Trump Refused to Call Off Capitol Rioters

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

Did House Impeachment Managers Make Their Case?

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

A New Conservative Party?

Some marginal Republican formers are thinking about maybe doing somethingoranother.

Lou Dobbs Canceled

Fox Business has abruptly sidelined its most popular host.

Marjorie Taylor Greene Stripped of Committee Assignments

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

Judicial Supremacy Strikes Again

The bane of the Trump presidency is already thwarting President Biden.

Supreme Court Rules Trump Emoluments Cases Moot

A legally correct but maddening ruling.

Biden Wants ‘Aliens’ to be ‘Noncitizens’

A change to the language is being proposed as part of a sweeping immigration overhaul.

Biden’s Executive Order Frenzy

The 46th President has been busy signing proclamations signaling a new direction.

Will the GOP Fracture?

Will there be in-fighting? Yes. A break-up? No.

DOJ Walks Back ‘Capture and Assassinate’ Claim

In the words of Roseanne Roseannadanna, “Never mind.”

Republican Leaders Rallying to Impeach Trump

Some key GOP figures are at least testing the waters.

Capitol Riot Could Have Been Much Worse

The live coverage of Wednesday’s assault on American democracy underplayed its seriousness.

Trump Deserves to be Impeached, Plain and Simple

As we assess Trump’s role in all of this, it is important to think through what he did (and did not) do.

Ousting Trump Early Incredibly Unlikely

The President of the United States is a national security threat. Can we get rid of him now?

The Pending Electoral Vote Challenge

It will be symbolic, but the symbol will be an anti-democratic one.

COVID Has Killed 1 in 1000 Americans

As we approach the new year, the virus is at its peak.

President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, and is escorted to Air Force One by U.S. Air Force personnel. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, and is escorted to Air Force One by U.S. Air Force personnel. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)

The Final Weeks of Trump

First whining about losing, now whining about legislation. (And creating chaos along the way).

Trump Pardons More Cronies

Roger Stone, Paul Manafort, and Charles Kushner are among last night’s lucky recipients.

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

Trump’s Final Meltdown

The President of the United States is an existential threat to the Republic.

Press Coverage and Team Trump’s Coup Talk

Or, more accurately, the lack thereof.

Representative Mitchell Disaffiliates with the GOP

One member of the Grand Old Party has had it.

Electoral College Votes for Biden

Biden wins again.

Violence after DC ‘Stop the Steal’ Rally

Peaceful protests were once again followed by nighttime clashes.

Newsmax Gaining on Fox

The information bubble is getting smaller.


That’s unpossible!

GSA’s Certification Decision

Why did Emily Murphy finally do her job?

Biden Transition Officially Underway

President Trump has finally allowed the GSA to certify the “apparent” winner.

Certification Day in Michigan

At high noon.

Emily Murphy’s Plight

Why is making the obvious call so hard for the GSA Administrator?

Donald Trump v. Stacey Abrams

Gracious concessions are the norm except when they’re not.

Million MAGA March Sparks Violence

The inevitable happened, as extremist organizations descended on DC.

Team Trump Struggles in Court

It is one failure after another.


All the states have been called.

Recount Blues

The numbers behind recounts.

DeWine Latest Republican to Break with Trump

The list is small but growing.

Sullivan Re-elected to Senate

The slow Alaska count came out as expected.

Not as Bad as We Feared

Revisiting predictions about what would happen if what has happened happened.

Trump Fires Esper, Names Acting SECDEF

A lame duck President has fired his Secretary of Defense and replaced him in probably violation of the law.

Some Context for Biden’s Win

Looking back on the last three decades of presidential elections. (Part 1: the popular vote).

Joe Biden the 46th President of the United States

All the major outlets are finally acknowledging the obvious.

‘They’re Trying to Rig an Election’

The lies aren’t working anymore.

Biden Wins Michigan’s 16 Electors

He needs one more state to hit the magic 270.

The Two Sides of Fox News

Last night amplifies a long pattern.

Election Thoughts

A lot to think about, not a lot of conclusions.

Blue Wave Crashes

It’ll be days before we know the final 2020 results but a resounding repudiation is unlikely.

AZ and PA

Trump needs them both.

Voting From the Grave

When early voting meets tragedy.