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Democratic Party

  1. politics
    What Is Kyrsten Sinema’s Deal?The senator from Arizona puzzles and irks her fellow Democrats in equal measure.
  2. politics
    How on Earth Does Cuomo Survive This?The sexual-harassment report wasn’t a bombshell; it was a nuclear blast. And yet.
  3. democratic party
    Why Is It So Hard for Moderate Dems to ‘Do Popular Things’?Centrist resistance to popular tax hikes and drug reforms threatens to derail Biden’s agenda.
  4. the economy
    How the New Child Tax Credit Is Already Changing Lives“There’s very few good news stories, and this is one.”
  5. politics
    Democratic Lawmakers Flee Texas to Stop GOP Crackdown on VotingFive of the state representatives who left for D.C. have tested positive for the coronavirus.
  6. the body politic
    Biden’s Big Left GambleThe president is overseeing a sea change in the world of economic policy, and so much hangs in the balance.
  7. politics
    ‘Socialism’ Isn’t a Dirty Word AnymoreYoung Americans are increasingly critical of capitalism and open to an alternative. Will Democrats seize the opportunity?
  8. politics
    New York City’s Era of Liberal Peace Is OverThe left might have Eric Adams surrounded, but he has proven to be a cunning opponent.
  9. politics
    ‘We Have to Do What It Takes to Protect Our Delicate Democracy’Texas lawmakers may leave the state to save voting rights.
  10. politics
    Manchin Says He’ll Oppose For the People ActDemocrats’ would-be landmark voting-rights legislation now officially appears to be dead on arrival.
  11. israel
    U.S. Discourse Is Growing More Pro-Palestinian. U.S. Policy Isn’t.Several factors have led liberals and newsrooms to become more sympathetic to Palestinian misery, creating a dissonance with the official U.S. stance.
  12. politics
    What Comes After Trickle-Down Economics?If Biden really wants to get beyond the neoliberal consensus, he needs the left.
  13. politics
    Joe Biden Isn’t Going BackBut can he get Congress to follow him?
  14. politics
    Democratic Firm Is Accused of Firing Workers for Speaking UpCivis Analytics bills itself as progressive, but ex-employees say they were let go for trying to make the company live up to its values.
  15. centrism
    Centrist Dems Demand Infrastructure Bill Include Tax Hikes on RichIn a blow for the left, moderates say that they will only support Biden’s multitrillion-dollar green jobs plan if it includes a corporate tax hike.
  16. politics
    The DCCC Blacklist Is No MoreVendors will no longer be penalized for working with progressive primary candidates.
  17. president biden
    In Inaugural, Biden Calls for Unity (Against Trump’s GOP)The president’s speech was a call for reconciliation — on Blue America’s terms.
  18. end-times
    How BidenWorld Is Scrambling to Prepare for January 21His much-needed recovery agenda will have to weave its way through a Washington that is about to be increasingly distracted by Trump’s re-impeachment.
  19. capitol riot
    Biden’s Top Hill Allies: We Got This, You Focus on Taking OverThe incoming president struck a milder tone than Democrats in Congress who want to expel Republicans and impeach Trump again.
  20. the left
    The Left’s Most Naïve Cynics Have Turned on AOCLeft-wing media personalities are calling on House progressives to force a floor vote on Medicare for All — or reveal themselves to be frauds.
  21. democratic party
    AOC Is Right About Pelosi and SchumerThe left-wing Democrat and her moderate colleagues find a rare point of agreement: Their leaders have been around too long.
  22. democratic party
    Democrats Have a Problem. ‘Workers, Wages, Weed’ May Be the Answer.The party needs a clear national brand with strong appeal to non-college-educated voters.
  23. biden cabinet
    Biden’s Cabinet Picks Are Getting WeirdWith Susan Rice’s nomination to the Domestic Policy Council, it’s starting to feel like Biden is just having ex-colleagues draw jobs out of a hat.
  24. contested election
    Why Trump Thinks ‘Stop the Steal’ Could Help Him Win in 2024Trump may be channeling his favorite predecessor, Andrew Jackson, who won after a campaign of vengeance for an alleged stolen election.
  25. 2020 election
    DNC Chair Tom Perez: We Avoided ‘Catastrophe’Why the top Democrat isn’t too worried about how this election went or how the next one will go.
  26. the new kids
    The Squad Is Bigger Than EverHouse progressives grew their ranks, but you wouldn’t know it from how the rest of Democrats talk about them.
