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THE FEED
2022 midterms
2022 midterms
Midterm Candidates’ Skeletons Are Coming Out of the Closet
In close races, attacks based on “oppo research” can matter a lot at this stage of the campaign cycle.
foreign interests
foreign interests
Putin Decries U.S. ‘Satanism’ in Bizarre Speech Annexing Parts of Ukraine
His speech celebrating an illegal annexation in Ukraine turned into an anti-trans rant in which he blamed the West for blowing up Nord Stream.
court appearances
court appearances
Elon’s Bad Week: Embarrassing Text Messages and Reports of Settlement Talks
After the worst stretch yet in his quest to not buy Twitter, the end may be near.
what we know
what we know
Hurricane Ian Makes Another Landfall in South Carolina
Georgia and the Carolinas are under states of emergency, while Florida struggles to recover.
tremendous content
tremendous content
Bonkers Revelations From Maggie Haberman’s Trump Book, Ranked
If you want more information on Trump being weird with toilets and belittling Jared Kushner, Confidence Man has you covered.
politics
politics
New Yorkers Could Get Paid to Report Illegal Parking
A proposed bill in City Council would allow people to report instances of illegal parking and receive a cut of the fine.
2022 midterms
2022 midterms
The Election Deniers Running to Control the 2024 Race
Secretary of state candidates who don’t accept Biden’s win are looking to take over the election machinery in several key battlegrounds this November.
early and often
early and often
Left-Wing Challengers Have a Hard Road Ahead
After shock victories in 2018 and 2020, progressive challengers are having a harder time pulling off AOC-like upsets.
just asking questions
just asking questions
Will the Metaverse Really Transform Our Lives?
Venture capitalist Matthew Ball on the virtual worlds that may define the future.
life after roe
life after roe
Do Republicans Really Want to Punish Women for Having Abortions?
The anti-abortion movement claims to value women while seeking to deny them reproductive rights. It’s a bit hard to believe.
student loans
student loans
The War on Student-Debt Forgiveness Begins
Republican-led states sue over Biden’s plan to free millions of people.
early and often
early and often
MAGA Candidate in Ohio Keeps Lying About Military Record
J.R. Majewski says he was a combat veteran who left the Air Force because of a brawl, but records show a much less noble career.
russia
russia
The Mysterious Attack on Two Major Gas Pipelines for Europe
What do we know about the apparent sabotage of Russia’s Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 deep under the Baltic Sea?
sports
sports
Aaron Judge Could be the Crossover Star Baseball Desperately Needs
There’s nothing like a home-run chase to get normal people interested in the sport again.
the national interest
the national interest
Republican House Majority Will Try to Melt Down Global Economy
Democrats need to sabotageproof the government while they still can.
court appearances
court appearances
Elon Musk Deleted Messages and 3 Other Takeaways From the Latest Court Hearing
“They point to something that’s been destroyed,” said the judge of the missing text messages.
at home in asian america
at home in asian america
Confessions of an Asian Diversity Hire
“It’s not like they put a sign on your desk that reads ‘Diversity Hire.’ You just know.”
the gaffe machine
the gaffe machine
Joe Biden Asks About Whereabouts of Congresswoman Who Died
The president was looking for Representative Jackie Walorski during a White House speech — the congresswoman was killed in a car crash two months ago.
2022 midterms
2022 midterms
Pennsylvania’s Doug Mastriano May Be 2022’s Worst Candidate
The Republican extremist and incompetent campaigner can become governor only if things get weird in November.
announcements
announcements
Introducing Reread: Real Estate Mania, a New Newsletter Miniseries
Classic stories of the next hot neighborhood, the renovation that seemingly never ends, and the living situation that’s really too good to be true.
2022 midterms
2022 midterms
Get Used to Close Elections With Huge Consequences
We may have entered a new era of political gridlock in which swing voters are scarce and evenly matched parties clash again and again.
games
games
Brett Favre Was Always Pretty Awful
Thanks to his legion of defenders, the ex-QB thought he could get away with anything. An egregious scandal in Mississippi shows there are limits.
tremendous content
tremendous content
The Fetterman Campaign Should Just Hire Dr. Oz
Oz created a new slogan for his opponent, saying his hoodies show that “he’s kicking authority in the balls.”
crime
crime
Inside the Ransomware Gangs That Extort Hospitals
They shut down patient care and put lives at risk. Would the pandemic finally slow them down?
early and often
early and often
Will Any Republicans Jump Into Trump’s 2024 Snake Pit?
A lot of Republicans might be tempted to take on a weakened Trump in the primaries, but they’ll remember how he treated his 2016 rivals.