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Updated: October 20, 2017

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October 19, 2017
What Jeff Sessions wouldn’t say was more revealing than what he did
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October 18, 2017
Ex-CIA officers are running for Congress as Democrats
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October 17, 2017
Hawks worry about the lack of American resolve to confront North Korea
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October 16, 2017
Trump’s attacks on Senate Republicans are paying political dividends
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October 13, 2017
Trump now owns the broken health-care system
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October 12, 2017
Stepped-up attacks on the press reflect Trump’s bunker mentality
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October 11, 2017
Foreign intelligence agencies might be using your anti-virus software against you
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October 10, 2017
Final Virginia governor’s debate spotlights Democratic problems in rural America
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October 9, 2017
Trump's Bob Corker tirade encapsulates why Trump has failed at governing
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October 6, 2017
Baseball is a salve for our national wounds
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October 5, 2017
It's all about the base
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October 4, 2017
Why a Republican strategist thinks we’re in a new Gilded Age
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October 3, 2017
How politics may (or may not) change after the Las Vegas shooting
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October 2, 2017
Trump’s tweets make matters worse in Puerto Rico and North Korea
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September 29, 2017
Tom Price’s charter flights in perspective
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September 28, 2017
Influx of Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Maria could tip Florida toward Democrats
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September 27, 2017
A Senate that's coming apart
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September 26, 2017
Trump’s plutocracy problem complicates push for tax cuts
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September 25, 2017
Why the divider in chief embraces culture wars
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September 22, 2017
In Alabama Senate debate, a noun, a verb and Donald Trump
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September 21, 2017
Gillespie keeps the door open to campaigning with Trump
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September 20, 2017
Why conservatives loved Trump’s U.N. speech
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September 19, 2017
Mueller tightens the screws on Manafort
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September 18, 2017
Reading helped Hillary Clinton cope
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September 15, 2017
Trump’s DACA ‘deal’ is another humiliation for Jeff Sessions
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September 14, 2017
Bipartisan initiative to thwart election hacking gains steam
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September 13, 2017
McCain and Kerry outline lessons from Vietnam
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September 12, 2017
Trumpism makes strange bedfellows
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September 11, 2017
Hurricane Irma would have killed vastly more people in the past
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September 9, 2017
The Daily 202 Live: Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross
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September 8, 2017
Rep. Charlie Dent announces retirement with a parting shot at the GOP
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September 7, 2017
Trump’s triangulation shows what might have been
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September 6, 2017
Immigration has become a litmus test for Democrats
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September 5, 2017
By their fruits you will know them
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September 4, 2017
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September 1, 2017
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August 31, 2017
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August 30, 2017
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August 29, 2017
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August 28, 2017
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August 25, 2017
Hurricane Harvey will be Trump’s first major natural disaster test
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August 24, 2017
Trump’s border wall brinkmanship may leave Republicans in Congress holding the bag
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August 23, 2017
Trump’s penchant for revisionist history on display during Arizona rally
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August 22, 2017
Trump acknowledges changing his mind as he unveils new Afghanistan strategy
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August 21, 2017
The elites strike back
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August 18, 2017
James will be back on Monday
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August 18, 2017
Trump’s embrace of Confederate statues as a wedge issue underscores Bannon’s enduring influence
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August 17, 2017
Trump has failed to offer moral leadership after Charlottesville, so these people are stepping up
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August 16, 2017
False moral equivalency is not a bug of Trumpism. It’s a feature.
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August 15, 2017
Trump acts like the president of the Red States of America
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August 14, 2017
Evidence of climate change abounds amid extreme weather in the Pacific Northwest
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August 11, 2017
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August 10, 2017
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August 9, 2017
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August 8, 2017
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August 7, 2017
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August 4, 2017
Mueller impaneling a grand jury makes it more politically difficult for Trump to fire him
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August 3, 2017
Trump stumbles are undercutting executive power, which may be healthy for America long-term
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August 2, 2017
Jeff Flake delivers the most courageous conservative rebuttal of Trumpism yet
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August 1, 2017
John Kelly foreshadows how he might be as White House chief of staff
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July 31, 2017
Trump’s warped view of loyalty
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July 28, 2017
Trump’s hardball tactics backfire as ‘skinny repeal’ goes down
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July 27, 2017
Growing GOP backlash to transgender troop ban underscores Trump’s political miscalculation
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July 26, 2017
Senate Republicans still face narrow path to pass health-care bill after procedural victory
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July 25, 2017
Trump’s pick to run DOJ criminal division worked for Russia bank
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July 24, 2017
Trump marginalizes experts, debases expertise
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July 21, 2017
Asking about a pardon for himself is a quintessentially Trumpian move
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July 20, 2017
Trump shows disdain for rule of law
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July 19, 2017
Teflon Trump gets less blame for Obamacare fail than Senate GOP
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July 18, 2017
Republicans don’t have the votes to repeal Obamacare after Senate bill falls apart
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July 17, 2017
Only 1 in 4 Americans strongly support Trump
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July 14, 2017
Trump’s children become bigger liabilities for the White House
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July 13, 2017
Trump is the disrupter-in-chief in an age of disruption
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July 12, 2017
Dysfunction followed the Trumps from the campaign to the White House
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July 11, 2017
Email to Donald Trump Jr. could be a smoking gun
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July 10, 2017
Perils of speaking for a president who constantly changes his story
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July 7, 2017
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