1. just asking questions
    A Conversation With Pete Buttigieg, Who’s Stuck at Home Like Everyone ElseThe erstwhile Democratic contender, now bearded, is trying to figure out his new role in the middle of a pandemic.
  2. coronavirus
    How Will New York’s Rent Freeze Work?A bill before the New York State Senate aims at bringing renters relief as unemployment spikes.
  3. vision 2020
    What Happens If a Presidential Nominee Is Infected by Coronavirus?With two presumptive nominees in their mid-to-late 70s, it’s time to look at the fine print of the Constitution and party procedures.
  4. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Fears Spark Prison Strikes, Protests, and Riots Around the WorldFrom Colombia to France to the U.S., prisoners are struggling to protect themselves where their jailers won’t.
  5. federal reserve
    The Coronavirus Crisis Reveals How Undemocratic America Has BecomeWe are outsourcing some of the most consequential policy decisions any republic can make to unelected bureaucrats.
  6. vision 2020
    State That May Decide 2020 Elections Approaches Chaotic April PrimaryMoving to voting by mail without fair rules could affect the general election in crucial states like Wisconsin, as its April primary is showing.
  7. the national interest
    Distractable Sinophobe Donald Trump Praises Country He’s Supposed to be BlamingWe’ve always been at war with Eastasia. But Eastasia … has done a tremendous job, I have to say.
  8. coronavirus
    Boris Johnson Tests Positive for the CoronavirusThe U.K. prime minister, whose government fumbled its initial response to the pandemic, says his symptoms are mild.
  9. the national interest
    Trump Is Haggling Over Ventilator Prices While Coronavirus Patients Die“I don’t believe you need 40,000 or 30,000 ventilators,” Trump told Sean Hannity.
  10. coronavirus
    House to Socially Distance While Voting for Coronavirus Stimulus BillThomas Massie is opposing a unanimous consent agreement, and could force a roll-call vote under exceptional health precautions.
  11. the national interest
    Why Can’t Bernie Accept That Democratic Voters Didn’t Want Him?Democrats wanted to nominate a moderate. They got one. No conspiracy required.
  12. coronavirus news
    New Orleans Is Becoming a New Epicenter of the Coronavirus OutbreakOrleans Parish has seen more deaths per capita than any county in the U.S.
  13. the national circus
    Frank Rich: What a Plague RevealsCold-blooded recklessness about the coronavirus pandemic has hardly been limited to President Trump and his acolytes.
  14. vision 2020
    What If Presidential Candidates Stopped Campaigning and Nobody Noticed?With swing voters dwindling even more and voting itself becoming perilous, a continued pandemic could make Campaign 2020 a sideshow.
  15. senate
    Senate Decides Now Would Be a Good Time for a Monthlong VacationAmerica is on its way to being the epicenter of a global pandemic and depression. But our leaders could use some rest and relaxation.
  16. coronavirus
    The Longest Day: Senate Unanimously Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus BillAfter a failed Republican effort to cut unemployment benefits, the largest emergency aid package in U.S. history passed unanimously.
  17. coronavirus
    U.S. Foils G7 Consensus by Insisting on the Term ‘Wuhan Virus’: ReportThe Trump administration has again stymied the plans of the annual G7 — this time by teleconference.
  18. vision 2020
    No, Democrats Aren’t Going to Dump Biden and Run CuomoIn the remote chance that Democrats do panic and decide to abandon Uncle Joe, it will be for someone who is all upside.
  19. bailouts
    What’s Good, Bad, and Mediocre in the Coronavirus Stimulus BillThe legislation is great news for unemployed workers in the short term, bad news for reining in plutocracy in the long run.
  20. coronavirus
    Senate Reaches Deal on $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus BillDemocrats won oversight of corporate loans, beefed-up unemployment insurance, and direct aid to hospitals and state and local governments.
  21. the national interest
    Does Trump Care About the Coronavirus Killing Blue America?The president has always treated blue states as the enemy. Has anything changed now that the stakes are life and death?
  22. coronavirus
    Dems Get Some of the Election Funding They Wanted in Coronavirus Stimulus BillBut Pelosi and Schumer didn’t secure the money or a mandate for universal access to voting by mail.
  23. death penalty
    Colorado Abolishes the Death Penalty, Becoming the 22nd State to Do SoGovernor Jared Polis obeyed COVID-19 era social distancing mandates and announced his historic signing via press release.
  24. the national interest
    Trump Wants to Reopen Everything on Easter. Can He Do That Himself?Trump didn’t shut down anything for the coronavirus, governors did. But Trump has some tools.
