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A Glimpse Back at the Old Senate

The two parties have always fought each other, but the Senate used to be a more agreeable place.

Soon Paul Ryan Will Boehner Himself

Conservatives killed the career of John Boehner, and Paul Ryan is on the same path.

How Trump Really Fires People

The new White House communications director may have the look and mannerisms of The Sopranos’ Christopher Moltisanti, but he’s less effective as a hitman. Anthony Scaramucci claims that he’s a front-stabbing kind of guy, which must be why his effort to exact revenge on White House chief of staff Reince Priebus lacks the slightest hint... Read more »

How Democrats Can Turn ‘A Better Deal’ into Electoral Victories

The new platform is great for the party, but policy proposals alone are not enough to move people emotionally and change their votes.

The Pentagon Thought Trump Was Announcing a War via Twitter

For nine minutes the military brass waited to see if we were going to attack North Korea.

Not-so-Free College and the Disappointment Effect

One of the most appealing aspects of tuition-free higher education proposals is that they convey a simple message about higher education affordability. Although students will need to come up with a substantial amount of money to cover textbooks, fees, and living expenses, one key expense will be covered if students hold up their end of... Read more »

Trump Bans Transgender Troops in a Tweet

The president prohibits transgender people from serving 'in any capacity.'

The Anti-Monopoly Message Finally Breaks Through

The Democrats are at long last following the Washington Monthly's anti-monopoly line.

The Democrats Are Re-learning Populism

Chuck Schumer's op-ed lays out a long overdue populist, progressive plan for Democrats.

Is Rex Tillerson Leaving or Being Pushed Out?

It's unclear if the secretary of state is being fired or if he is being made miserable enough that he'll quit.

Team Trump Uses Access Hollywood Tape as a Loyalty Test

Folks that stuck with Trump after Access Hollywood tape are called the October 8th coalition

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