December 21, 2018 | Hundreds of thousands of federal workers this year faced the prospect of getting furloughed right before Christmas.
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December 20, 2018 | The outgoing House speaker’s entire career was a cash grab for billionaires, capped off by a low trick to literally starve children.
December 19, 2018 | Lame-duck power grabs by Republicans who lost elections are overriding the will of voters in dangerous ways.
December 12, 2018 | This week, President Trump set off fireworks in the Oval Office, vowing (again) to shut down the government over border wall funding.
December 5, 2018 | Republicans want to overturn elections. I want to argue about dead presidents.
December 5, 2018 | New debates, especially on overlooked subjects, bring new vibrancy to our civic life. In death, even flawed politicians can do us that final service.
November 30, 2018 | In a polarizing year, marijuana proved a bipartisan favorite.
November 20, 2018 | California is suffering its deadliest wildfires ever. But don't ask the president about climate change -- he only wants to talk about rakes.
November 14, 2018 | The blue wave is looking a lot bigger than it did before. Can Democrats deliver in office?
November 7, 2018 | After an exhausting midterm campaign, the results are in and they're... mixed.
November 7, 2018 | Republicans banked this election on lies, fear-mongering, and rule-rigging. It almost worked.
October 31, 2018 | The GOP campaign to keep control of Congress seems to rely entirely on spooking conservative white Americans.
October 26, 2018 | Our government would look a lot different if the 4.5 million Americans in non-voting territories like D.C. and Puerto Rico had a voice.
October 24, 2018 | The closer we get to Election Day, the more virulent the statements out of the White House seem to be getting.
October 17, 2018 | The case against moderation.