Sunday, March 29, 2020
Into an already toxic brew of political discord and hyperventilating social media, a pathogen of foreign origin arrives. To fight it, the country must unite. At the same time, the coronavirus makes us more vulnerable to manipulation, especially if...
For Maine Sen. Susan Collins, a lifelong Republican who believes in limited government, funding for pandemic flu preparations didn’t belong in the Obama administration’s economic stimulus plan. She lobbied hard to kill the money, and as one of only...
The North Carolina Senate race hasn’t been as high on Democrats’ lists of possible pick-ups as Maine and Colorado. But that seems to be changing fast. Incumbent Republican Thom Tillis has been taking some heat over the discrepancy between...
We didn’t know it at the time, but Bernie Sanders’ upset win against Hillary Clinton in Michigan in 2016 was the proverbial canary in the coal mine, signaling trouble ahead for Clinton in the general election against Donald Trump....
Elizabeth Warren catapulted herself back into the conversation by eviscerating mega-billionaire Michael Bloomberg on the debate stage in Las Vegas. Her surgical takedown translated into more than $5 million online and the wish among some Democrats that she stay...
It’s a never-ending battle to refute the lies President Trump tells about health care. He promises to protect people with preexisting conditions from insurance companies that want to raise their rates, or cut them off entirely. Yet his administration...
Days before the Iowa caucuses, a group of moderate Democrats is making a final attempt to stop a surging Bernie Sanders with warnings about the “politically toxic background and ideas” of the Vermont senator that make him the Trump...
More than 200 Republican members of Congress are on record asking the Supreme Court to “reconsider” and overturn, “if appropriate,” Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark decision that legalized abortion and ignited a culture war that continues to animate...
However the Senate trial turns out, it is immensely gratifying to know that the see-no-evil, hear-no-evil, speak-no-evil Republicans were pinned in their seats for two hours and 20 minutes with only flat water, bubbly water, or milk to drink...
When the Cook Political Report led its website in late December with the headline “The Majority is in Play,” those who follow politics closely felt the ground shift. It was the first significant assessment served up by one of...

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