Politics

supreme

Ruling supreme

September 24, 2020 9:45 am

The prospect of another gutter fight looms over the latest vacancy

kathleen williams

Kathleen Williams’s curious campaign finances

September 23, 2020 9:16 pm

Why is a House candidate who pledged that ‘every dollar donated goes right back to the campaign’ paying herself a salary?

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How democracy dies

September 23, 2020 4:19 pm

Mail-in voting undermines elections

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What if the polls are right?

September 23, 2020 11:35 am

A swing and a miss

1776

1619, 1776 and all that

September 23, 2020 9:35 am

There are many signs, including the announcement of the 1776 Commission, that the conscience of the country is awakening

meghan

Who cares what Harry and Meghan think about Trump?

September 23, 2020 5:10 am

Meghan’s views, sans title and sans husband, would not feature in an influential magazine

hypocrisy

Democrats must face their own SCOTUS hypocrisy

September 22, 2020 5:09 pm

They’ve changed their tune since 2016

pagan

The pagan rites of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 22, 2020 2:33 pm

To rest in power is an impossible proposition because those who crave power can never truly be at peace

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What young feminists can learn from Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 21, 2020 3:56 pm

Andrea Dworkin once remarked that Ginsburg had a rare ability to make even the most sexist of men see her point of view

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Who’s afraid of Amy Coney Barrett?

September 21, 2020 2:44 pm

Her views on the Constitution really shouldn’t scare the horses

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Letters from the politically homeless

September 21, 2020 9:03 am

Almost every Democrat voting for Trump has a story about being ostracized, shamed or losing a friend

How environmentalists destroyed California’s forests

September 21, 2020 5:27 am

Short-sighted eco-measures helped cause the devastation we see today

noor bin ladin

A warning letter from the niece of Osama bin Laden

September 20, 2020 2:44 pm

A Biden/Harris administration would bring America to her knees

electoral college

In defense of the Electoral College

September 20, 2020 8:35 am

Why should California decide the presidency?

pennsylvania

Confessions of the secret suburban Trump moms: Pennsylvania

September 20, 2020 7:44 am

‘I will not be posting about my support for Donald Trump on my Facebook page, nor will I be placing his campaign sign in my yard’

seat

Fill the seat

September 19, 2020 2:23 pm

There will be no constitutional crisis

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‘Notorious RBG’ and her triumph over tribalism

September 19, 2020 11:44 am

Even as the body grew frail, her mind remained a prize-fighter

supreme court

Donald Trump should nominate a Supreme Court Justice today

September 19, 2020 11:13 am

In recent memory, three Supreme Court nominees have been put forward and confirmed within 45 days

supreme court

The amazingly persistent myth of a non-political Supreme Court

September 19, 2020 6:54 am

Democrats must learn to grow up and accept the terms of America’s constitution

rbg

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

September 18, 2020 8:14 pm

'My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed'

amy dorris

Trump’s latest accuser is believable. Thanks to #MeToo, it doesn’t matter

September 18, 2020 4:09 pm

Amy Dorris will not be treated like Tara Reade

person

Exclusive poll: majority say election can be held safely in person

September 18, 2020 1:35 pm

Fifty-six percent of probable voters said they would feel more comfortable than uncomfortable voting in person

liberalism

Donald Trump: defender of liberalism

September 18, 2020 5:43 am

How did it come to pass that Donald Trump, repudiator of American civility and decency, was the leader to speak these words?

foreign policy

Give Trump credit for his foreign policy successes

September 17, 2020 1:20 pm

The received wisdom is determined to prove the President a failure

debates

Scrap presidential debates — but not this year

September 17, 2020 11:36 am

The debates simplify, dramatize and canalize all the confusions of politics in a colossal world power into verbal boxing matches.