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Mitch McConnell Is Undermining SCOTUS’ Legitimacy
The more he presses for Kavanaugh, the more he undercuts the court.
What’s Bad for Rosenstein Is Bad for Kavanaugh
In trying to oust the deputy attorney general, the president is strengthening the Democratic argument against his SCOTUS nominee.
Plain Talk about Christine Blasey Ford’s Timing
Plus: Sheldon Whitehouse hints at investigating Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Confirming Kavanaugh Is Like Confessing
Confessing what? That nothing matters but power. Men’s power.
Christine Blasey Ford Sets the Terms
Will Trump and the Republicans move forward without her consent?
Not Your Father’s Democratic Party
It’s your mother’s.
Not Just a Men’s Club
Amid new and credible allegations, confirming Brett Kavanaugh would now send a clear anti-women message before the midterms.
Don’t Underrate the Power of Revenge
What’s powering the Trump backlash? Payback, pure and simple.
Why Is Ted Cruz, in Texas, Just Barely Ahead of Beto O’Rourke?
Yes, the president is unpopular. But there’s more to it than that.
When the Old Rule with Impunity
Pride, or fist-pumping, comes before the fall.