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  1. virginia gubernatorial election
    Youngkin Dances Around Insurrection Flag Rally Held to Promote His CandidacyBannon and Trump showing up to honor January 6 and Youngkin’s candidacy is not what the candidate needs to charm swing voters.
  2. big lie
    Trump Says Republicans Must Solve the Big Lie or Their Voters Won’t VoteIt’s unclear how Trump’s phony fraud incidents can be solved by a party that opposes federal election legislation. But it keeps the focus on himself.
  3. republicans
    Mark Robinson Exposes the GOP’s Problem With Its BaseThe North Carolina lieutenant governor’s extreme culture-war positions may excite the MAGA faithful, but they’re broadly unpopular.
  4. politics
    No, Mitch McConnell Didn’t ‘Cave’ on the Debt CeilingTalk of McConnell folding misses what he got out of the debt-limit deal: a vote he can use against Democrats in 2022 and more chaos down the road.
  5. politics
    Idaho’s No. 2 Attempts Power Grab in Governor’s AbsenceFor the second time, Lieutenant Governor Janice McGeachin issued COVID-19 mandate orders that Governor Brad Little – a fellow Republican – opposes.
  6. secession
    No, We Can’t Get a National DivorceThere’s growing sentiment for secession, particularly on the right. It should be rejected.
  7. arizona audit
    Arizona Audit Aftermath Shows Trump Conspiracy Theories Will Go On ForeverYes, the recount in Arizona showed Biden’s lead actually increasing, but there’s always another rabbit hole for MAGA folks to explore.
  8. extremism
    Georgia Now Grows Politicians to the Right of Marjorie Taylor GreeneOne Republican congressional candidate is co-headlining the rally for the “political prisoners” of January 6. And he’s not the most extreme.
  9. 2022 midterms
    Trump Favorite Herschel Walker Officially Running for U.S. Senate in GeorgiaWalker is arguably a carpetbagger with some extra personal baggage, but he may be better known in Georgia than incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock.
  10. capitol riot
    ‘The Internet’ Wanted an Insurrection, So Trump Gave It OneIf you define “the American people” as your own noisy base, then the lies they spew online represent a mandate.
  11. covid-19 vaccine
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders Deploys Big Lie to Boost VaccinationsThe gubernatorial candidate is encouraging Arkansans to get their “Trump vaccine” and blaming the left for sowing distrust of the COVID jab.
  12. politics
    Pelosi and McCarthy Joust Over GOP Participation in January 6 PanelMcCarthy picked two MAGA hard-liners for the committee. Pelosi vetoed them, so all the GOP nominees quit. And now we have another stalemate.
  13. vision 2024
    Has Trump Spoiled the GOP for More Rational Leaders?If Trump doesn’t run in 2024, other Republican presidential contenders will have a hard time rivaling his unique demagogic appeal.
  14. congress
    Bill Aims to Keep Trump From Becoming House SpeakerDemocrats could bar Trump and other nonmembers from serving as Speaker, but they may not want to draw attention to the zany proposal.
  15. maga
    Trump’s Kind of Coup Is Indeed a Contested ElectionA straight-on military coup to overturn the 2020 results would have almost been easier to overcome than this poisoning of confidence in elections.
  16. polarization
    We Are Two Nations, DivisibleWhile Americans claim to want bipartisanship, our differences are clearly real and deep-seated. Embracing this is far healthier than denying it.
  17. 2022 midterms
    Why Primary Runoffs Will Matter in the 2022 MidtermsIn states without runoffs, Trump targets like Representative Liz Cheney may escape his wrath.
  18. conservatism
    It’s Tough to Prove You’re a ‘True Conservative’ in the Trump EraMany of the old principles of hard-core conservatism are still obligatory for Republicans. And now they have to demonstrate loyalty to Trump, too.
  19. vision 2024
    Is Sarah Huckabee Sanders Already Auditioning for Vice-President?It’s one theory for why she’s running a savage culture-war campaign for Arkansas governor. The others are scarier.
  20. capitol riot
    Kevin McCarthy Between Rock and a Wild Place on January 6 InquiryThe minority leader opposes GOP cooperation with a select committee that his most out-of-control members want to join. He has no great options.
  21. politics
    Why Republicans Want Voters to Panic About Critical Race TheoryGOP complaints are largely based on myths, but they think scaring white middle-class parents is a winning electoral strategy.
  22. maga
    Republican States Go to War Against Democratic Local GovernmentsWho cares about decentralized governance any more? Certainly not Trumpian Republicans, who want power for the level of government that obeys them.
  23. voting rights
    Democrats Need a New Plan to Defend Voting RightsThe outlook is dim for voting-rights legislation. DOJ enforcement and voter mobilization may be Democrats’ best shot for defending democracy.
  24. maga
    Greene’s Logic: Democrats Are Nazis, So Their Agenda Is Like the HolocaustIn the MAGA world, where all Democrats are socialists, and Adolf Hitler was a socialist, all Democratic initiatives are like the Holocaust.
