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  1. maga
    Trump Plans to Make Civil Service a MAGA Spoils SystemThe Trump team’s personnel plans wouldn’t just abolish the civil service system, they would reward followers of his cult of personality.
  2. the national interest
    Nikki Haley’s Rocket Ride to Second PlaceHer boomlet is the GOP’s weakest challenge to Trump yet.
  3. early and often
    Could RNC Delegates Dump Trump If He’s Convicted or in Jail?The rules are very much skewed in favor of primary winners, and there’s little reason to believe delegates would turn on Trump for any reason.
  4. early and often
    In Trump, Kissinger’s Conservative Foes Have the Last LaughWhatever else he represented, Kissinger stood for a conservative internationalism that “America First” Republicans would leave behind.
  5. early and often
    Gag Order Can’t Derail Trump’s Tirade About Judge’s WifeAn appellate court reinstated Judge Arthur Engoron’s gag order, but it doesn’t cover Trump’s nasty attacks on his family.
  6. casting
    Hot Guy Sebastian Stan to Play … Donald Trump?It will be his biggest transformation to date.
  7. early and often
    Trump’s Extreme Agenda Is a Problem for Republicans, TooEven if GOP lawmakers don’t care about Trump’s draconian policies, they should be worried about what he’ll do to Congress.
  8. the national interest
    McCarthy Forgave the Insurrection Because Trump Was Getting Too SkinnyMission accomplished?
  9. coming soon
    Sebastian Stan to Play Young Donald Trump in Ali Abbasi’s The ApprenticeOpposite Jeremy Strong as Roy Cohn.
  10. early and often
    How Popular Does Biden Need to Be to Beat Trump? Not Very.Presiding over an unhappy nation makes reelection hard for any president. But running against Trump makes it easier for Biden.
  11. early and often
    Melania Trump Adds Awkward Touch to Rosalynn Carter FuneralShe didn’t do anything offensive, but the mere presence of a Trump was controversial.
  12. early and often
    Iowa Kingmaker Vander Plaats Thinks State Will ‘Rise Up’ Against TrumpBob Vander Plaats has a solid record of picking Iowa Caucus winners. But DeSantis isn’t going to beat Trump on January 15.
  13. early and often
    Conservative Christian Affection for Fascists Predates TrumpAnyone shocked by Christian Trump voters’ tolerance for his increasingly authoritarian rhetoric and policies should look to European history.
  14. tremendous content
    Trump Insists He’s Not Old and Confused, We Just Don’t Get SarcasmHe claims he repeatedly mixed up Barack Obama and Joe Biden “sarcastically.”
  15. early and often
    Christie Vows to Continue Doomed Campaign to the Bitter EndThe former New Jersey governor could maintain a zombie candidacy right up until the convention. What does he have to lose?
  16. early and often
    Do Young Voters Actually Prefer Trump to Biden?Democrats worried that disenchanted 18-to-34-year-old voters would stay home in 2024. Polls show they may have a bigger problem.
  17. early and often
    Trump Has a Plan for Massively Increasing InflationThe GOP candidate is benefiting from outrage over high prices, even though his policies would raise them further.
  18. tremendous content
    Trump Posted 19 Videos at Once on Truth Social in a Cry for HelpIs it a sign of desperation or laziness?
  19. early and often
    DeSantis Hangs On in Iowa Despite Campaign TurmoilAs the governor won the endorsement of Iowa kingmaker Bob Vander Plaats, leaders of his PAC were almost literally at each other’s throats.
  20. early and ofen
    Why Ivana Trump Was Buried at Bedminster Golf Course: 3 TheoriesFor 15 years, Donald Trump dreamed of turning his New Jersey property into a cemetery. Now his ex-wife is buried there in a simple, overgrown grave.
  21. the power trip
    The Mind-Bending Politics of RFK Jr.’s Spoiler CampaignBiden says he’s a conservative. Trump says he’s a liberal. They’re both right — and he could turn the presidential race upside down.
  22. early and often
    Nevada Republicans Bungle Key Early Spot in 2024 RaceThe third state to vote will have two nominating contests, and neither of them will matter much.
  23. tremendous content
    Trump’s Health Is ‘Excellent,’ According to This Vague Doctor’s NoteThe 77-year-old released a letter touting his unspecified weight loss on Biden’s birthday.
  24. politics
    The 2024 Debates Have Been Announced, But Will Trump Show?This could be the first presidential race without debates since 1972.
  25. tremendous content
    Trump Is Still Obsessed With the ‘Golden Showers’ RumorHe informed Iowa rallygoers that Melania never believed the Steele dossier’s wildest claim — though nobody asked.
