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  1. inequality
    Congress Is Hanging Single Parents Out to DryThe $600 enhanced unemployment benefits are due to expire. A new report shows how much single parents need that money.
  2. home decor
    Every Room in This Man’s House Is Worse Than the NextImagine if Drake was a GOP pollster.
  3. coronavirus stimulus
    Republicans’ COVID Relief Bill to Include Second Round of $1,200 Stimulus ChecksOn Monday, Senate Republicans proposed an early version of the HEALS Act, with a second round of $1,200 checks but no eviction moratorium for renters.
  4. vision 2020
    The Republican National Convention Suffers Another Round of DropoutsTwo more senators — and eight House representatives — have announced they will not attend the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville.
  5. vision 2020
    GOP Senators Are Already Bailing From the Convention in Florida Next MonthFive Republican senators announced this week that they would skip the convention in Jacksonville, further revealing the uselessness of the event.
  6. gop
    3 GOP Insiders on the Protests and Trump’s Perilous Moment“I think the president has handled it as well as any president ever could.”
  7. george floyd
    Republicans Belatedly Realize Protests Aren’t Going AwayAs outrage over police brutality and the killing of George Floyd persists, GOP leaders respond with lukewarm efforts of reform and appeasement.
  8. qanon
    QAnon Supporter Wins Republican Senate Primary in OregonJo Rae Perkins, an insurance agent in Oregon, became the first advocate for the sweeping conspiracy theory to win a GOP nomination for the Senate.
  9. florida man
    Don’t Overthink Ron DeSantisThe Florida governor’s tenure teaches us about sycophancy, ineptitude, and reactionary politics.
  10. covid-19
    Donald Trump and the Luxury of IrresponsibilityWhen washing one’s hands isn’t just a precaution against the coronavirus.
  11. coronavirus
    Flying Blind Without Testing, GOP Governors Reopen Businesses in the SouthBusinesses in Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina will soon reopen, though the impact on the virus’s spread can’t be known without proper testing.
  12. coronavirus
    Trump Wants to Open the Country, But Republicans Don’t Want to Pay for TestingRepublican lawmakers want to avoid federal funding for coronavirus tests, despite the necessity for such a project to safely reopen the economy.
  13. coronavirus
    Kansas GOP Overturns Large-Gathering Ban on Worst Day of the State’s OutbreakLawmakers overturned the governor’s executive order banning religious groups of more than ten — though many churches have voluntarily moved online.
  14. coronavirus
    Texas Republican: ‘Lots of Grandparents’ Willing to Die to Save Economy for KidsDan Patrick, 69, said he would “take a chance” on his survival if it meant the immediate end of social distancing and the ramp-up of the economy.
  15. mitch mcconnell
    McConnell (Reluctantly) Nixes Vacation Plans to Work on Virus BillEarlier Thursday, the GOP leader said the Senate would wait until after recess to legislate a response to the coronavirus pandemic.
  16. vision 2020
    With Biden Ascendant, GOP Suddenly Cares About His Ukraine Connections AgainPresident Trump and Republican senators are refocusing on debunked allegations of Biden family misconduct in Ukraine as his campaign regains steam.
  17. senate trial
    Susan Collins: Trump Has ‘Learned’ a ‘Pretty Big Lesson’ From ImpeachmentIt’s unlikely that a president who said the Constitution gives him “the right to do whatever I want” would learn anything from his acquittal.
  18. impeachment
    GOP Senator Suggests Her Party Is Using Ukraine to Hurt Biden in the PrimaryJoni Ernst contradicted the talking point that Trump was simply rooting out corruption, with no intention of hurting Biden’s electoral shot.
  19. senate impeachment trial
    The Impeachment Trial Became Saturday Detention for SenatorsThe mood was subdued as members sat through “Death Valley” and earned a 49-hour break.
  20. ukraine scandal
    Lev Parnas and His Powerful Republican Friends: A Photo AlbumNo one knows Lev Parnas, but somehow they’ve all taken pictures with him.
  21. impeachment
    GOP Reps Liken Impeachment to Pearl Harbor, Say Trump Treated Worse Than JesusMike Kelly said the impeachment will “live in infamy,” while Barry Loudermilk said at least Jesus had the “opportunity to face his accusers.”
  22. vision 2020
    Joe Biden: America Needs the Republican PartyBiden also said that he was ‘really worried’ that Democrats would trounce Republicans in 2020, a concern that is not shared across the aisle.
  23. gop
    House Ethics Committee to Duncan Hunter: Please Stop Doing Your JobThe committee effectively banned the congressman — who pleaded guilty to misusing some $150,000 in campaign funds — from voting on the House floor.
  24. gop
    GOP Cuts Aid to House Candidate Over Death Threats to Ilhan Omar, AOCIt was the second time Omar faced a death threat from a Republican candidate for the House that week.
