1. early and often
    Trump Has a Real Problem With Wounded VetsGeneral Mark Milley is but the latest to allege that Trump, as president, wanted injured service members hidden from view.
  2. politics
    The 5 Most Jaw-Dropping Allegations in the Bob Menendez IndictmentMenendez has already rescinded his position as Senate Foreign Relations chair amid allegations that he took gold bars and wads of cash as bribes.
  3. the national interest
    Let’s Compare How Trump and Biden Treat Indicted Crooks on Their Own SideRepublicans won’t admit it, but Biden is respecting DOJ independence.
  4. just checking in
    So What Is Rudy Giuliani Up to These Days?Trump’s former attorney has been keeping busy by making weird videos, fighting with civilians, and battling a staggering number of legal cases.
  5. politics
    Lauren Boebert Can’t Shake the Beetlejuice DebacleLike the musical’s title character, the story of Boebert’s act of vaping and groping in public just won’t die.
  6. early and often
    Democrats Set High Price for Helping McCarthy Avoid a ShutdownMcCarthy may need Democrat votes to avert a shutdown and save his Speakership. But getting them will mean abandoning the Biden impeachment inquiry.
  7. politics
    McCormick Runs for Senate in PA, State He Sometimes VisitsThe former hedge-fund CEO is challenging Democratic senator Bob Casey after losing to Dr. Oz in a primary last year.
  8. life after roe
    The Language of Abortion Politics Is Evolving AgainA major abortion-rights group now pursues “reproductive freedom for all,” while Ohio Republicans insist on calling a fetus an unborn child.
  9. tremendous content
    Trump Is Secretly Worried About His Prison JumpsuitThough he’s insisted he doesn’t “even think about” the prospect of prison time, he’s reportedly panicking Tom Wambsgans–style in private.
  10. early and often
    Iowa-Obsessed DeSantis Is Tanking in Other Early StatesNew polls from New Hampshire and South Carolina offer bad news for the one-time powerhouse.
  11. early and often
    Shutdown Nears As Trump Tells House GOP to Defund the GovernmentEverything Kevin McCarthy does to placate right-wing hard-liners makes a deal even harder. Trump’s advice isn’t helping.
  12. covid-19
    How to Order More Free Home COVID-19 Tests From the GovernmentU.S. residents can once again order four free tests, as the Biden administration has restarted the program.
  13. politics
    Democratic Senator Accused of Cartoonish CorruptionProsecutors say New Jersey’s Robert Menendez, already under investigation, accepted $400,000 in gold bars as a gift.
  14. early and often
    Cassidy Hutchinson Says Rudy Giuliani Groped Her During January 6 RallyGiuliani called the claims in the former Trump aide’s new book “totally absurd” and threatened to sue, but his finances may not allow it.
  15. the national interest
    ‘Biden or Bust’ Is a Risky Strategy to Save DemocracyThe unconvincing case for complacency.
  16. life after roe
    Trump Isn’t Moderating on Abortion, He’s Just Shifting TacticsBy criticizing six-week state limits, Trump is acknowledging that abortion bans are unpopular and returning to incrementalism on the issue.
  17. tremendous content
    All of Ron DeSantis’s Crimes Against Good EtiquetteA list of alleged slights and rude behavior that may hamper DeSantis 2024, from sloppy pudding eating to (possibly) kicking Tucker Carlson’s dog.
  18. politics
    Joe Biden and Eric Adams Don’t Seem to Be on Speaking TermsThe president met with Governor Hochul during his trip to New York this week — but not his mayoral antagonist.
  19. early and often
    Could the House and Senate Flip in 2024? The Odds Look GoodDemocrats and Republicans switching control in the same election has never happened before, and it could mean renewed gridlock in Washington.
  20. early and often
    Second Republican Debate: Who’s In, Who’s Out, Who’s BoycottingSix of the eight Milwaukee debaters will return, but two are on the fence. Once again, Trump plans to skip the debate and offer counterprogramming.
  21. chapters
    How Rupert Murdoch Decided to Dump Tucker CarlsonThe 92-year-old media baron was fond of the Fox News host — but Donald Trump complicates everything.
  22. tremendous content
    Melania Does ‘Give a F**k’ About Selling Christmas OrnamentsShe’s hawking another collection of golden Christmas ornaments with corresponding NFTs despite her notoriously awkward history with the holiday.
  23. politics
    Republicans Left a Motion to Remove McCarthy in a House BathroomA mistake at the changing table or an unusual way to leak information?
  24. early and often
    Tim Scott Thinks Striking Autoworkers Should All Be FiredMany Republicans, including Donald Trump, are expressing at least token sympathy for the United Auto Workers. But Scott wants Reagan-style firings.
