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  1. early and often
    GOP Leadership Fight in Congress Shows a Party of WarlordsA civil war started this week with convoluted battle lines.
  2. politics
    How to Make a Semi-Fascist PartyThe hostile, paranoid, and increasingly authoritarian path ahead for American conservatism.
  3. early and often
    Glenn Youngkin Is a Country-Club RadicalThe supposedly moderate Republican governor of Virginia campaigns for an election-denier in Arizona.
  4. the national interest
    The GOP’s Surrender to the AntisemitesHow an old scourge crept back into the political mainstream.
  5. the power trip
    Donald Trump on 2024: ‘I’ve Already Made That Decision’In an interview with New York, the former president says the only question left in his mind is when he’ll announce.
  6. anonymous
    ‘Things Will Be Fine’: GOP Insiders Doubt Overturning Roe v. Wade Will Cost ThemThey don’t seem all that worried the Supreme Court’s decision to end the right to an abortion will come back to haunt them in the midterms.
  7. early and often
    Welcome to Oz, PennsylvaniaCelebrity doctor Mehmet Oz is now the uncontested winner of the state’s GOP senate primary.
  8. early and often
    President Mike Pence Would Be Worse Than TrumpThe former vice-president is attempting to bolster his chances in 2024, but Democrats would be wise to beware any attempt to rehabilitate his image.
  9. life after roe
    Ending Roe v. Wade Is a War on Women and ChildrenThe right offers nothing but more suffering to the people it purports to help.
  10. early and often
    Trump’s Hold on the GOP Won’t Loosen Even If His Candidates FailHis cult of personality can withstand a few botched endorsements.
  11. early and often
    The Republicans Who Saved Trump After January 6This Will Not Pass demonstrates how GOP leaders betrayed their conscience in the name of power.
  12. politics
    Madison Cawthorn Says Leaked Nude Video Was Just a Joke“I was being crass with a friend, trying to be funny.”
  13. the culture wars
    Mallory McMorrow: ‘If I’m Going Down, I’m Going Down Swinging’The righteous anger of the Democrats’ newest star.
  14. conservative extremism
    How Much Does Trump Still Matter to the GOP?In the eyes of his party, Trump may have already served his purpose.
  15. politics
    Madison Cawthorn Will Get Away With His Orgy ClaimsWhen the Republican Party adopted Donald Trump, it discarded accountability for its own kind.
  16. politics
    Is Ron DeSantis the Future of Trumpism?The greatest threat to Donald Trump’s hold on the Republican Party may be his Florida neighbor.
  17. politics
    Trump Jokes About Starting a War Between Russia and ChinaThe former president told an audience of GOP donors that the U.S. should paint Chinese flags on American warplanes and bomb Russia.
  18. politics
    Will the Bush Dynasty End Tonight?George P. got into the race against the Texas attorney general with everything going for him — except Trump’s endorsement.
  19. politics
    Trump and CPAC Had a Different War on Their MindsUkraine was mostly a side note at the annual conservative conference, where speakers were mainly vying to be America’s top culture warriors.
  20. politics
    Household TyrantsThe Republican push for “parental rights” comes at the cost of children.
  21. politics
    Republicans’ Selective Amnesia About January 6 Keeps SpreadingEven Mike Pence is now treating the Capitol riot as a one-time blip, rather than reckoning with what it meant or why it could happen again.
  22. politics
    Is Peter Thiel Trying to Buy a Fight With China?The tech billionaire turned GOP megadonor is betting big on candidates who happen to be China hawks.
  23. politics
    The Fantasy of Future Republican CentrismPeggy Noonan, the self-appointed tribune of Reaganism, is calling for a boring, centrist GOP, which is all but impossible in the age of Trump.
  24. politics
    Trump Disciple Vernon Jones Drops Out of Governor’s Race in GeorgiaNow David Perdue will have a clean shot at Brian Kemp as Trump’s instrument of revenge, while Jones enters a big extremist congressional field.
