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  1. the national interest
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    Congress Should Impeach William BarrThe attorney general has proven himself an irredeemable hack at a time when the job demands independence.
  3. the national interest
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  4. the national interest
    Trump’s War on Democracy: An UpdateDemocracy is still standing, but Trump is working harder than ever to change that.
  5. the national interest
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  6. the national interest
    Trump Federal Reserve Nominee Admitted ‘I’m Not an Expert on Monetary Policy’That’s actually a pretty important job qualification to be a central banker.
  7. the national interest
    Bernie Sanders’s Love of the Filibuster Is His Craziest PositionFor some reason he wants to keep rules that would make his agenda totally impossible forever.
  8. immigration
    Is Trump’s Homeland Security Purge a Political Mistake?An obsession with appearing tough on immigration may be practically and politically short-sighted.
  9. the national interest
    Trump Demands Homeland Security Secretary Who Will Break the LawKirstjen Nielsen was only willing to brutalize refugees legally.
  10. the national interest
    Republicans Are Trashing the Law to Keep Trump’s Taxes SecretCongress has a clear legal right to examine Trump’s taxes. Republicans could not care less what the law says.
  11. vision 2020
    Is the Biden Appeal About to Fade?Amid allegations of inappropriate touching, he remains the Democratic poll leader. Intelligencer staffers discuss how solid his advantage really is.
  12. the national interest
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  13. the national interest
    William Barr Seems to Be Covering Up Something Bad for TrumpMueller’s prosecutors are saying what has become clear: The Mueller report is worse than Barr made it sound.
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    Trump Says Wind Turbine Noise Causes Cancer. (It Does Not.)The president gives his kookiest reason yet to oppose wind power.
  15. the national interest
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  17. the national interest
    I Wrote an Article Suggesting Trump Was Compromised by Russia. I Was Right.Last year I argued that Russia probably had hidden leverage over Trump. It’s now a proven fact.
  18. the national interest
    I Wrote an Article Suggesting Trump Was Compromised by Russia. I Was Right.Last year I argued that Russia probably had hidden leverage over Trump. It’s now a proven fact.
  19. the national interest
    The President As Adolescent BullyTrump’s bullying nicknames have become mini-events celebrated by his fans.
  20. the national interest
    Barr’s Letter Didn’t Exonerate Trump — It Vindicated HimAnother astonishing victory redefines what the presidency is.
  21. the national interest
    Conservatives Can’t Distinguish Between Democratic Reform and AuthoritarianismNo, Republicans, instituting a national popular vote and a majority-rule Senate is not tearing up the Constitution.
  22. the national interest
    Trump Opposes Own Budget Plan to Defund Special OlympicsThe old self-triangulation.
  23. mueller time
    Intelligencer Chat: Did ‘the Media’ Screw Up the Trump-Russia Story?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether the calls for a mainstream-press reckoning are fair.
  24. the national interest
    Reformers, Unions Hate Each Other But Both Love Kamala Harris’s Teacher Pay PlanAn education plan that hits the sweet spot.
  25. the national interest
    Republican Senator Mike Lee: Having Babies the Only Solution to Climate ChangeMike Lee, renowned Republican innovator and intellect.
  26. the national interest
    Here Are All the Unsolved Questions the Mueller Report Can AnswerThe biggest questions in the Russia scandal are not the crimes, but the corruption and cooperation.
  27. mueller time
    Intelligencer Chat: Will We Ever See the Full Mueller Report?And other lingering questions in the aftermath of William Barr’s letter.
  28. the national interest
    Trump Is Bullying the Media Into Falsely Exonerating Him of Russia CorruptionAfter Barr’s summary, an attack on the reporters who exposed his misconduct.
  29. the national interest
    If Trump Obstructed Justice, He Can’t Be ExoneratedTrump’s criminal collusion and his obstruction are linked – but in the opposite of the way William Barr says.
  30. mueller time
    The Mueller Report Is In: Intelligencer Staffers DiscussFew details have emerged, but reports indicate that the special counsel is seeking no further indictments.
  31. the national interest
    Trump Nominates Famous Idiot Stephen Moore to Federal Reserve BoardA hack’s long career of hilarious ignorance and wrongness reaches its terrifying culmination.
  32. vision 2020
    Intelligencer Chat: Are Democrats Too Nervous to Nominate a Woman?The trauma of 2016 may have given rise to a cautious way of looking at 2020.
  33. the national interest
    9 Reasons a Biden–Abrams Ticket Is a Brilliant Idea for Both Biden and AbramsA kooky, out-of-the-box idea that actually makes total sense.
  34. the national interest
    Will Bernie Sanders Split the Democratic Party in 2020?Two high-profile hires suggest Angry Bernie might return.
  35. vision 2020
    Intelligencer Chat: Does Beto’s Policy Vision Matter?Some Democratic candidates are ultraspecific about what they’d do in office; others are mostly vague. How much do voters care either way?
  36. the national interest
    Trump Promised 3 Percent Growth. His Economists Quietly Admit It Won’t Happen.Page 527 of the new Economic Report of the President contains a pretty big concession.
  37. the national interest
    Devin Nunes Files Bonkers $250 Million Lawsuit Over Mean TweetsNunes claims that tweets from accounts like “Devin Nunes’ Mom” and “Devin Nunes’ Cow” run “contrary to every tenet of American Democracy.”
  38. the national interest
    Republicans Are Denying Trump’s Completely Open Bigotry Against MuslimsWhite House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney: “I don’t think anybody can say that the president is anti-Muslim.” Really? Anybody?
  39. the national interest
    Republicans: Pelosi Won’t Impeach Because She Knows Trump Is InnocentThat is not actually why Pelosi opposes impeachment.
  40. the national interest
    No Collusion? Paul Manafort’s Partner Rick Gates Is Still Helping Robert MuellerRick Gates continues to rat out his old friends, so Manafort and the Trump campaign aren’t in the clear.
  41. the national interest
    Trump Again Threatens Violence If Democrats Don’t Support HimThe president’s authoritarian rhetoric has been so normalized it hardly registers when he openly advocates fascism.
  42. the national interest
    Beto O’Rourke Has a Good Reason He’s Running. He Just Can’t Say It.Being a telegenic communicator is actually a good argument for heading up the ticket.
  43. impeachment
    Intelligencer Chat: Should Democrats Impeach President Trump?Nancy Pelosi has signaled her hesitance on the matter. Is she making a mistake?
  44. the national interest
    Michael Cohen Has Email Showing Trump Obstructed Justice by Dangling PardonEven Trump’s attorney general admitted that would be a crime.
  45. the national interest
    Brexit and Trumpism Have Failed Because Conservative Populism Is a LieDonald Trump doesn’t call himself “Mr. Brexit” anymore.
  46. the national interest
    Trump’s Massive Criminal Exposure Just Shows How Unfairly He’s Being TreatedByron York argues that Trump is right about “presidential harassment.”
  47. the national interest
    Trump Denies Calling Tim Cook ‘Tim Apple.’ It Happened on TV.Kind of a problem that the president is a pathological liar.
  48. the national interest
    The Most Unrealistic Promise Democrats Are Making Is to Restore BipartisanshipNothing the left has said is as hopelessly impossible as getting Mitch McConnell to work together with Democrats.
  49. the national interest
    Instead of a New Press Chief, Trump Could Try Committing Fewer CrimesBill Shine is out as Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher–slash–White House communications director.
  50. the national interest
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