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Seriously, Congress Has Been Even More Embarrassing Than Usual Lately

Tweet Share Share Comment Since basically the moment the 118th Congress was sworn in, in January 2023, it was pretty clear that...

21.05.2024 10

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Mitt Romney Has a Wild Theory About the TikTok Ban

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08.05.2024 10

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Did That Have to Happen at Columbia? No. Just Look at What Happened at Brown.

Tweet Share Share Comment On Tuesday night, Columbia University President Nemat Shafik made the stunning decision to call upon...

01.05.2024 60

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The Democrats Are Wasting the Campus Protests

Tweet Share Share Comment The moment the clock struck 2 p.m. Monday, some three dozen members of Columbia University faculty and...

01.05.2024 40

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In a Week Full of Hypocrites, Greg Abbott Came Close to Winning the Crown

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27.04.2024 20

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Inside the Columbia University Protests that Led to 100 Arrests

Tweet Share Share Comment In a matter of days, Columbia University’s campus has become a flashpoint for national political...

22.04.2024 7

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The Governor of Texas Has Actually Built an Incredible Road Map for Blue State Leaders

Tweet Share Share Comment When Texas Gov. Greg Abbott first started busing migrants to Democrat-controlled cities in 2022, the...

10.04.2024 10

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The Unlikely GOP Group Strong-Arming Republicans Into Abandoning the TikTok Ban

Tweet Share Share Comment Only a few resounding things came from the 2024 Republican presidential debate cycle: that none of its...

03.04.2024 9

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Trump’s Secret Weapon Is a TikTok Billionaire Who Used to Spurn Him

Tweet Share Share Comment Monday was a very good day for Donald Trump’s pocketbook. Not only did a New York appellate court...

27.03.2024 10

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House Republicans Just Can’t Stop Themselves From Making the Case for Biden

Tweet Share Share Comment Does Joe Biden have a little momentum? On the back of his fiery State of the Union speech, a robust...

22.03.2024 30

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Why Democrats Have Been Supporting MAGA Candidates in Key Primaries

Tweet Share Share Comment As one of the most important battleground Senate races in the country, where Democratic incumbent...

15.03.2024 10

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A Democrat Called Her Senate Race “Rigged.” The Reaction Was Furious. She Wasn’t Totally Wrong.

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09.03.2024 20

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Democrats Are in Deep Trouble in California

Tweet Share Share Comment There weren’t that many questions at the top of the ticket headed into Super Tuesday. The...

07.03.2024 30

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It Was Supposed to Be a Clash of the Democratic Titans. What the California Senate Race Has Become Instead Is Far Stranger.

Tweet Share Share Comment The California race for U.S. Senate was supposed to be a clash of the titans. After Dianne Feinstein...

05.03.2024 10

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Is EMILY’s List Republican Now?

Tweet Share Share Comment If you hear just one thing about the 2024 election coming from Democrats this year, it will likely be...

01.03.2024 30

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Democrats Blew Their Big Opportunity to Make New York Winnable in 2024

Tweet Share Share Comment After over a year in court, millions of dollars on lawyers’ fees, an overhaul of the state’s...

01.03.2024 20

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New York Democrats Are Publicly Furious About a New Congressional Map. They’re Secretly Thrilled.

Tweet Share Share Comment Last week, Democrats in New York scored one big victory on their path toward retaking a House majority...

21.02.2024 30

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Democrats Have Themselves a Victory in New York. But They Also Have a Problem.

Tweet Share Share Comment The first major congressional race of the 2024 cycle was decided on New York’s Long Island Tuesday...

14.02.2024 6

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Adam Schiff’s Sneaky Campaign Tactic Is a Danger to All Democrats but Adam Schiff

Tweet Share Share Comment Followers of Donald Trump’s first impeachment, or its long, cantankerous aftermath, know well that...

08.02.2024 10

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The GOP Megadonor Movement to Knock Out the Squad Is Building

Tweet Share Share Comment The presidential field is basically set, but before the Trump vs. Biden rematch begins in earnest,...

07.02.2024 20

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Uh, Nancy Pelosi Just Said What Exactly About Israel Protests?

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31.01.2024 50

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This Gelato and Liquor Tycoon Lost Big to Biden in New Hampshire. He’s “Ready to Keep This Baby Going.”

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25.01.2024 4

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Biden Can’t Actually Win the New Hampshire Primary This Year. But He Can’t Afford to Lose It.

