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  1. 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.
  2. trump administration
    Who Did Trump Pardon on His Last Day As President?Steve Bannon, Lil Wayne, Elliott Broidy, and Kodak Black are among the most notable figures in Trump’s final clemency spree.
  3. covid vaccines
    The Vaccine Stockpile the White House Released This Week Doesn’t Exist: ReportThe Trump administration had already depleted the vaccine stockpile it said it would release, sowing more confusion for state and local authorities.
  4. crime
    The Last Man Set to Be Executed by the Trump AdministrationWhat to know about Dustin Higgs, the final person scheduled to be killed in Trump’s cruel and unprecedented execution spree.
  5. liveblog
    Pfizer, Trump Administration Reach Deal for More Doses: Live UpdatesThere will now be enough vaccine for at least 200 million Americans by the end of July.
  6. swan songs
    Barr Pans Trump’s Coup Schemes in Final Press ConferenceThe outgoing attorney general reiterated that he is not onboard with some of the extreme measures the president has reportedly been seeking.
  7. star wars
    Abolish the Space ForceJoe Biden, please, I’m begging you.
  8. herd immunity
    Trump Appointee Reportedly Pushed for Herd Immunity: ‘We Want Them Infected’While the HHS secretary has said “herd immunity is not” U.S. COVID strategy,” two influential advisers reportedly recommended the disastrous policy.
  9. politics
    Betsy DeVos Tells Education Department Staff to ‘Resist’ Biden: ReportHer comment suggests career officials were fully onboard with her agenda of budget cuts and privatization.
  10. department of justice
    Trump: Attorney General William Barr Will Resign Next WeekBarr and Trump were closely aligned until after the election, when the AG refused to sign on to the president’s baseless fraud claims.
  11. covid-19
    Everyone Diagnosed With COVID in Post-Election White House OutbreakThe director of White House security reportedly lost his foot in his fight against the virus.
  12. coronavirus vaccine
    White House Staffers Among the First to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine: ReportAs a reward for a months-long coronavirus disinformation campaign, top Trump staffers will be some of the first to receive doses of the vaccine.
  13. covid-19
    Trump Holiday Parties Celebrate Season by Denying RealitySpreading Christmas cheer, election denialism, and potentially the coronavirus.
  14. covid-19
    Hospitalized Giuliani Says His COVID-19 Symptoms Are ‘Pretty Much’ GoneThe 76-year-old Trump lawyer said he thinks he’ll be released from the hospital soon.
  15. white house
    Trump’s Crank COVID Adviser Scott Atlas ResignsHe said that masks don’t work and that lockdowns caused the latest surge.
  16. covid-19
    Donald Trump Jr. Has Tested Positive for COVID-19Trump’s son is one of dozens of people linked to the president who have recently caught the virus.
  17. president trump
    Trump Asked About Options to Strike Iran Last Week: ReportThe president was talked down from his reported consideration of an attack on Iran’s growing stockpile of nuclear material.
  18. politics
    Trump Almost Acknowledges Losing the Election to Biden for the First TimeThe president offered some updates on COVID-19 vaccines, and came ever so close to admitting another administration would soon replace his.
  19. october surprise
    How Trump and Barr’s October Surprise Went BustThe attorney general’s pressure on John Durham nearly blew up the investigation that the president hoped would help swing the election.
  20. coronavirus
    The 5 Worst Things Jared Kushner Told Bob Woodward About Trump’s COVID StrategyIn a newly published interview with Bob Woodward, Jared Kushner said in April that Trump wanted to get “the country back from the doctors.”
  21. politics
    Anonymous ‘Resistance Inside the Trump Administration’ Guy Is Former DHS StafferThe notorious op-ed belongs to Miles Taylor, who wrote about how he fought Trump’s worst impulses while selling one of his most abhorrent policies.
  22. the swamp
    The Winners of Trump’s WashingtonFifty-one insiders who profited off the presidency.
  23. vision 2020
    Supreme Court’s Vague Election Orders Are a 2020 Wild CardRepublicans want the Supreme Court to stop lower-court judges from liberalizing voting rules, and the Court’s conservative majority often complies.
  24. just asking questions
    How to Restore the Justice Department After Trump Leaves OfficeConstitutional-law expert Mark Tushnet on his call for a bipartisan commission to investigate the many ways the DOJ shattered norms under Trump.
  25. pandemic
    Trump Administration Shelves COVID-Vaccine Santa ClauseSanta Claus performers would have been offered early vaccinations in exchange for their help promoting the COVID-19 vaccine.
  26. coronavirus
    Twitter Removes Trump Adviser’s Tweet Claiming Masks Don’t WorkThe platform nixed radiologist Scott Atlas’s tweet for breaking its policy on distributing misleading info that could encourage the spread of COVID.