  26. early and often
    Trump’s Most Unhinged Plans for His Second TermHe’s openly plotting to persecute his enemies, assume kinglike powers, and deport millions of people. But at least we’ll all have flying cars!
  27. early and often
    Christie Staying in the 2024 Race Is Just Helping TrumpHe’s touting polls showing him in third place in New Hampshire, but all he’s really doing at this point is blocking Nikki Haley’s rise.
  28. stop the presses
    The Centrists Cannot HoldIn D.C., Ritchie Torres is full of conviction, while the journalistic Establishment show passionate intensity about the second coming of Donald Trump.
  29. early and often
    Has Nikki Haley Figured Out What No Other Trump Foe Could?The Ron DeSantis theory turned out to be wrong.
  30. early and often
    Trump Tells Latino Voters He’s the Victim of CommunistsHis new strategy is a sign his effort to turn the tables on prosecutors won’t end with the primaries.
  31. early and often
    Trump’s Pick for Vice-President Still Matters in 2024Selecting a female MAGA loyalist, like Kristi Noem or Elise Stefanik, may help his campaign.
  32. early and often
    Trump’s Anti-Migrant ‘Blitz’ Is Too Chilling to IgnoreBiden may see immigration as a losing issue, but voters need to know about Trump’s radical mass-deportation plan.
  33. games
    Bill Belichick Is About to Get Fired, and Nobody CaresOnce considered the greatest NFL coach of all time, after a string of losing seasons, Bill Belichick is a legend without a constituency.
  34. early and often
    Trump Goes Full Hitler by Calling Political Foes ‘Vermin’Trump’s use of fascist rhetoric is increasingly hard to ignore — but Republicans are trying their best.
  35. early and often
    Tim Scott’s Exit Leaves Only Two Serious GOP Trump RivalsNikki Haley and Ron DeSantis are competing for second place, but their chances against Donald Trump remain slim.
  36. poll position
    The 2024 Polls Agree: Trump Has a Significant Lead Over BidenMuch could change in the next year, but right now Trump is ahead of Biden nationally and in most battleground states.
  37. politics
    Judge Denies Trump’s Request to Push Back His Documents TrialThough Judge Aileen Cannon suggested she may reconsider the matter in March, Donald Trump’s classified documents trial is set to begin May 20, 2024.
  38. early and often
    Rudy Giuliani Spends His Nights Ranting OnlineIndicted, isolated, and broke, he has one comfort left: the sound of his own voice.
  39. the national interest
    Trump’s ‘He Did It First’ Rationale for Locking Up His CriticsThe lie hiding behind the other lie.
  40. early and often
    Are Democrats the Party of Low-Turnout Elections Now?One theory about Democratic wins since 2020 and poor prospects for 2024 is that they now excel in non-presidential elections. Could that be right?
  41. early and often
    Republican Debaters Want to Go to War With Everyone (Except Trump)The third Republican debate was pretty bloodthirsty toward enemies at home and abroad, but not toward the absent front-runner.
  42. the national interest
    The Special Elections Tell Us Nothing About Biden’s Chances Against TrumpDemocrats have a Biden problem, not a party problem.
  43. early and often
    Some Voters Think Trump’s a Criminal and Support Him AnywayPolling shows that not all of Trump’s supporters deny he has committed “serious federal crimes.” They seem to be okay with his criminality.
  44. politics
    Trump’s Fraud Trial Testimony Was Mostly About Lashing OutThe former president spent most of his time on the stand attacking the judge and prosecutors.
  45. tremendous content
    Ivanka Runs Out of Excuses, Plans to Testify in Fraud CaseShe’s set to testify in the New York fraud trial on Wednesday, after unsuccessfully arguing that appearing on a school night is an “undue hardship.”
  46. joe biden
    Biden Needs to Go Very Negative on Trump or He’ll Probably Lose in 2024Polls show Biden’s reelection bid is in trouble, mostly from younger and nonwhite voters. He needs to convince them they’d hate a Trump return.
  47. neighborhood news
    The Trump Boys Are Back in TownEric and Don Jr. defend their father in court.
  48. tremendous content
    DeSantis Makes Things Even Weirder by Offering to Wear Boot on His HeadThe governor’s awkward attempt to turn the high-heeled-boot allegations back on Donald Trump backfired spectacularly.
  49. court appearances
    The Trump-SBF Trial Doubleheader Is the Ultimate New York SceneWhat I saw awaiting Don Jr. and a verdict.
  50. the national interest
    The Authoritarian Right’s Code-Phrase: ‘Do You Know What Time It Is?’The sinister implications of a piece of jargon.
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