The Plum Line



  • Opinion

Don't get snowed by GOP fury over Biden's condemnation of right-wing extremism.

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How Democrats are trying to learn the lessons of past failures.

  • Opinion

Its adherents are despondent, but they'll find something new to believe in.

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He has to redefine it as something that's possible to achieve.

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It's a fitting end to a presidency that's been awash in grift from the start.

  • Opinion

McConnell blasts Trump's "lies" for inciting the insurrection. But Republicans fed those lies for weeks.

  • Opinion

And after all the GOP did for corporations!

  • Opinion

Can anyone say they're more optimistic about America than they were five years ago?

  • Opinion

How Democrats will seek to strengthen democracy after Trump tried to destroy it.

  • Opinion

Without it, he can't dominate the Republican Party in the way he would have.

  • Opinion

Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley cannot memory-hole their despicable validation of lies about the election.

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Democrats appear determined to avoid getting played by fake GOP deficit concerns a second time.

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Could we actually be rid of him as a daily influence in our politics?

  • Opinion

It's pro-government, and it isn't timid. Thank goodness.

  • Opinion

Large majorities of Republicans are on board with Trump's war on democracy.

  • Opinion

An investigation reveals ugly details about the implementation of family separations.

  • Opinion

The QAnon infection now courses through the GOP, and its own elected officials are fearing for their lives.

  • Opinion

Trump's own intelligence services believe the lie of a stolen election could inspire future violence.

  • Opinion

Deliver visible, tangible benefits to voters, and do it as quickly as possible.

  • Opinion

A Democratic congresswoman makes an extraordinary charge about unnamed Republican colleagues.

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