1. supreme court
    SCOTUS To Take Up Trump Tax and Financial Records CasesThe Court will hear three cases involving Congress and a state prosecutor, and its ruling may redefine the scope of presidential accountability.
  2. politics
    Matt Bevin Is Still Wreaking Havoc on His Way Out the DoorThe soon-to-be ex-governor of Kentucky just pardoned a man who allegedly beheaded a woman.
  3. the national interest
    Republicans Are Right. The Impeachment Investigation Shouldn’t End So Soon.A compromise to satisfy Democrats’ desire to hold Trump accountable, and the GOP’s professed desire to uncover every fact.
  4. vision 2020
    Second Labor Dispute Roils Los Angeles Democratic DebateNext week’s debate was already moved from UCLA, and now every qualified candidate says they won’t cross the picket line at Loyola Marymount.
  5. voter suppression
    Georgia Is Really Good at Making It Hard for Black People to Vote, Study FindsA new analysis reveals the impact of precinct closures and poll-site relocations on voter turnout.
  6. the national interest
    Republican Denies Confession Trump Made on White House Lawn Ever HappenedDebbie Lesko insists Trump never asked Ukraine to investigate the Bidens. He, um, did.
  7. vision 2020
    Will Elizabeth Warren’s Comeback Strategy Work?She has dipped in the polls amid muddled health-care messaging and concerns over “electability.” But there’s still plenty of time to rebound.
  8. impeachment
    McConnell Flattering Trump Into Submission on Scope of Senate Impeachment TrialMitch knows the best way to turn Trump around is to let him think it’s his own idea.
  9. greta thunberg
    It’s Not Just Greta Thunberg. Trump Doesn’t Think Much of Any Young Women.He judges girls’ value in terms of whether their appearance pleases him.
  10. trump impeachment
    House Judiciary Committee Approves Two Articles of Impeachment Against TrumpThe articles passed 23-17 on a strict party-line vote, much like during Clinton’s impeachment. What’s different is that Trump defenders have no shame.
  11. vision 2020
    Trump May Skip 2020 Debates: ReportTrump is reportedly more concerned about moderators than fellow debaters. He once bailed on a debate after host Megyn Kelly called out his sexism.
  12. government shutdown
    Congress Agrees to Spending Deal to Avoid Holiday Government ShutdownUnless the president conducts one of his famous last-minute flip-flops, the lights will stay on and the 2020 election will dictate future priorities.
  13. the national interest
    American Leftists Believed Corbyn’s Inevitable Victory Would Be Their ModelThe God that failed, and its domestic lessons.
  14. vision 2020
    Trump’s Approval Rating Impervious to ImpeachmentThe best indicator of Trump’s reelection prospects is holding steady — at just short of what he needs to win.
  15. the national interest
    Trump’s ‘No Crimes!’ Defense Is Not a Good Case Against ImpeachmentRegular crimes are not the same thing as high crimes and misdemeanors.
  16. trump impeachment
    Senate Democrats May Try to Force a Longer Senate Impeachment TrialSenate Democrats and Donald Trump are the only people talking about a long trial with lots of witnesses.
  17. the lost cause
    Don’t Be Like Me, a Person Who Read Chapters One and Two of Nikki Haley’s BookHer interview with Glenn Beck about the Confederate flag sparked controversy. Her book is even worse.
  18. the national interest
    Report: Trump’s Ukraine Extortion Scheme Was Financed by RussiansTurning over U.S. foreign policy to people getting paid by Russia seems bad.
  19. congress
    Congress Learns Pentagon Wasted $1 Trillion, Promptly Gives It Bigger BudgetHours after learning that the Pentagon lied to taxpayers while wasting their money in Afghanistan, Congress awards the DoD a $22 billion budget hike.
  20. impeachment
    No, Democrats Aren’t Plotting to Overturn Trump Victories Past or FutureIn claiming a “coup,” Republicans may be projecting their own unwillingness to acknowledge the popular will onto Democrats.
  21. ukraine scandal
    Trump Said to Be Surprised This High Crime Got Him Impeached“Frankly, I think he’s a little surprised it’s the Ukraine thing that’s done it,” a presidential adviser reportedly said.
  22. impeachment
    Pelosi’s Impeachment Strategy May Leave All Democrats UnsatisfiedHouse Democrats’ effort to satisfy all factions of their party may wind up disappointing everyone – and further rallying the GOP behind Trump.
  23. donald trump jr.
    Donald Trump Jr. Exploits Nepotism by Shooting Endangered Animal in MongoliaThe president’s son got a rare retroactive permit to kill an endangered argali in Mongolia, a country that relies heavily on U.S. aid.
  24. vision 2020
    Polling Drought Helps Winnow Democratic Debate FieldAfter Thanksgiving, debate-qualifying polls dried up.
