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  1. republicans
    Republican Impeachment Supporters Catch Hell Back HomeGoing against Donald Trump remains a deeply risky maneuver.
  2. donald trump
    Trump’s Popularity Among Republicans Is on the RiseSeven Senate Republicans voted to convict Trump, and others criticized him over the Capitol riot. But at the grass roots, it’s another story.
  3. partisan gerrymandering
    Census Delays Could Create Havoc and Skullduggery in RedistrictingLack of timely Census data could short-circuit court challenges to partisan gerrymandering, which Republicans in particular are expected to pursue.
  4. both sides
    Biden Trying to Pass His Agenda Is Divisive, Says Party of InsurrectionWhile Senate Republicans gasp at Biden’s attempt to keep his campaign promises, their House colleagues keep sneaking guns into the Capitol.
  5. voting rights
    Democrats Push Voting-Rights Expansion With Fresh UrgencyRepublicans will block the reforms, but at the price of underlining an authoritarian strain in their thinking that will outlive Trump’s presidency.
  6. end-times
    What Madison Cawthorn Saw at the InsurrectionThe youngest member of Congress is invigorated by the mob he helped incite
  7. the national circus
    The Trashing of the RepublicThe only response to the carnage in Washington is to banish Trump and his traitorous collaborators from civil society.
  8. bipartisanship
    Biden Campaign Boss Wants to Work With Republicans, Faux Scandal EnsuesJen O’Malley Dillon is getting blasted for speaking the truth about the opposition, even as she pledges to seek their cooperation, because she swore.
  9. autopsy report
    Republicans Need a Postmortem, But Trump Won’t Even Admit He’s DeadIf Republicans really won by a landslide, why should they change anything at all?
  10. vision 2020
    Why Did Trump’s Plan to Contest an Election Defeat Fail?For months, many feared that Trump was plotting to mount an election challenge. His efforts were either insufficiently serious or merely incompetent.
  11. georgia senate runoffs
    The Hypocrisy of Republican Attacks on Raphael Warnock’s SermonsWarnock and the Black preaching tradition he represents are not “unpatriotic.” They draw from the same inspiration as Christian conservatives.
  12. redistricting
    Democrats Face a Redistricting DisasterDemocrats missed many targets for flipping legislative chambers. Only the rise of independent commissions to draw maps is limiting the damage.
  13. ballot initiatives
    Progressives Suffered Big Losses on California Ballot IssuesProgressives intentionally timed some crucial ballot initiatives for 2020, but a tide of “no” votes left them high and dry.
  14. poll position
    Should We Stop Paying Attention to Election Polls?Polls are like democracy: bad except as compared to all the alternatives.
  15. the national circus
    Frank Rich: The GOP Will Learn Nothing From a Trump DefeatThere’s no reason to think that losing an election will cause America’s conservative movement to either dwindle in size or compromise its views.
  16. power
    It’s Time to Look AheadToday is a victory, but the fight is far from over.
  17. 2020 elections
    2020 Was a Disaster for Democrats Trying to Take Over State HousesAn ambitious and expensive effort to bust up Republican power in the states fell flat.
  18. the swamp
    The Winners of Trump’s WashingtonFifty-one insiders who profited off the presidency.
  19. the swamp
    The Tortured Self-Justification of a Trump EnablerHow an anonymous Republican squares his love of power with his contempt for the president.
  20. vision 2020
    Is Republican Voter Suppression Starting to Backfire?The same dynamic that led Wisconsin Democrats to turn out massively in the teeth of a pandemic could be fueling the surge in early voting.
  21. supreme court
    The Supreme Court Is Waging War on Democracy — and Voters ApproveA 6-to-3 conservative court would work to entrench minority rule. Polls suggest it could have majority support while doing so.
  22. vision 2020
    What the Early-Voting Deluge Could Mean for the ElectionRecord levels of early voting may mean record overall turnout. But even if early voters are just voting earlier, it could make for a quicker count.
  23. supreme court
    Republicans Oppose Court Packing (Except When They Support It)In Georgia and Arizona, conservatives have already done what they denounce Democrats for even contemplating.
  24. vision 2020
    The Democratic Advantage in Voting by Mail Is a Mixed BlessingDemocrats will be able to “bank” a lot of early votes, but then they may have to fight all the way to the Supreme Court to get them counted.
  25. vote by mail
    How Democrats’ Reliance on Mail-In Voting Could Help TrumpEven if the Postal Service does a perfect job this November.
  26. vision 2020
    Mail Ballot Requests Are Sky High, and They’re Largely From DemocratsExpectations that mail ballot requests will spike are being fulfilled, along with a partisan tilt in voting methods and a maybe a contested election.
