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Dems Not Playing Identity Politics on DNC Chair

Emphasizing that Ellison and Perez are people of color won't help win back lost white voters.

Mobbed Up?

Connecting the dots between Trump and the Russian mafia.

Quick Takes: Babysitting the Mad King

Apparently Trump’s campaign staff have some pointers for White House aides whose job it is to babysit the mad king. President Donald Trump’s former campaign staffers claim they cracked the code for tamping down his most inflammatory tweets, and they say the current West Wing staff would do well to take note. The key... Read more »

No, The Resistance Isn’t Working Quite Well

The people who are most loudly resisting Trump are the same people who couldn't stop him from winning.

The GOP’s Dangerous Advantages

Republicans have managed to rig elections so that they win even when they lose.

Why Is Congress Undermining Retirement Security for Millions of Americans?

Helping Americans save for retirement doesn't sound like a very divisive issue, but that's exactly what House Republicans have made it.

Quick Takes: Some People Can’t Give Up On the Idea of a Trump Pivot

For the writers at NBC’s First Read, the hope of an eventual Trump pivot lives on. After a chaotic and controversial first month in office, President Trump’s week has the potential for a bit of a reset — a new national security adviser, a revised travel ban, even a stop this morning at the... Read more »

This GOP Media Survey Is More Propaganda Than Poll

Republicans are looking to bolster Trump’s ‘enemy of the people’ declaration.

What Does 4chan Explain?

Some Trump supporters are suffering from hopeless nihilism.

Trump Meant It When He Said He’d Deport ’em All

New memos reveal plan that gives federal and local governments 'free rein' to arrest and deport undocumented immigrants.

Sports Journalism and Politics

The cultural gulf between professional athletes and sports fans is growing.

An Orwellian Threat in a Huxley World

The biggest threat to today's conservatives is an honest conversation.

Democratic Comeback Will Depend on Inclusion, Not Exclusion

Progressives can't afford to lose red state Democrats in the Senate, even if they occasionally support Trump.

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