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  1. respect the classics
    Neil Young Wants to Live, He Wants to Give, He’s Suing Trump for InfringementThe president has repeatedly used Young’s songs at campaign events.
  2. vision 2020
    Trump Says Voting by Mail is Evil — Except in FloridaTrump executes a selective reversal by suggesting that voting by mail in Florida — but not in other states — is just fine.
  3. coronavirus stimulus
    Trump Mulls End-Running Congress to Get His Payroll Tax CutTrump’s advisers are threatening that he could take matters into his own hands if Congress can reach a stimulus agreement. He may prefer it that way.
  4. intelligencer chats
    Should Susan Rice’s Benghazi Past Matter to Biden?The former national security adviser comes with a prepackaged faux scandal, but it may not resonate outside the Fox bubble.
  5. the national interest
    The 9 Wildest Answers in Trump’s Interview With Jonathan Swan, RankedThe 1964 Civil Rights Act hasn’t worked out?
  6. 2020 census
    Census Bureau to End Counting Efforts a Month EarlyAdvocates say the Trump administration is attempting to leave out people in marginalized groups.
  7. police
    Secret Service Agents Accosted Two Black Mothers With a RifleThe women say they were pulled from their car and handcuffed while their young children looked on.
  8. feature
    Two Lawyers, a Summer of Unrest, and a Molotov CocktailWhat would make a young professional with everything to lose throw a gasoline-filled Bud Light bottle at a cop car?
  9. vision 2020
    Trump Says He Has the ‘Right’ to Block Any State Expansion of Mail-in VotingTrump says he is considering an executive order to stop states from scaling up mail-in ballots, which he falsely claims promote voter fraud.
  10. vision 2020
    Two People Linked to Kanye West’s Campaign Have Ties to GOPA 2020 RNC Trump delegate from Vermont and a longtime Republican operative have both been connected to the rapper’s presidential bid.
  11. politics
    How Changes to the USPS Might Affect Voting by MailThe Trump administration’s changes to the Postal Service are creating delivery delays, and they could make mail-in voting less efficient and fair.
  12. the national interest
    Manhattan DA Investigating Trump’s ‘Extensive and Protracted Criminal Conduct’Why a criminal probe of the sitting president is actually important.
  13. reproductive rights
    Anti-Abortion Centers Received Millions of Dollars in COVID Bailout FundsReligiously affiliated crisis pregnancy centers have received between $4 million and $10 million, according to a new report.
  14. unemployment
    Things Are Going to Get So Much WorseThe policies that have barely kept Americans afloat are coming to an end. What will we do now?
  15. vision 2020
    Kanye West Is Trying to Get on the Ballot in Wisconsin, a Crucial Swing StateHis unorthodox presidential campaign is also collecting signatures in Ohio, Arkansas, and West Virginia, but its earlier efforts face legal scrutiny.
  16. extremely online
    Claudia Conway Is Back and Raising Hell on TikTok for As Long As It ExistsShe has returned.
  17. the national interest
    A Line-by-Line Analysis of the Hilarious ‘Case for Trump’A line-by-line read of Hugh Hewitt’s hilarious argument for reelecting the president.
  18. 2020 elections
    How a Blue Wave in 2020 Could Yield Redistricting Gains for DemocratsThe GOP’s landslide win in 2010 allowed them to shift the balance of power across the country. This year, Democrats might be able to do the same.
  19. coronavirus
    The Pandemic and Natural Disasters Are Colliding AgainIsaias in the east and the Apple fire in California reveal the potential for disaster, as the pandemic, fire season, and hurricane season all line up.
  20. tiktok
    What’s Going on With Trump’s TikTok Ban and the Microsoft Deal?As TikTok users continue to hold their looped breath, Microsoft is again trying to acquire the app after dealing with some Trump-prompted confusion.
  21. sometimes trump
    Trump and the GOP Establishment Are Falling Out of LoveAs his odds of reelection dwindle, the marriage of convenience between Trump and the conservative old guard is starting to fray.
  22. empires
    Trump’s Authoritarian Theater Was Just for Show, Until It Wasn’tThe presence of federal forces in Portland marks, for the president, a political strategy ripe for replication anytime he faces the will of voters.
  23. the media
    James Murdoch Quits News Corp Board, Citing Editorial RiftRupert Murdoch’s youngest son is publicly done with his family’s controversial media empire — but he still stands to profit from it.
  24. the national interest
    Trump Keeps Taking Russia’s Side, and We Don’t Know WhyMueller never looked at Trump’s financial information.
  25. coronavirus stimulus
    Democrats Put Squeeze on White House As Unemployment Benefits ExpireRight now the White House looks more likely to cut a stimulus deal with Pelosi and Schumer than to herd fractious congressional Republicans.
