Gabe Fleisher

Gabe Fleisher

Dec
02
What Washington did this week

What Washington did this week

Congress votes to avert a rail strike, Biden creates a new national monument, and more.
8 min read
Dec
01
Meet Hakeem Jeffries

Meet Hakeem Jeffries

Here’s what you should know about the first Black congressional leader in U.S. history.
11 min read
Nov
30
What a rail strike would mean

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.
8 min read
Nov
29
Does Georgia matter?

Does Georgia matter?

Next week’s runoff might not decide control of the Senate — but it will still have important consequences.
9 min read
Nov
28
Trump’s final iteration

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.”
10 min read
Nov
18
End of the Pelosi era

End of the Pelosi era

The powerful House speaker announces plans to step down from Democratic leadership — but remain in Congress.
9 min read
Nov
17
Congress’ lame-duck to-do list

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.
13 min read
Nov
16
The four rings of GOP infighting

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.
11 min read
Nov
15
Trump 3.0 begins

Trump 3.0 begins

Days after many of his preferred candidates lost in the midterms, former President Donald Trump is launching his comeback bid.
8 min read
Nov
14
How did the polls do?

How did the polls do?

The polls did well this election cycle. It was me and my fellow pundits who messed up.
9 min read