Latest from Greg Sargent

Three big takeaways from the explosive new Trump-DOJ revelations

The Justice Department needs to be more transparent about Trump-era corruption.
  • Jun 11, 2021

A red-state Democrat shows how to talk about ending the filibuster

Being in favor of making government work just might be an effective message.
  • Jun 10, 2021

A shocking exposé of superrich people’s tax bills should prompt a big rethink

As Democrats grapple with how to tax the ultrawealthy, big ideas are needed.
  • Jun 10, 2021

Biden’s plans would give families a surprisingly big lift. New data shows how.

The total effect of Biden's tax proposals would be surprisingly progressive.
  • Jun 9, 2021

As Biden heads for Europe, he confronts a dark truth he cannot avoid

Biden's case democracy abroad is complicated by authoritarian forces rising at home.
  • Jun 9, 2021

Unfortunately, the John Lewis voting rights bill isn’t nearly enough

It's not the path to bipartisan voting rights legislation, because Republicans are determined to kill it.
  • Jun 8, 2021

A damning Senate report on Jan. 6 shows what Republicans want to keep buried

Through omission, the report shows how devoted Republicans are to protecting Donald Trump.
  • Jun 8, 2021

Republican loyalty to Trump isn’t just about the ‘big lie.’ It’s much worse.

Getting this story right entails grilling Republicans about their future intentions toward democracy.
  • Jun 7, 2021

How Joe Manchin’s awful new stance could blow up in his face

The West Virginia Senator has a way out, if he chooses to take it.
  • Jun 7, 2021

An ugly new GOP attack line is prompting a useful rethink among Democrats

How a big special election victory for Democrats is revising their playbook for 2022.
  • Jun 4, 2021