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One of Trump's Biggest Donors Thinks Cats Have More Value Than Welfare Recipients
Jon Wiener
An interview with New Yorker writer Jane Mayer on her research into the darkest reaches of rightwing political funding.
Trump's SEC Nominee Has a Major Conflict-of-Interest Problem
David Dayen
Jay Clayton is tied to big banks and corporations--and that could hold up fraud enforcement.
Congress Needs to Stop Trump's Escalation of the War on Syria
James Carden
The president's plans will only fan the country's flames.
How Much Damage Has North Carolina's Bathroom Bill Done in 1 Year?
Paul Blest
The law has upended North Carolina politics, but other states are still looking to copy the law. 
Democrats Should Focus More on Jobs, Less on Russia
Robert L. Borosage
The moral horrors of Trump's policies must be confronted head-on.
How to Turn an Outpouring of Progressive Activism Into a Winning Social Movement
Astra Taylor
Why the left needs to build power, now.
Donald Trump May Be the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Colin Kaepernick
Dave Zirin
Trump's boasts about keeping Colin Kaepernick unemployed may actually help him find work.
What's Personal About the Westminster Bridge Attack
D.D. Guttenplan
The London terrorist wasn't the only one using the bodies of the dead to score political points.
Are Israel and Hezbollah Preparing for War?
Jesse Rosenfeld
Hezbollah's role in the Syria conflict has transformed and emboldened the Lebanese Shiite movement--and worried Israel.
Why Does Trump Want to Stop Investigating Chemical Accidents?
George Zornick
Eliminating a critical agency that costs as much as four Mar-a-Lago trips. 
 

 
 
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Only 17 Percent of Public Supports Republican ACA Repeal Bill As House Votes Today
Republicans are bracing for a major defeat of their ‘repeal and replace’ health care bill today, and their loss is more likely to be greeted with public cheers than expressions of regret.  In their New York Times article, “Trump ...
March 23: TrumpCare Hits Dead End, Or At Least Cul-De-Sac
Near the end of a crazy week in Washington, Republicans just postponed a House vote on their “must-pass” health care plan. I offered a quick explanation at New York. [I]t was not terribly surprising given the news from a ...
TrumpCare Hits Dead End, Or At Least Cul-De-Sac
Near the end of a crazy week in Washington, Republicans just postponed a House vote on their “must-pass” health care plan. I offered a quick explanation at New York. [I]t was not terribly surprising given the news from a ...
Political Strategy Notes
It doesn’t sound like Trump is making much progress in cobbling together enough House Republicans to pass Obamacare repeal. As Sam Frizell and Zeke J. Miller write at Time Magazine, “President Trump invited 15 moderate lawmakers to the White House on ...
Gorsuch's Media Persona Hides Partisan Tilt
The P.R. campaign to sell Judge Neil M. Gorsuch to the public is well-underway, with a strong emphasis on portraying him as a moderate/centrist who wouldn’t be so bad for Democrats. It’s a strategy rooted in deception because Gorsuch ...
Creamer: Why Protests vs. Trump Could Be a Turning Point In U.S. History
The following article, by Democratic strategist Robert Creamer, author of Stand Up Straight: How Progressives Can Win, is cross-posted from HuffPo: It is entirely possible that Donald Trump's election may indeed mark a significant inflection point in American political history ...
Political Strategy Notes
Ari Berman cuts to the chase in his article in The Nation, “In E-mails, Neil Gorsuch Praised a Leading Republican Activist Behind Voter Suppression Efforts. Gorsuch's ties to Hans von Spakovksy suggest a hostility to voting rights.” As Berman writes: ...
March 17: Maybe Trump Can Save Travel Ban, But It Won't Be Easy
Having watched the legal maneuvering around the Trump administration’s first, poorly written travel ban, I was on notice for challenges to the new, improved executive order. And they did come from several directions, as I noted at New York: ...

 
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