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  1. 2022 midterms
    Democrats Keep Control of the SenateNevada’s Catherine Cortez Masto defeated Republican Adam Laxalt to give Democrats their 50th Senate vote in the next Congress.
  2. early and often
    Senate Nears Much-Needed Deal to Stop Election CoupsA bipartisan “gang” is close to agreeing on a fix to the 1887 law at the center of the January 6 tragedy. The time is exactly right.
  3. charlottesville
    Unite the Right Organizers Ordered to Pay $26 Million in DamagesThe payment comes following a civil lawsuit in which the defendants, including Richard Spencer, were found guilty on a state conspiracy claim.
  4. vision 2020
    Key Nevada Union Decides Against Endorsing Any Presidential CandidateDespite tensions between the powerful Culinary Union and Sanders supporters, Biden couldn’t snag an endorsement, which is a bad sign for him.
  5. sri lanka attacks
    Outside the U.S., Persecution of Christians Is Real, As Sri Lanka Bombings ShowIn an increasing number of countries, particularly in Asia, Christians face challenges a lot more stressful than “Happy Holidays” greetings.
  6. poltics
    With Ernest Hollings’s Death, New York’s James Buckley Now Oldest Ex-SenatorBuckley’s 1970 Senate win was a landmark in the conservative takeover of the Republican Party.
  7. mueller time
    The Trump Investigations Are Far From OverTrump faces multiple legal and political threats even if the Mueller investigation ends with no immediate consequences for him.
  8. After Prior Failure, GOP Tries Attacking Tim Kaine on Death Penalty AgainIt backfired when his gubernatorial opponent trotted it out a decade ago.
  9. GOP Formally Nominates Trump, in Weird FashionHe finally got it. But there were gaffes along the way.
  10. trump cards
    Jeb Bush Wins Eric Cantor Endorsement; Donald Trump Remains Unimpressed“Who wants the endorsement of a guy who lost?”
  11. the city politic
    Is de Blasio’s Perceived Weakness an Advantage?Some of his collegial style is philosophical, some of it strategically pragmatic.
  12. state of the union
    What You Missed in the State of the Union SpeechUnexpected Boehner love, threats to act without Congress, and lots of clapping.
  13. equal rites
    A Majority of the Senate Now Supports Gay MarriageFlorida Democrat Bill Nelson evolves.
  14. stuck in the mittle
    Mitt Romney Loses the Election, Goes to Disneyland AnywayIt’s not clear if this is legal.
  15. the donald
    Who the Hell Is Donald Trump Endorsing Today? [Updated]Nobody seems to know! It’s madness!
  16. 2012
    Is Rick Perry Less Electable in Grandpa Shoes Than Cowboy Boots?We’ll find out.