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No, Welfare Is Not an Appealing Alternative to Work

Twenty years after federal welfare reform, cash assistance is becoming rare in many states, and provides little help to those who get it.

A Majority of Republicans Are Cool With ‘Amnesty’

It turns out Trump's base and the rest of America have very different opinions about politics.

To Broaden His Base of Support, Donald Trump Humiliates Ann Coulter

Trump “softened” his immigration stance just as the nativist author was holding the launch party for her new book, In Trump We Trust.

Trump Campaign Still Pushing the Theory That a Hidden Majority of Voters Support Trump But Won’t Admit It

The Trump campaign keeps buying into self-deluding theories of a “hidden majority” that only it can perceive. It’s not a good sign.

Is Hillary Clinton Hurting Her Party’s Chances in Congress by Playing It Too Safe?

Stonewalling on questions about emails and the Clinton Foundation probably won’t help down-ballot Democrats.

Fresh Intelligence: Today Is a Hopeful Day for Colombia

Our roundup of the stories, ideas, and memes you’ll be talking about today.

Stumped on Immigration Plan, Trump Gives Mob Rule a Try

He polled a Fox News audience on whether 11 million people should be deported, saying, “I mean, I don’t know, you tell me.”

Brexit Booster Farage Stumps for Trump in Mississippi

“Anything is possible if enough decent people are prepared to stand up against the establishment.”

Obamacare’s Biggest Problem Is That It’s Not Tyrannical Enough

Conservatives claimed Obamacare’s individual mandate was tyrannical. If that were the case, we wouldn’t see insurers abandoning the exchanges.

Discerning Donald Trump’s Stance On Immigration Now Requires a Degree In Literary Analysis

“His answer then was there could be some softening, which I didn’t quite hear as he’d be willing to change the law,” said GOP semiotician Steve King.

A Serious Look at Trump’s Claim He Will Win 95 Percent of the Black Vote in 2020

A glance at history shows the candidate has an unfunny detachment from reality.

Minor-Party Candidates Unlikely to Have Major Effect on the Presidential Race

Supporters of Johnson and Stein are less likely to vote, and mostly would split between the major-party candidates if forced to choose.

Graduate Students Can Form Unions Now. That’s a Big Deal.

The move is a boon to a labor movement that desperately needs to make inroads among white-collar workers.

Hillary Clinton Is Just Gonna Run Out the Clock on This Email Thing

Clinton will not be responding to the latest email brouhaha. Instead, she’ll kick back and watch Trump continue to lose this election.

The Making of America’s Next Great Tennis Talent, in Two Very Different Labs

Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe are the future of the sport, but their pasts couldn’t be more different.

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