summer by Kavanaugh’s accuser has been made public.
  19. politics
    What Happened to Lindsey Graham?Once defined by his loathing for Trump, he’s now all-in for the president. Why?
  20. sexual assault
    Will Brett Kavanaugh Face Any Consequences? Women Will.In the aftermath of Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser coming forward, it’s clear that only she will pay a price.
  21. the national interest
    Why Brett Kavanaugh Might Lose Supreme Court Seat Over Sexual-Assault AllegationA done deal is suddenly looking undone.
  22. sexual assault
    Woman Who Accused Brett Kavanaugh of Sexual Assault Speaks Out“I thought he might inadvertently kill me…He was trying to attack me and remove my clothing.”
  23. interview
    Bob Woodward on the ‘Best Obtainable Version of the Truth’ About TrumpThe legendary journalist explains Trump’s nervous breakdown, when to believe a White House official, and why he isn’t visiting Moscow anytime soon.
  24. the national interest
    It Takes More Than ‘Adults in the Room’ to Control a Petulant Leader Like TrumpThere are parallels to Weimar failures in a too-forgiving GOP enamored by tax cuts.
  25. ey i ran here
    4 Crucial Ways Cynthia Nixon Pushed Cuomo to the LeftEven though she lost the primary, she managed to scare the incumbent governor enough to soften these stances.
  26. sexual assault
    Woman Says Brett Kavanaugh ‘Attempted to Force Himself on Her’ in High SchoolA woman claims that when he was in high school, the Supreme Court nominee held her down and tried to force himself on her.
  27. $$$
    State Department Spent $52,000 on Fancy Curtains for Nikki Haley’s NYC Apartment“All she’s got is a part-time maid, and the ability to open and close the curtains quickly is important.”
  28. murphy brown
    The Murphy Brown Revival Has an Episode About a ‘Steve Bannon–Like’ FigureThere is also an episode titled “#MurphyToo.”
  29. primaries 2018
    3 Progressive Women Who Won Big in New York Last NightSome exciting candidates came out on top.
  30. the national interest
    Republican Extremism Is Turning Democrats Left on Health CareIf conservatives are going to destroy market-based health reform, they can’t complain when Democrats turn to government-based plans.
  31. new york state primaries
    Inside Cynthia Nixon’s Primary Night PartyFilled with beers and boos for Cuomo, the mood stayed hopeful despite defeat.
  32. 2018 elections
    New York Primaries Show Elections Are Still Won on the Ground, Not OnlineCuomo and his top allies won — while breakaway Senate Democrats stumbled down-ballot — due to the power of old-fashioned organizing.
  33. 2018 elections
    Governor Andrew Cuomo Defeats Cynthia Nixon in NY Democratic PrimaryEstablishment candidates won in all the top races, but six of the eight rogue Democratic state senators lost their seats.
  34. primaries 2018
    Controversial Candidate Julia Salazar Wins Big in New YorkShe’s on track to be the first socialist in the New York State Senate in nearly a century.
  35. primaries 2018
    Cynthia Nixon Loses in Primary Race Against Andrew Cuomo“I’m not discouraged,” Nixon said. “I’m inspired … We have fundamentally changed the political landscape in this state.”
  36. government shutdown
    Congress Moves to Make Sure There’s No Government Shutdown Before MidtermsMembers of Congress are hoping that Trump won’t flip-flop yet again and reject an agreement that fails to meet his demands for border wall funding.
  37. money moves
    Cardi B Just Endorsed Cynthia Nixon for Governor of New YorkShe’s spoken.
  38. voting
    What to Do If You Have Trouble Voting in the New York PrimariesEven the NYC’s Mayor’s son needed to cast an affidavit ballot.
  39. the kavanaugh hearings
    Feinstein Had Secret Letter About Kavanaugh, Reportedly About Sexual MisconductThe Democratic senator said she has referred the letter to federal investigators.
  40. donald trump
    Stephen Miller May Be the Only Staffer Trump Trusts NowTrump’s paranoia may lead him to rely ever more closely on his young and trollish policy adviser.
  41. puerto rico
    Florida Republicans Scramble to Repudiate Trump Tweets on Maria Death TollThe president has thrown a stink bomb into Florida politics at the worst possible moment.
  42. feuds
    A Guide to Susan Sarandon and Debra Messing’s Political Twitter FeudEverything that’s lead up to “STFU SUSAN.”
  43. power
    ‘People Died on Your Watch’: San Juan Mayor Blasts Trump’s Hurricane TweetsAfter the president tweeted that Democrats fabricated Hurricane Maria’s death toll to make him look bad.
  44. new york state primaries
    Julia Salazar Says Conservative Site Tried to Out Her As Sexual-Assault SurvivorShe came forward about her alleged experience before the Daily Caller published the piece.
  45. 2018 primaries
    Rhode Island’s Raimondo Brushes Aside Progressive ChallengeCalled by her opponent “an extreme corporatist Democrat,” the incumbent became the 13th woman to win a gubernatorial nomination this year.
  46. conspiracy theories
    Trump: Democrats Faked 3,000 Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico to Make Me Look BadThe president argues that months-long shortages of electricity, food, and medical care couldn’t possibly have killed more than 18 people.
  47. stormy times
    Stormy Daniels Will Drop Tell-All Book, Right Before MidtermsAdding to the distractions created by Bob Woodward’s book, it could be a stormy October for the White House.
  48. immigration
    Trump Wants U.S. to Pay Mexico for Deportations, Spend More on Border WallDespite talk of making Mexico pay, the administration told Congress it’s diverting $20 million in U.S. foreign aid to help Mexico fund deportations.
  49. 2018 elections
    Ex-Cuomo Aide Drafted False Cynthia Nixon Anti-Semitism MailerThe Cuomo campaign confirmed that the flier was drafted and approved by two men close to the governor — though they say it was an oversight.
  50. detained children
    There Are Now Over 12,000 Children in Immigrant Detention CentersNew data shows the amount of children being detained has increased fivefold since May 2017.
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