  25. racism
    Schumer’s Glowing Send-off for Peter King Illustrates Civility in PracticeThis is the nonsense that comes from fetishizing bipartisanship.
  26. the swamp
    What Republican Insiders Really Think About ImpeachmentTurns out, Trump fatigue is a condition that knows no party and you can’t feel outraged if you can no longer feel anything at all.
  27. racism
    A Non-Racist Conservatism Must Look to the Future, Not the PastRoss Douthat’s latest column paints a discouraging picture of non-racist conservatism.
  28. ilhan omar
    Alabama Republicans Vote to Remove Ilhan Omar After Endorsing Roy MooreState Republicans think Omar is an un-American bigot who shouldn’t hold office. That says more about their idea of who should than about her.
  29. racism
    Steve King’s Political Prospects May Be Fading, but His Party’s Racism Is NotKing is one of his party’s most flagrant bigots — but not by much.
  30. islamophobia
    Trump’s Tweets Prove GOP Attacks on Omar, Tlaib Were Always About IslamophobiaThe anti-Semitism allegations were just a cover.
  31. republicans
    The Last Black Republican in the House Waves the White FlagFive years ago, Republicans thought they had to become more diverse to win. Will Hurd’s departure symbolizes their abandonment of that path.
  32. encounter
    A Lobster Dinner With the ‘Billionaire Heiress’ Chair of the Manhattan GOPAndrea Catsimatidis, self-described “business bombshell, jet-setter, NYC native, and footballer” on the limits of idealogical purity.
  33. racism
    Republicans Don’t Want Racist Chants to Define Them — Just Racist PoliciesRepublicans have expressed concern that Trump’s racist remarks are distracting the public from the GOP’s policies — which are even more racist.
  34. republicans
    Trump Has ‘Nothing’ Against Roy Moore — Except for His Odds of LosingThe accused child molester is mulling another Senate run in Alabama. Trump is fine with him personally — he’s just worried that he’ll lose.
  35. venezuela
    Florida Republicans Fear Trump’s Venezuela Policy Could Hurt Them in 2020Florida Republicans worry that Trump’s backing of opposition leader Juan Guaidó could become a liability among the state’s 200,000 Venezuelans.
  36. white nationalism
    Steve King Says He Empathizes With Jesus After White Nationalism RebukeThe Iowa rep said he had “better insight” into Christ’s suffering after being reprimanded by his colleagues for normalizing white nationalism.
  37. politics
    GOP Senators Are Acting Like a Bunch of BabiesA private luncheon for Republican lawmakers recently devolved into a squabble over who to blame for the government shutdown.
  38. power
    Lucky GOP Senators Have ‘Hot Beef Sundaes’ for LunchOh.
  39. dynasties
    Beware the Bush Family Image-Rehab MachineLiberals developed a sweet spot for two presidents they once viewed as villains. Why?
  40. #metoo
    The GOP Thinks #MeToo Is a Chance to Exploit the ‘Biased’ PressBut their attempts just show how much they get wrong about journalism.
  41. the republican party
    Why Nikki Haley Represents a Path Not Taken for the Republican PartyFor a moment in the pre-Trump era, the outgoing UN ambassador and former South Carolina governor signaled a turn to a more inclusive Republican Party.
  42. politics
    What Happened to Lindsey Graham?Once defined by his loathing for Trump, he’s now all-in for the president. Why?
  43. The GOP’s New Midterm Message: Nancy Pelosi Wants to Cut MedicareRepublicans’ closing argument in an Ohio congressional special election is that a Democrat-controlled House would cut Medicare and Social Security.
  44. politics
    Michelle Wolf Responds to Her Inclusion in the GOP’s ‘Unhinged Left’ Commercial“Right now there are two things that should be unhinged: people, and those doors to the child cages.”
  45. Trump Has Not Transformed the Republican Party — YetAnti-Trump Republicans are going extinct. But on policy matters, the congressional GOP has changed Trump far more than he has changed it.
  46. Does Anyone Want to Host the 2020 Republican National Convention?The answer appears to be “not really.”
  47. Trump’s Reality Distortion Field Could Be a Huge Asset for Democrats This FallThe president simply refuses to consider that Republicans are on the brink of losing big.
  48. the national interest
    The GOP’s Never-Trumpers Are Really Just Never-DemocratsThe party’s “moderates” have become the most partisan of them all.
  49. russia investigation
    Republicans Barely React as Trump Goes After MuellerThe president may be laying the groundwork to end the Russia investigation. The GOP is still looking the other way.
  50. politics
    CPAC Speaker Needed Security Escort After Flagging Trump’s Sexual MisconductMona Charen chided conservatives for ignoring the president’s treatment of women, and later urged others to help fight off Trumpism.
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