Gabe Fleisher

Gabe Fleisher

Mar
01
“Secret Congress” shouldn’t be a secret

“Secret Congress” shouldn’t be a secret

Plus, 13 examples of bipartisanship this week, from a landmark nuclear energy bill to measures to help small businesses.
13 min read
Feb
29
The end of the McConnell era

The end of the McConnell era

With McConnell out of the way, Donald Trump will have cemented control over all of the GOP’s main institutions in Washington.
7 min read
Feb
28
What the Michigan results tell us

What the Michigan results tell us

Be careful about grafting primary results onto the general election.
4 min read
Feb
27
Biden vs. uncommitted

Biden vs. uncommitted

President Biden’s biggest rival on the Michigan primary ballot is “none of the above.”
5 min read
Feb
26
Maybe we’re not as divided as we think

Maybe we’re not as divided as we think

Two Supreme Court justices and two governors offer their guide for cross-party conciliation.
9 min read
Feb
23
6 things the government did this week

6 things the government did this week

Good morning! It’s Friday, February 23, 2024. Election Day is 256 days away. If this newsletter was forwarded to
5 min read
Feb
22
Does Biden need to drop the script?

Does Biden need to drop the script?

Politicians have a long history of making gaffes at fundraisers. Maybe Biden should lean into his.
6 min read
Feb
21
A look at the calendar

A look at the calendar

Primaries, shutdown deadlines, SCOTUS rulings, and the State of the Union — all in the next few weeks.
7 min read
Feb
20
How Trump’s isolationism is (and isn’t) unique

How Trump’s isolationism is (and isn’t) unique

Donald Trump is far from the first U.S. leader to call for American interests to be put first. But his foreign policy lacks a key feature that previous isolationists shared.
10 min read
Feb
16
Dysfunction is a choice

Dysfunction is a choice

Lawmakers are about to be faced with a key opportunity to choose governance over obstruction.
7 min read