1. florida
    Matt Gaetz’s Wingman Is Cooperating With the Feds: ReportJoel Greenberg reportedly told DOJ investigators that he and the Florida congressman gave women cash and gifts in exchange for sex.
  2. forever war
    Biden: All U.S. Troops Will Leave Afghanistan by September 11The White House vows to end the longest war in U.S. history this year, no matter how conditions on the ground evolve.
  3. polls
    Did Trump Ruin Polling, Too?Pollsters are beginning to wonder if Trump succeeded in discouraging response to polls just as he discouraged voting by mail.
  4. the national interest
    The Crazy New Republican Argument That the Filibuster Helped Civil RightsSomehow, delaying civil-rights laws for 50 years was helpful.
  5. encounter
    The Tech Elite’s Favorite Pop IntellectualJulia Galef on bringing the rationalist movement to the mainstream.
  6. education
    Richard Carranza’s Last Stand As NYC Schools ChancellorMayor de Blasio hired an “equity warrior.” How parental politics — and the pandemic — left him defeated.
  7. nyc mayoral race
    Andrew Yang ‘Regrets’ Tweet About Cracking Down on Unlicensed Street VendorsAfter Yang said he intended to enforce laws restricting illegal food carts in the city, he described his comment as “a product of” Twitter.
  8. 2024 presidential election
    Nikki Haley Says She’ll Back Trump If He Runs in 2024The GOP’s shrewdest presidential hopeful has quickly abandoned her earlier criticism of Trump and gotten back in line.
  9. white house
    Major Biden Being Sent Away for ‘Off-Site Private Training’The extra professional help, which follows a pair of biting incidents at the White House, will apparently last a few weeks.
  10. daunte wright
    Minnesota’s Pro Sports Teams Suspend Games After Police Killing of Daunte WrightThe Twins, Timberwolves, and Wild postponed Monday’s home games after an officer shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright in a Minneapolis suburb.
  11. 2022 midterms
    Sex, Trump, and Insurrection: Alabama Republicans Are at It AgainWith Mo Brooks winning Trump’s endorsement and John Merrill imploding in a sex scandal, Alabama’s 2022 Senate primary is off to a fine start.
  12. covid-19
    When Can Biden (and the Rest of Us) Take Off Our Masks?Even the fully vaccinated, like the president, are told to cover their faces. How much longer?
  13. the national interest
    Senate Republicans Create New ‘Annual’ Award, Give It to TrumpBut does Trump actually deserve it? The criteria say no.
  14. politics
    How Hunter Biden’s Memoir Played in the White House“Information hoarding is a big tool of power.”
  15. money
    A Unified Monetary Theory of Beeple and BidenIn a system rigged by the rich, outsiders have to make their own volatility.
  16. police reform
    Maryland Becomes First State to Repeal Its Police Bill of RightsDemocrats overrode the veto of the Republican governor to create a civilian role in police discipline and heightened standards for use of force.
  17. roundup
    Trump Reprises Mythomania Grievance Routine for GOP DonorsThe Florida man called Mitch McConnell a “dumb son of a bitch” at an RNC event on Saturday, but otherwise had little to add but nauseam.
  18. the city politic
    Scott Stringer Isn’t Paying Attention to the Polls“Let the campaign play out,” he says. “It hasn’t even begun yet.”
  19. politics
    Supreme Court Again Sides With Worshippers Over Public-Health OrdersThe Court’s conservative majority ruled that California’s pandemic restrictions on at-home gatherings could not apply to religious activity.
  20. politics
    Iowa and New Hampshire Won’t Be Knocked Out of FirstDespite constant complaints, the difficulty of changing the primary and caucus calendar will likely keep the early states in place for 2024.
  21. republicans
    Trump and Rubio, Best of FrenemiesRubio seems as tormented as ever by the man who rolled over him five years ago.
  22. politics
    Biden Creates Commission to Study Supreme Court ExpansionBiden said he would set up a bipartisan panel on the campaign trail amid pressure to embrace measures to counter the Court’s conservative tilt.
  23. politics
    Why Tensions in Northern Ireland Have ReignitedNorthern Ireland is seeing its worst violence in years, with anger over Brexit acting as fuel and a fight over COVID restrictions adding the spark.
  24. voting rights
    What Is the Republican Party’s Position on Voting Rights?The implicit GOP position is to defer to states and localities — so far as their decisions help Republicans.
  25. the national interest
    Tucker Carlson Endorses White Supremacist Theory by NameThe “Great Replacement” conspiracy is ready for Fox News prime time.
  26. politics
    Matt Gaetz (R–TV)Scandals haven’t sunk the congressman yet, maybe because he’s more of a media figure than a politician.
