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Joe Biden

  1. the gaffe machine
    Joe Biden Asks About Whereabouts of Congresswoman Who DiedThe president was looking for Representative Jackie Walorski during a White House speech — the congresswoman was killed in a car crash two months ago.
  2. explainer
    Let’s Get to Know Space Force, Trump’s Most Misunderstood CreationDespite Trump’s misleading hype and the constant sci-fi jokes, the newest military branch has a serious mission (though it’s still a bit funny).
  3. the national interest
    Biden Keeps Living Trump’s Dream With Elton John White House ConcertI guess that’s why they call it the blues.
  4. cannabis
    Don’t Just Legalize Weed. End Marijuana Prohibition.If Joe Biden wants to be like FDR, he can look to the repeal of the 18th Amendment.
  5. the inside game
    Biden Isn’t the Main Character of the Midterms AnymoreThat’s a very good thing for Democrats — and it has Republicans nervous.
  6. the left
    Why Can’t the Left Take the W?The perils of failing to claim Joe Biden’s victories as your own.
  7. politics
    The Sordid Saga of Hunter Biden’s LaptopThe most invasive data breach imaginable is a political scandal Democrats can’t just wish away.
  8. early and often
    A Guide to the Tortured Debate Over Biden’s Big Democracy SpeechPer the reaction, Biden is the champion democracy needs, a dictator, a real-life Dark Brandon, or Satan. And he’s gone too far — or not far enough?
  9. early and often
    Joe Biden Should Quit While He’s AheadA hot streak does not make a successful reelection, and he should allow a new generation of Democrats to emerge for 2024.
  10. covid
    America’s COVID Testing Regime Is Somehow Still a TravestyTests remain way too expensive, and nobody in power really seems to care.
  11. politics
    Who’s the Change Agent Now?Joe Biden is delivering breakthroughs that long eluded Barack Obama. Who understands the presidency best?
  12. early and often
    It Took Joe Biden, Career Centrist, to Cancel Student DebtProgressives forced him to make a previously radical campaign promise, and delivering on even some of it is a huge win for the left.
  13. early and often
    Biden’s Job-Approval Numbers Are (Slowly) ClimbingThe president is still too unpopular to help Democrats produce a midterm upset, but the trends are in the right direction.
  14. encounter
    Everything’s Coming Up SchumerThe Senate majority leader has a “different way of getting things done” that saved Biden’s agenda and maybe their party.
  15. student debt
    How Does Student-Debt Relief Affect Inflation?A debate is raging about how much $20,000 in debt amnesty could stoke inflation while the White House tries to keep the economy from imploding.
  16. just asking questions
    Could Democrats Really Pull Off a Miracle in November?The Cook Political Report’s Amy Walter on 2022’s unusual midterm dynamics.
  17. early and often
    Biden’s on a Roll. So When Will He Become Popular Again?The president remains far from the kind of job-approval numbers associated with the three presidents who escaped midterm misery.
  18. inflation reduction act
    IRA Is Already Taken, DemocratsThe party needs a name for its bill that doesn’t summon images of Joe Manchin in a balaclava.
  19. plagued
    Paging Dr. NormalcyAshish Jha, the COVID czar, wants to make vaccines great again.
  20. the national interest
    Joe Biden’s Best Week EverHis presidency is suddenly shaping up to be a resounding success.
  21. early and often
    The Biden Age Is Hitting Its StrideThe debate over how old the president is and whether he should run again is a distraction from how much he has already accomplished.
  22. the national interest
    Will Kyrsten Sinema Kill Biden’s Climate and Health Agenda?She really, really hates taxing the rich.
  23. foreign interests
    Nancy Pelosi Is Creating a Global Military Crisis for No Reason at AllShe’s going to Taiwan as a semi-rogue actor. At best, her trip will accomplish nothing. At worst …
  24. the national interest
    Republicans Say Biden’s Plan Taxes the Middle Class. That’s False.Biden’s plan fulfills his campaign promise.
  25. plagued
    Biden Tests Positive for COVID AgainThe president is apparently experiencing a Paxlovid rebound infection, which happens to a small fraction of people treated with the antiviral.
  26. the national interest
    The Lessons of Last Year’s Larry Summers HatefestNow is the winter of our discontent, made glorious Summers.
