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  1. d.c.
    The GOP Has Discovered Joe Biden’s Political SuperpowerThere’s a reason he isn’t showing up much in Republican talking points.
  2. gop
    Matt Gaetz Distracts From Sex-Trafficking Probe With False Election Fraud ClaimsAs the inquiry into an alleged act of sex trafficking develops, Gaetz is spreading falsehoods about the election with Marjorie Taylor Greene.
  3. gop
    Trump’s Chances for the 2024 Nomination Are Stronger Than You Might ThinkIn retrospect, no one in the GOP has really laid a glove on the 45th president since he started running in 2015.
  4. gop
    Meet Trump’s New ApprenticeA one-time moderate from New York, Elise Stefanik embraced Trump’s election-fraud claims and may soon be rewarded with Liz Cheney’s leadership seat.
  5. gop
    Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Caucus Promoting ‘Anglo-Saxon’ Values Didn’t Last LongThe GOP representative walked back a proposal to form an America First caucus after Republican leaders pushed back against her nativist language.
  6. georgia
    Businesses Ignore Mitch McConnell’s Warning to ‘Stay Out of Politics’Over 100 business leaders were reportedly on a conference call on Saturday discussing how to respond to new Republican-led voting restrictions.
  7. roundup
    Trump Reprises Mythomania Grievance Routine for GOP DonorsThe Florida man called Mitch McConnell a “dumb son of a bitch” at an RNC event on Saturday, but otherwise had little to add but nauseam.
  8. gop
    House Republicans Double Down on Scammy Trump Fundraising TacticDays after it emerged that Trump bilked donors with deceitful recurring payment programs, the NRCC gave a similar strategy a shot.
  9. gop
    Matt Gaetz Sought a Preemptive Pardon From Trump: ReportA blanket pardon would have been a nice security blanket for the representative under investigation for an alleged act of sex trafficking.
  10. gop
    Matt Gaetz’s Colleagues Drop the Dirt on HimLawmakers describe Gaetz’s alleged drug use and incidents in which he showed nude photos of women he slept with to colleagues on the House floor.
  11. gop
    DOJ Investigation Focusing on Matt Gaetz’s Alleged Payments for Sex: ReportA new report states that Gaetz paid escorts for sex, taking ecstasy before doing so on at least one occasion.
  12. gop
    Matt Gaetz Under Investigation for Possible Relationship With a Minor: ReportDOJ looking into whether loudmouth Republican paid a teen girl to travel across state lines for sex, which would violate federal trafficking laws.
  13. 2022 midterms
    The Alaska Republican Party Is Trying to Push Out Lisa MurkowskiIn their censure vote, state GOP officials requested that she not run on the Republican ticket in 2022.
  14. republican party
    Small-Dollar Donations to the GOP Increased After the Capitol Riot: ReportSo much for the corporate backlash against the Republicans who voted to overturn the election.
  15. insurrection
    Feds Investigate Communications Between Lawmakers and Capitol Rioters: ReportThe probe into the insurrection is moving on from rounding up more obvious suspects to determining how the attack was coordinated.
  16. gop
    Mitch McConnell Would ‘Absolutely’ Support Trump If He Were the 2024 NomineeOnce again, he backs the man who has physically mocked him, called on the party to replace him, and arguably cost him his Senate majority.
  17. covid-19
    Congressman Ron Wright Dies of COVID-19The 67-year-old Texas Republican, who was also battling lung cancer, is the first active member of Congress to die from the coronavirus.
  18. donald trump
    What’s Trump Up To?The former president has reportedly been doling out $50 bills in his hotel lobby and plotting a “revenge tour.”
  19. just asking questions
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Is the ‘Worst Enemy’ for Her CausesA long talk with John Cowan, the Republican neurosurgeon who Greene defeated in the 2020 GOP primary for Georgia’s 14th congressional district.
  20. gop
    Republicans Who Condemned Trump Are Being Condemned by the GOPArizona Republicans were censured for wavering from their support of Trump, while GOP reps who voted for impeachment face early primary challengers.
  21. end-times
    What Madison Cawthorn Saw at the InsurrectionThe youngest member of Congress is invigorated by the mob he helped incite
  22. capitol riot
    House Republicans Disobey Police, Dodge Metal Detectors in CapitolSeveral Republicans walked past House Chamber metal detectors and many more objected to the security measure common in American life.
  23. the national circus
    The Trashing of the RepublicThe only response to the carnage in Washington is to banish Trump and his traitorous collaborators from civil society.
  24. contested election
    WATCH: Mitch McConnell Gives Speech Opposing Effort to Overturn ElectionThe Senate majority leader made an impassioned plea for his GOP colleagues to abandon their effort to reverse Biden’s victory.
  25. politics
    ‘GOP Lawmakers Are Scared’: Republican Insiders Vent About ‘Stop the Steal’Party operatives sound off by text on Trump and his loyalists’ desperate legal antics.
  26. politics
    The Extensive New Scale of David Perdue’s Shady Stock Trading RevealedThe Republican from Georgia is far and away the most prolific trader in the Senate — often with shares of companies he oversees in office.
  27. 2020 election
    Michigan Republicans Now Want to Rescind Election CertificationThey changed course after a presidential intervention, but the “no backsies” rule applies here.
  28. gop
    Republicans Keep Trying to Throw Out Black Votes After the ElectionWhat challenging ballots in Milwaukee and Detroit is really about.
  29. gop
    Will the GOP Become the Party of Men?Republicans have stumbled upon a logical — if ironic — solution to their diversity problem.
  30. the swamp
    The Winners of Trump’s WashingtonFifty-one insiders who profited off the presidency.
  31. the swamp
    The Tortured Self-Justification of a Trump EnablerHow an anonymous Republican squares his love of power with his contempt for the president.
  32. jennifer maroney
    Jennifer Lawrence: ‘I Was a Little Republican’“My first time voting, I voted for John McCain.”
  33. politics
    QAnon Goes to WashingtonTwenty-four followers of the grotesque conspiracy theory are running for Congress in November. Where does this end?
  34. rbg
    Where GOP Senators Stand on Filling Ginsburg’s Seat Before the ElectionLisa Murkowski and Susan Collins are, for now, the only GOP senators to state their intention not to vote on a nominee prior to the election.
  35. rnc
    Republican National Convention, Day Two: Live UpdatesFollow along with Intelligencer for the second night of the Republican convention that’s partly virtual but all about Trump.
  36. republican national convention
    RNC Speaker Cut From Tuesday’s Lineup After Retweeting Anti-Semitic ConspiracyThe convention dropped Mary Ann Mendoza from her Tuesday slot after she urged her followers to read a thread about a Jewish plan to enslave the world.
  37. election 2020
    How to Watch the 2020 RNC, If That’s Something You’re Interested InYou can always go for a nice walk instead.
  38. vision 2020
    Far-Right Agitator Laura Loomer Wins GOP House Primary in FloridaThe Islamophobic provocateur and Infowars contributor won in FL-21, which includes Mar-a-Lago, though she is unlikely to win the district in November.
  39. 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.
  40. home decor
    Every Room in This Man’s House Is Worse Than the NextImagine if Drake was a GOP pollster.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.”
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. florida man
    Don’t Overthink Ron DeSantisThe Florida governor’s tenure teaches us about sycophancy, ineptitude, and reactionary politics.
  48. covid-19
    Donald Trump and the Luxury of IrresponsibilityWhen washing one’s hands isn’t just a precaution against the coronavirus.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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