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  1. politics
    The New Foreign Flavor of CPAC’s Red MeatAmerica may still be first at the conservative gathering, but this year’s event has come with a lot more European-style populism.
  2. politics
    The New CPAC Makes the Old CPAC Look Like the #ResistanceTrump critics are out, election truthers are in.
  3. republican party
    Agonized Georgia Republicans Long for Herschel Walker to Run for SenateA battered and deeply divided state party bent on suppressing Black votes could use a Trump-friendly Black sports legend.
  4. conservatism
    Trump’s Reconquest of the GOP May Have an Upside for DemocracyAverting minority rule requires radicalizing Senate Democrats. The GOP renewing its vows of fealty to Trump facilitates that task.
  5. politics
    How to Coup-Proof AmericaImpeachment is over, but the threat to democracy isn’t.
  6. covid-19
    Congressman Ron Wright Dies of COVID-19The 67-year-old Texas Republican, who was also battling lung cancer, is the first active member of Congress to die from the coronavirus.
  7. donald trump
    What’s Trump Up To?The former president has reportedly been doling out $50 bills in his hotel lobby and plotting a “revenge tour.”
  8. just asking questions
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Is the ‘Worst Enemy’ for Her CausesA long talk with John Cowan, the Republican neurosurgeon who Greene defeated in the 2020 GOP primary for Georgia’s 14th congressional district.
  9. gop
    Republicans Who Condemned Trump Are Being Condemned by the GOPArizona Republicans were censured for wavering from their support of Trump, while GOP reps who voted for impeachment face early primary challengers.
  10. president biden
    In Inaugural, Biden Calls for Unity (Against Trump’s GOP)The president’s speech was a call for reconciliation — on Blue America’s terms.
  11. republican party
    Post-Capitol Hill Riot Polls Reveal Big Problem for GOPEven as Trump’s overall popularity hits all-time lows, a large portion of the Republican base sees him as their champion.
  12. republican party
    Can Republicans Bounce Back Like They Did After Nixon?The last GOP president to be impeached and disgraced shattered his party.
  13. politics
    Harvard Decides That Actions Sometimes Have ConsequencesElise Stefanik repeated the Republican Party’s lies about the election being stolen, now she’s been kicked out of the prestigious Kennedy School.
  14. obits
    Conservative Megadonor Sheldon Adelson May Be the Last of His KindThe casino mogul, who has died at 87, typified the kingmaking role made possible by Citizens United.
  15. politics
    The GOP Is Trying to Hold Democracy HostageThey say no to impeachment because it’s divisive. But unity is impossible without accountability.
  16. the swamp
    Senior Trump Official: We Were Wrong, He’s a ‘Fascist’“The legacy of the Trump administration is going to be that the president sparked an insurrection and people died.”
  17. politics
    ‘The Straw That Broke the Camel’s Back’A dozen Republican operatives speak out after the party lost the Senate and a mob attacked the Capitol in the president’s name.
  18. capitol riot
    You Do Not Have to Hand It to the GOPPraising Republicans for small gestures at a moment of maximum peril ignores how they brought us here.
  19. georgia senate runoffs
    The Georgia Runoffs Should Scare the GOP“Trumpism without Trump” doesn’t seem to work.
  20. coup
    Pennsylvania Republicans Just Refused to Seat a Democratic LawmakerThe GOP’s problem with democracy is intensifying.
  21. politics
    Are Republicans Chilling Out on Legal Weed?Five members of the House GOP voted to decriminalize marijuana.
  22. politics
    We’ll Soon Be Rid of Steve King — But Not His DemagogueryThe outgoing Republican congressman’s questioning of Kamala Harris’s ancestry shows his racist impulses have not been blunted — nor have his party’s.
  23. politics
    The QAnon Congresswoman Is the Perfect RepublicanMarjorie Taylor Greene wasn’t elected to pass laws — she was elected to perform right-wing paranoia.
  24. trump dynasty
    Lara Trump Is Considering Senate Run in North CarolinaThe president’s daughter-in-law is the first and only member of the Trump clan to have signaled the possibility of running for office.
  25. four more years
    The Trump Era Is Just Getting StartedThe president’s life in politics isn’t over, it is entering a new and dangerous phase.
  26. politics
    Georgia Republicans Break Into Civil War to Appease TrumpEndangered senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler call for the secretary of state’s head as the president keeps falsely claiming a stolen election.
