Politics

In Texas special election, Jake Ellzey defeats candidate endorsed by Trump
Jake Ellzey.
special elections

In Texas special election, Jake Ellzey defeats candidate endorsed by Trump

Capitol police officer: Jan. 6 rioters were sent by a 'hitman'
Harry Dunn.
Jan. 6 investigation

Capitol police officer: Jan. 6 rioters were sent by a 'hitman'

George P. Bush learns the hard way
George P. Bush.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

George P. Bush learns the hard way

Black Capitol officer recalls racist taunts in first Jan. 6 committee meeting
Officer Harry Dunn.
Jan. 6 Investigation

Black Capitol officer recalls racist taunts in first Jan. 6 committee meeting

Biden's betrayal of Black voters
President Biden.
Picture of Michael ArceneauxMichael Arceneaux

Biden's betrayal of Black voters

10 things you need to know today: July 27, 2021
Biden and the Iraqi prime minister
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 27, 2021

PayPal's reckless foray into regulating speech
The PayPal logo.
Samuel Goldman

PayPal's reckless foray into regulating speech

Trump backs Ken Paxton over George P. Bush in Texas AG race
Ken Paxton.
endorsements

Trump backs Ken Paxton over George P. Bush in Texas AG race

Gavin Newsom tells Marjorie Taylor Greene her 'anti-vaccine lies are literally killing Americans'
Gavin Newsom.
fighting words

Gavin Newsom tells Marjorie Taylor Greene her 'anti-vaccine lies are literally killing Americans'

Kevin McCarthy calls Liz Cheney, Adam Kinzinger 'Pelosi Republicans.' They say they have work to do.
Adam Kinzinger.
grade school stuff

Kevin McCarthy calls Liz Cheney, Adam Kinzinger 'Pelosi Republicans.' They say they have work to do.

Few voters think Biden the best representative of Democratic party
President Biden.
not this POTUS

Few voters think Biden the best representative of Democratic party

Hoyer: Jan. 6 investigation without calling on Trump officials is 'incomprehensible'
Steny Hoyer.
Jan. 6 Investigation

Hoyer: Jan. 6 investigation without calling on Trump officials is 'incomprehensible'

The GOP's vaccine blame game
Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

The GOP's vaccine blame game

Democrats fear 'death by 1,000 cuts' in 2022 midterms
Voting booths.
ring the alarm

Democrats fear 'death by 1,000 cuts' in 2022 midterms

The 5 factions vying for the GOP's future
Republicans.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The 5 factions vying for the GOP's future

Biden ends another war — sort of
President Biden.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

Biden ends another war — sort of

10 things you need to know today: July 26, 2021
Anthony Fauci
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 26, 2021

The new climate denial
President Biden.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The new climate denial

Should parents' votes count more?
Voters.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Should parents' votes count more?

Louisiana congressman says he has COVID-19 for the 2nd time
Rep. Clay Higgins.
round two

Louisiana congressman says he has COVID-19 for the 2nd time

Haiti's spiral of misery
Jovenel Moise.
Briefing

Haiti's spiral of misery

Republicans accuse Pelosi of holding bipartisan infrastructure package 'hostage'
Bill Cassidy.
infrastructure

Republicans accuse Pelosi of holding bipartisan infrastructure package 'hostage'

Biden PAC warns swing state supporters know little about accomplishments
Joe Biden.
back to square one?

Biden PAC warns swing state supporters know little about accomplishments

How the far-right's call to remove Pelosi could affect McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy.
'multi-level chess'

How the far-right's call to remove Pelosi could affect McCarthy

Pelosi's savvy Jan. 6 outreach
Nancy Pelosi.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Pelosi's savvy Jan. 6 outreach

Mandatory vaccinations?
Uncle Sam.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Mandatory vaccinations?

10 things you need to know today: July 23, 2021
COVID testing
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 23, 2021

An incoherent approach to governance?
President Biden.
Picture of W. James Antle IIIW. James Antle III

An incoherent approach to governance?

Pelosi might name more Republicans to Jan. 6 commission
Nancy Pelosi
Capitol Riot Aftermath

Pelosi might name more Republicans to Jan. 6 commission

What ever happened to the FBI's Brett Kavanaugh tips?
Brett Kavanaugh
hmmmm

What ever happened to the FBI's Brett Kavanaugh tips?

Biden's new sanctions on Cuba are 'purely symbolic'
Joe Biden
cuba protests

Biden's new sanctions on Cuba are 'purely symbolic'

The GOP's sunny future
An elephant.
Samuel Goldman

The GOP's sunny future

Where Democrats and Republicans diverge on infrastructure
American highway.
planes, trains, automobiles

Where Democrats and Republicans diverge on infrastructure

GOP lawmaker breaks 'first rule of whataboutism' with vaccine complaint
Ronny Jackson.
swing and a miss

GOP lawmaker breaks 'first rule of whataboutism' with vaccine complaint

The myth of 'woke capital'
A hundred dollar bill.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

The myth of 'woke capital'

The pitfalls of the journalist-politician
Nicholas Kristof.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

The pitfalls of the journalist-politician