  25. covid-19
    Partisanship Made the Omicron Crisis WorseCould America have averted a huge wave of COVID deaths?
  26. the national interest
    How the January 6 Insurrection Birthed a New RightTrump has transformed his party into something once unrecognizable.
  27. divorce
    Home AloneRepublican Congressman Madison Cawthorn and wife Cristina Bayardelle are separating after eight months of marriage.
  28. politics
    Party Like It’s January 6A night out with Rudy Giuliani, Paul Gosar, and New York’s Young Republicans.
  29. politics
    Longtime Republican Lawmaker Bob Dole Dead at 98The former Senate majority leader, presidential candidate, and World War II veteran died in his sleep on Sunday.
  30. abortion
    Anti-Abortion Movement Nears Victory 29 Years After a BetrayalAfter a surprise defeat in the Supreme Court in 1992, Roe v. Wade opponents demanded more from Republicans, and Trump kept his promises to them.
  31. politics
    The New Anti-FeminismConservatives used to argue it was bad for men and women. Now they have dispensed with the pretense of caring about women.
  32. guns
    How the Gun Lobby RadicalizedThe NRA helped draft, but then savagely opposed, a modest bill after Sandy Hook and never turned back from extremism.
  33. politics
    The Republican Wave Extended to New York CityBesides Curtis Sliwa’s spanking, the GOP had a good week.
  34. abortion
    How Far Will the Anti-Abortion Movement Go?If the Supreme Court reverses Roe, forget states’ rights and get ready for national or constitutional abortion bans.
  35. politics
    Texas Just Got Away With Banning Abortion. Will Anyone Stop Them?Republicans crafted a clever, terrifying law to gut Roe v. Wade.
  36. politics
    The Elephant in the RoomRepublicans carefully run for president, not knowing if the last one will, too.
  37. democracy
    Liberalism and Socialism Are Both in CrisisThe past decade of global warming and right-wing advance poses an existential threat to various visions of human progress.
  38. delta variant
    How Bad Could the Delta Variant Get?The scientist Eric Topol explains why we can expect a dangerous wave of cases this fall.
  39. weird flex
    The GOP’s 2024 Strategy Has a High Body CountHow rejecting COVID precautions has become a fertile campaign boast for potential GOP presidential hopefuls.
  40. politics
    Democratic Lawmakers Flee Texas to Stop GOP Crackdown on VotingFive of the state representatives who left for D.C. have tested positive for the coronavirus.
  41. politics
    Tennessee Fires Vaccine Chief For Promoting VaccinesRepublicans have torn into the state’s health department after an official said teens can legally get the shots without their parents’ permission.
  42. politics
    The Anti-Vaxx Party Is Taking ShapeThe far right proudly rejects the COVID vaccine out of imagined fealty to Trump.
  43. politics
    The Political Implications of White Evangelical DeclineThe denomination’s ranks are slipping, with potential consequences for the GOP.
  44. politics
    Why Republicans Condemn Marjorie Taylor Greene, But Not Paul GosarOne believes in Jewish space lasers. The other is friends with a Holocaust denier.
  45. politics
    J.D. Vance Is Having a Rough TimeGod appeared to strike the launch of his Senate campaign in Ohio.
  46. politics
    What Republicans Mean When They Say ‘Stacey Abrams’Joe Manchin doesn’t make for an easy demon.
  47. politics
    ‘We Have to Do What It Takes to Protect Our Delicate Democracy’Texas lawmakers may leave the state to save voting rights.
  48. politics
    FBI Investigating Whether Louis DeJoy Broke the Law to Donate to RepublicansTrump’s postmaster allegedly schemed to get his former employees to donate to politicians on his behalf.
  49. politics
    Trump Wasn’t Cut Out for a Blogger’s LifeAfter just a month, the ex-president is tired of blogging.
  50. politics
    Liz Cheney Meets Her Fate in a Capitol BasementThe scene from a Republican purge.
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