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  1. politics
    Will Progressives Really Sink Joe Biden’s Agenda?Congressional Democrats’ high-stakes internal standoff is about to come to a head.
  2. de mayor
    Bill de Blasio’s Most Severe Senioritis SymptomsThe mayor has been dressing down, riding roller coasters, demolishing dirt bikes, and generally enjoying his final months in office — maybe too much.
  3. the national interest
    Conservatives Are Having Another Nervous Breakdown Over ‘Socialism’Joe Biden is still a capitalist.
  4. politics
    Eric Adams Spent His Summer Vacation in Monaco, Like James BondPolitico cracks the case of the missing mayoral hopeful.
  5. 2020 election
    Trump-Backed Arizona Audit Confirms His 2020 LossSometimes the Cyber Ninjas surprise you.
  6. politics
    Biden Is Becoming the Heir to Trump’s Border RacismBorder Patrol agents crack whips at Haitians with a helping hand from the president.
  7. politics
    NYC Passes Landmark Legislation to Help Food-Delivery WorkersThe first-of-its-kind measure will establish minimum payments for workers, access to bathrooms, and more.
  8. build back better
    Why Are There So Many Democrats to Joe Biden’s Right?Political necessity doesn’t explain moderate opposition to the $3.5 trillion Build Back Better Act.
  9. explainer
    Trump’s Long Campaign to Steal the Presidency: A TimelineThe insurrection wasn’t a one-day event. It was the culmination of a multifaceted, yearslong plot — and it isn’t over.
  10. the national interest
    Trump Lawsuit Says He’s Too Addicted to Twitter to Make Rational DecisionsThis is in a lawsuit to get Trump back on Twitter.
  11. immigration
    Special Envoy to Haiti Quits Over Treatment of MigrantsDaniel Foote cited “inhumane” U.S. deportation policy as a reason for his departure.
  12. foreign interests
    Why France Is So Angry at the U.S. Right NowA huge shift in Washington’s strategic approach to China was bound to piss some people off.
  13. the national interest
    Tucker Carlson Blows Up Murdoch’s White Supremacy Denial on AirSo much for “White replacement theory? No, no.”
  14. republicans
    Susan Collins Reminds Us She Is Hardly a ModerateBy hedging her bets on abortion and endorsing a return to power by Paul LePage, Collins makes it clear her independence goes only so far.
  15. the national interest
    What Jonathan Franzen and the Left Get Wrong About Free SpeechWait for an emergency to break ranks with your allies, and eventually it will be too late.
  16. politics
    A 12th Person Has Died in NYC Jails This YearThree detainees have died in two weeks, and all but one in 2021 were being held on Rikers Island.
  17. politics
    What Joe Biden Needs to Tell Warring DemocratsIt’s time for Democrats in Congress stop posturing, drop their demands, and heed Biden’s call for party unity – or they’ll face a grim future.
  18. politics
    Two Disbarred Out-of-State Attorneys Might Blow Up the Texas Abortion LawTaking advantage of Texas’s encouragement of private law suits with bonus money, the random challengers may have just triggered legal review of SB 8.
  19. immigration
    U.S. Releasing Some Haitian Migrants Within CountryDeportation flights began on Sunday, but not everyone is getting the same treatment.
  20. politics
    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.
  21. moderate democrats
    $3.5 Trillion Is Not a Lot of MoneyJoe Biden’s spending bill isn’t extreme, no matter what moderate Democrats say.
  22. the national interest
    The Horrifying Legal Blueprint for Trump’s War on DemocracyThe Eastman memo is a new high-water mark in Republican authoritarianism.
  23. politics
    McAuliffe Is Going With the Newsom Playbook in VirginiaMcAuliffe will hammer Youngkin on COVID-19 measures, abortion, and Donald Trump, while the Republican will count on the natural midterm trends.
  24. politics
    The Infrastructure Bill May Be Bipartisan, But Republicans Won’t Help Save ItSince the value of this bill to centrist Democrats is strictly its bipartisanship, what does it say that Kevin McCarthy will happily watch it die?
  25. politics
    No, Gavin Newsom Isn’t Going to Sprint to the White HouseThe California governor deserves a lot of credit for crushing the recall. But he wouldn’t have been in such a jam without his own perceived arrogance.
