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- Feb 5 201726 minutes
America Is Still The Future
A love letter to my new country.
- Feb 17 20179 minutes
This 'Swamp' Has No Drain!
It's a bright new day for lobbyists and special interests in Washington, D.C., who seem to have little trouble gaining access to Trump's White House.
- Feb 6 20173 minutes
How President Trump Is Trampling Precedent
THE OLD WASHINGTON ADAGE OF “Watch what we do, not what we say” is hard to apply to someone as serially outrageous as Donald Trump. But for all his untethered pronouncements about voter fraud and crowd size and media bias, it was President Trump’s br
- Feb 3 201724 minutes
Can California Stop Trumpism at its Borders?
California is preparing to lead the national revolt against the new president.
- Jan 30 20175 minutes
What Trump's Executive Order on Immigration Does—and Doesn't Do
The Trump administration appears to have reversed the ban on green-card holders from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
- Feb 19 20173 minutes
1 “America, in other words, is the country of both Obama and Trump, of the very best and the very worst, and its future is never settled but constantly remade,” Andrew Sullivan wrote in his love letter to his adopted home (“America Is Still the Futur
- Feb 20 20175 minutes
How to Win a Trade War With China
There’s a smart way to do it. But Trump seems intent on fighting a kind of enemy that no longer exists
- Feb 17 20178 minutes
Why Neil Gorsuch Must Not Be Confirmed
Temper tantrums designed to undermine the Constitution for naked political purposes cannot be rewarded.
- Jan 10 20174 minutes
What the World Might Look Like in 5 Years, According to U.S. Intelligence
Even America's own government analysts see the American Era drawing to a close.
- Dec 18 201627 minutes
The 50 Best Podcasts of 2016
From politics shows to horror series, highlights from a year of listening
- Feb 13 201713 minutes
The California Republic Comes Roaring Back
THE NATION’S MOST POPULOUS STATE PREPARES TO RESIST THE PRESIDENT IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
- Dec 12 20164 minutes
Why Trump’s Republican Party Is Embracing Russia
Ideological and civilizational conservatives united in opposition to the Soviet Union, but divide on whether Putin’s Russia is a totalitarian enemy, or a defender of the Christian west.
- Feb 13 20171 minute
Guns For The Mentally Incompetent
The National Rifle Association wants payback for its political support
- Jan 23 20173 minutes
The House As A Home
WHEN PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA WAS first introduced to the residence staff at the White House—the approximately 100 maids, butlers, chefs, florists and ushers who make it tick—he had a look of surprise on his face. Like most people, he never realized ho
- Jan 30 20174 minutes
New Friends, Common Foe
How the Women’s March brought progressives together
- Dec 12 20165 minutes
Global Conflicts To Watch In 2017
The greatest unknown for U.S. interests in the world might be the United States itself.
- Jan 29 20174 minutes
How the Political World Is Reacting to Trump's Immigration Order
The executive order drew criticism from several prominent Republicans but support from party leaders. Democrats roundly denounced the policy.
- Feb 13 20174 minutes
Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Puts Democrats In A Bind
NEIL MCGILL GORSUCH AGE 49 FAMILY Wife Louise; teenage daughters Emma and Belinda EDUCATION B.A., Columbia University J.D., Harvard University D.Phil., University of Oxford KEY DECISION In Hobby Lobby Stores v. Sebelius, Gorsuch sided with
- Jan 16 20171 minute
For The Record
‘It should be a wake-up call to this nation.’ ANDREW CUOMO, governor of New York, announcing on Jan. 3 a plan to offer free state-college tuition to hundreds of thousands of middle- and low-income New Yorkers; if it passes the state legislature, it
- Feb 3 20173 minutes
Milo Yiannopoulos Tested Progressives—and They Failed
Conservative students have the right to bring obnoxious bigots to speak on campus and other students have a right to protest. But controversial speakers should be allowed to speak.
- Jan 2 201710 minutes
Mike Pence Is No Ordinary Wingman
In picking him as his vice-presidential partner, Donald J. Trump brought on board someone who knows his way around Washington and cares about details. Why the former altar boy might make this work
- Feb 1 20176 minutes
Return To The Dark Side
Liz Cheney is coming back to Washington, and she’s eager to pick up where her dad left off.
- Feb 5 20174 minutes
The National Interest: Jonathan Chait
The Republicans Own Obamacare Now And the question becomes: How many people will they let suffer?
- Jan 16 20172 minutes
The Top Global Risks For 2017, A Year Of Geopolitical Recession
The Inauguration of Donald Trump on Jan. 20 is set to bring to an end the 70-year era of Pax Americana, when U.S. hegemony in security, trade and the promotion of values provided stability for the global economy. In its absence, the world will fall i
- Jan 14 20173 minutes
Goodbye, American Apparel
The 19-year old company has been purchased for $88 million, which may be the brand’s last great marketing feat.
- Feb 27 201716 minutes
The Donald Trump Cabinet Tracker
The Senate easily confirmed Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary on Monday in a 72-27 vote.
- Dec 1 201619 minutes
The Bathroom And The Ballot Box
Multimillionaire Art Pope’s push to rewrite North Carolina politics was almost complete—until his cohorts went one bill too far.
- Jan 2 20177 minutes
The Era Of American Global Leadership Is Over. Here’s What Comes Next
AS IN THE PAST, THE DAY WILL BE COLD. Melania will hold the Bible. The kids will stand by proudly. The new President will recite his lines carefully, smile broadly and change history. And American international leadership, a constant since 1945, will
- Feb 13 20174 minutes
Studios were set for a jump in China’s quota on U.S. films this year. Then came President Trump | “There is a disconnect between what Trump…might want to do and what Hollywood wants”
- Feb 1 20174 minutes
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