Trump Announces 2024 Run

Covering the coverage.

Nevada Election Results Could Take ‘Days’

Republicans hold narrow leads for Governor and Senator but . . . .

President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a Medal of Valor ceremony, Monday, May 16, 2022, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a Medal of Valor ceremony, Monday, May 16, 2022, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Press Corps Demanding Press Conference

President Biden is being pressured to face the music after the midterms.

The Nationalization of American Politics

Local issues barely matter in Congressional races anymore.

Idiots Sue Italian Company Selling in USA for Manufacturing in USA

Another frivolous suit making a mockery of the American tort system.

The Media is Biased Against Us!

Journalists openly root for a good story.

Russia Bombing Civilian Sites Across Ukraine

Putin is committing war crimes in retaliation for an attack on a legitimate military target.

Loretta Lynn, 1932-2022

A country music icon is gone at 90.

Supreme Court Poised to Upend Everything

The term that kicks off today could undermine our entire system of government.

Can Reporters Have Friends?

A new book raises fundamental questions about how far journalistic objectivity should extend.

Native American History in the House

Mary Peltola’s election was a milestone for America’s First Peoples.

Biden: The Pandemic Is Over

The President is getting hammered from all sides for stating the obvious.

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The Declining Market for News

Reading habits continue to evolve, not necessarily for the better.

“Illegal” v. “Undocumented”

Wherein I take issue with a charactization made by Tom Nichols and discuss the politics of language.

Today’s Reverse Freedom Rides

A shameful stunt reminiscent of an even darker era.

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An Album For Friday

Start your weekend with some soul!

Patagonia, Nonprofits, and the Tax Code

A sweet story gets a wee bit more complicated.

DeSantis’s Martha’s Vineyard Stunt

This is just playing crass political games with human beings.

Tuesday Tabs and Takes

Some stories and passing comments.

Bernard Shaw, 1940-2022

CNN’s original anchorman is gone at 82.

Fear of a White Scholar

President Biden had a meeting with some historians. The horrors.

Mar A Lago Mar A Lago

The Latest on the Mar-A-Lago Document Case

Both sides have had their say and now we wait for a ruling.

Biden: MAGA Republicans Threaten Republic

The President delivered a rousing stump speech from Independence Hall.

Post-Weekend Tabs

Some quick hits.

‘Don’t Tread on Me’ License Plates

States are sponsoring an increasingly controversial image.

Texas and Arizona Bussing Migrants to DC and NYC

A cruel and insidious ‘solution’ to the border problem.

Tony Dow, 1945-2022

The man most famous for his turn on “Leave it to Beaver” has passed from liver cancer aged 77.

Democracy Dies in Dumbness

Paywalls are not our problem.

Post-Weekend Tab Clearing

Cleaning the slate for a new week.

US and UK Intelligence Leaders Warn of Increasing Chinese Threat

They’re stealing our secrets and working to undermine our elections.

Ketanji Brown Jackson to Be Sworn in Today

Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring today and will swear his former law clerk in his replacement.

Racial Equity and America’s Roads

A new initiative aims to right decades-old wrongs.

Trump Ordered the Code Red

You’re goddamn right he did.

SCOTUS Upholds High School Coach’s 50-Yard-Line Prayers

The Supreme Court has reversed decades of precedent on church-state separation.

Abortion Laws State by State

Abortion is now illegal or heavily restricted in at least 11 states.

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

The leaked draft is now the law of the land.

Senate Passes Bipartisan Gun Bill

The most expansive firearms legislation in decades is likely to become law.

Fixing the Primary Problem

Could Alaska point the way to a solution?

Commercializing Juneteenth

The longstanding celebration that become a national holiday last year is being exploited for profit!

Americans Having More Abortions

A decades-long decline has ended.

Fox Tried to Derail the ‘Big Lie’ Before Going All In

Chris Stirewalt takes a victory lap.

January 6 Committee Public Hearings: Day 1

The laying out of the case begins.

The Anglicization of Spanish Place Names

You-VAL-dee? You-VAHL-day? Oo-VAHL-deh?

Turkey the Country Now Türkiye (Bird Still Turkey)

Our ostensible ally is seeking to rebrand itself.

SCOTUS Blocks Texas Social Media Law (for Now)

A slim majority upheld an injunction, kicking the can down the road.

Clinton Lawyer Acquitted in RussiaGate Case

What does it all mean? It depends on who you ask.

A Fascistic and Authoritarian Response

Donald Trump and friends speak to the NRA.

Over a Million Americans Dead from COVID

Another grim—and substantially avoidable—milestone.

January 6 Committee Subpoenas Republican Leaders

An unprecedented manuever in response to unprecedented obstruction.