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  1. early and often
    Why Trump Nicknamed Letitia James ‘Peekaboo’: 6 TheoriesThere’s a lot of speculation about what Trump’s lazy nickname for the New York AG really means (but it’s probably just racist).
  2. the national interest
    Republican Senator on Trump’s Racist Rant: ‘I Hope No One Is Racist’Unfortunately, Donald Trump is extremely racist.
  3. early and often
    Trump Demanded a Government Shutdown and Nobody NoticedHis incendiary jab at Mitch McConnell distracted from a complaint about congressional Republicans not opting to destroy their midterm chances.
  4. tremendous content
    Bonkers Revelations From Maggie Haberman’s Trump Book, RankedIf you want more information on Trump being weird with toilets and belittling Jared Kushner, Confidence Man has you covered.
  5. the city politic
    The Horror That Continues to Haunt Our CityTreating New Yorkers with serious mental illness is one of the only ways we can prevent tragedies like the murder of FDNY Lt. Alison Russo-Elling.
  6. on with kara swisher
    So … Should We Ban TikTok or What?Kara Swisher grills TikTok COO Vanessa Pappas about the concerns China’s government has influence over the app and access to its user data.
  7. poll position
    Why Are Pollsters Disagreeing About the 2022 Midterms?If one influential Republican-leaning pollster is right, Patty Murray and Josh Shapiro should be worried. Others scoff at the idea.
  8. just asking questions
    The Surge That Could Save DemocratsTom Bonier makes the case that women are registering to vote in a fury after Dobbs and have the potential to reshape the midterms.
  9. 2022 midterms
    Midterm Candidates’ Skeletons Are Coming Out of the ClosetIn close races, attacks based on “oppo research” can matter a lot at this stage of the campaign cycle.
  10. politics
    New Yorkers Could Get Paid to Report Illegal ParkingA proposed bill in City Council would allow people to report instances of illegal parking and receive a cut of the fine.
  11. 2022 midterms
    The Election Deniers Running to Control the 2024 RaceSecretary of state candidates who don’t accept Biden’s win are looking to take over the election machinery in several key battlegrounds this November.
  12. life after roe
    Do Republicans Really Want to Punish Women for Having Abortions?The anti-abortion movement claims to value women while seeking to deny them reproductive rights. It’s a bit hard to believe.
  13. early and often
    MAGA Candidate in Ohio Keeps Lying About Military RecordJ.R. Majewski says he was a combat veteran who left the Air Force because of a brawl, but records show a much less noble career.
  14. the national interest
    Republican House Majority Will Try to Melt Down Global EconomyDemocrats need to sabotageproof the government while they still can.
  15. at home in asian america
    Confessions of an Asian Diversity Hire“It’s not like they put a sign on your desk that reads ‘Diversity Hire.’ You just know.”
  16. 2022 midterms
    Pennsylvania’s Doug Mastriano May Be 2022’s Worst CandidateThe Republican extremist and incompetent campaigner can become governor only if things get weird in November.
  17. 2022 midterms
    Get Used to Close Elections With Huge ConsequencesWe may have entered a new era of political gridlock in which swing voters are scarce and evenly matched parties clash again and again.
  18. tremendous content
    The Fetterman Campaign Should Just Hire Dr. OzOz created a new slogan for his opponent, saying his hoodies show that “he’s kicking authority in the balls.”
  19. early and often
    Will Any Republicans Jump Into Trump’s 2024 Snake Pit?A lot of Republicans might be tempted to take on a weakened Trump in the primaries, but they’ll remember how he treated his 2016 rivals.
  20. the city politic
    The Growing Cover-up of Rikers Island DeathsThe head of the city’s jails told aides to keep a dying man off his “department’s count,” according to the New York Times.
  21. early and often
    ‘It Was All a Hoax’: Migrant Sent to Martha’s Vineyard by DeSantis SpeaksA Venezuelan migrant on his mysterious, terrifying journey to Martha’s Vineyard as a political prop of Ron DeSantis.
  22. early and often
    If You Really Love Democracy, You Can’t Love the U.S. SenateMitch McConnell and Kyrsten Sinema are big on respecting the Senate as an institution, but valuing democracy means working to minimize its impact.
  23. at home in asian america
    For Domestic Workers, the Asian Class Divide Begins at HomeFive nannies from the Philippines, Nepal, and China open up about what it’s like to work for their Asian American employers.
  24. early and often
    McConnell Seeks Revenge on Manchin for Inflation Reduction ActSheer spite, not energy policy, is motivating a Republican effort to kill Manchin’s energy-permitting bill.
