Stories tagged: Paul Waldman
Fri., July 26, 2019
The last thing Republicans want is elections that are secure, fair, free and open. And they’ll make sure that’s not what we have.
Fri., June 7, 2019
There are no more dog-whistles. Abortion is front and center, and will be one of the key issues in the 2020 election.
Sun., May 26, 2019
Here’s the truth: Nobody knows what the political effects of impeachment will be. Not Pelosi, not Trump, not any Democratic or Republican “strategist” – nobody.
Sun., May 5, 2019
Paul Waldman and Greg Sargent: A court just dealt a blow to rigged elections. It probably won’t last.
Opponents of gerrymandering just secured an important victory in a federal appeals court. The big question is how long this victory will last.
Sat., April 6, 2019
While people in both parties think it’s in their self-interest to retain the filibuster, each party’s self-interest is profoundly different.
Fri., March 29, 2019
On one of the most profound challenges ever faced by not just America but humanity as a whole – climate change – Republicans are constitutionally incapable of doing anything constructive.
Tue., March 12, 2019
Paul Waldman and Greg Sargent: New Trump budget is a horror show for Dems and Paul Ryan’s dream come true
The budget proposal that the Trump administration just released contains enormous cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, not to mention domestic programs. In a word, it is positively savage.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
As the government shutdown drags on, everyone seems dug in to their position. So how does this end? The answer will depend, unfortunately, on President Donald Trump’s feelings.
Fri., Dec. 14, 2018
As soon as the rebellion against Nancy Pelosi within the Democratic caucus in the House began to take shape, I (and many others) were highly skeptical that it could succeed. …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Sometimes when President Donald Trump says something false and ridiculous, you say to yourself, “I’m sure his supporters are just going to eat that up.” But at other times, you …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 6 a.m.
What is the state of the American worker, and what is the Trump administration doing for them? Or rather, what is the administration doing to them?
Sat., June 16, 2018
I have some shocking news: An organization with “Trump” in its name has run into trouble with the law. Who could have imagined? Thursday, the New York attorney general’s office …
Sun., May 6, 2018
For many years, Democrats have been convinced that the American people, and even their Republican opponents, are open to persuasion. If they could just have the opportunity to explain why …