  27. vision 2020
    David Shor’s Postmortem of the 2020 ElectionDemocrats must accept that Biden won through persuasion, not mobilization — and if the party can’t change the Senate, it will need to change itself.
  28. 2020 vision
    Pelosi’s Grip on the House Will Tighten After the ElectionDemocrats should win more seats led by another suburban surge, this one possibly centered in Texas.
  29. politics
    Jared Kushner Told the Truth About Republicans and Black PeopleThe president’s son-in-law said what a lot of conservatives really believe.
  30. encounter
    Attica Scott: Dems Didn’t Have My Back After Protest ArrestThe only Black woman in the Kentucky legislature is ready for change, especially after Breonna Taylor. Is her party?
  31. vision 2021
    Biden 2020: Change That Wall Street Liberals Can Believe In?Biden seems interested in redistributing income, but not in challenging the private power of his party’s favorite industries.
  32. just asking questions
    What’s the Matter With Populism? Nothing.Historian Thomas Frank wants to reclaim real American populism from both liberal detractors and conservative pretenders.
  33. massachusetts
    How Markey and Kennedy Are Closing Out Their Brutal Primary‘Family fights are the most vicious fights’: inside the ugly final days of the year’s most contentious Senate primary race.
  34. dnc
    Democratic National Convention, Day 4: Live UpdatesFollow along with Intelligencer staff for the fourth and final day of the virtual convention, featuring Mayor Pete, Tammy Duckworth, and Joe Biden.
  35. vision 2021
    Biden Has Nothing to Fear But Fear of Deficits ItselfA Biden aide just warned that Trump’s deficits will leave little room for new spending. That kind of thinking could doom a post-pandemic recovery.
  36. democratic national convention
    At the DNC, Democrats Put Social Liberalism Above Political CautionThe Electoral College overrepresents culturally conservative whites. Democrats used their convention to defend the rights of the marginalized anyway.
  37. vision 2020
    Joe Biden Sees the Future in Kamala HarrisHe’s not just planning for the next three months, or even the next four years — but for what comes after.
  38. vision 2020
    How the Final Stretch of Biden’s VP Search Is Playing OutIt’s been an abnormal, increasingly contentious process, but the wait is finally almost over.
  39. just asking questions
    David Shor’s Unified Theory of American PoliticsA socialist data scientist (and supposed cancel-culture victim) details all he learned from eight years at the apex of Democratic consulting.
  40. super tuesday
    Bernie’s Revolution Failed. But His Movement Can Still Win.Super Tuesday disproved the senator’s theory of electoral politics. But if the left learns from his mistakes, victory remains possible.
  41. vision 2020
    Who’s Afraid of Bernie Sanders?How a debate over its nominating procedure could set the course for the Democratic party’s future.
  42. vision 2020
    No, You Drop Out: Why Bernie’s Rivals Are All Stubbornly Staying in the RaceAnti-Sanders moderates generally agree that the field needs to shrink for anyone else to have a chance, but no one is ready to walk away.
  43. vision 2020
    Why Bernie Is Not George McGovern and 2020 Isn’t 1972Sanders has a vastly better opportunity to win a general election than McGovern did, but it may require uniting the Democratic Party first.
  44. vision 2020
    What Obama Is Saying in Private About the Democratic PrimarySure, he’s got thoughts about Sanders and Bloomberg — and others in the field. But keeping mum is part of a much bigger plan.
  45. profile
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Already Changed D.C. It Hasn’t Changed Her Much.She reshaped her party’s agenda, resuscitated Bernie Sanders’s campaign, and hardly has a friend in town.
  46. impeachment
    Swing-District Dems Move to Yes on Impeachment, Majority of Public in FavorOf the 31 Democrats in swing districts where an impeachment vote could shake their support, more than half have come out in favor of removing Trump.
  47. democracy
    The Democrats Love Bipartisanship More Than They Fear TrumpAs Pelosi hands Trump a win on trade, and Biden defends the GOP’s good name, conservatives are entrenching their minority rule.
  48. vision 2020
    Commies Versus the Klan? Democrats and Republicans Have a Dim View of Each OtherRepublicans think Democrats are socialists, and Democrats think Republicans are racists. One or both of them may be right, but nobody will be civil.
  49. politics
    Big Tech’s Big Divorce From DemocratsInside the collapsed marriage of Silicon Valley and the Democratic Party.
  50. the national interest
    Why a Climate Debate Is a Terrible IdeaOnce you start with the single-issue debates, there’s no end.
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