Tweet Share Share Comment There was a time when the New Hampshire primary looked as if it could be the most intriguing,...

23.01.2024 7

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Biden’s Admission About His Airstrikes on the Houthis Is Unbelievable

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20.01.2024 50

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Biden Needs to Govern Like He’s Probably Going to Lose

Tweet Share Share Comment For President Biden, 2024 began much like 2023: with new polling data indicating that he is on track...

17.01.2024 10

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Senate Democrats Could Have Confirmed a Powerful Biden Cabinet Nominee Months Ago. Why Haven’t They?

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28.12.2023 10

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Eric Adams’ Brain-Melting 9/11 Quote Explains a Lot

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19.12.2023 20

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The College President Discourse Has Taken an Even Dumber Turn

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13.12.2023 10

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It’s Not Just Kevin McCarthy. Members of Congress Are Fleeing at a Record Pace.

Tweet Share Share Comment Congress is shedding members at a near-record rate. As Axios reported, 13 senators and representatives...

07.12.2023 9

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Fox News Helped Ron DeSantis As Much As It Could in His Debate With Gavin Newsom. It Wasn’t Enough.

Tweet Share Share Comment When the Newsom-DeSantis debate was first announced—on Fox News, moderated by Sean Hannity—many...

01.12.2023 20

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Democrats Made It Their Mission to Oust George Santos. They May Regret That.

Tweet Share Share Comment George Santos’ brief and benighted stint in Congress may come to an end this week. His colleagues...

30.11.2023 10

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The Only Thing Worse Than the Ron DeSantis–Gavin Newsom Debate Is Its Moderator

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22.11.2023 6

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The Squad Is About to Fight for Its Political Life

Tweet Share Share Comment One of the biggest, bitterest, and most expensive political battles of the 2024 election cycle has...

15.11.2023 10

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The GOP Candidates Debating Just Made the Case for Donald Trump

Tweet Share Share Comment Three of the four Republican presidential debates are now complete; the coronation of Donald Trump,...

09.11.2023 10

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Who’s Really in Trouble at the GOP Debate

Tweet Share Share Comment And then there were five. The third debate in the spirited contest for first Republican presidential...

08.11.2023 10

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Why This Swing-State Democrat Is Going After Netanyahu’s Most Powerful Ally in D.C.

Tweet Share Share Comment AIPAC is one of the most fearsome entities in American politics. A multimillion-dollar influence...

07.11.2023 30

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Biden’s Israel Policy Threatens to Cost Him Yet Another Crucial Bloc of Supporters

Tweet Share Share Comment Joe Biden is no stranger to alarming poll numbers. Since at least the moment he announced his bid for...

02.11.2023 9

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Somehow There’s Finally a New Speaker of the House

Tweet Share Share Comment After four failed candidates and many more failed votes than that, House Republicans have finally...

25.10.2023 2

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Biden Has a Youth-Vote Problem. His Israel Policy Is Making It Worse.

Tweet Share Share Comment President Joe Biden has a serious age problem, and it’s not that he’s 80: It’s his dreadful...

24.10.2023 10

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Well That’s One, Uh, Creative Idea to Resolve the House Speaker Fiasco

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20.10.2023 10

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Dianne Feinstein’s Death Raises High-Stakes Questions

Tweet Share Share Comment California senior Sen. Dianne Feinstein has died at the age of 90. The longest serving female senator...

29.09.2023 3

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The Most Important Debate Question That Wasn’t Asked

Tweet Share Share Comment Wednesday’s Republican presidential debate featured plenty of good questions about real policy...

28.09.2023 3

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The Automotive Plant Where Trump Is Speaking Sure Has Some Bad Reviews

Tweet Share Share Comment In lieu of Wednesday’s Republican debate, and in an attempted answer to President Joe Biden’s...

28.09.2023 10

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The UAW Strike Gives President Biden a Huge Opening

Tweet Share Share Comment President Biden has announced that he will join striking United Auto Workers members on the picket...

25.09.2023 20

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What Happened to That DeSantis–Newsom Debate?

Tweet Share Share Comment Remember this summer when Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and California Gov. Gavin Newsom agreed to debate?...

20.09.2023 6

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Eric Adams Is Handing Republicans a Flamethrower for 2024

Tweet Share Share Comment In 2022, New York City’s Democratic mayor Eric Adams wanted to talk about crime. To anyone who would...

14.09.2023 7

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