  27. the national interest
    The One Argument Conservatives Have Made Against Every New Social ProgramOnce you hook voters on government, they’ll keep wanting more.
  28. florida
    Matt Gaetz’s ‘Wingman’ Plans to Strike a Plea DealThe attorney of Gaetz’s associate Joel Greenberg told reporters he is “sure Matt Gaetz is not feeling very comfortable today.”
  29. politics
    Manchin Closes Door on Gutting the Filibuster, But It Gets WorseDemocrats have a West Virginia shaped thorn in their sides.
  30. infrastructure
    Biden’s Vision for ‘Care Infrastructure’ Needs More SocialismMeeting the demand for high-quality elder care — while raising wages for those who provide it — would require radical measures.
  31. politics
    Biden Unveils Gun-Control Measures, Tells Congress ‘Time for Some Action’Biden tightened rules on “ghost guns” and pushed red-flag laws, but said Congress must make broader moves to end the epidemic of gun violence.
  32. republicans
    A Dwindling Republican Party May Be Doomed to Shrink MoreThe trouble with losing swing voters is that it can make the residual party base more entrenched in its exclusive ways.
  33. politics
    Representative Lee Zeldin Announces Run for NY GovernorThe congressman and staunch Trump supporter said Governor Cuomo has been at the “helm of New York’s downfall,” and presented himself as the solution.
  34. politics
    A Top Mueller Deputy on How to Prosecute TrumpAndrew Weissmann says the Manhattan DA has advantages his old team didn’t. Still, it could come down to flipping the ex-president’s accountant.
  35. iran nuclear deal
    U.S. ‘Prepared’ to Lift Sanctions to Return to Iran DealAlmost three years after Trump walked out of the historic agreement, the U.S. is again willing to lift sanctions to reduce nuclear enrichment in Iran.
  36. republican party
    Why Republicans Think They Can Regain Power Without Repudiating TrumpismFrom the midterm precedents to the belief that Trump expanded the GOP’s reach, Republicans have a host of reasons to be complacent.
  37. politics
    Justice Breyer Is Missing the Point on Court PackingThe justice’s warning against proposed structural changes to the Supreme Court confuses remedies for politicization with causes.
  38. politics
    Cuomo Accuser Details Groping Allegation in First InterviewThe current staffer who accused Cuomo of groping her at the Executive Mansion says he slammed the door and told her “I don’t care” when she protested.
  39. democracy reforms
    Voting Restrictions Aren’t the Primary Threat to U.S. DemocracyThe GOP is better at denying Democratic voters equal representation than it is at denying them access to the ballot.
  40. politics
    Andrew Giuliani Says He Plans to Run for New York GovernorThe former Trump White House staffer and son of Rudy Giuliani said he thinks he has the “best chance to win” against Andrew Cuomo or another Democrat.
  41. politics
    North Carolina Republicans Want to Punish Gender ThoughtcrimeA new bill would require public employees to notify parents if a child displays “gender nonconformity.”
  42. capitol riot
    It’s Time to Fix the Law That Led to the Capitol RiotAn obscure 1887 law intended to resolve disputed presidential elections instead gave Trump and his supporters one last chance to overturn the results.
  43. voting rights
    Six Bad Ideas About Voting That Republicans Need to AbandonThe GOP insists its efforts in Georgia and beyond aren’t about voter suppression, but its faulty assumptions are preventing real election reform.
  44. the national interest
    Mitch McConnell and the Agony of the Post-Trump Corporate RepublicanThey expected to be off moral probation after Trump. Then came Georgia.
  45. politics
    ‘The System for Wealth Building Is Designed to Build White Wealth’Professor Dorothy Brown on the racist nature of the tax code and how to fix it.
  46. covid vaccines
    J&J Takes Over Plant Where Contractor Error Led to Loss of 15M Vaccine DosesNew reports detail past batches of discarded vaccines and doubts that Johnson & Johnson can correct the course at the plant in Baltimore.
  47. gop
    Matt Gaetz Sought a Preemptive Pardon From Trump: ReportA blanket pardon would have been a nice security blanket for the representative under investigation for an alleged act of sex trafficking.
  48. politics
    Slain Capitol Police Officer to Lie in Honor at U.S. CapitolWilliam Evans, an 18-year veteran of the Capitol Police, was killed in a vehicle attack outside the Capitol on Friday.
  49. democrats
    Democrats’ Control of the House Is Increasingly FragileResignations and a death have left Pelosi with a shrinking majority until special elections fill the vacancies.
  50. covid-19
    Biden Shaves Off Two Weeks From His Goal for Vaccine EligibilityWith shots accelerating, he wants all adults to be cleared for one by April 19.
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