1. the national interest
    The Strange Trials of Our First Criminal PresidentThe awesome task of restoring faith in a legal system Trump has spent his life discrediting.
  2. early and often
    Trump in Handcuffs? How His Indictment Is Likely to Play OutThe former president will be photographed and fingerprinted, for starters.
  3. early and often
    The Case(s) Against Donald TrumpIt’s hard to keep track, so we made a guide.
  4. tremendous content
    Trump Still Plotting Not-So-Secret Attack on MexicoHe’s still asking advisers to draw up “battle plans” to attack drug cartels with or without Mexico’s consent. But now he can’t feign ignorance.
  5. early and often
    Now It’s Republicans Who Are Divided on Iraq War AuthorizationSenate Democrats split on the original Iraq War authorization while Republicans were united. Twenty years later, a repeal vote divided GOP senators.
  6. the national interest
    The Republican Debt-Ceiling Hostage Scheme Is CollapsingStep one is to name a demand. The House can’t even do that!
  7. the national interest
    How Trump Can Use Social Security and Medicare to Destroy DeSantisForget Ukraine. Retirement programs are the real killer.
  8. the media
    Millennials Aren’t Killing ‘Objective’ News — the Market IsThe modern attention economy is an enemy of conscientious reporting and intellectual humility.
  9. early and often
    Voters Can’t Even Name Many Democratic Presidential ProspectsIf Biden doesn’t run for a second term, Democrats are in big trouble: A poll found voters can identify only a handful of potential 2024 candidates.
  10. the national interest
    Why Republicans Are Embracing Vouchers Even Though They Don’t WorkIt’s not about educational outcomes anymore.
  11. the national interest
    Permitting Reform for a Debt-Ceiling Hike Would Be Win-WinRepublicans are floating a deal Democrats should jump on.
  12. early and often
    Ron DeSantis’s Big Evangelical OpportunityWith Evangelical leaders upset over being blamed by Trump for 2022 GOP losses, the governor has a chance to win over a core part of his base.
  13. early and often
    2016 Loser Chris Christie Thinks He Could Destroy TrumpThe former New Jersey governor reportedly thinks he’s the Republican who can stop Trump’s 2024 bid — despite already losing to him badly.
  14. on with kara swisher
    Katie Porter on How Regulators Could Have Prevented SVB’s CollapseKara Swisher talks to the congresswoman about whiteboarding CEOs and regulators’ failure to rein in SVB’s risky behavior.
  15. early and often
    Could Marjorie Taylor Greene Actually Wind Up in the Senate?Trump promised to “fight like hell” to put MTG in the Senate. She couldn’t run until 2026, but she has other opportunities for promotion.
  16. the city politic
    NYPD’s Illegal Parking Needs to Be CurbedIt’s long past time for the city to rein in cops and other public servants who believe parking laws and tolls don’t apply to them.
  17. early and often
    3 House Democrats Will Face Off in California’s Senate RaceRo Khanna declined to run and endorsed Barbara Lee, setting up a race between Lee, Adam Schiff, and Katie Porter for Dianne Feinstein’s seat.
  18. early and often
    The GOP Will Run the Tea Party Playbook Against BidenA return to Obama-era GOP messaging on the real threat to seniors and their retirement benefits could help the party turn the tables on Democrats.
  19. mental health
    4 Explanations for the Teen Mental-Health CrisisThe possible culprits include social media’s pernicious influence on adolescence, rising academic pressure, and helicopter parenting.
  20. the body politic
    Abortion Wins ElectionsThe fight to make reproductive rights the centerpiece of the Democratic Party’s 2024 agenda.
  21. the national interest
    What Ron DeSantis Can’t FakeTrump’s legal problems reveal an organic connection to the base that his rival is trying but failing to match.
  22. early and often
    Donald Trump Thinks America Is a Sh*thole CountryAt his Waco rally, Trump denounced the U.S. more than any alleged superpatriot ever. No wonder he’s buddies with imprisoned insurrectionists.
  23. early and often
    Can America Survive a Second Trump Presidency, Emotionally?If Trump continues to dominate American politics through January 2029, I’m not sure anyone will be able to handle it.
  24. early and often
    GOP Insiders Say Everything’s Coming Up TrumpAfter a low-energy start, Alvin Bragg and Ron DeSantis have energized him.
  25. early and often
    So When Will Ron DeSantis Announce His 2024 Candidacy?DeSantis isn’t officially running, but he’s acting like a candidate, his Trump feud is heating up, and he’s dropping hints about when he’ll announce.
  26. plagued
    Is America’s Pandemic Really Over?With the official end of the U.S. public-health emergency fast approaching, things are looking pretty good.
