Witnesses are Coming (UPDATE: Never Mind)

And illustrations of the fact that this isn’t a regular trial.

The Lincoln Project Grift

Its founders are laughing all the way to the bank.

Trump Refused to Call Off Capitol Rioters

Details of a heated phone discussion with the top House Republican have emerged.

Saturday’s Forum

Counterpoint: The House Managers Made Their Case

Of course, it depends on what case one thinks needs to have been made.

SCOTUS: States Can’t Ban Clergy from Death Chamber

A rather odd non-ruling during the non-session from America’s highest court.

Did House Impeachment Managers Make Their Case?

Most agree that it was good theater. But it’s not clear what they’ve proven.

A Photo for Friday

Friday’s Forum

A New Conservative Party?

Some marginal Republican formers are thinking about maybe doing somethingoranother.

We Are Not QAnon Nation

Most Americans have never even heard of it.

Thursday’s Forum

6 Senate Republicans Vote Trump Trial Constitutional

As expected, the second impeachment trial of the 45th President will proceed.

Wednesday’s Forum

How Powerful is Kamala Harris?

Could the Vice President end the filibuster herself?

Tuesday’s Forum

George Shultz, 1920-2021

The longtime public servant has died, aged 100.

More on the Evolution of US Party Politics

Specifically: the former confederacy and Democratic dominance.

Romney’s Child Welfare Plan

An opportunity for unity and a restoration of normal order.

Partisan Control in the Congress

Some political history,

Shelby Likely to Retire

Implications for Alabama and the GOP as well as considerations on the evolution of American politics.

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SCOTUS Lifts California Worship Ban

How should we balance public health and fundamental rights?

NYT Fires Star Pandemic Reporter Don McNeil

The veteran journalist was ousted after a staff backlash over the use of racial slurs.

Lou Dobbs Canceled

Fox Business has abruptly sidelined its most popular host.

Saturday’s Forum

Marjorie Taylor Greene Stripped of Committee Assignments

House Democrats have done what their Republican colleagues refused to do.

Republican Leadership Face Tests with Cheney and Greene

Mitch McConnell is testing out his spine again.

Georgia Republicans Stayed Home

Weeks of claims of rigged elections may well have cost the GOP the Senate.

Two Weeks In Forum

The Filibuster Needs to Go

It is not a tool to foster compromise. It is tool of obstruction, plain and simple.

What Republicans Want Isn’t What they Get

Our two-party system distorts the representativeness of our politics.

Our Political Reality

Voting ourselves out of this mess is not so easy

The Pendulum Is Broken, Not Swinging

Historical precedents fall apart when we’re in a truly unprecedented time.

The Leaderless GOP

The Republican Party is not really a thing.

Trump Wants to Push ‘Stolen Election’ Claim in Senate Trial

The man still can’t get out of his own way.

Burma Military Coup Ousts Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi and her top officials are under house arrest.