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    Trump’s Emergency Declaration Shows He Is Unfit for OfficeAt worst, the president is trashing the Constitution. At best, he is using the courts to rescue him from a massive blunder.
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    Putin Told Trump North Korea Couldn’t Launch Missiles, and He Believed ItHarrowing evidence Trump’s insane credulity on North Korea is influenced by Russia.
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    Trump Has Lost His War on the War on CoalGovernment agency closes coal plants, saying they’re too expensive.
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    Manafort Keeps Lying About Collusion. Is It to Protect Trump?Trump’s campaign manager believed he could get a pardon by concealing his dealings with a Russian agent.
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    Trump Has Willed the Wall Into Existence With His MindA new stage of fantasy begins with Trump’s most famous campaign promise.
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    Republicans Trying, Failing to Come Up With Good Reasons to Conceal Trump TaxesSurely Trump has nothing to hide and there’s no reason to check.
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    The Green New Deal Is a Bad Idea, Not Just a Botched RolloutOutsourcing the Democratic domestic platform to an ideological outlier who’s been in Congress for a month was a bad idea.
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    Republicans Keep Admitting Everything They Said About Obama Was a LieWhite House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney confesses the GOP Congress refused to give Obama any successes.
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    Trump’s Inaugural Grift Reportedly Lined His Own PocketsSome excessive payments for the inauguration went to Donald Trump himself through his hotel.
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    Democrats Need an Ambitious Climate Plan. The Green New Deal Isn’t It.Why the much-hyped plan fails on policy and politics.
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    New Proof the Trump Tax Cuts Are Doing the Exact Opposite of What They PromisedOverseas cash is not coming in, and cost of compliance is going up. Everything Paul Ryan said is happening in reverse.
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    An Inheritance Tax Is Democrats’ Best Weapon Against Trump’s OligarchyA popular plan that gives Democrats a way to frame Trump’s economic privilege.
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    Mulvaney: Trump Not Mentioning Debt Because ‘Nobody Cares’Mulvaney used to care a whole lot.
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    The State of the Union Is CrookedTrump demands an end to all investigations of his crooked administration.
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    Howard Schultz’s Own Polling Finds His Campaign Would Reelect TrumpAlso everybody hates him. Other than that, the campaign is going great.
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    Trump Is Doing the Same Thing on Iran That George W. Bush Did on IraqPresident insists regional Middle East power is developing weapons of mass destruction, denies intelligence to the contrary.
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    Donald Trump Jr. Called a ‘Family Friend’ Who Was Also a Link to MoscowTrump gloats that Jr.’s June 2016 phone call was not to him. But guess who Jr. did call?
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    Trump Finally Realizes Democrats Aren’t Falling for His Wall Renaming Trick“If you vote for it, we’ll call it a fence … Ha ha, suckers, it’s a wall again!”
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    Political Moderation Needs to Be Saved From the Madness of Howard SchultzAn egomaniacal billionaire is the opposite of everything good about moderate thinking.
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    The Peculiar Logic of the Trump-Russia Scandal DeniersWitch hunt!
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    Kamala Harris: Eliminate Private Health Insurance. That’s a Huge Political Risk.A very worthy ambition that could really hurt in a general election.
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    Trump Said President Obama Watched Television All DayAnother wish-fulfillment accusation from the screentime president.
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    Howard Schultz Might Reelect Trump Because He Doesn’t Understand PoliticsThe invincible ignorance of an egomaniacal centrist billionaire.
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    Trump Caves on Shutdown, Is Terrible at PoliticsPresident releases the hostages, tries to pretend he is not humiliated.
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    Roger Stone Used Mob Threats Because Trump Is Basically a Crime BossThe Gambino-style roll-up continues.
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    Jared Kushner Is Goading Trump Into Prolonging the ShutdownAnd moderate Democrats are stoking his delusions of grandeur.
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    If Trump Gets a Ransom to End the Shutdown, He’ll Do It Again and AgainThe irrepressible Republican attraction to hostage-taking in place of normal compromise.
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    This Chart Shows the Coming Death of Small-Government ConservatismThree generations of white people thought government was doing too much. The next two want it to do more.
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    Rudy Giuliani Is Possibly a Legal Genius, But Probably Just an IdiotThe middle ground is disappearing. Rudy’s either Keyser Soze or Barry Zuzkerkorn.
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    Trump’s One Legislative ‘Win’ Is Actually a FailureThe Trump tax cuts are the payoff for two years of embarrassment. They haven’t worked either.
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    Trump Didn’t Have Secret Contact With Russia — It Was Done in Plain SightHis private meetings with Putin are an apt metaphor for their entire bizarre relationship.
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    Trump Ordered Michael Cohen to Perjure Himself. It’s Even Worse Than It Sounds.Five reasons why the BuzzFeed bombshell contains deadly fallout.
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    Trump Lawyer No Longer Denying Campaign Colluded With RussiaRIP, “No collusion.”
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    If Only Obama Had Done the Things Obama Actually DidSome on the left have repeated their complaints about Obama’s supposed failures so many times, they’ve forgotten everything he actually accomplished.
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    William Barr’s Secret Pro-Trump Memo Keeps Getting More SuspiciousTurns out the nominee for attorney general did discuss his memo with Trump before being appointed. What else is he hiding?
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    Trump Personally Treating Champion Clemson to Finest Fast-Food Dinner“I would think that’s their favorite food,” Trump said, and also, coincidentally, the least expensive.
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    There Are 3 Ways to End the Shutdown. Trump Refuses All of Them.Trump continues to cling to the delusion that Democrats will pay a ransom to reopen the government.
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    What Happens When Elizabeth Warren Sells Out to Powerful Interests?A great presidential candidate has an Achilles’ heel.
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    Robert Mueller Is Investigating President Trump as a Russian AssetWhat it means that the FBI needs to find out if the president is “working on behalf of Russia against American interests.”
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    Republican Senator Gives Hilariously Incriminating Defense of ManafortKnown Russian agent “was someone Paul Manafort had known for a very long time and trusted,” insists Senator James Lankford. Well, okay then!
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    The U.S. Doesn’t Have a Border Crisis. Trump’s Campaign Does.A president trapped by his own laziness and ignorance flails hopelessly.
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    Trump’s Campaign Manager Gave Polling Data to Russian AgentOdd thing to do if the Trump campaign wasn’t colluding with Russia.
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    Pence Says Trump Thought Presidents on TV Were Talking Privately to HimAlternatively, when Trump said former presidents urged him to build the wall, he was just lying.
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    Trump Literally Did Not Understand What a Shutdown Would DoThe Trump administration’s shutdown was planned about as well as everything else Trump has done.
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    Rich People’s Houses Have Walls. Also Roofs. The U.S. Should Have a Roof.Trump is totally right that what’s good for a house is good for the country.
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    Donald Trump Was Never VettedWe are only now discovering that Trump is a secretive figure who has escaped basic scrutiny.
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    Trump Has Officially Made ‘Conservative Ethics’ an OxymoronRight-wing moral authorities declare the president’s character cannot be judged.
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    Trump Defends Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan for Some Reason“They were right to be there. The problem is, it was a tough fight.”
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    Entire Party Furious at Mitt Romney for Calling Trump a Terrible PersonIf Mitt Romney’s op-ed about Trump’s character didn’t matter, Republicans wouldn’t be so angry with him.
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    Why the Bernie Movement Must Crush Beto O’RourkeA movement and a candidate on a collision course.
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