Jacob Heilbrunn

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How delaying the DNC helps Biden

April 2, 2020 6:01 pm

The original mid-July date simply allowed too much time to elapse between the Democratic and Republican conventions

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Donald Trump’s wishful Easter deadline is a trap for Democrats

March 25, 2020 11:28 am

Unlike the economy, he isn’t too big to fail

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Tenor badness

March 22, 2020 5:01 pm

Benny Golson, last legend of bebop

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Coronavirus keeps the spotlight on Trump and away from Joe Biden

March 20, 2020 3:17 pm

The less the latter appears in public, the more popular he will become

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Bedtime for Bernie

March 10, 2020 11:08 pm

The socialist sleeps tonight after Mini Tuesday thrashing

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Warren’s decision not to endorse a candidate is a kind of endorsement

March 5, 2020 11:44 am

If she were truly committed to Sanders and his share-the-wealth gospel, she would plunge in

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Joe Biden could torch Trump

March 3, 2020 10:46 pm

Exit polls showed that moderate and conservative voters regarded Sanders as about as enticing as the coronavirus

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All aboard the Biden train

March 2, 2020 2:26 pm

Klobuchar & Co. are doing everything in their power to avoid running an impotent Sanders

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Sand-storm! Bernie is coming for Trump

February 22, 2020 11:54 pm

What happens in Vegas should scare the Trump

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Cyrus the Great

February 22, 2020 8:17 am

A night at Blues Alley with the mighty Chestnut

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Can Roger Stone rely on a Trump pardon?

February 20, 2020 4:55 pm

The trial itself has already played into Trump’s hands

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Who saw that coming? Trump acquitted

February 5, 2020 5:35 pm

Impeachment ends with a whimper, despite Mitt Romney’s best efforts

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No one saw Pete Buttigieg coming except himself

February 4, 2020 5:45 pm

Are the establishment figures of the Democratic party falling by the wayside?

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Lamar Alexander clears the way for an unbound Trump

January 31, 2020 12:14 pm

But no one has done more to bolster Trump’s fortunes than Mitch McConnell

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The Bolton blindside

January 27, 2020 11:47 am

When I met him on the eve of the Iraq war, he struck me as perhaps the most straightforward of the bunch

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Is Igor Fruman cooperating with the feds?

January 24, 2020 6:32 pm

Trump’s paladins understood that by ‘take her out’, Trump didn’t mean ask her to go to a fine restaurant or the ballet

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If the impeachment trial is ‘a joke’, who’s having the last laugh?

January 16, 2020 6:20 pm

Leading Republicans are pooh-poohing the notion that much credence should be reposed in Lev Parnas’s statements

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The Hayes of our lives

January 12, 2020 2:02 pm

A soul survivor whose sonic alchemy endures

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Mike Pompeo’s dishonest Iran defense

January 6, 2020 4:38 am

The neocon dream of a liberated Baghdad ends with an emboldened and empowered Iran

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What could go right for Trump in 2020?

December 31, 2019 10:03 pm

Trump’s hardline against Iran could pay off

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What could go wrong for Donald Trump in 2020?

December 30, 2019 1:23 pm

The crash, especially if Trump becomes entangled in a foreign war, could come sooner rather than later

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Why is Trump so nervous about impeachment?

December 19, 2019 6:19 pm

He only needs to maintain support from 17 senators

Can anyone lay a glove on Donald Trump?

December 13, 2019 5:23 pm

The president turns the tormentors into the tormented

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Sturm und Drang at the impeachment hearings

December 9, 2019 6:58 pm

There’s now a definitive narrative of how Giuliani orchestrated the removal of an American ambassador