THE LATEST ARTICLES
WASHINGTON • February 6, 2023
DeSantis Allies Are Eyeing a ’24 Super PAC
It’s the clearest sign yet that DeSantis is embarking on a national campaign. And given the consultants involved, it’s all but certain to have his approval.
WASHINGTON • June 22, 2022
Out with The Olds!
Gen Z, long ridiculed as enigmatic and just plain different, is poised to become part of the largest voting bloc in the country by 2028. A major new polling project is trying to fix that knowledge gap.
WASHINGTON • June 5, 2022
How Rick Caruso Became L.A.’s Biggest Star
The Los Angeles billionaire mayoral candidate has rallied a coalition of moderate Democrats and Hollywood players, like Snoop Dogg and superagent Jay Sures, by hammering a deceptively conventional political message: the center of American politics is in the middle.
WASHINGTON • May 15, 2022
Joe’s Roe Problems
The conventional media narrative portrays the end of Roe as electoral rocket fuel for Democrats. The polling is more complicated.
WASHINGTON • May 9, 2022
The Dark Truth Behind the SCOTUS Ruling
The conservative justices angling to overturn Roe are also the embodiment of a ruthless fifty-year political campaign. To re-enshrine abortion rights, Democrats will need to fight even harder.
WASHINGTON • February 15, 2022
Biden’s Covid Curse
Despite the evolving science and improved realities on the ground, Democrats are struggling to relinquish the identity politics surrounding their own Covid-era precautions. Is it too late for the party to “pivot to normalcy”?
MEDIA • January 13, 2022
D.C. Does Hollywood
Is Washington losing its luster to the media-content machine? Plus: Ted Cruz’s apology tour and the return of Beto O’Rourke.
WASHINGTON • January 3, 2022
Biden’s Succession Calculus
Notes and inside reporting on the president’s 2024 thinking, the Kamala curse, and the limitations of the Youngkin-McCormick playbook during the Trump interregnum.
WASHINGTON • December 22, 2021
The Biden Youth Bomb
Joe Biden was elected to be competent, compromising, and stoic. But his staggering—no, seriously, staggering—unpopularity among younger voters suggests that the Democratic establishment really doesn’t have an earthly idea about what matters to their kids.
WASHINGTON • December 15, 2021
“A Burden That I Carry”: Huma Opens Up Like Never Before
In a brave and wide-ranging interview, Huma Abedin talks candidly about Hillary, Weiner, the Laptop, more Hillary, and Kamala.