  27. hairy situations
    What’s All This Drama Over Nancy Pelosi’s Hair?The House Speaker broke coronavirus protocol at a hair salon. She says she was “set up.”
  28. 2020 elections
    Trump’s Election-Day GambitAnother escalation of a well-worn strategy for the president.
  29. vision 2020
    Democrats Have a Lot of Republicans Speaking Monday NightRepublicans have more often featured apostates at their convention, but Democrats have a bumper crop the first night of the convention.
  30. past is prologue
    When Political Conventions Were Must-See TVConventions began evolving from news to infomercial long before this year’s virtual events — but we’ll still miss out on some fun, unexpected moments.
  31. vision 2020
    The Chaotic, Desperate, Last-Minute Trump 2020 RebootInside the most disorganized, unscrupulous, self-sabotaging presidential campaign since the last one.
  32. vision 2020
    What the Hell Is Kanye West’s Campaign About?It is not serious, but it’s not a joke either. It has aspects of both a vanity project and a GOP sabotage operation, but not fully either.
  33. coronavirus stimulus
    Maybe Panicked Investors Will Save the COVID StimulusWall Street has priced in another round of coronavirus relief. If a deal falls through, plunging stock prices just may break the GOP’s resolve.
  34. supreme court
    Two GOP Senators Oppose Filling Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020Meanwhile, Democrats threaten to expand the court if McConnell doesn’t honor the rule he set in 2016.
  35. vision 2020
    Trump’s Two-Pronged Strategy to Demonize Voting by MailTrump hopes to keep Republicans from voting by mail, in which a lot of ballots are invalidated, while undermining the credibility of a Democratic win.
  36. vision 2020
    How Biden Is Trying to Reach Trump-Weary RepublicansThe Biden camp is looking for the right help to swing exasperated conservatives and nose-holding Trump voters.
  37. republicans
    The Future of the Republican Party Isn’t in the Dead CenterDon’t expect moderate heretics like Charlie Baker and Larry Hogan to inherit the GOP from Trump.
  38. coronavirus stimulus
    White House and Senate GOP Still Can’t Agree on Second Stimulus PackageSenate Republicans are still debating unemployment benefits and direct aid to taxpayers — but they decided to kill Trump’s payroll tax cut.
  39. racism
    No, Uncle Joe, Trump Is Hardly Our First Racist PresidentTrump may rival the most racist of presidents given the context of their times, but he hardly invented presidential racism.
  40. vision 2020
    Why Trump Can’t Count on COVID-19 to Suppress the Vote for HimDespite the pandemic, primary turnout has been strong, so Republicans wanting to hold down the vote will have to suppress it on their own.
  41. republicans
    House Freedom Caucus Members Go After Liz Cheney for Defending FauciIt’s a sign of the times that hard-core conservative Cheney is under attack for insufficient loyalty to Trump.
  42. the national interest
    American Death CultWhy has the Republican response to the pandemic been so mind-bogglingly disastrous?
  43. voting rights
    Supreme Court Refuses to Come to Aid of Disenfranchised Ex-Felons in FloridaIn a case that could keep nearly a million otherwise qualified Floridians from voting, the Supreme Court chooses to look away.
  44. supreme court
    Supreme Court to Delay Arguments on Obamacare Case Until After ElectionIt’s a small break for Republicans who didn’t want more preelection attention on their efforts to deny even more people health insurance.
  45. vision 2020
    Americans Reach Peak Partisan Polarization Under TrumpThe biggest danger sign for Trump is that independents don’t like him much at all.
  46. republicans
    Actually, D.C. Is Full of ‘Real People’GOP senators are sounding some old-fashioned dog whistles while arguing against statehood for Washington, D.C.
  47. vision 2020
    Democrats Are on Pace for a Down-Ballot BlowoutThe party’s lead in the congressional generic ballot is higher now than it was in 2018.
  48. republicans
    By Denying Aid to States, the GOP Is Aiding the CoronavirusRepublicans’ foot-dragging on fiscal relief hasn’t just hurt the economy, but also helped fuel the surge in coronavirus cases.
  49. vision 2020
    Supreme Court Rejects Bid to Force Texas to Let Non-Seniors Vote by MailTexas Democrats had a novel argument based on the 26th amendment’s ban on age discrimination in voting. But the Supreme Court’s not ready to go there.
  50. vision 2020
    Why Do Trump Supporters Act Like His Reelection Is Certain?For reasons varying from a Trumpian infatuation with “winning” to thoughts of contesting a loss, many Republicans act as though it’s a done deal.
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