  25. maga
    Election ‘Audit’ Fever Spreads Beyond ArizonaFrom New Hampshire to Wisconsin and even California, recounts are being used to supposedly vindicate Trump and justify voter suppression.
  26. maga
    Are Republicans Finally Standing Up to the Proud Boys?Mainstream Republicans are demanding an investigation into Proud Boy influence in the Nevada GOP that could bring down the state party leadership.
  27. gop
    Matt Gaetz Distracts From Sex-Trafficking Probe With False Election Fraud ClaimsAs the inquiry into an alleged act of sex trafficking develops, Gaetz is spreading falsehoods about the election with Marjorie Taylor Greene.
  28. 2021 elections
    MAGA + Money Wins Virginia’s GOP Gubernatorial Race“Christian outsider businessman” Glenn Youngkin has the dough to keep things interesting against Democrat Terry McAuliffe.
  29. vision 2024
    Mike Pence Trudges Towards 2024After his breach with Trump, is the former vice president really anything more than another Dan Quayle?
  30. maga
    Trump’s GOP Enemies Try 3 Strategies for SurvivalPaul Ryan, Mitt Romney, and Brian Kemp exhibit different ways Republican politicians are dealing with the Boss’s disdain.
  31. maga
    Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene Hit Road to Needlessly Rally MAGA BaseThe bad boy and bad girl of right-wing extremism are pairing up for a series of rallies to keep the movement humming pending Trump’s vengeful return.
  32. extremism
    You Cannot Reason With the GOP’s ConspiracistsThe conservative fever Barack Obama thought might soon break is now instilling systemic belief in conspiracies on the right.
  33. election coup
    Will Republicans Try Another Election Coup in 2024?Jonathan Last argues that 2020 could have been a dress rehearsal, and that a 2022 purge by Trump could make it work next time.
  34. republicans
    A Dwindling Republican Party May Be Doomed to Shrink MoreThe trouble with losing swing voters is that it can make the residual party base more entrenched in its exclusive ways.
  35. maga
    Kristi Noem Angers Her Base With Transgender Sports-Ban VetoThe South Dakota governor was a MAGA favorite thanks to her fight against pandemic public-health measures. Now she’s flunked a cultural litmus test.
  36. mike pence
    Is Mike Pence Finished in MAGA-Land?It seems four years of toadying to Trump aren’t enough to overcome his “betrayal” on January 6.
  37. maga
    Trump Lawyer Claiming Mass Election Fraud Is Under Investigation for Voter FraudLin Wood, the Trump-allied lawyer who unsuccessfully sued to overturn the election results, could have cast a fraudulent ballot in November.
  38. extremism
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Is Trying to Impeach the Biden FamilyNobody drives the crazy train like Greene, who may represent where the MAGA movement is going.
  39. capitol riot
    Trump Supporters Harass Lindsey Graham at AirportThe president’s loyalists chanted “traitor” and heckled the Republican lawmaker on Friday.
  40. maga
    Trump Did Worse in Counties Where He Held His Final Rallies: ReportTrump underperformed compared to 2016 in 25 out of 30 counties where he held his final pandemic get-togethers.
  41. maga
    ‘Trump Has Given Us a Gift’: GOP Insiders See Victory in Potential LossEven if he loses to Joe Biden, Republicans see a party with potential and a new president playing with a losing hand.
  42. maga
    American Flag Collapses at Trump Rally in North CarolinaIt wasn’t the ideal symbol for a president who is 30 hours out from an election he is on track to lose.
  43. maga
    The 10 Strangest Moments From Trump’s Trifecta of Pennsylvania RalliesTrump recalled how his COVID doctors “would grab my body” and expressed his desire for the open road, yearning to “drive the hell out of here.”
  44. politics
    The #Resistance and the Retirement CommunityInside the Villages in Florida, where election tensions are at an all-time high.
  45. trump rally
    Ohio Lt. Governor Booed at Trump Rally for Promoting Trump 2020 MasksRallygoers weren’t pleased with Jon Husted, a co-chair of the Ohio Trump campaign, when he suggested they wear masks supporting Trump’s reelection.
  46. vision 2020
    MAGA Visibility Is Making Democrats NervousBiden is relying less on his ground game and more on digital organizing, worrying some supporters who are seeing a preponderance of Trump lawn signs.
  47. maga
    Trump to Return With His First Rally Since the Coronavirus Shutdown Next FridayCampaign officials reportedly hope the return of the rallies will distract Trump from destructive online behavior, citing zero past examples.
  48. vision 2020
    Coronavirus May Derail the Republican Convention After AllThough Trump misses big rallies and has mocked Democrats’ plans for a virtual convention, it seems the GOP convention may be modified as well.
  49. vision 2020
    There’s Only One Way the ‘Enthusiasm Gap’ Matters“Enthusiasm” for a presidential general election candidate is usually exaggerated and often unimportant.
  50. coronavirus
    Are Masks Just for Liberals?As the backlash to coronavirus precautions spreads, so, too, may resistance to the most visible sign of compliance — the mask.
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