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Tea Party Movement

  1. explainer
    Why Congress Is Fighting Over the Debt Ceiling Yet AgainA brief guide to the perennial issue. Why Democrats will probably have to include an increase in their budget bill — and what happens if they don’t.
  2. politics
    Democrats Can’t Win the Culture War With SilenceChanging the subject to poll-tested economic policy issues has never dispelled Republican cultural smears in the past. It won’t now, either.
  3. 2022 midterms
    Will Young and Minority Voters Save Democrats in 2022?With or without some help from Donald Trump, Democrats need to keep the voters who surged to the polls in 2018 and 2020 engaged.
  4. congress
    Much-Maligned Congressional Earmarks Are Coming BackThe Tea Party movement temporarily killed them — but only temporarily.
  5. 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.
  6. coronavirus
    National Conservatives Coordinated State Lockdown ProtestsIt’s not so much spontaneous grassroots as astroturf paid for by national groups aligned with Trump that underlies the rapidly spreading protests.
  7. coronavirus
    The Lockdown Backlash May Be the New Tea Party MovementFury at the lockdown, and unprecedented federal spending, is predictably on the rise. Trump may be tempted to assume leadership of the cause.
  8. politics
    The Tea Party Is Alive and WellThe tea party’s ideas and attitude finds their natural expression in Trump.
  9. vision 2020
    Democrats Are Reviving an Old Populist TraditionBold proposals from 2020 candidates aimed at reforming how government works could change Democrats’ reputation as the party of government itself.
  10. 2018 midterms
    Violent Political Rhetoric Can Feed Political ViolenceAs excitement mounts in the runup to a critical election, it’s important that we recognize that politics isn’t, or shouldn’t be, actual warfare.