Latest from Avi Selk

Coronavirus anxiety is everywhere, and there is no cure

Symptoms include holding your breath on the subway, panic-shopping for surgical masks and doing everything with your elbows.
  • Mar 4, 2020

It’s ‘America vs. Socialism’ as the CPAC conference previews Trump’s reelection strategy

Thousands of Republican faithful met outside Washington in the first big conservative to-do of 2020
  • Feb 28, 2020

Mike Bloomberg sure looks like he owned the debate — in an edited video released by Mike Bloomberg

Bloomberg tweeted a clip in which he asks a question at the debate and drives his rival candidates to slack-jawed staring, but it didn't happen that way in reality.
  • Feb 20, 2020

Trump’s impeachment started with explosive moments at every turn. It ended with a whimper.

The final day featured futile speeches, few protesters and an inevitable verdict.
  • Feb 5, 2020

The cheers, glares and ‘Oh no!’ at the State of the Union showed just how bitterly divided this Congress is

It was elegant and weird, this gathering of two parties irreconcilably split over President Trump’s fate.
  • Feb 4, 2020

Lev Parnas, barred from impeachment trial, makes himself its star anyway

The indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani parades to Capitol Hill, claiming, ‘The president knew everything’
  • Jan 29, 2020

Keep your mouth shut, except to yawn: Oh, the trials of impeachment

The days run together as senators doze, fidget and cough their way through history.
  • Jan 26, 2020

The rare and bizarre ritual of marching the impeachment articles from the House to the Senate

“The message will be received,” Sen. Charles E. Grassley said when they arrived.
  • Jan 16, 2020

Soleimani posted memes antagonizing Trump on social media

The Iranian major general, who was killed in an airstrike early Friday, once responded to Trump with a "Game of Thrones" meme.
  • Jan 3, 2020

How the president’s favorite news network covered his impeachment

Fox News incubated Donald Trump’s political rise and celebrated his presidency. This week it chronicled his impeachment.
  • Dec 19, 2019