US Politics

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The yin of Andrew Yang

October 9, 2018 6:18 am

The unlikely 2020 challenger is a proponent of universal basic income — and all the problems that come with it

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Michael Avenatti: ‘Complete garbage’ to blame me for Kavanaugh

October 8, 2018 12:01 pm

‘See Steve Bannon’s comments on Bill Maher a week ago. That tells you everything you need to know’

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Taylor Swift for President? The singer could be the Democrat to take on Trump

October 8, 2018 8:33 am

America’s prom queen endorsed two Tennessee Democrats this weekend

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White liberalism is dying

October 8, 2018 7:55 am

It’s too liberal for a majority of whites, yet too distant from the concerns of most non-whites

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Black Mirror politics is coming to the midterms

October 8, 2018 6:52 am

Isn’t there a sinister side to an army of 17,000 citizen activists looking for damaging intel on Republicans?

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What’s the matter with Kansas? Trump heads inland to find out

October 7, 2018 10:19 am

For all its reputation as a deep-red state, Kansas conservatives are not very well organised

Welcome to Trump Country: Israel

October 7, 2018 8:42 am

Unlike their liberal cousins in America, Jews in Israel much prefer the Donald to his predecessor

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Kavanaugh confirmed, despite the Democratic ‘search and destroy mission’

October 6, 2018 5:15 pm

The President’s support is why Kavanaugh prevailed where Robert Bork stumbled

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Presidential alerts have heightened our desire to be left alone

October 6, 2018 7:12 am

President Trump has unchallengeable direct access to our smartphones, and can contact them all at the same time without our consent. Brilliant...

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Kagan and Sotomayor discuss everything but Kavanaugh at Princeton

October 5, 2018 8:18 pm

Instead Kagan described the importance of the court’s ‘reputation of being fair, of being impartial, of being neutral’

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J’accuse! America gets its own Dreyfus Affair

October 5, 2018 12:59 pm

The Kavanaugh affair won’t end with his nomination. It will dog American politics for decades

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How Trumpian should a GOP candidate be to win a midterm?

October 5, 2018 7:59 am

Trump imitators tend not to fare as well as the real thing

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Don’t blame Trump for the Presidential Alert folly

October 5, 2018 5:46 am

The new alerts are likely to prove harmless, if unnecessary

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Kavanaugh is almost through — but at what cost to the Republicans?

October 4, 2018 2:27 pm

The rage that is percolating in America will be exploited by the Democrats as they point to Kavanaugh’s presence on the court as a permanent blot on the judiciary

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Harvey Mansfield: Harvard ‘totally wrong’ to turn against Kavanaugh

October 4, 2018 9:48 am

The Harvard Professor of Government speaks out about the protests from law students

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The truth is we prefer to lie

October 4, 2018 9:07 am

We will never know the truth of the Kavanaugh case unless one of the two principal actors ’fesses up — and even then I wouldn’t be too sure

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Republicans should have seen the Brett Kavanaugh ambush coming – Richard Nixon did

October 4, 2018 6:34 am

‘The hearings themselves have become a scandal,’ said the 37th president of the Clarence Thomas allegations in 1991. How right he was

‘Don’t quote me. They would kill me’: A professor speaks about Brett Kavanaugh and #MeToo at Harvard

October 4, 2018 5:24 am

Is the Harvard Law campaign against Brett Kavanaugh opening the door to an inquisition that could lay waste to its senior faculty?

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WATCH: Christian Bale’s uncanny Dick Cheney

October 3, 2018 2:46 pm

A retrospective about the last Republican presidency comes just at the right time

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Jeff Flake 2020: Is the retiring senator warming up for a presidential challenge?

October 3, 2018 11:38 am

He is acting like a man with nothing to lose

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No, Donald Trump’s climate policies aren’t going to ‘boil the planet’

October 3, 2018 11:19 am

With enemies as unhinged as this, who needs friends?

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Newspaper in ‘publishes article’ shocker

October 3, 2018 7:50 am

This is BIG

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Why there’s no feminist solidarity for Kellyanne Conway

October 2, 2018 1:31 pm

If you don’t conform to the programme, you’re Not One of Us

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Did Eric Trump help his Daddy cover up the Stormy Daniels affair?

October 2, 2018 11:20 am

The latest revelations about Trump cast further light on the assiduity with which he disseminates his serial fictions