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Josh Hawley

  1. capitol riot
    The Bozell Family Tradition of Right-Wing ExtremismBrent Bozell IV, arrested after the Capitol Riot, seems to have followed in the footsteps of his media critic father and his Francoist grandfather.
  2. impeachment trial
    Senate Republicans Split on Trump’s Culpability for Capitol RiotMitch McConnell wasn’t the only senator who combined a vote to acquit Trump with criticism of his conduct. But most won’t have trouble crawling back.
  3. the national interest
    Josh Hawley Believes Disliking Josh Hawley Is an Act of CensorshipThe senator’s new pose is an American Mandela.
  4. the national interest
    Josh Hawley: I Stood Up to Capitol Mob by Endorsing Its DemandsThe Missouri senator explains his bravery.
  5. conservatism
    As ‘Woke Capital’ Turns on Trump, the GOP Turns on ‘Small Government’The movement for “small government” is starting to realize that it has more influence over the state than it does over the corporate sector.
  6. capitol riot
    Impeachment Could Ban Trump From Running in 2024It’s too late for Congress to remove Trump before Inauguration Day. But a post-presidential impeachment and conviction could prevent a Trump comeback.
  7. capitol riot
    Simon & Schuster Cancels Josh Hawley’s Book Deal After Capitol RiotThe publisher stated it “cannot support Senator Hawley after his role in what became a dangerous threat.”
  8. contested election
    Tom Cotton Breaks With Trump on Coup Attempt in CongressThe Arkansan split with other presidential wannabes in warning that Trump is undermining an Electoral College that has served Republicans well.
  9. contested election
    Futile Ploy to Overturn Election in Congress Divides GOPRepublicans in the Senate and House are publicly at odds over a pointless plan to block the certification of Biden’s win out of loyalty to Trump.
  10. contested election
    Hawley to Trigger Congressional Vote on Trump’s Election CoupThe circus will come to Congress on January 6, but the man at center ring is Mike Pence, who will preside over a joint session to certify electors.
  11. past is prologue
    The Flimsy Nixon Precedent Trump Is Seizing On to Contest Biden’s WinIn 1960, Nixon disregarded a certified Electoral College slate from Hawaii favoring him. This is not the same as Pence disregarding a national defeat.
  12. politics
    House Votes To Override Trump Veto for the First TimeThe president vetoed the annual defense authorization bill, partially to protect Confederate-named installations. The key vote will be in the Senate.
  13. covid-19 stimulus
    Trump Nearly Blew Up Stimulus Talks With Demand for a Big Second CheckTrump wants the kind of spending that horrifies most of his closest allies in Congress.
  14. congress
    Congress and Trump Will Keep Bickering Through the HolidaysEndless wrangling over spending and stimulus and a likely Trump veto of a defense-policy bill are casting a pall over a holiday-decorated Capitol.
  15. coronavirus stimulus
    Josh Hawley and Bernie Sanders Demand Second Round of $1,200 Stimulus ChecksA rare alliance emerges in the fight for a second stimulus package.
  16. conservatism
    Why the Right’s Principled Populists Will LoseThe vanguard of “pro-worker conservatism” has a clear-eyed view of the Trump era’s lessons — but little hope of making the GOP learn them.
  17. covid-19 stimulus
    Hawley to Trump: Veto Any Stimulus Bill With No Second CheckCongress is considering a stimulus deal along with a stopgap spending bill, but negotiators remain stuck. Maybe Hawley and Trump can produce movement.
  18. the national interest
    Josh Hawley’s Populist Shtick Is Undermined by One Glaring Weakness“Let me explain this to you.”
  19. vision 2020
    Who Could Lead Trumpism Without Trump?There are several paths Republicans could take to maintain Trump’s political appeal without all the baggage.
  20. supreme court
    Trump Adds Cotton, Cruz, and Hawley to His Supreme Court Prospect ListIf you think a Justice Kavanaugh is bad, consider Justice Cotton, Justice Cruz, or Justice Hawley.
  21. populism
    The Populist Case for Trump Is Now 100 Percent Policy FreeIn an op-ed, GOP senator Josh Hawley argues that Trump has fought Wall Street to aid working people, citing no examples.
  22. conservatism
    ‘Working Class’ Conservatism Doesn’t Work Without UnionsSelf-styled “populist” Republicans — who oppose pro-labor policies — are just Reaganites in different clothes.