  26. the suburbs
    Trump’s Racism Won’t Win the Suburbs. But It May Diversify Them.The president’s hideous defense of exclusionary zoning just might nudge liberal NIMBYs toward tolerating desegregation.
  27. coronavirus
    Trump’s Disregard for Blue States Is at the Heart of His Shoddy COVID ResponseIn April, the White House reportedly abandoned a federal plan for mass COVID testing because the outbreak was occurring mostly in Democratic states.
  28. obituaries
    RIP Herman Cain, Pizza Magnate and Proto-TrumpCain was a viable 2012 presidential candidate until sexual-misconduct allegations brought him down fast.
  29. vision 2020
    Trump’s Two-Pronged Strategy to Demonize Voting by MailTrump hopes to keep Republicans from voting by mail, in which a lot of ballots are invalidated, while undermining the credibility of a Democratic win.
  30. john lewis
    Jennifer Holliday Performs ‘Take My Hand, Precious Lord’ at John Lewis’s FuneralShe sang a powerful rendition of “Take My Hand, Precious Lord.”
  31. the national interest
    Obama’s John Lewis Eulogy Gives a Blueprint for the Next Fight for DemocracyA new voting rights act, statehood for Puerto Rico and D.C., and ending the filibuster.
  32. vision 2020
    What the Constitution Says About Trump’s Suggestion to Delay the ElectionTrump has no power to postpone an election, and even Congress can’t extend his term beyond January 20.
  33. explainer
    What We Know About Kids and the CoronavirusAnd why the question of when to reopen schools is among the most challenging of the pandemic.
  34. herman cain
    Herman Cain Has Died After Contracting the CoronavirusHe was hospitalized within two weeks of attending Trump’s rally in Tulsa.
  35. coronavirus stimulus
    Stimulus Talks Hit Impasse With Republicans in DisarrayAt the moment, Democrats hold all the cards as Trump calls for stopgap deal on unemployment insurance and evictions.
  36. #sayhername
    Oprah Honors Breonna Taylor on the Cover of O MagFor the first time ever, Oprah won’t be on the cover.
  37. coronavirus
    Herman Cain Dies After Contracting COVID-19The 74-year-old former presidential candidate tested positive for the coronavirus on June 29.
  38. coronavirus
    GOP Staffers Detail Ridicule and Derision for Wearing Masks at CapitolA day after Louie Gohmert tested positive for COVID-19, staffers spoke out about the GOP’s anti-mask culture in D.C.
  39. the national interest
    Trump Can’t Stop the Election, But He Can Threaten DemocracyWhen Joe Biden predicted Trump would try this, Republicans laughed.
  40. vision 2020
    How Much of a Cushion Does Biden Need?So long as Biden’s leads in potential tipping-point states like Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin are near his national lead, he’s okay.
  41. the national interest
    Trump Is Filling the Government With an Army of KooksThe definition of what’s too crazy for the Republican Party keeps changing.
  42. supreme court
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After ‘Non-Surgical Procedure’Two weeks after her last hospitalization, Ginsburg was admitted to Sloan Kettering for a minimally invasive procedure unrelated to her liver cancer.
  43. portland
    Militarized Federal Agents to Begin Withdrawal From PortlandAfter weeks of highly publicized clashes with demonstrators, DHS agents and U.S. Marshals in Portland will begin a “phased withdrawal.”
  44. vision 2020
    There’s Still No Evidence Trump Voters Are Particularly ‘Shy’Trump can in theory still turn things around, but he has no hidden army of voters.
  45. coronavirus
    GOP Rep. and Mask Skeptic Louie Gohmert Tests Positive for COVID-19Gohmert tested positive the morning after close contact with AG Bill Barr, and claimed he might have gotten the virus from wearing a mask.
  46. coronavirus
    Trump Keeps Pushing for Schools to Fully ReopenBut the majority of Americans say they’re worried about the risks.
  47. vision 2020
    Medicare for All Advocates Struggle to Launch a Democratic Platform FightIt’s tough to have a big noisy fight at a virtual convention, particularly if Bernie Sanders won’t back your revolt.
  48. international affairs
    Trump Admits He’s Never Talked to Putin About Bounties for Killing U.S. TroopsHe also excused Russia for allegedly supplying weapons to the Taliban, saying, “We did that, too.”
  49. nypd
    Disturbing Footage Shows NYPD Shoving Woman Into Unmarked VanSeveral officers grabbed a teenager off the street in the middle of a protest, then sped away.
  50. vision 2020
    The Pros and Cons of Biden’s Top Vice-Presidential ProspectsJoe Biden has a long list of veep possibilities led by Kamala Harris, and probably not much of an inclination to gamble.
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