Politics

seat

Fill the seat

September 19, 2020 2:23 pm

There will be no constitutional crisis

notorious rbg

‘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.

allies

America’s allies don’t like Trump. So what?

September 17, 2020 11:11 am

The Pew Research Center offers all emotion and no evidence

brexit

Joe Biden weighs in on the Brexit stand-off

September 16, 2020 11:28 pm

The Democratic nominee tweeted that the Good Friday Agreement can’t ‘become a casualty of Brexit’

joe biden

Hiding Biden from tough questions hurts him more than it helps him

September 16, 2020 5:52 pm

The media’s softballs set the former VP up for a fall

after

The Democrats after Biden

September 14, 2020 5:47 pm

Will it be Candidate AOC in 2024?

pompeo

Abraham Accords signing ‘a joyous day’, says Pompeo

September 14, 2020 4:50 pm

Reviving the Iran Deal would be ‘the wrong policy’

ranked choice voting

Ranked choice voting is right for the 2024 primaries

September 14, 2020 3:43 pm

It would eliminate wasted votes cast for candidates who have already dropped out of the race

nobel

Does Trump deserve a Nobel Peace Prize?

September 14, 2020 8:57 am

Good foreign policy-making needs leadership, decisiveness and, every now and then, a spot of dangerous heresy

biden

Why I’m not predicting a Biden blowout

September 13, 2020 5:35 pm

Something just isn’t right again between the polling and the facts on the ground

suburban trump moms

Confessions of the secret suburban Trump moms: Virginia

September 12, 2020 10:06 am

‘I don’t think Trump is a racist, but try explaining that to DC suburban moms who absolutely despise him and assume we all feel the same way’

antifa biden

Antifa for Biden

September 11, 2020 2:28 pm

We are in the streets because we want a slight expansion of Medicare

donald trump leading

Leading vs lying

September 11, 2020 12:43 pm

It’s hard to take Bob Woodward’s gotcha gambit seriously

bob woodward

What the hell happened to Bob Woodward?

September 11, 2020 9:48 am

The legendary reporter has a problem with the truth

debates

What will happen in the debates?

September 11, 2020 5:46 am

A tie would be a Biden victory

media

People trust the media less than Trump on COVID. Here’s why

September 10, 2020 1:59 pm

Congratulations, esteemed colleagues: you did it

legal

Courting favor: is Trump remaking the conservative legal movement?

September 10, 2020 12:36 pm

The Federalist Society is the hardest hit