  25. the national interest
    Hunter Biden Is the New Hillary Clinton Email ServerIs there any way for Democrats to avoid replaying the 2016 nightmare?
  26. the media
    Sinclair, Conservative Local TV Giant, Cuts Pro-Trump PropagandistThe company is dropping right-wing opinion segments from former Trump staffer Boris Epshteyn.
  27. trump foundation
    Trump Pays $2 Million Fine for Abusing His Own CharityThe money was paid to eight real charities, per the terms of a settlement.
  28. vision 2020
    If Biden Is Too Old to Serve Two Terms, He Shouldn’t Serve OneBiden is telling aides he won’t run for reelection in 2024. If that’s true, nominating him would be the opposite of pragmatic.
  29. free speech
    Trump’s Executive Order to Stifle Israel Critics Probably Violates ConstitutionThe Trump administration is stumbling into a free-speech nightmare by using the power of the state to silence legitimate protest.
  30. vision 2020
    Can Democrats Overthrow the Tyranny of Swing Voters?Sacrificing party principles to their demands can be self-defeating.
  31. the national interest
    Buttigieg Denies Youthful Indiscretion of Cutting Private Insurance CostsThe most ridiculous “scandal” of the primary yet.
  32. democracy
    The Democrats Love Bipartisanship More Than They Fear TrumpAs Pelosi hands Trump a win on trade, and Biden defends the GOP’s good name, conservatives are entrenching their minority rule.
  33. from the archives
    How New York Caricatured Richard Nixon Through the YearsTalking to the magazine’s original graphic-design team about capturing the crooked president, who appeared on our cover ten times from 1968 to 1974.
  34. fox news
    Tucker Carlson Guest Suggests Immigrants Make New York DirtyThe host did not reject writer Seth Barron’s argument: Last December, Carlson claimed that immigrants were making America “poorer and dirtier.”
  35. trump impeachment
    Trump Impeachment Schedule: What’s Next?The House Judiciary Committee may vote as early as Thursday, setting up a full House vote to impeach President Trump for next week.
  36. vision 2020
    Yang Qualifies, Busts Up All-White Debate StageNew polls show seven candidates set for the Los Angeles debate stage. It’s unlikely anyone else will make it.
  37. the national interest
    Trump’s Impeachment Is Partisan Because Republicans Changed Their MindsRepublicans and Democrats don’t really disagree on the facts of the Ukraine scandal anymore, they disagree if it’s okay.
  38. kentucky
    New Kentucky Governor Takes Oath, Swears He’s Never Fought a DuelThe commonwealth has a colorful oath of office.
  39. vision 2020
    Does Joe Biden’s View of the Republican Party Make Any Sense at All?Intelligencer staffers discuss the Democratic front-runner’s latest head-scratching comments.
  40. trump impeachment
    House Democrats Go Narrow With Just Two Articles of ImpeachmentDemocrats who wanted a broader and longer impeachment effort will be unhappy, but the die is cast for impeaching President Trump by year’s end.
  41. impeachment
    House Democrats Announce Two Articles of Impeachment Against TrumpTrump is charged with abuse of power and obstructing Congress.
  42. vision 2020
    How Bloomberg Could Shake the 2020 Race on Super TuesdayThe billionaire probably can’t win the nomination, but his monstrous spending could create big problems for survivors of the early state contests.
  43. impeachment hearings
    A Timeline of the House Judiciary’s Second Impeachment HearingLawyers for the Judiciary and Intelligence Committees made the case for and against Trump’s impeachment.
  44. the national interest
    GOP Lawyer Refuses to Admit Trump Even Had a Motive to Discredit BidenThe most surreal defense of Trump’s extortion yet.
  45. russia investigation
    Inspector General Finds Russia Investigation Wasn’t an FBI Witch HuntYes, Michael Horowitz says mistakes were made in pursuing a wiretap on Carter Page, but no political bias in investigating the Trump campaign.
  46. impeachment
    How Republicans Can Use an Impeachment Trial to Mess With the Democratic PrimaryPutting Joe and Hunter Biden in the spotlight and imprisoning senators in a trial could interfere with the nominating process.
  47. impeachment
    Protester Shouting ‘Treason’ Interrupts Impeachment HearingThe man, who drew a few bemused chuckles, was quickly revealed to be an Infowars host.
  48. vision 2020
    Is Candidate Bloomberg Actually Good for Biden?What changes for donors with a (second) billionaire in the race.
  49. president trump
    Trump Expresses Anti-Semitic Sentiments Before a Jewish Audience AgainJewish leaders promptly condemned the “least anti-Semitic person you’ve ever seen in your entire life” for his anti-Semitism.
  50. vision 2020
    Joe Biden: America Needs the Republican PartyBiden also said that he was ‘really worried’ that Democrats would trounce Republicans in 2020, a concern that is not shared across the aisle.
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