1. the national interest
    Proven Liar Sarah Sanders Asked About Lying, Lies AgainShe’s only sorry she’s not “a robot” who tells the truth.
  2. not mueller time
    All the News That Was Buried by the Mueller ReportToday was a good day to hide bad news, if you had it. But we excavated it.
  3. the national interest
    Trump Beat the Rap, but Mueller Uncovered a Historic ScandalThe special prosecutor finds few new crimes, lots of misconduct, and a president acting like a mob boss to cover it all up.
  4. mueller time
    Trump Deserves Impeachment. But Should the Democrats Do It?Yes, Mueller seems to have provided an “impeachment referral.” But it remains risky and perhaps unnecessary this close to the 2020 election.
  5. mueller time
    On Obstruction of Justice, Mueller Punted to Congress and the 2020 ElectorateMueller strongly suggested that impeachment or electoral defenestration is the only remedy for the misconduct he documents.
  6. mitch mcconnell
    Mitch McConnell’s New Campaign Ad Is Brazenly Anti-DemocracyThe McConnell campaign’s first campaign ad is about insisting that his various subversions of democracy are instances of “letting the people decide.”
  7. vision 2020
    Terry McAuliffe Won’t Run for President in 2020The ebullient former Clinton money man will refocus on Virginia, where his party’s troubles may enable him to return to the governorship in 2021.
  8. mueller time
    Sarah Sanders Told Mueller She Lied to Media About ComeyShe told investigators that a remark about James Comey’s termination was based on nothing, later calling it a “slip of the tongue.”
  9. mueller time
    Mueller Report Offers More Evidence That Erik Prince Lied to CongressHe told a congressional committee that he met a Russian oligarch in the Seychelles by accident. That doesn’t seem to be true.
  10. the national interest
    Congress Should Impeach William BarrThe attorney general has proven himself an irredeemable hack at a time when the job demands independence.
  11. mueller time
    Mueller Report Confirms Trump Runs the White House Like It’s the MafiaTrump repeatedly instructed his underlings to mislead authorities, and informed the White House counsel that “lawyers don’t take notes.”
  12. mueller time
    11 Areas of Obstruction of Justice Mueller InvestigatedMueller’s findings of fact about Trump’s behavior hardly seem “exonerating” at all.
  13. mueller time
    Mueller Report: Trump Said ‘I’m F***ed’ When Special Counsel Was AppointedTurns out he was wrong about that.
  14. game of yeah right
    There Is No Way Trump Watches Game of ThronesLet me tell you why.
  15. republicans
    White Alabamians Are Doing It AgainRoy Moore, an accused child molester, is leading early polls in Alabama’s Republican primary for the 2020 U.S. Senate election.
  16. mueller time
    William Barr: Trump’s Obstruction Was Legal Because He Was Sincerely ParanoidTrump believed the Russia investigation was a “witch hunt.” Therefore, his attempts to undermine it weren’t obstruction of justice, Barr explains.
  17. mueller time
    Read the Full Mueller Report DocumentThe Justice Department released the redacted version of the Mueller Report today.
  18. mueller time
    Man Shocks America With Unblinking EyesRod Rosenstein didn’t move during William Barr’s press conference.
  19. mueller time
    Barr Confirms White House Got a Sneak Peek at the Mueller ReportSeems that Barr helped Team Trump pre-spin the Mueller report — an effort that continued with his press conference spinning it just before release.
  20. mueller time
    Who Was the Bearded Man at Barr’s Mueller Press Conference?His name is Edward O’Callaghan, and he once thwarted an investigation into another Republican politician: Sarah Palin.
  21. who?
    Poll: 12 Percent of Americans Have ‘Never Heard’ of Mike PenceHe may not be the most publicly present vice-president in recent years, but that number still feels a little low.
  22. mueller time
    Everything You Need to Know About the Mueller Report’s ReleaseThe Mueller report will come out after Barr’s presser, Congress will see a less-redacted version, and other late news about the long-awaited release.
  23. foreign policy
    Note to John Bolton: ‘Three Stooges of Socialism’ Is Not a Terrifying AllusionTrump’s national security adviser can’t seem to decide if the administration’s Latin American enemies are scary or figures of fun.
  24. vision 2020
    Pete Buttigieg Is Already Facing Anti-Gay Harassment on the Campaign TrailHis candidacy will reveal either the strengths or the limitations of the nation’s professed tolerance for LGBT people.
  25. mueller report
    Remembering the Starr Report As We Await the Mueller ReportIt’s unlikely Mueller’s report will have the seismic impact of the dirty book Ken Starr put together, which 20 million people read the first two days.
  26. mueller time
    Five Reasons Why Republicans Won’t Abandon Trump Like They Ditched NixonNixon had weaker intraparty support than Trump, who will benefit from likely polarization over the Mueller report.
