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Ryan Cooper

National correspondent

Ryan Cooper is a national correspondent at TheWeek.com. His work has appeared in the Washington Monthly, The New Republic, and the Washington Post.

It's time for bold action to save Republicans' lives
President Biden.
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It's time for bold action to save Republicans' lives

The needless loss of 22,000 lives in Florida and Texas
Protesters.
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The needless loss of 22,000 lives in Florida and Texas

Starving people into jobs isn't working
A hundred dollar bill.
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Starving people into jobs isn't working

Biden's bold plan for American housing
President Biden.
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Biden's bold plan for American housing

Congress chooses its 2nd stupidest debt option
The Capitol.
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Congress chooses its 2nd stupidest debt option

Modest, middle-class journalism
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Modest, middle-class journalism

The trillion-dollar coin is both legal and responsible
President Biden.
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The trillion-dollar coin is both legal and responsible

How tax cheats fuel extremism
A cigar and a gun.
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How tax cheats fuel extremism

How right-wing media is killing its own base
The Fox News logo.
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How right-wing media is killing its own base

Manchin's fuzzy math
Joe Manchin.
Opinion

Manchin's fuzzy math

Peering into a political void
Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema.
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Peering into a political void

Moderate Democrats' threat to a smart family leave plan
Kirsten Gillibrand.
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Moderate Democrats' threat to a smart family leave plan

Democrats' mini-nuke option to stave off economic collapse
Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema.
Opinion

Democrats' mini-nuke option to stave off economic collapse

The case for medical price fixing
Pills.
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The case for medical price fixing

Tigray and the shredding of international law
A Tigray child.
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Tigray and the shredding of international law

The only way to save Biden's agenda
President Biden and Krysten Sinema.
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The only way to save Biden's agenda

Facebook's monstrous empire
The earth.
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Facebook's monstrous empire

The insanity of leaving Africa unvaccinated
A protestor.
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The insanity of leaving Africa unvaccinated

Why Democrats smell blood
Larry Elder.
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Why Democrats smell blood

The curious case of the COVID-free conservatives
A tombstone.
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The curious case of the COVID-free conservatives

The case against gas stoves
A stove.
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The case against gas stoves

A tale of 2 catastrophes
An American flag.
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A tale of 2 catastrophes

Democrats' abortion rights opportunity
A protestor.
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Democrats' abortion rights opportunity

The ivermectin grift
A horse.
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The ivermectin grift

Is the U.S. economy about to faceplant?
A hundred dollar bill.
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Is the U.S. economy about to faceplant?

Out of time
An hourglass.
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Out of time

The Supreme Court's legal Calvinball
A protestor.
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The Supreme Court's legal Calvinball

Joe Biden's political courage
President Biden.
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Joe Biden's political courage

Time for carrots?
President Biden.
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Time for carrots?

Last bloody Sunday in Afghanistan
An American drone strike.
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Last bloody Sunday in Afghanistan

Bloodlust over Afghanistan
Soldiers.
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Bloodlust over Afghanistan

Death and horse paste
An elephant.
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Death and horse paste

America's metastasizing judicial tyranny problem
The Supreme Court.
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America's metastasizing judicial tyranny problem

Imperialism's hidden costs
Soldiers.
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Imperialism's hidden costs

The Democrats who want to destroy the Biden presidency
President Biden.
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The Democrats who want to destroy the Biden presidency

The media's pro-war bias
Media coverage.
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The media's pro-war bias