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Jan
27
What Washington got done this week

What Washington got done this week

A look at what all three branches of government did in the week that was.
6 min read
Jan
26
The latest debt ceiling posturing

The latest debt ceiling posturing

Biden and Republicans are beginning to talk about talking about the debt ceiling — always the first step in Washington negotiations.
7 min read
Jan
25
Does everyone have classified documents?

Does everyone have classified documents?

With discoveries at the homes of Mike Pence and Jimmy Carter, it would appear the answer is “yes.”
7 min read
Jan
24
Trump’s triangulation strategy

Trump’s triangulation strategy

Voters in 2016 viewed Trump as an ideological moderate. He’s trying to recapture that image with his 2024 bid.
8 min read
Jan
23
Roe v. Wade, 50 years later

Roe v. Wade, 50 years later

Where the fight over abortion rights stands across the country as Roe v. Wade marks a half-century.
9 min read
Jan
20
Biden’s two-year mark

Biden’s two-year mark

Looking back at the issues and trends that dominated Biden’s first two years and those that will take their place in the next two.
8 min read
Jan
19
There is (probably) no debt ceiling work-around

There is (probably) no debt ceiling work-around

Trillion dollar coin? Discharge petition? A look at the possible debt ceiling off-ramps — and why they probably wouldn’t work.
10 min read
Jan
18
House GOP settles into the majority

House GOP settles into the majority

George Santos receives his committee spots, while far-right Republicans are rewarded with plum assignments.
10 min read
Jan
17
Explaining the debt ceiling

Explaining the debt ceiling

If the debt ceiling is not raised in the coming months, a global financial meltdown could ensue.
14 min read
Jan
13
Another special counsel

Another special counsel

The key facts to know about the Biden documents case and the new special counsel, plus the questions still lingering.
14 min read