  25. tremendous content
    Even Donald Trump’s Family Barely Uses Truth SocialTrump should blame himself for the social-media site’s legal and financial woes. But if he’d rather find a scapegoat he doesn’t need to look far.
  26. early and often
    Unraveling Trump’s Bogus Election-Denial ArgumentsSixty percent of Americans have an election-denier on the ballot this year. Here’s what they believe specifically and what that means for democracy.
  27. screen time
    TikTok Is the New King of Social Media. Now What?The video-sharing service faces perils old and new.
  28. at home in asian america
    Asian America Learns How to Hit BackThe desperate, confused, righteous campaign to stop Asian hate.
  29. on with kara swisher
    Chris Cuomo Wants to Move Forward. Can He?Kara Swisher has a long, frank talk with the former CNN anchor about the scandals that got him fired, his brother, and if his comeback will pan out.
  30. exhibit a
    It’s Blindingly Clear the Feds Failed to Investigate Trump’s FinancesLetitia James’s fraud lawsuit is also an indictment of the Justice Department.
  31. 2022 midterms
    House Republicans Release Their Vague ‘Agenda’ for 2023There’s nothing about climate change, Russia, or extremist threats to democracy, and their abortion stance is very hard to find.
  32. tremendous content
    Mehmet Oz: Buying a House for $1 Is Shameful (Unless My Family Does It)The Republican Senate candidate picked the wrong detail to use against his opponent, John Fetterman.
  33. early and often
    Senators Can Grumble, But Joe Manchin Is Getting His RewardThough there is some bipartisan opposition to Manchin’s proposal to streamline energy-project approval, nobody wants a government shutdown right now.
  34. 2022 midterms
    13 Fascinating, High-Stakes Political Races to Follow Between Now and NovemberThere are a baker’s dozen Senate, gubernatorial, and House contests that will shape U.S. politics and government in the immediate future.
  35. tremendous content
    Trump Burdened by Power to Declassify Documents With His MindHeavy is the head that wears the MAGA hat.
  36. what we know
    Top-Secret Documents at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago: What We KnowThe DOJ can once again access the classified materials seized in the raid, as Trump argues he can declassify docs by “thinking about it.”
  37. 2022 midterms
    Team Trump’s General-Election Prospects Are ShakyThere are six statewide candidates for which he is particularly responsible and whose fate in November will provide a measure of his clout.
  38. early and often
    The MAGA House Will Make the Tea Party Look TameFor all the attention on the Senate, Democrats are almost certainly going to lose the House. When they do, it will be insane.
  39. brittney griner
    The Queens Lawyer Who Could Help Free Brittney GrinerSteve Zissou (his real name) has spent years softening the image of notorious arms dealer Viktor Bout. His efforts might be about to pay off.
  40. early and often
    The Drama-Lover’s Guide to the New Trump BooksLove gossip but not enough to actually read the new batch of Trump books? Here are all the juicy, disturbing, and darkly amusing tidbits you missed.
  41. early and often
    Freedom Caucus Won’t Let Kevin McCarthy Forget Who Owns HimMembers are already making demands that would limit McCarthy’s power if he becomes Speaker. In a closely divided House, he’ll have to bow to them.
  42. 2022 midterms
    Democrats’ Midterm Comeback Could Be Too Little, Too LateDespite renewed optimism about a rare president’s-party midterm victory, there remain some disturbing signs and scary possibilities.
  43. electoral count act of 1887
    House Democrats Better Take the Final Chance to Fix the Law That Led to Jan. 6The Senate version of a bill to prevent another coup has the votes.
  44. the national interest
    Ron DeSantis’s Reverse Freedom Ride Allegedly Violated Law in Two StatesDefrauding migrants and misappropriating state funds.
  45. on with kara swisher
    Kara Swisher Is Launching a New Podcast With New YorkOn With Kara Swisher will get to the heart of what makes powerful people tick … by asking the questions that make them squirm.
  46. the national interest
    Biden Keeps Living Trump’s Dream With Elton John White House ConcertI guess that’s why they call it the blues.
  47. early and often
    Glenn Youngkin Is a Country-Club RadicalThe supposedly moderate Republican governor of Virginia campaigns for an election-denier in Arizona.
  48. 2022 midterms
    Herschel Walker Tells Us: ‘I’m Not That Smart’The Republican Senate candidate may be lowering expectations a bit too much for his one debate with Raphael Warnock.
  49. early and often
    Conversations Can Save Our Democracy, TooHaving frank, civil discussions with others about issues, candidates, and how our democracy works can make a difference.
  50. early and often
    Trump’s Latest Rally Was Even Weirder Than UsualWhile a QAnon song played and Trump listed how America is going to hell without him, many in the crowd oddly raised a finger in unison.
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