  25. early and often
    Trump Claims His Truth Social ‘Intervention’ Saved Ken PaxtonLocal politics, not social-media posts, shaped the fight over the Texas AG’s impeachment and trial. Trump took credit for the acquittal anyway.
  26. the national interest
    Now Liberals Are Unskewing Polls, TooStop it, the media isn’t faking the close race.
  27. politics
    Rudy Giuliani Is Getting Sued by His Own Lawyer NowRobert Costello alleges that Giuliani has paid him and his firm only $214,000 for years of legal work.
  28. poll position
    What the Polls Say Today: Trump’s Rivals Need a New Strategy, FastAfter a string of supposedly fatal campaign missteps, Trump’s polling stronger than ever. His rivals need to realize he’s not going to self-destruct.
  29. just asking questions
    Will Wisconsin Republicans Pull Off the Ultimate Power Grab?State Democratic Party chairman Ben Wikler on the GOP’s efforts to impeach a state Supreme Court justice and undo an election.
  30. tremendous content
    Trump Used Classified Documents As Scrap PaperA former assistant reportedly told federal investigators that Trump wrote to-do lists on them when he was president.
  31. tremendous content
    Trump Warns ‘Cognitively Impaired’ Biden May Cause ‘World War II’Days after a gaffe-filled speech in D.C., Trump continued attacking Biden’s flubs and reiterated his call for candidates to undergo cognitive tests.
  32. politics
    So Is Abortion Legal Now in Wisconsin?Planned Parenthood is offering abortions after a favorable state-court ruling, but the matter isn’t settled yet.
  33. the national interest
    Trump Throws Anti-Abortion Activists Under the BusWhat Trump’s moderate abortion rhetoric says about the presidential race.
  34. early and often
    We Could Be Headed for a Record-Breaking Government ShutdownWith the September 30 deadline approaching, House Republicans are hopelessly divided and Kevin McCarthy is struggling to find a way forward.
  35. on with kara swisher
    Walter Isaacson on Almost All the Criticism of His Elon Musk BookKara Swisher grills the author on his new biography and tries to get him to admit whether or not he actually likes Musk.
  36. ideas
    The Nerd Trying to Turn the GOP PopulistOren Cass’s quest to make Republicans heed the interests of their working-class base.
  37. early and often
    U.S. Senators Can Now Vote in SweatpantsMajority Leader Chuck Schumer is reportedly ridding the upper chamber of its dress code, but only for senators.
  38. exhibit a
    Do Liberals Think the Supreme Court Will Save Us From Trump?Because that would have to happen to disqualify him from running under the 14th Amendment.
  39. screen time
    Social Media Drops the ‘Digital Town Square’ RoutineEvery platform used to be for everyone, but those days are gone.
  40. tremendous content
    Donald Trump Reveals He and Melania ‘Actually Get Along’Contrary to what Trump’s GOP rivals are saying, his wife of 18 years likes him, and he doesn’t care if she doesn’t show it.
  41. the national interest
    Challenging Biden Is Risky. So Is Nominating Him.A serious primary challenge could test and strengthen the president’s reelection campaign.
  42. tremendous content
    Mitt Romney’s Most Delightfully Awkward MomentsA salute to the retiring Utah senator, who was never afraid to share his passion for hot dogs, ironing himself, and trees that are the “right height.”
  43. politics
    Read the Indictment of Hunter BidenThe president’s son has officially been charged with making a false statement while purchasing a firearm.
  44. the national interest
    Mitt Romney and the Doomed Nobility of Republican ModerationThe party’s last antiauthoritarian walks away.
  45. early and often
    Mitt Romney Is Retiring, Says Fellow Old Folks Biden and Trump Should TooThe GOP senator and hot-dog enthusiast said he would be in his mid-80s at the end of a second term and it’s “time for a new generation of leaders.”
  46. tremendous content
    Trump Defends Mental Acuity in Incoherent Truth Social PostsFiguring out what the heck he’s talking about is its own mental-fitness test.
  47. scandals
    Who Are the Newly Revealed Jeffrey Epstein Contacts?Additional prominent names continue to surface from court filings and reviews of Epstein’s schedules and emails.
  48. the national interest
    Republicans Already Told Us Impeachment Is Revenge for Trump“They did it to us!”
  49. tremendous content
    Does Tim Scott’s Girlfriend Actually Exist? Maybe!The Washington Post conducted an in-depth investigation and spoke with the 2024 candidate about his new love, yet the results were inconclusive.
  50. criminal justice reform
    Prisons and Policing Need to Be Radically Reformed, Not AbolishedInstitutions of law enforcement and criminal detention are necessary. But they shouldn’t look anything like the ones we have now.
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