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  1. power
    New York Times Says It Made a Mistake With E. Jean Carroll’s StoryThe executive editor admits the paper’s coverage of serious rape allegations against Trump was “overly cautious.”
  2. politics
    Susan Collins Has a New Democratic ChallengerSara Gideon announced her Senate run, taking aim at Collins for voting to confirm Brett Kavanaugh.
  3. migrant crisis
    The Trump Administration’s Erratic Reaction to the Migrant Child CrisisIt’s hard to keep up with Team Trump’s actions denying or evading the responsibility to give kids decent treatment.
  4. vision 2020
    Just What the Democratic Primary Needed: A 25th CandidateJoe Sestak’s reputation for not taking party Establishment advice probably helped him decide on a longest-of-long-shots candidacy.
  5. health care
    Trump Claims He Saved Obamacare, Despite His Multiple Attempts to Kill ItThe latest in a series of breathtaking presidential lies denies his entire first-term health-care policy record.
  6. the national interest
    Why Trump Is So Confused About His Own Iran PolicyIt’s either an intricate diplomatic plan to confound Iran with an array of ever-shifting demands, or the work of a confused Fox News viewer.
  7. politics
    Democratic Presidential Candidates Respond to New Rape Allegation Against TrumpThey were asked to respond to E. Jean Carroll’s accusation and weigh in on whether Congress should get involved.
  8. feature
    How Cindy Yang Learned to Throw a Party at Mar-a-LagoShe was just a massage-parlor tycoon turned GOP bundler until Robert Kraft got arrested and the FBI started paying attention.
  9. politics
    Even the Trump Transition Team Knew Some Appointees Were Bad Hires: ReportIn newly obtained documents, the Trump transition team flagged some candidates as worrisome for the exact reason they were eventually let go.
  10. migrant crisis
    Everything We Know About the Inhumane Conditions at Migrant Detention CampsMigrant children have allegedly been denied adequate medical care and sanitation, and some were reportedly forced to sleep on the floor as punishment.
  11. politics
    Democratic Presidential Candidates Respond to New Rape Allegation Against TrumpThey were asked to respond to E. Jean Carroll’s accusation and weigh in on whether Congress should get involved.
  12. roundups
    How Readers, Pundits, and Trump Have Responded to E. Jean Carroll’s AllegationsCarroll’s revelation has prompted praise, heartbreak, anger, and questions — here’s what’s been happening since she came forward.
  13. the economy
    America’s Top Economists Needlessly Undermined Growth, Study ConfirmsA new analysis confirms that for years, central bankers and top economists underestimated America’s true unemployment rate.
  14. vision 2020
    Why Did Obama Pick Biden As His Veep in the First Place?Biden’s “baggage” may not have mattered so much to Team Obama because they considered him too old to be an heir apparent.
  15. supreme court
    Another SCOTUS Precedent Falls. Could Roe Be Next?For the second time this term, the court’s conservative majority has reversed a major Supreme Court precedent. Could Roe v. Wade be far behind?
  16. the national interest
    Manafort Promised Sean Hannity He Wouldn’t Flip on TrumpProbably because they were all totally innocent.
  17. the top line
    Here’s Who Trump Should Have Made Fed ChairmanNeel Kashkari, like Trump, thinks the Fed should cut interest rates. The problem is that those beliefs stem from principle, not politics.
  18. virginia
    Fairfax Says Rape Allegations Have Raised His Profile, Eyes Gubernatorial BidThe Virginia lieutenant governor is still fighting for his political life as Terry McAuliffe looms over the 2021 governor’s race.
  19. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Ban ‘Corrupt and Inhumane’ Private PrisonsPrivate prisons are notoriously abusive. Elizabeth Warren says she’s got a plan for that.
  20. politics
    E. Jean Carroll: “Trump attacked me in the dressing room of Bergdorf Goodman.”The Elle advice columnist says the assault took place in Bergdorf Goodman.
  21. supreme court
    Where’s the Supreme Court’s Census Decision?It’s possible new evidence of the administration’s true intent in placing a citizenship question in the 2020 Census is causing a delay at SCOTUS.
  22. iran
    Trump Says He Canceled Strikes on Iran Because They Were ‘Not Proportionate’The president tweeted that he called off attacks on Iranian targets, including radar and missile batteries, because he was worried about casualties.
  23. life after warming
    Disaster Upon DisasterFlooding and tornadoes in the Midwest. Drought and extreme heat in India. The climate future is already here, we just can’t bear to look.
  24. transportation
    The History of Trump’s Obsession With Air Force OneThe president’s long and complicated relationship with the executive aircraft.
  25. politics
    Six Takeaways From Hope Hicks’s House Judiciary TestimonyHicks called Trump’s “Russia, if you’re listening” a joke and said she issued only “white lies” in her time in the White House.
