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  1. aoc
    AOC Offers Fellow Democrats a Lesson in How to Be OnlineThe congresswoman has responded to the DNC’s epically bad “Boy Bye” tweet.
  2. twitter
    The Democratic Party Has United Its Warring Factions by Unleashing a Bad TweetThe Democrats have found a strategy to counter factionalism: awful tweets.
  3. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren’s One-Two Punch for Conquering WashingtonThe policy-oriented senator has at least a good start on a plan for enacting her plans.
  4. vision 2020
    Tulsi Gabbard Had a Very Strange ChildhoodWhich may just help explain why she’s so totally out of place in today’s Democratic Party. And her long-shot race for the presidency.
  5. vision 2020
    Tulsi Gabbard Had a Very Strange ChildhoodWhich may just help explain why she’s so totally out of place in today’s Democratic Party. And her long-shot race for the presidency.
  6. the power grid
    Bill de Blasio Tries to Find Someone, Somewhere, Who Wants to Vote for HimThe Democratic primaries might be anyone’s game to lose, except for the New York mayor.
  7. brett kavanaugh
    Democratic Leaders’ Reluctance to Wage Kavanaugh Fight Looks Even Worse TodayRyan Grim’s new book paints an unflattering portrait of Chuck Schumer and Dianne Feinstein’s handling of the Kavanaugh confirmation fight.
  8. gun violence
    Northam Calls Special Session for Gun-Safety Bills After Virginia Beach MassacreVirginia Democrats are challenging Republicans to back off alliance with gun lobby after state’s second massacre in 12 years.
  9. vision 2020
    Why Can’t the Irreligious Have Their Own Presidential Candidate?It’s an opening that someone in a huge Democratic presidential field — maybe de Blasio? — might consider exploiting.
  10. impeachment
    Will Pushing for Impeachment Make It More Popular?There’s some evidence that impeachment proceedings against Nixon damaged his popularity, but it’s unclear if the same would happen to Trump today.
  11. abortion rights
    Democrats Are Responsible for Louisiana’s Extreme Abortion BanEven though a majority of House Democrats voted against it, a Democratic legislator wrote it — and a Democratic governor will sign it.
  12. vision 2020
    Why Millennials’ Political Awakening Could Bury Trump in 2020All generations vote at higher rates as they age. But 2018 turnout data suggests that Trump has accelerated this process for millennials and Gen Z.
  13. abortion
    Democrats Play Key Role in Louisiana Abortion BanWhat is unique about Louisiana’s “heartbeat” bill is that a Democratic legislator wrote it and a Democratic governor will sign it.
  14. vision 2020
    DNC Makes It Tougher to Qualify for Fall Presidential DebatesIf the 2020 presidential field hasn’t been “winnowed” by the fall, the DNC will take matters into its own hands.
  15. pete buttigieg
    Pete Buttigieg: Privileged Trump ‘Faked’ a Disability to Avoid Vietnam“I have a pretty dim view of his decision to use his privileged status to fake a disability in order to avoid serving in Vietnam.”
  16. fox news news
    Pete Buttigieg Goes on Fox News and Bashes Fox NewsThe Democrat called out Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham, but also defended his appearance in a Fox News town hall.
  17. lgbtq rights
    House Passes LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination Act, Which Will Die in the SenateThe Equality Act won’t become law so long as Republicans control the Senate and the White House. Every House Democrat voted for it.
  18. 2020 election
    Do You Know What Your Democratic Candidates Have Been Up To?A quiz.
  19. vision 2020
    Democrats: Trump’s GOP Is a Threat to Democracy – So We Better Play NicePelosi and Biden argue that the GOP is breaking our democracy – and therefore, Democrats must not impeach Trump or give up on bipartisanship.
  20. immigration
    Democrats Are Developing a Clear Response to Trump on MigrantsWith seven Senate Democrats running for president on board with this alternative to Trump’s immigration policy, the bill could shape the 2020 debate.
  21. vision 2020
    A Beto Reboot Is in the Works, As His Campaign SagsBeto O’Rourke’s poll numbers have fallen off a cliff, but he’s hoping to counter the slide with a “reintroduction.”
  22. the national interest
    What Joe Biden Is Teaching Democrats About DemocratsHis apparent resurrection from relic to front-runner has illustrated a chasm between perception and reality about the party’s leftward shift.
  23. vision 2020
    Team Trump Worried About 2020 OverconfidenceObjectively, Trump has little reason to feel confident, much less overconfident, about reelection.
  24. vision 2020
    Democrats Are Ignoring Their Party’s Strongest Issue for 2020Making it easier for corporations to poison children is unpopular. Trump has done so anyway. Democrats should make that a bigger issue.
  25. vision 2020
    Everything We Know About the Joe Biden–Ukraine ControversyHere’s why you’ll be hearing President Trump and his allies talk about Hunter Biden, the former VP’s son, a lot in the coming months.
