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  1. impeachment
    Elizabeth Warren Comes Out for ImpeachmentWhere Warren leads, will other candidates follow — and will House Democrats be taken where they have so far refused to go?
  2. party report
    John Lithgow Thinks the Clintons Would Have a Hard Time at His New PlayHe says it would be “tough.”
  3. politics
    The Good Fight’s Melania Trump Episode Is Its Boldest Riff on Reality“The One With the Celebrity Divorce” is an uproarious hour that blends Hitchcockian suspense, legal thrills, and satire.
  4. vision 2020
    Has Joe Biden Lost His Ability to Unite Democrats?If elite progressive concerns about Biden spread to actual Democratic voters, his status as a potential unity candidate could be seriously damaged.
  5. sports
    Cuban Players Helped Build the Modern MLB. America Doesn’t Want To Help Them.For decades, Cuban players have risked everything to play baseball in America. The Trump administration has cancelled a plan to make it safer for them
  6. mueller time
    Mueller Report Subpoena Fight Is the First Skirmish in a Long War to ComeAmong other things, the House Democratic leadership needs to show an impeachment-hungry base it’s willing to fight.
  7. impeachment
    If Impeaching Trump Is Pointless, Then Bipartisanship Is WorthlessIf the GOP can’t put the rule of law above loyalty to Trump, then bipartisanship is a worthless ideal, and many congressional norms are obsolete.
  8. politics
    Oh Brother, James Comey Is Outside AgainFollowing the release of the Mueller report, the former FBI director took to the forest.
  9. this week in late night
    Late Night’s Report on the Mueller ReportThe [redacted] report is out, and the late-night hosts are sharing some [redacted] takes on it.
  10. the national interest
    Proven Liar Sarah Sanders Asked About Lying, Lies AgainShe’s only sorry she not “a robot” who tells the truth.
  11. not mueller time
    All the News That Was Buried by the Mueller ReportToday was a good day to hide bad news, if you had it. But we excavated it.
  12. the national interest
    Trump Beat the Rap, but Mueller Uncovered a Historic ScandalThe special prosecutor finds few new crimes, lots of misconduct, and a president acting like a mob boss to cover it all up.
  13. mueller time
    Trump Deserves Impeachment. But Should the Democrats Do It?Yes, Mueller seems to have provided an “impeachment referral.” But it remains risky and perhaps unnecessary this close to the 2020 election.
  14. mueller time
    The Funniest Twitter Reactions to the Mueller Report“Why is Rod Rosenstein looking directly at me?”
  15. the pee tape
    Absolutely Every Single Thing We Know About the Pee TapeUpdated with new information from the Mueller report.
  16. mueller time
    On Obstruction of Justice, Mueller Punted to Congress and the 2020 ElectorateMueller strongly suggested that impeachment or electoral defenestration is the only remedy for the misconduct he documents.
  17. mitch mcconnell
    Mitch McConnell’s New Campaign Ad Is Brazenly Anti-DemocracyThe McConnell campaign’s first campaign ad is about insisting that his various subversions of democracy are instances of “letting the people decide.”
  18. mueller time
    Who Was the Bearded Man at Barr’s Mueller Press Conference?His name is Edward O’Callaghan, and he once thwarted an investigation into another Republican politician: Sarah Palin.
  19. vision 2020
    Terry McAuliffe Won’t Run for President in 2020The ebullient former Clinton money man will refocus on Virginia, where his party’s troubles may enable him to return to the governorship in 2021.
  20. mueller time
    Sarah Sanders Told Mueller She Lied to Media About ComeyShe told investigators that a remark about James Comey’s termination was based on nothing, later calling it a “slip of the tongue.”
  21. mueller time
    Mueller Report Offers More Evidence That Erik Prince Lied to CongressHe told a congressional committee that he met a Russian oligarch in the Seychelles by accident. That doesn’t seem to be true.
  22. the national interest
    Congress Should Impeach William BarrThe attorney general has proven himself an irredeemable hack at a time when the job demands independence.
  23. politics
    Here’s the Moment Sarah Sanders Admitted to LyingShe told investigators that a remark about James Comey’s termination was a “slip of the tongue.”
  24. mueller time
    Mueller Report Confirms Trump Runs the White House Like It’s the MafiaTrump repeatedly instructed his underlings to mislead authorities, and informed the White House counsel that “lawyers don’t take notes.”
  25. politics
    Why Is a Russian Fashion Influencer in the Mueller Report?Miroslava Duma can’t avoid a scandal.