  27. joe biden
    Biden ’24 Is in Real Trouble NowIf the president doesn’t turn things around, we may hear a lot of retirement as well as birthday wishes when he turns 80.
  28. early and often
    Biden Is Officially COVID-FreeThe president will soon be putting remote work in the rearview mirror.
  29. 2022 midterms
    Biden Might Finally Pull the Trigger on Student-Loan DebtThe president is reportedly considering partial student-loan amnesty to boost turnout among disillusioned young Democrats.
  30. the national interest
    Good-bye to Biden’s Social-Policy AgendaIn the end, sheer economic ignorance killed it.
  31. the national interest
    The Democrats’ Failure Is CompleteIt would be too easy to blame only Manchin for the death of their agenda.
  32. early and often
    Obama Picked Weird Time to Send Ronny Jackson a Stern EmailYears after the ex–White House physician was accused of a wide range of inappropriate behavior, Obama rebuked him for a tweet about Biden.
  33. just asking questions
    ‘A Dangerous Level of Groupthink’Larry Summers on America’s inflation problem, the Federal Reserve’s late response, and the likelihood of a recession.
  34. early and often
    Bernie Sanders Probably Won’t Run Again. Who Replaces Him?For all the speculation about Joe Biden’s future, there is no obvious socialist successor waiting to run in 2024, but there needs to be.
  35. the body politic
    Joe Biden’s Dobbs Response Has Been Breathtakingly AwfulWhy can’t the president show some fight?
  36. foreign interests
    Biden Has No Choice But to Shake Hands With a MurdererThe crisis in global energy markets is just one of many geopolitical realities forcing the president to go to Saudi Arabia.
  37. vision 2024
    Are Democrats Stuck With Joe Biden in 2024?If the president is stubborn about running, there may be no realistic way for unhappy Democrats to get rid of him without a risky internal fight.
  38. early and often
    Democrats Have a Biden ProblemJoe Biden might be the only Democrat who can give Donald Trump a second term.
  39. life after roe
    Biden’s Abortion-Rights Message Falls ShortAn executive order won’t reverse the perception that the White House is out of touch.
  40. politics
    Biden Is Now Polling Worse Than Trump Was at the Same Point in His PresidencyUntil recently, the Democrat could compare himself favorably to his deeply unpopular predecessor. It’s not so clear anymore.
  41. life after roe
    Biden: Scrap the Filibuster (Once) to Codify AbortionThe ultimate Senate traditionalist backs a more drastic approach for the second time in a year.
  42. the money game
    Joe Biden, Oil ManThe president’s call for a summer gas-tax holiday is another pro-oil policy that wouldn’t do much to help people.
  43. early and often
    Biden Survives Bike Fall After Failed Backpedaling AttemptThe 79-year-old president suffered an embarrassing fall from his bike one day after the Bidens made their cat travel by helicopter.
  44. the national interest
    Why Biden Is Getting More Bipartisan Laws Than Anyone ExpectedI was skeptical he could get Republican to support anything. I was wrong.
  45. early and often
    10 GOP Senators Endorse Bipartisan Framework for New Gun-Safety ReformsThe measures are modest but would still represent the most meaningful reforms in decades — and it looks like they might really happen.
  46. foreign interests
    Biden Says Zelenskyy ‘Didn’t Want to Hear’ Invasion WarningMeanwhile, Russia continues to make steady progress taking territory in eastern Ukraine, as Ukrainian forces run out of artillery shells.
  47. early and often
    Biden’s Job-Approval Numbers Continue to Slide DownThe president’s popularity can recover before 2024, but his party needs it to happen now.
  48. the inside game
    Could Biden’s Post-Midterm Pivot Start at Treasury?Janet Yellen has become a face of the inflation problem. Business-friendly Gina Raimondo is rumored as a potential successor.
  49. the money game
    The World Is Conspiring to Make Driving Suck MoreGas-tax holidays and a hike in global oil production aren’t going to do a damn thing for your gas bills this summer.
  50. early and often
    President Biden’s Weirdest White House Habits“Executive time” and the Diet Coke button are gone, but Biden keeps the White House weird with his secret Peloton, Gatorades, and “fexting.”
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