  27. life after roe
    Oklahoma Court Narrowly Preserves Right to Lifesaving AbortionIn some extremely red states, lawmakers are fighting even the most modest exceptions to strict abortion bans.
  28. early and often
    North Carolina Finally Takes the Money, Expands MedicaidThirteen years after passage of the Affordable Care Act, GOP fiscal arguments against accepting a sweet deal from Washington are looking ridiculous.
  29. early and often
    DeSantis’s Trumpy Foreign Policy Goes Deeper Than UkraineHe can fine-tune his message on Putin, but DeSantis is still a Jacksonian like Trump. That won’t go over well with old-school Reagan-Bush Republicans.
  30. tremendous content
    Ron DeSantis Eating Pudding With His Fingers Will End His 2024 BidVoters don’t want a president who’s been credibly accused of licking dessert from his paw like a cartoon bear.
  31. on with kara swisher
    Sam Altman on What Makes Him ‘Super Nervous’ About AIThe Open AI co-founder thinks tools like GPT-4 will be enormously beneficial to humanity. But he’s very wary of the downsides.
  32. tremendous content
    Donald Trump’s Nasty Ron DeSantis Nicknames, RankedTrump has been workshopping his DeSantis nicknames, floating “Meatball Ron,” “Tiny D,” and “Ron DeSanctimonious.” Here’s some constructive feedback.
  33. early and often
    DeSantis Goes After Trump’s Base Using Fox MegaphoneAfter ignoring Trump’s attacks for months, DeSantis finally hit back, criticizing Trump’s leadership in an interview with Fox Nation’s Piers Morgan.
  34. early and often
    The Manhattan Grand Jury Keeps Everyone Guessing About TrumpAfter blowing past Trump’s own prediction of his Tuesday arrest, it took Wednesday off.
  35. tremendous content
    DeSantis Pretends He Can’t Spell Trump Nickname ‘DeSanctimonious’The Harvard and Yale grad’s canned responses to his 2024 rival’s attacks aren’t exactly ready for prime time.
  36. the national interest
    Why Do We Have Presidential Medals for Celebrities?The private sector creates plenty of awards for entertainers without the need for a public option.
  37. life after roe
    Republicans Give Arkansas State Capitol a ‘Monument to the Unborn’Now that the Confederate memorials are coming down, there’s room for new monuments to reactionary laws and politics.
  38. early and often
    Mike Pence’s 2024 Support Might Be Even Weaker Than It LooksThe former veep is polling in the single digits. He’s alienated just about everyone, so it’s hard to see how he could improve.
  39. on with kara swisher
    Reid Hoffman on Why We Should All Want AI to Be Our Co-pilotThe LinkedIn co-founder makes his best case for several new AI-based technologies and explains how he thinks they will change our lives.
  40. early and often
    Why None of Trump’s 2016 Rivals Are Willing to Face Him AgainTrump defeated 16 Republican rivals to win the 2016 nomination. Not a single one is up for another round of defeat and humiliation in 2024.
  41. tremendous content
    Diet Coke Valet Is Trump’s Most Loyal AideDonald Trump’s personal aide Walt Nauta has made himself indispensable by doing his job competently and avoiding drama, a rarity in Trumpworld.
  42. life after roe
    ‘They Really Wanted to See My Baby Get Taken Away’A woman is suing a Brooklyn hospital for secretly testing her for drugs during labor and calling child-protective services.
  43. early and often
    DeSantis Briefly, Awkwardly Acknowledges Trump’s ExistenceThe governor attempted to defend and attack his rival simultaneously.
  44. life after roe.
    Republicans Race to Block Access to Ballots for Abortion-Rights InitiativesThe onetime champions of popular control of abortion policy are now beating a hasty retreat from the will of the people.
  45. past is prologue
    Did Reagan Team’s Iran-Hostage Sabotage Defeat Jimmy Carter?Reagan-campaign operatives may have prolonged the Iran Hostage Crisis, but that was just one of the damaging political crises Carter faced in 1980.
  46. just asking questions
    Ron DeSantis’s Ex-Pollster on Where He’s Going WrongVeteran GOP strategist Whit Ayres thinks the Florida governor’s Trump imitation has its limits.
  47. housing
    Is Apartment-phobia Driving America’s Housing Crisis?Or is the problem that Americans speak English?
  48. the national interest
    Why Joe Biden’s Honeymoon With Progressives Is Coming to an EndExpect a lot more infighting.
  49. exhibit a
    The First Case Against Trump Is … This?The first-ever criminal prosecution of a former president may be over secret payments to an adult-film star. It follows missed opportunities, too.
  50. politics
    Trump Says He Will Be Arrested Next Week in Manhattan’s Hush-Money CaseThe former president also called for his supporters to protest and “take our nation back.”
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