  26. mueller time
    11 Areas of Obstruction of Justice Mueller InvestigatedMueller’s findings of fact about Trump’s behavior hardly seem “exonerating” at all.
  27. mueller time
    Mueller Report: Trump Said ‘I’m F***ed’ When Special Counsel Was AppointedTurns out he was wrong about that.
  28. politics
    Everything We Learned About Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump in the Mueller ReportThe Mueller report’s most important details on the billionaire couple toying around in politics.
  29. game of yeah right
    There Is No Way Trump Watches Game of ThronesLet me tell you why.
  30. mueller time
    Uncap Your Highlighters, B*tches: It’s the Best Part of the Mueller ReportIt’s poetic.
  31. republicans
    White Alabamians Are Doing It AgainRoy Moore, an accused child molester, is leading early polls in Alabama’s Republican primary for the 2020 U.S. Senate election.
  32. mueller time
    William Barr: Trump’s Obstruction Was Legal Because He Was Sincerely ParanoidTrump believed the Russia investigation was a “witch hunt.” Therefore, his attempts to undermine it weren’t obstruction of justice, Barr explains.
  33. mueller time
    Read the Full Mueller Report DocumentThe Justice Department released the redacted version of the Mueller Report today.
  34. mueller time
    Very Normal President Celebrates Mueller Report With Game of Thrones Tweet“NO COLLUSION,” the tweet reads in the show’s signature font.
  35. mueller time
    Man Shocks America With Unblinking EyesRod Rosenstein didn’t move during William Barr’s press conference.
  36. mueller time
    Barr Confirms White House Got a Sneak Peek at the Mueller ReportSeems that Barr helped Team Trump pre-spin the Mueller report — an effort that continued with his press conference spinning it just before release.
  37. mueller time
    Who Was the Bearded Man at Barr’s Mueller Press Conference?His name is Edward O’Callaghan, and he once thwarted an investigation into another Republican politician: Sarah Palin.
  38. who?
    Poll: 12 Percent of Americans Have ‘Never Heard’ of Mike PenceHe may not be the most publicly present vice-president in recent years, but that number still feels a little low.
  39. mueller time
    Everything You Need to Know About the Mueller Report’s ReleaseThe Mueller report will come out after Barr’s presser, Congress will see a less-redacted version, and other late news about the long-awaited release.
  40. foreign policy
    Note to John Bolton: ‘Three Stooges of Socialism’ Is Not a Terrifying AllusionTrump’s national security adviser can’t seem to decide if the administration’s Latin American enemies are scary or figures of fun.
  41. vision 2020
    Pete Buttigieg Is Already Facing Anti-Gay Harassment on the Campaign TrailHis candidacy will reveal either the strengths or the limitations of the nation’s professed tolerance for LGBT people.
  42. mueller report
    Remembering the Starr Report As We Await the Mueller ReportIt’s unlikely Mueller’s report will have the seismic impact of the dirty book Ken Starr put together, which 20 million people read the first two days.
  43. mueller time
    Five Reasons Why Republicans Won’t Abandon Trump Like They Ditched NixonNixon had weaker intraparty support than Trump, who will benefit from likely polarization over the Mueller report.
  44. politics
    Kirsten Gillibrand Has Endorsed Steps to Reduce Racial Wealth GapShe has endorsed a proposal authored by policy experts.
  45. vision 2020
    Buttigieg Wants to Bring Back One of Bill Clinton’s Signature ProposalsExpanding national service was Clinton’s most reliable 1992 applause line, and it could help candidates like Mayor Pete strike a communitarian tone.
  46. vision 2020
    Which Democratic Presidential Candidates Have Qualified for the First Debates?Thirteen candidates have already made the cut, thanks to their standing in the polls or grassroots fundraising.
  47. the national interest
    Trump Is Attacking Not Ilhan Omar But All Muslims and MinoritiesA campaign of vilification and dehumanization that goes far beyond the pseudo-outrage at one exhausting member of Congress.
  48. rhetoric
    Ilhan Omar Is Facing Death Threats. It’s Good That Democrats Are Defending Her.The Atlantic’s David Frum argues that Democrats are making a strategic mistake by rallying behind Ilhan Omar.
  49. vision 2020
    Why Julián Castro Could Be 2020’s Dark Horse CandidateThe former San Antonio mayor and head of HUD has a long way to go to become a viable candidate, but the Latino vote could give him a path to victory.
  50. yemen
    Trump Vetoes Resolution to End U.S. Support for Saudi War (Crimes) in YemenTrump likes to complain about U.S. involvement in pointless wars in the Middle East. But he (apparently) likes helping the Saudis starve Yemen more.
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