  27. california wildfires
    Trump Rejects, Then Grants Wildfire Disaster Aid to CaliforniaThe Trump administration first rejected the state’s request for a federal disaster declaration for its September wildfires. It’s still unclear why.
  28. white house outbreak
    Even the Creator of Veep Couldn’t Make the Last Week UpArmando Iannucci on a presidency that has surpassed satire.
  29. the swamp
    The Entire Presidency Is a Superspreading EventDown in the polls, high on steroids, and clinging to good health while endangering everyone else’s.
  30. trump administration
    Federal Officials Considered Using a ‘Heat Ray’ Against D.C. Protesters: ReportThe device, reportedly considered for use on unarmed civilians before Trump’s Bible photo op, makes victims feel like their skin is burning.
  31. misinformation
    Trump Aide Michael Caputo Takes Leave of Absence After Facebook RantThe former Trump campaign official baselessly accused CDC scientists of “sedition.”
  32. department of justice
    DOJ Opens Criminal Inquiry Into John Bolton’s Recent BookThe Department of Justice is reportedly investigating if the former national security adviser illegally disclosed classified information.
  33. tiktok
    Oracle to Partner With TikTok in the U.S. After Microsoft Deal Is RejectedThe partnership comes two days before Trump’s deadline for a deal to remove control of the video-sharing app from its Chinese-owned parent company.
  34. misinformation
    HHS Officials Altered CDC COVID-19 Reports to Help TrumpTrump-appointed officials have been interfering to protect the president’s deliberately misleading COVID-19 spin.
  35. climate change
    Federal Report Warns of Financial Disaster of Climate ChangeA report from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission confirms that business-as-usual emissions are extremely bad for business.
  36. scandals
    What We Know About Louis DeJoy’s Campaign Finance ScandalThe postmaster general allegedly operated an illegal “straw-donor” scheme at his former company.
  37. 2020 census
    Leaked Census Document Warns of ‘Serious Errors’ Due to Shortened TimelineThe Trump administration’s most effective attempt to undermine the census is also its simplest.
  38. doj
    Trump Wants to Cut Federal Funding to ‘Anarchist Jurisdictions’ Including NYCThe president’s threat to defund Democratic cities if they defund the police is extremely unlikely to hold up in the courts.
  39. coronavirus
    CDC Advises States to Prepare to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine As Soon As NovemberThe agency advised states to consider the immense challenge of distribution, as some public-health experts worry that Trump is rushing the process.
  40. coronavirus news
    Here’s the Latest Good (and Bad) News About COVID-19America’s epidemic is slowing — but a globe-spanning, coronavirus-induced hunger crisis is just beginning.
  41. white house
    Trump Reportedly Offered John Kelly FBI Director Job If He Pledged LoyaltyA new book details how Trump tried to get John Kelly to swear personal allegiance to him, and how the DOJ limited the scope of the Mueller inquiry.
  42. trump administration
    Kellyanne Conway Announces White House Departure at the End of AugustThe embattled counselor and her husband, Lincoln Project co-founder George Conway, both said they were stepping back to focus on their family.
  43. international affairs
    Why the Israel-UAE Deal Is More About Iran Than PeaceThe historic agreement shows that for Arab states, the cold war against Iran now trumps the Palestinian cause.
  44. foreign interests
    UAE Strikes Peace Deal With Israel, Sells Out PalestiniansIn exchange for a promise that Israel won’t immediately illegally annex the Jordan Valley, Abu Dhabi normalized relations with the Jewish state.
  45. portland
    Trump Administration Sends More Federal Officers to PortlandThe 100-plus federal agents at the courthouse have made the unrest worse. As many as 150 more are reportedly on their way.
  46. barking up the wrong tree
    Despite What the White House Says, Paw Patrol Has Not Been CanceledWhite House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany made the claim while lamenting “cancel culture, specifically as it pertains to cops.”
  47. the pandemic president
    Trump Attempts Sober Pose in Resurrected COVID-19 BriefingThe president read a prepared statement word-for-word, recommended masks without downplaying them, and acknowledged the pandemic would get worse.
  48. 2020 census
    Trump Tries Last-Ditch Order to Keep Undocumented Immigrants Off CensusTrump’s plan to subtract undocumented immigrants from the total Census population probably won’t work, as it appears to violate the 14th Amendment.
  49. trump administration
    DHS Agents Seen in Portland Are Deploying to Chicago — and Perhaps FurtherTrump will reportedly send 150 Homeland Security officers to Chicago this week. He also threatened to send federal agents to Detroit and Baltimore.
  50. portland
    Trump’s Military Tactics in Portland Will Likely BackfireJust because law enforcement officers can take certain action doesn’t mean they should.
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