What Washington did this week
Congress votes to avert a rail strike, Biden creates a new national monument, and more.
Meet Hakeem Jeffries
Here’s what you should know about the first Black congressional leader in U.S. history.
What a rail strike would mean
Breaking down the potential consequences of a rail strike, as Congress takes up a bill to try to avoid one.
Does Georgia matter?
Next week’s runoff might not decide control of the Senate — but it will still have important consequences.
Trump’s final iteration
Trump’s dinner with a pair of anti-semites reveals the “heart of darkness” at the core of his latest campaign. Plus: thoughts on “Kanye. Elon. Trump.”
End of the Pelosi era
The powerful House speaker announces plans to step down from Democratic leadership — but remain in Congress.
Congress’ lame-duck to-do list
In the next two months, Congress is set to deal with marriage equality, government funding, the debt ceiling, and electoral reform.
The four rings of GOP infighting
All over Washington, Republicans are facing off against other Republicans as the party wrestles with its post-midterm future.
Trump 3.0 begins
Days after many of his preferred candidates lost in the midterms, former President Donald Trump is launching his comeback bid.
How did the polls do?
The polls did well this election cycle. It was me and my fellow pundits who messed up.