  27. vision 2020
    Buttigieg Wants to Bring Back One of Bill Clinton’s Signature ProposalsExpanding national service was Clinton’s most reliable 1992 applause line, and it could help candidates like Mayor Pete strike a communitarian tone.
  28. vision 2020
    Which Democratic Presidential Candidates Have Qualified for the First Debates?Thirteen candidates have already made the cut, thanks to their standing in the polls or grassroots fundraising.
  29. the national interest
    Trump Is Attacking Not Ilhan Omar But All Muslims and MinoritiesA campaign of vilification and dehumanization that goes far beyond the pseudo-outrage at one exhausting member of Congress.
  30. rhetoric
    Ilhan Omar Is Facing Death Threats. It’s Good That Democrats Are Defending Her.The Atlantic’s David Frum argues that Democrats are making a strategic mistake by rallying behind Ilhan Omar.
  31. vision 2020
    Why Julián Castro Could Be 2020’s Dark Horse CandidateThe former San Antonio mayor and head of HUD has a long way to go to become a viable candidate, but the Latino vote could give him a path to victory.
  32. yemen
    Trump Vetoes Resolution to End U.S. Support for Saudi War (Crimes) in YemenTrump likes to complain about U.S. involvement in pointless wars in the Middle East. But he (apparently) likes helping the Saudis starve Yemen more.
  33. business
    McKinsey Is Running Puerto Rico — and Getting Paid Millions to Do ItWhy is the bankrupt island spending more than a billion dollars on expert advice?
  34. mueller report
    Trump Aides Worry Mueller Report Will Expose Them As LeakersSome staffers are reportedly having “breakdown-level anxiety” despite cooperating with Mueller at the direction of Trump’s legal team.
  35. vision 2020
    In a Eulogy for a Friend, Biden May Have Buried the Old Democratic Party, TooBiden and his late South Carolina friend were both embodiments of a more accommodating era of politics. Can Biden “evolve” beyond it?
  36. vision 2020
    Is Pete Buttigieg Literally Parks and Rec’s Ben Wyatt?A young mayor, board-game enthusiast, and Leslie Knope fan could be the next U.S. president — in Pawnee, and in real life.
  37. politics
    The Democratic Party Is Fighting to Keep Representatives It Needs to LoseMarie Newman’s progressive challenge to anti-abortion Democrat Dan Lipinski will force the party to decide where its political loyalties lie.
  38. ilhan omar
    Why ‘Civility’ Protects Dan Crenshaw But Not Ilhan OmarAndy Barr wants Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to be more “civil” when addressing Dan Crenshaw. But Crenshaw’s treatment of Ilhan Omar was anything but.
  39. vision 2020
    Poll Shows Roy Moore Is Still the Wacko to Beat in AlabamaMoore may draw multiple GOP rivals, but don’t bet the farm against him — or against Democratic incumbent Doug Jones.
  40. democrats
    Safe Districts Exist to Produce Insurgents Like AOC — and Leaders Like PelosiSo far AOC has done nothing to threaten her party other than asking Democrats to consider a more aggressive and expansive agenda.
  41. vision 2020
    William Weld Isn’t Going to Save the GOP From TrumpThe former turned current Republican is as much of a threat to Trump as the gnats Richard Nixon swatted aside in 1972.
  42. power
    How Kavanaugh Changed American Men and WomenRepublicans predicted that the hearings would backfire on Democrats. Here’s what the data actually says.
  43. vision 2020
    From Breezy Beto to Wonky Warren: How Candidates Use PolicyPolicies can be an ideological marker, a signature, or even an identity.
  44. donald trump
    Trump Says He’s ‘Always Liked’ Jimmy Carter Despite Insulting Him for YearsAfter Carter complimented Trump on his handling of the U.S.-China relationship, President 45 walked back years of insults lobbed at President 39.
  45. war on drugs
    No, Fentanyl Isn’t a Weapon of Mass DestructionThe Trump administration is considering classifying fentanyl as a WMD – a move that has nothing to do with science and everything to do with politics.
  46. vision 2020
    Why Joe Biden’s ‘Obama Strategy’ Is Smart — and RiskyObama’s mantle can hide a multitude of Biden’s political sins. But it also draws attention to Obama’s hands-off attitude toward 2020.
  47. mueller time
    Everything We Know About the Release of the Mueller ReportThe report will finally be released on Thursday, April 18.
  48. power
    Trump Video Leads to More Death Threats Against Ilhan OmarTrump tweeted a misleading video of comments she made at the Council on American Islamic Relations last month.
  49. donald trump
    Report: Trump Asked Tiger Woods for His Thoughts on Tax ReformTrump reportedly treats golf as a form of roving “Executive time,” where political allies and celebrities can lobby their causes.
  50. vision 2020
    Trump Raises $30 Million in First Quarter, Smashing Democratic NumbersFor Democrats, just as distressing as the total is Trump’s success with small donors: a reported 99 percent of donations were $200 or less.
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