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What John McCain Can Learn From Clair Engle

Half a century ago, a senator battling a brain tumor took to the Senate floor, and secured his legacy.

The GOP's 'Last Chance' to Replace Obamacare?

A crucial Senate vote to begin the health-care debate is set for Tuesday, but it could fail.

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Collusion, Course Not

Jared Kushner told reporters that he “did not collude with Russians, nor do I know of anyone in the campaign who did.”

What Jared Kushner's Statement Reveals About Russian Methods

There were numerous attempts to establish contact with the campaign and the transition team.

The Case for Impeaching Trump If He Fires Robert Mueller

Terminating the special counsel would show recklessness, imply corruption, and irrevocably damage the country.

But What About Hillary Clinton?

As Donald Trump’s troubles deepen, he keeps trying to shift attention to his old rival—but finds it no longer works like it used to.

Why Texas Courts Will Stop 'Nickel-and-Diming' the Poor

A new law could alleviate hardship for those thrown into debt—or jail—because of mounting fines. But does it go far enough?

What Jared Kushner Will Tell Congress

President Trump’s son in law is expected to tell the Senate Intelligence Committee that he “did not collude” with Russia.

5 Ways to Interfere in American Elections—Without Breaking the Law

To influence U.S. politics, foreign governments don’t have to hack one party and collude with the other.

The Danger of Turning the U.S. Military Into a Political Actor

By asking active-duty personnel to lobby Congress in their own self-interest, President Trump crossed an important line.

Democrats Bet on a Populist Message to Win Back Congress

The party is promising a “A Better Deal.” Will voters be convinced?  

The Man McMaster Couldn't Fire

Thirty-one year old Ezra Cohen-Watnick holds the intelligence portfolio on the National Security Council—but almost everything about him is a mystery.

The War on the Freedom of Information Act

A conservative group is resisting congressional efforts to kneecap FOIA.

The GOP Health-Care BIll's Byrd Rule Dilemma

The Senate parliamentarian’s rejection of important provisions of the GOP’s Obamacare repeal bill puts its status in further jeopardy.

The GOP Escalates Its Battle With the CBO

In an 11th hour push to repeal Obamacare, Republicans are leaning on a murky analysis that supports their plan.

Sessions Discussed Campaign Matters With Russian Ambassador

A new report from The Washington Post claims the attorney general had two “substantive” discussions with Sergey Kislyak about Trump’s stance on issues important to Russia.

Listening Closely to the Conspiracy-Theorist-in-Chief

The big hard-news takeaways of President Trump's interview with The New York Times this week were his trashing of…

The Scaramucci Takeover

The choice of the former hedge funder and ardent Trump loyalist reflected longstanding dissatisfaction with Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

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