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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. politics
    Jared Kushner Told the Truth About Republicans and Black PeopleThe president’s son-in-law said what a lot of conservatives really believe.
  14. 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?
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. politics
    Big Tech’s Big Divorce From DemocratsInside the collapsed marriage of Silicon Valley and the Democratic Party.
  34. the national interest
    Why a Climate Debate Is a Terrible IdeaOnce you start with the single-issue debates, there’s no end.
  35. democrats
    New York Just Proved That a Better Democratic Party Is PossibleDevelopers used to call the shots in Albany. This year, progressives did.
  36. politics
    A Brief Guide to the Joe Biden–Anita Hill ControversyA primer for those who don’t recall the 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings, which continue to haunt Biden on the 2020 campaign trail.
  37. politics
    Consultants Are Already Deserting Marie Newman’s Campaign Over DCCC RuleThe DCCC’s pro-incumbent policy could tip the scales in favor of an anti-choice Democrat, Representative Dan Lipinski of Illinois.
  38. white nationalism
    White Nationalism Is the Republican Party’s Meal TicketThis week on Capitol Hill, Republicans tried to distract Americans from their complicity in white nationalism. They ended up drawing attention to it.
  39. social media
    For Democrats, Twitter Is Not Real Life. But It Could Be.Liberals on social media are not representative of the Democratic electorate. But the activists and elites who set partisan agendas never are.
  40. medicare for all
    Your Insurance Is Getting Disrupted — With or Without Medicare for AllRising health-care costs are making it increasingly impossible for employers to provide their workers with quality, stable coverage.
  41. politics
    Biden Says He Does Not Recall Behaving Inappropriately Toward Lucy FloresA spokesperson says Biden also believes she “has every right to share her own recollection and reflections” of the discomfiting encounter.
  42. politics
    Stacey Abrams Won’t Be Biden’s VP: ‘You Don’t Run for Second Place.’But Abrams didn’t reject the idea of becoming a nominee’s running mate later on.
  43. vision 2020
    America’s Second-Largest Teachers Union Is Trying Not to Make 2016’s MistakeThe American Federation of Teachers has rolled out its endorsement process for candidates, and says that it’s prepared to hold Democrats to account.
  44. politics
    Ilhan Omar Tests the Democratic Party. Will It Pass?Democrats like Omar aren’t nihilists. They have taken a great chance on the party and its capacity for self-reflection.
  45. post-millennials
    The Kids Aren’t Alt-RightThe long march of the conservative conquest of the Republican Party could finally be coming to an end.
  46. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris: I’ve Smoked Weed and ‘I Did Inhale’California’s former attorney general says weed “gives a lot of people joy and we need more joy in this world.”
  47. politics
    Virginia’s Executive Branch Is in ShamblesRalph Northam still hasn’t resigned, and his potential successor now faces a sexual assault claim.
  48. politics
    John Fetterman’s New FightPennsylvania’s new lieutenant governor wants to revitalize Trump Country… and the Democratic Party.
  49. politics
    House Dems Hoping to Stifle Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Are Only Hurting ThemselvesSome of AOC’s new colleagues want her to play by the rules. They’re ignoring what she brings to the party, and what she came to D.C. to do.
  50. 2020 elections
    Inside Bernie Sanders’s Big DecisionThe discussion the most popular democratic socialist in America is having over his political future.
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