  26. vision 2020
    Gillibrand Offers Explicit Abortion Rights Litmus Test for Judicial NomineesIn hoping to stand out, Gillibrand will probably just set a pro-choice standard other candidates will soon emulate.
  27. politics
    A Brief Guide to the Joe Biden–Anita Hill ControversyA primer for those who don’t recall the 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings, which continue to haunt Biden on the 2020 campaign trail.
  28. vision 2020
    What Happens If More Than 20 Candidates Qualify for Democratic DebatesCandidates who don’t meet fundraising as well as polling thresholds could be cut from the debates entirely.
  29. politics
    Jason Alexander Is Angry at Ted CruzLike an old man trying to send back soup in a deli.
  30. vision 2020
    Give Him a Gold Star: Joe Biden Has Stopped Sniffing Women (For Now)In his first couple weekends on the trail, Biden has reportedly been less touchy.
  31. vision 2020
    Can Bernie Sanders Make Joe Biden’s Anti-Labor Trade Record Matter?Sanders sees Biden’s support for NAFTA and TPP as his fatal flaw, undermining the front-runner’s pro-union branding and supposed electability.
  32. far-right
    Louis Farrakhan More ‘Far Right’ Than Left. But Mostly, He’s an Opportunist.News outlets provoked outrage when they linked Louis Farrakhan to the far right. But they weren’t wrong.
  33. just asking questions
    Eric Swalwell on Running As the ‘Guns and Russia’ CandidateThe 2020 candidate on why Robert Mueller should testify, Twitter fights, and still having $100,000 in student debt.
  34. vision 2020
    Why Democrats Will Almost Certainly Hold the House in 2020If history is any guide, Republicans could make House gains in 2020, but not enough to regain control.
  35. politics
    Right-Wing Troll Jacob Wohl Allegedly Behind Fake Buttigieg Sexual-Assault ClaimA 19-year-old is accusing Jacob Wohl of using his name and image to level false charges against the presidential candidate.
  36. vision 2020
    Wall Street Democrats Are Absolutely Freaking Out About Their 2020 CandidatesBiden? Pete? Trump?! 
  37. impeachment
    Democratic Voter Support for Impeachment Cooling As Fight for It Heats UpDemocratic rank-and-file support for impeachment proceedings was higher last August than now, though that could change again.
  38. politics
    Consultants Are Already Deserting Marie Newman’s Campaign Over DCCC RuleThe DCCC’s pro-incumbent policy could tip the scales in favor of an anti-choice Democrat, Representative Dan Lipinski of Illinois.
  39. prisons
    Prison Is Torture. Voting Is Self-Defense.If prisoners continue to be barred from voting, the American electorate will continue drowning them in human-rights atrocities.
  40. vision 2020
    Liberal Activists Put a Unity Pledge on the Table for 2020Maybe primary voters should take their own pledge to avoid candidates who won’t pledge civility and unity.
  41. republicans
    White Alabamians Are Doing It AgainRoy Moore, an accused child molester, is leading early polls in Alabama’s Republican primary for the 2020 U.S. Senate election.
  42. rhetoric
    Ilhan Omar Is Facing Death Threats. It’s Good That Democrats Are Defending Her.The Atlantic’s David Frum argues that Democrats are making a strategic mistake by rallying behind Ilhan Omar.
  43. bernie sanders
    Should Establishment Democrats Fear Bernie Sanders?Intelligencer staffers discuss the Vermont senator’s uneasy relationship with party insiders, and whether he’s any less electable than his rivals.
  44. politics
    The Democratic Party Is Fighting to Keep Representatives It Needs to LoseMarie Newman’s progressive challenge to anti-abortion Democrat Dan Lipinski will force the party to decide where its political loyalties lie.
  45. ilhan omar
    Why ‘Civility’ Protects Dan Crenshaw But Not Ilhan OmarAndy Barr wants Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to be more “civil” when addressing Dan Crenshaw. But Crenshaw’s treatment of Ilhan Omar was anything but.
  46. democrats
    Safe Districts Exist to Produce Insurgents Like AOC — and Leaders Like PelosiSo far AOC has done nothing to threaten her party other than asking Democrats to consider a more aggressive and expansive agenda.
  47. vision 2020
    Pete Buttigieg Announces Presidential CampaignWelcome to the race, Mayor Pete.
  48. vision 2020
    Mayor Pete Is the Democrats’ Folksiest Heartland Hope. Really!Perhaps what they need to win the presidency is a gay Rust Belt millennial who has never governed anything but the fourth-largest city in Indiana.
  49. immigration
    Could Trump’s Illegal Plan to Ship Migrants to Cities Make Everyone Happy?The president’s assumption that urban liberals hate and fear migrants as much as he and the MAGA folk do isn’t necessarily accurate.
  50. vision 2020
    How to Break the Highest Glass Ceiling in AmericaClinton’s defeat stirred fears that America won’t elect a woman president, but there are several paths forward — if we refuse to surrender to sexism.
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