  26. covid-19
    San Francisco Mayor Defends Going Maskless at ClubLondon Breed was seen singing and dancing without a mask on at the city’s Black Cat nightclub last week.
  27. politics
    No Immigration Breakthrough in Reconciliation Bill, Says ParliamentarianUnder the Senate’s obscure Byrd Rule, the budget implications of immigration reforms benefiting eight million people are “incidental.”
  28. tourism
    Fully Vaccinated Travelers Can Visit U.S. Starting NovemberThe U.S. will soon allow fully vaccinated visitors from more than 30 countries, rolling back tough restrictions that started early last year.
  29. the national interest
    Kyrsten Sinema Threatens to Kill Her Own Infrastructure BillDemocrats in Congress are melting down.
  30. politics
    Madison Cawthorn Once Said He Was ‘Always’ Armed With KnifeLast week, the congressman claimed ignorance about the allegation he brought a knife into a school. In January, he said he always had one on him.
  31. books
    The Banality of BonkersBob Woodward and Robert Costa’s new book on the transition of power from Trump to Biden offers plenty of new details but little surprise.
  32. politics
    Protest Over Capitol Riot Arrests a NoneventMedia and police far outnumbered actual protesters on the National Mall on Saturday.
  33. elections of 2021
    Republicans Now Eager to Spin the Election in VirginiaAfter the California recall didn’t go so well for Republicans, their focus is on wealthy Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin.
  34. politics
    Should Democrats Gamble on Immigration Reform in 2021?If the parliamentarian lets Democrats put immigration reform in the reconciliation bill, they’ll have to choose between principle and midterm fears.
  35. politics
    Republican Trump Critic Quits Congress As Cult of January 6 GrowsTrump is changing the Republican narrative of the Capitol Riot from an outrage in which he was a bystander to a patriotic triumph.
  36. the national interest
    Centrist Democrats Won’t Even Let Biden Crack Down on Tax CheatsThe Democratic agenda is getting eaten alive by lobbyists.
  37. explainer
    Will America Finally Get National Paid Family Leave?What to expect when you’re expecting the U.S. Congress to pass a paid family-leave law in 2021.
  38. joe biden
    Can Joe Biden Build Back a Better Approval Rating?The president’s poll numbers are getting ugly.
  39. trump administration
    Lawyer Indicted in Durham Probe on the Beginnings of Trump-Russia InvestigationOne charge of lying to the FBI could mark an underwhelming end to an inquiry looking for misconduct among officials investigating Trump.
  40. polls
    Why a Troubled Polling Industry Whiffed on the California RecallBig 2020 polling errors nationwide were followed by big 2021 polling errors in California — but in the opposite direction.
  41. politics
    The Right-Wing Divisions Over Texas’s Abortion LawNot everyone who advocates for strict abortion laws is thrilled. But eventually, everyone in the movement might get what they want.
  42. politics
    Democrats Won the California Recall, But There Are Warning Signs for MidtermsNewsom matched Biden’s 2020 performance, but their party needs to do even better to claw back desperately needed House seats.
  43. misinformation
    White House to Talk With Minaj About Cousin’s Friend’s BallsFor science, of course.
  44. 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.
  45. the national interest
    No, the Richest One Percent Don’t Pay 40 Percent of the Taxes.A misleading conservative talking point that refuses to die.
  46. trump administration
    Did Gen. Mark Milley Actually Go Rogue at the End of the Trump Administration?Reporting on Robert Costas and Bob Woodward’s book suggests the journalists may have inflated the severity of a call from Milley to a Chinese general.
  47. catholicism
    Pope Francis Is Not a Fan of Conservative Effort to Deny Communion to Joe BidenAfter some oblique warnings, Francis is clearly telling telling conservative bishops to behave like pastors, not politicians.
  48. congress
    Mitch McConnell Prefers Calamitous Debt Default to Helping DemocratsDemocrats helped McConnell raise the debt limit during the last administration, but he insists Republicans aren’t going to return the favor.
  49. the law
    What’s Next in the Legal Fight Against Texas’s Extreme Abortion BanA brazenly political court let Texas ban almost all abortions. Politics may be the only thing to stop it.
  50. voting rights
    Surrendering to Republicans on Voting Rights Won’t Save DemocracyJoe Manchin seems to think voting-rights reforms have to be bipartisan to work. But letting Republicans run wild won’t encourage them to compromise.
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