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March for our lives
WASHINGTON June 22, 2022
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.
Rick Caruso at Grand Central Market
WASHINGTON June 5, 2022
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.
Biden
WASHINGTON May 15, 2022
The conventional media narrative portrays the end of Roe as electoral rocket fuel for Democrats. The polling is more complicated.
Jerry Falwell and Reagan
WASHINGTON May 9, 2022
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.
Joe Biden wearing a mask
WASHINGTON February 15, 2022
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”?
Ted Sarandos and Chelsea Clinton
MEDIA January 13, 2022
Is Washington losing its luster to the media-content machine? Plus: Ted Cruz’s apology tour and the return of Beto O’Rourke.
Joe Biden
WASHINGTON January 3, 2022
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.
Joe Biden speaking to teens
WASHINGTON December 22, 2021
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.
Huma Abedin and Hillary Clinton
WASHINGTON December 15, 2021
In a brave and wide-ranging interview, Huma Abedin talks candidly about Hillary, Weiner, the Laptop, more Hillary, and Kamala.
Kamala Harris
MEDIA November 24, 2021
Kamala Harris came into office with soaring expectations, at a time of grinding partisanship and huge challenges, but in an office that has only limited power and in a city where she lacks deep relationships. It’s a wild paradox: Harris is the second-most powerful office holder in American history, but suddenly facing nothing but downside.
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