  23. supreme court
    Trump’s Next Supreme Court List Could Be Really ExtremeConservatives are again feeling betrayed on abortion and LGBTQ rights. Trump needs to convince them his future picks would be infallibly reactionary.
  24. republicans
    The Future of the Republican Party Isn’t in the Dead CenterDon’t expect moderate heretics like Charlie Baker and Larry Hogan to inherit the GOP from Trump.
  25. republican party
    The GOP Coalition Is Getting More Working-Class. Its Agenda Isn’t.A post-Trump, putatively “populist” GOP may make gains with working people. But there’s no sign it will serve their interests.
  26. the capitol
    Senators Kamala Harris, Josh Hawley, Jeff Merkley on the Grind of Trying TrumpDemocrats Kamala Harris and Jeff Merkley and Republican Josh Hawley reflect on the nuts and bolts of tracking an impeachment trial.
  27. josh hawley
    Smug, Elitist Senator Attacks Middle-Class Journalist As a Smug ElitistJosh Hawley has a lot of damn nerve calling Greg Sargent an “elitist.”
  28. vision 2020
    What Will Republicans Do If Trump Goes Down?It’s unlikely, but if it happens, Republicans better hope Mike Pence survives the scandal, because there’s no obvious party savior otherwise.
  29. u.s. constitution
    Please, No Lectures on Fidelity to the Constitution From Josh HawleyThe Republican senator’s idea of the constitution is strictly as a vehicle for the authoritarian cultural order he prefers.
  30. 🙄
    Senator Josh Hawley Wants to Outlaw Infinite ScrollingHawley’s newest anti-tech bill targets the symptoms, not the disease.
  31. the national interest
    Why ‘National Conservative’ Josh Hawley Wants to Enrich Foreign BanksA good test of the sincerity of the newest strain of self-proclaimed right-wing populists.
  32. nationalism
    National Conservatives Want Cultural Dominance Not ‘Social Cohesion’The right can foster “national solidarity” or impose its social values on an increasingly diverse and secular country, but it can’t do both.
  33. conservatism
    What the Hell Is ‘National Conservatism’ Anyway?A conference in Washington, D.C., this week tried to flesh out a new political philosophy for the American right. The results were, at best, mixed.
  34. who has my secrets
    I Don’t Care What My Data Is Worth. I Just Want to Know Who Has It.New legislation would force tech companies to put a precise value on user data, but it targets the wrong industry.
  35. josh hawley
    Josh Hawley Could Be the Face of the Post-Trump RightThe polished young Missouri senator thinks liberty is a vehicle for the righteous, not the godless.
  36. judicial appointments
    Trump Aide, Thomas Protégé Confirmed for Top Circuit CourtNeomi Rao, with an assist from Clarence Thomas, satisfied conservatives on abortion policy, and could be a candidate for a Supreme Court opening.
  37. 2018 midterms
    Josh Hawley Under Investigation for Letting Campaign Run His Public OfficeA media probe uncovered some funny business with campaign consultants ordering his state employee staff around.
  38. 2018 midterms
    Kemp Lies About Abrams Lying About Kemp’s Lies on Health CareBrian Kemp thinks the best defense against a damaging charge is an offensive myth about his opponent’s position.
  39. Trump to Veterans: Trust Me, Not Your Lying EyesOn trade, the president advises that he is the only arbiter of truth.
  40. Will Greitens Avenge Himself on Missouri GOP With an Indie Run for the Senate?It could be a sign that God really loves incumbent Democratic senator Claire McCaskill, whose last opponent imploded.
  41. Another Day, Another Set of Scandalous Claims Against Missouri Governor GreitensGreitens was already facing calls to resign over a sex scandal. Now he’s been accused of illegally using his charity’s donor list and lying about it.
  42. Missouri’s Attorney General Recommends More Charges for Governor GreitensThe Missouri governor’s already on trial for felony violation of privacy. Now the state’s attorney general is recommending campaign-finance charges.
  43. Missouri Governor Greitens Is Going Down Kicking and ScreamingThe Republican is facing a criminal trial, possible impeachment, and growing calls from his own party for his resignation.
  44. Roy Moore Back in Action With Endorsement of Feminist-Hating Missouri CandidateIf there’s any Senate candidate out there who is following Moore’s twisted path, it’s probably Courtland Sykes.
  45. Josh Hawley Goes Off the Deep End on the Sexual Revolution and Human TraffickingThe main difference between today’s GOP Senate candidate in Missouri and the hapless Todd Akin is some Ivy League polish.