They weren’t just pressing forward despite the mob; they were apparently trying to leverage it.
Author: Aaron Blake
Why the Biden administration would pay as much as $450,000 to separated immigrant families
The easy political call would be to let this play out and lay it fully at the feet of the Trump administration, which spearheaded the policy. But there are reasons to avoid that — legally, governmentally and fiscally.
How scary are the new Virginia polls for Democrats?
A Fox News poll suddenly showed Glenn Youngkin up eight points and surging with parents. Then a Washington Post poll showed the race remaining a virtual tie. What to make of it all?
Biden aims to pass popular spending bill — by shedding popular proposals
It’s a marked contrast to Donald Trump’s first year, in which Republicans were able to jam through an extremely unpopular tax-cut package.
Violent rhetoric continues to permeate the GOP
Despite the lessons of Jan. 6, it continues to permeate the party — with no sign of an effort to check it.
Our dumbed-down debate over the DOJ and schools
The political debate over our schools could sure use some lessons in reading comprehension.
An FDA adviser said we need to give kids vaccines to fully understand their safety. Here’s the crucial context.
Vaccine skeptics are highlighting comments in which an FDA advisory committee member said the decision was tough and “we’re never going to learn about how safe this vaccine is unless we start giving it.” Here’s some important context.
GOP lawmakers distance themselves from Jan. 6 rally — despite supporting its cause, downplaying Capitol riot
The lawmakers responded to a new story tying them to organizing the “Stop the Steal” rally, reinforcing the concerns about what might come from the House’s investigation.
The anti-filibuster effort is winning
Whether it will ultimately succeed while Democrats are in power is another matter.
The Trump team and Fox News alleged dead voters. Most cases were either debunked or actually involved Republicans.
A trip down memory lane on the Trump campaign’s allegations of dead voters.