  26. vision 2020
    Joe Biden’s Segregationist Controversy: What You Need to KnowAfter Biden’s rivals called him out for touting his work with racist Senate colleagues, the former VP insisted he’s the one who’s owed an apology.
  27. vision 2020
    Trump Is Helping Democrats Mobilize Against HimBase mobilization strategies tend to reach a point of diminishing returns. It’s unclear if Trump understands that, but persuasion’s not his thing.
  28. church-state separation
    SCOTUS Splits on Church-State Separation in Peace Cross CaseWhile in the minority in the “Peace Cross” decision, Ruth Bader Ginsburg offered an eloquent testimonial for the “wall of separation.”
  29. politics
    Roy Moore Just Wants to Touch the PeopleAlabama’s most infamous judge is running for Senate again, despite misconduct allegations.
  30. 2020 alabama senate race
    Judge Roy Moore Rides Again Into a 2020 Senate RaceEverybody’s favorite theocrat and alleged mall creeper is again threatening to wreak havoc on his party’s Senate prospects in Alabama.
  31. vision 2020
    Sanders Suggests Warren Is Surging in the Polls Because She’s a WomanSanders is treading on thin ice in stressing electability arguments in his rivalry with Elizabeth Warren.
  32. 2020 elections
    Marianne Williamson Is Sorry for Calling Vaccines ‘Orwellian’The spiritual adviser–slash–2020 candidate says she “misspoke.”
  33. the emperor's new props
    9 Times President Trump Had the Best, Most Beautiful PropsTrump’s Air Force One model isn’t the only prop he’s unveiled. He’s shown off folders, charts, and bills – and some even had writing on them.
  34. joe biden
    Joe Biden Is Playing a Risky Game With Black VotersHe enjoys healthy black support in early polls. But it may be more precarious than he thinks.
  35. the national interest
    Trump and the Rhetoric of FascismWhy is it worse for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to call Trump a fascist than for Trump to advocate fascism?
  36. comfort foods
    Which 2020 Candidate’s Comfort Food Is the Most Haunting?“A BAKED POTATO.”
  37. politics
    Trump Judicial Pick Opposed to LGBT Rights Confirmed to Lifetime Federal SeatMatthew Kacsmaryk, who co-signed a letter saying that being transgender is “a delusion,” will head to Texas to a lifetime district court appointment.
  38. politics
    Trump Judicial Pick Opposed to LGBT Rights Confirmed to Lifetime Federal SeatMatthew Kacsmaryk, who co-signed a letter saying that being transgender is “a delusion,” will head to Texas to a lifetime district court appointment.
  39. space
    Lawmakers Are ‘Coming Out of the Woodwork’ to Be Briefed on UFOs: ReportMark Warner was one of three senators to hear a briefing on UFOs from the Pentagon on Wednesday, as lawmaker interest in the topic increases.
  40. impeachment
    Pelosi Rules Out Censuring Trump As Alternative to ImpeachmentIt’s apparently all or nothing on impeachment for the House.
  41. iran
    In Private, Tucker Carlson Is Actually Giving Trump Decent Iran Advice: ReportThe Fox News host is acting as a counterweight to the administration’s hawkish voices, telling Trump that war with Iran isn’t “in anyone’s interest.”
  42. 2020 elections
    Which 2020 Candidate’s Comfort Food Is the Most Haunting?“A BAKED POTATO.”
  43. the economy
    Fed Chair Powell Says He’s Not Going Anywhere, But the Fed’s Moving Toward TrumpU.S. Fed chairman Jerome Powell says he intends to serve his term, but the Fed appears to be ready to cut interest rates.
  44. reparations
    One of the Biggest Arguments Against Reparations Is Based on a LieRepublicans at Wednesday’s reparations hearing perpetuated one of the great lies about racist inequality: that white people got ahead without help.
  45. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren, Unity Candidate?Democratic centrists are exhibiting a warmth toward Elizabeth Warren that could help her create a party-spanning coalition.
  46. politics
    There’s a Reason Men Accused of Abuse Keep Working for TrumpPatrick Shanahan would have fit right in at the White House.
  47. aoc
    AOC Offers Fellow Democrats a Lesson in How to Be OnlineThe congresswoman has responded to the DNC’s epically bad “Boy Bye” tweet.
  48. vision 2020
    Democrats Think Older White Man Is Best Bet to Beat TrumpBiden and Sanders’s strong position in early 2020 polls is likely related to perceptions that, based on 2016, candidate diversity may be too risky.
  49. vision 2020
    Trump May Live-Tweet the Democratic Debates, Against His Advisers’ WishesLive-tweeting the other party’s debates would be undignified, unprecedented, and perfectly in character for Trump.
  50. the national interest
    Joe Biden’s Segregationist Nostalgia Is Even More Ignorant Than It SoundsDoes the Democratic front-runner understand the modern political world?
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