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THE FEED
what we know
what we know
How AI Is Being Used to Influence and Disrupt the 2024 Election
Here are all the ways AI has already become a factor in the 2024 election and what’s being done to limit the damage.
2024 south carolina primary
2024 south carolina primary
Haley Got Crushed by Trump in Her Home State, but Plans to Keep Losing
So long as people keep giving her money, Haley doesn’t have to quit. But future primaries look bleak.
early and often
early and often
Calling Himself a ‘Political Dissident,’ Trump Pitched Regime Change at CPAC
This year’s CPAC was like a January 6 reunion, and Donald Trump leaned into the rhetoric of revolution in his keynote address.
early and often
early and often
Elise Stefanik Auditions to Be Trump’s VP at CPAC
The once-moderate congresswoman has become a top Trump veepstakes candidate and the MAGA faithful received her with open arms.
poll position
poll position
Biden vs. Trump Polls: 2024 Race Is a Dead Heat, Despite Democrat Panic
All the talk about Biden’s age changing everything hasn’t caused much of a shift in 2024 election polling.
screen time
screen time
Can Reddit Survive Its IPO?
The company wants to sell shares to users and user data to Google. Redditors might have other ideas.
life after roe
life after roe
Trump Poses As Savior of IVF Despite Enabling Alabama Ban
The president who killed Roe already got away with distancing himself from anti-abortion extremism in Iowa, so he’s not going to stop now.
rip
rip
Vice Is Basically Dead
CEO Bruce Dixon told staffers that the company will lay off hundreds of employees and stop publishing stories on its flagship site.
politics
politics
Democrats Attack Long Island Republican Over Draconian Trans Ban
Governor Hochul accused county executive Bruce Blakeman of trying to “score cheap political points” with his executive order.
early and often
early and often
Who Will Be Trump’s VP Pick? The Latest 2024 Veepstake Odds
Does Stefanik have “the look”? Is Scott loyal enough? Where does Noem rank? Here are each VP candidate’s odds in the race to be Trump’s running mate.
life after roe
life after roe
Tuberville and Republicans Are Tripping All Over the Alabama IVF Decision
Many Republicans are abandoning “fetal personhood” doctrines amid backlash to the Alabama ruling. Tuberville and Nikki Haley haven’t been so nimble.
the approval matrix
the approval matrix
The Approval Matrix: Stop Recycling
Our guide to what’s highbrow, lowbrow, brilliant, and despicable.
technology
technology
What We Know About the AT&T Outage
After thousands of AT&T users were unable to make calls or send texts on Thursday morning, service was fully restored by the afternoon.
the law
the law
Michael Cohen’s Moment of Truth Has Arrived
Donald Trump’s upcoming New York trial will hinge on the credibility of a complicated man.
the national interest
the national interest
Trump Has Finally Remade Republicans Into Putin’s Playthings
His admiration of Russia no longer renders him strange or suspect within the party.
early and often
early and often
Could Tulsi Gabbard Become Trump’s Very Weird VP Choice?
She left the Democratic Party in 2022 and quickly moved from far left to far right. A woman of color and a veteran, Gabbard checks lots of boxes.
the raw intelligence
the raw intelligence
Was the Biden Crime Family Informant a Russian Asset?
Prosecutors say that Alexander Smirnov — the man accused of lying about the Bidens taking bribes — was in contact with Russian intelligence.
tremendous content
tremendous content
DeSantis Insults His Way Off Trump’s VP Shortlist
Trump said he might pick DeSantis for VP. Then in a private call, DeSantis said he’s not interested, criticizing Team Trump and right-wing media.
white house pets
white house pets
Biden’s Bitey Dog Is the Only Good White House Scandal
The president’s controversies are all sad and boring, except him letting Commander gnaw 24 people before his White House exile.
screen time
screen time
AI Companies Are Getting the Culture War They Deserve
Google’s new image generator is yet another half-baked AI tool that is practically designed to provoke controversy.
life after roe
life after roe
The Right to a Private Life Is Under Attack
Conservative activists want to control our most personal decisions.
florida
florida
How Ron DeSantis Could Reveal More About Jeffrey Epstein
The Florida governor plans to sign a bill that would disclose transcripts from controversial grand-jury proceedings into the alleged sex trafficker.
early and often
early and often
Running for President May Be the Only Way for Trump to Pay All His Lawyers
By becoming president, Trump could quash many of his criminal indictments. But even his candidacy has turned legal expenses into a political cause.
the money game
the money game
‘They Are Very Comfortable With Lying’
How fallen crypto kingpins Su Zhu and Kyle Davies are dodging prison — and rebranding.
early and often
early and often
The Swiftboater Coming for Biden
With co-pilot Susie Wiles, Chris LaCivita has brought discipline to the Trump campaign. Is that enough to win?