  25. vision 2020
    Trump’s Approval Ratings Are Up, But for How Long?Believe it or not, the public thinks he’s doing a good job on coronavirus. But as the economy worsens, voters’ warm feelings may prove ephemeral.
  26. coronavirus
    No, Trump Can’t Revive the Economy Through Human SacrificeSome conservatives are eager to endorse trading thousands of lives for a stock market rally even though that isn’t actually an option.
  27. coronavirus
    Officials Are Using the Coronavirus to Expand the Criminal-Justice SystemOfficials are asking for — and doling out — increased law-enforcement power.
  28. coronavirus
    State Budgets Getting Are Blown Up by the Coronavirus PandemicIf the Feds don’t help, there will be a lot of red ink and pain in governments all over the country very soon.
  29. vision 2020
    Ex-Campaign Staff Suing Bloomberg For Broken Salary PromisesThey thought they had steady, well-paid jobs through November. But then they got laid off at the worst possible time.
  30. the national interest
    Trump Is Back to Waging War on Science, at the Worst Possible MomentRight-wing public-health skeptics gain the upper hand as a pandemic crisis descends.
  31. coronavirus
    Lupus Patients Can’t Get Meds After Trump Touts Unproven Coronavirus TreatmentAfter Trump wrongly praised chloroquine as a safe, effective COVID-19 treatment, patients who need it have faced shortages from California to Karachi.
  32. politics
    Coronavirus Exposes the Virulence of American ConservatismAs British conservatives push historic aid to keep workers employed, the GOP is fighting to let bailed-out corporations cut staff.
  33. coronavirus
    Pelosi Offers House Plan As Senate Fights Over Coronavirus Economic Relief BillHouse bill may work its way into Senate negotiations, or could serve as an alternative if Republicans prevail in the upper chamber.
  34. vision 2020
    Primaries Continue to Melt Away During PandemicWith a few exceptions, states are either delaying presidential primaries or holding them mostly by mail.
  35. the national interest
    Big Business Lobbied Trump Not to Order Coronavirus SuppliesThe mystery of a president suddenly unwilling to use executive authority.
  36. coronavirus
    Trump Already Losing Patience With Being Semi-ResponsibleIf markets continue to tumble, Trump may try to simply call off the coronavirus crisis before the spread of the illness is stopped.
  37. the national interest
    Democrats Should Vote Down Trump’s Corrupt Stimulus Slush FundMitch McConnell wants to give Trump $500 billion to hand out as he pleases.
  38. the national interest
    Trump Blames Lack of Hospital Masks on ObamaWhy is the president scrambling to produce more personal protective equipment for health-care workers, two months late? That’s on Obama.
  39. coronavirus
    Member of Vice-President Pence’s Office Tests Positive for COVID-19The coronavirus has landed next door to the White House.
  40. coronavirus
    The City’s One-Percenters Flee the Rest of Us to the Hamptons“It’s like the Fourth of July in March.”
  41. vision 2020
    Bloomberg Bails on Anti-Trump Super-PACYes, he’s giving a relatively parsimonious $18 million to the DNC, but a lot of well-paid staffers will be left in the lurch.
  42. democratic primaries
    Stacey Abrams Is Joe Biden’s Strongest Running-Mate Prospect, Poll FindsData for Progress found that a Biden-led ticket featuring the former Georgia legislator polls uniquely well across a wide range of voters.
  43. the national interest
    The 5 Scariest Moments From Trump’s Coronavirus Briefing TodayPresident gets into extended public debate over biostatistics with actual expert, insists he is a “smart guy.”
  44. coronavirus
    Lobbyists Swarm as Congress Prepares Massive Aid BillWhen the dinner bell rings, all sorts of hungry industries are making a case that they need help.
  45. coronavirus
    The City’s Doormen Are on the Front Lines of the PandemicThey are deemed “essential workers.”
  46. the economy
    The GOP’s Relief Bill Is Too Right-Wing for the Right’s Own GoodRepublican penny-pinching could doom Trump — and American capitalism as we’ve known it.
  47. the national interest
    Republican Stimulus Plan Gives Less Money to Poor HouseholdsThe most irrationally diabolical element of Mitch McConnell’s bill.
  48. coronavirus
    Red America May Blame Blue America for CoronavirusRight now, much of nonmetropolitan America feels relatively immune to COVID-19 fears. But if that changes, metro America, not Trump, could be blamed.
  49. coronavirus
    McConnell Prefers to Slow Down Slo-Mo Senate Rather Than Voting RemotelyThe already-languorous upper chamber will take even longer to vote as a form of social distancing.
  50. the national interest
    GOP Senators Dumped Stock Before Coronavirus Hit, Without Warning the CountryWhen senators tell their stockbrokers what they’re not willing to tell the public.
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