  27. 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.
  28. unfriend
    If Republicans Hate Silicon Valley, Why Don’t They Do Something About It?Republicans complain that Twitter and Facebook are out to get them, but it’s liberal customers who have the real power.
  29. supreme court
    Republicans Are Daring Democrats to Expand the Supreme CourtIn recent days, the GOP has done more to radicalize moderate Democrats on judicial issues than progressives ever could.
  30. climate change
    Republicans Put the Oil Industry Above Economic GrowthThe GOP is what it purports to oppose: A party that would rather subsidize its favorite declining industries than promote creative destruction.
  31. politics
    Jared Kushner Told the Truth About Republicans and Black PeopleThe president’s son-in-law said what a lot of conservatives really believe.
  32. politics
    17 Republicans Refuse to Condemn QAnon in House VoteThey did so even after a Democratic colleague was targeted with death threats by the conspiracy’s followers a few days earlier.
  33. politics
    Jacob Wohl May Have Screwed Up for Good This TimeThe young dirty trickster and his sidekick, already infamous for false smears, are charged with felonies over alleged robocalls to scare Black voters.
  34. q&a
    The Conservative Case for Organized LaborA dissident conservative think tank — and Marco Rubio — is calling on the GOP to embrace collective-bargaining rights.
  35. scandals
    What We Know About Louis DeJoy’s Campaign Finance ScandalThe postmaster general allegedly operated an illegal “straw-donor” scheme at his former company.
  36. authoritarianism
    Many GOP Voters Value America’s Whiteness More Than Its DemocracyA new study found that anti-democratic sentiments have broad support among GOP voters — especially those who resent nonwhites’ political power.
  37. vision 2020
    Kanye West’s Presidential Campaign Is Both Proceeding and UnravelingSeveral electors submitted by West’s campaign in Virginia were shocked and dismayed to learn they had signed up to be electors for the rapper.
  38. vision 2020
    The Chaotic, Desperate, Last-Minute Trump 2020 RebootInside the most disorganized, unscrupulous, self-sabotaging presidential campaign since the last one.
  39. vision 2020
    Kanye West Trying to Get on Ballot in Two More Purple StatesThe rapper registered as a Republican in Wyoming after announcing his presidential campaign.
  40. coronavirus stimulus
    The GOP’s Big Lie About Why COVID Stimulus Talks FailedMcConnell accuses Democrats of holding relief hostage to ideological priorities unrelated to the pandemic, but that is precisely what he did.
  41. conservatism
    ‘Working Class’ Conservatism Doesn’t Work Without UnionsSelf-styled “populist” Republicans — who oppose pro-labor policies — are just Reaganites in different clothes.
  42. vision 2020
    Two People Linked to Kanye West’s Campaign Have Ties to GOPA 2020 RNC Trump delegate from Vermont and a longtime Republican operative have both been connected to the rapper’s presidential bid.
  43. sometimes trump
    Trump and the GOP Establishment Are Falling Out of LoveAs his odds of reelection dwindle, the marriage of convenience between Trump and the conservative old guard is starting to fray.
  44. 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.
  45. just asking questions
    David Shor’s Unified Theory of American PoliticsA socialist data scientist (and supposed cancel-culture victim) details all he learned from eight years at the apex of Democratic consulting.
  46. vision 2020
    Could Trump Go the Way of Herbert Hoover?“The Great Humanitarian” was remembered as feckless and cruel. Can the feckless and cruel Trump fare better in a national catastrophe?
  47. coronavirus
    Trump Wants to Open the Country, But Republicans Don’t Want to Pay for TestingRepublican lawmakers want to avoid federal funding for coronavirus tests, despite the necessity for such a project to safely reopen the economy.
  48. labor
    Trump’s Labor Department Fights to Protect Workers From BenefitsEugene Scalia is working hard to shield Uber drivers from the threat of income support.
  49. republican party
    The Wisconsin GOP Is Risking Voters’ Lives to Protect Its Minority RuleRepublicans are disenfranchising voters by holding an election mid-pandemic so that they can keep disenfranchising Democrats through gerrymanders.
  50. coronavirus
    Texas Republican: ‘Lots of Grandparents’ Willing to Die to Save Economy for KidsDan Patrick, 69, said he would “take a chance” on his survival if it meant the immediate end of social distancing and the ramp-up of the economy.
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