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Rodney Davis
WASHINGTON August 8, 2022
Rodney Davis has spent a decade representing Illinois’s 13th district before being deemed by voters as insufficiently Trumpy and losing to a mega-MAGA candidate this summer. Now, as he prepares to leave Washington, he candidly opens up about the future of the party, the DeSantis question, Trump’s endorsement strategy, and hypocrisy on both sides of the aisle.
Kellyanne Conway
WASHINGTON August 5, 2022
The former White House aide, whose marriage and domestic life became crossover TMZ fodder, was in the Trumpworld doghouse for months. Now she’s edging her way back into Trump’s inner circle—and may be the frontrunner to run his campaign.
Manchin and Sinema
WASHINGTON August 4, 2022
The former political duo, once given the Capitol Hill Bennifer treatment, are really as unaligned as you could imagine—especially as Sinema has the chance to deflate her ole ally.
Beto O'Rourke
WASHINGTON August 1, 2022
Is Beto O’Rourke a generationally talented politician just waiting for the right race? Or a lovable loser-martyr who raises gobs of money and lights it on fire? Actually, a third narrative is emerging…
Dr. Mehmet Oz
WASHINGTON July 28, 2022
Republican Party insiders are increasingly frustrated with what they perceive as a certain laissez-faire attitude from the poorly-polling G.O.P. Senate candidate, who has spent nearly as much time on vacation as on the campaign trail.
Joe Manchin
WASHINGTON July 28, 2022
Speculation about Manchin’s appetite for political power and ‘24 fantasies miss core truths about the coal millionaire, former jock, career public servant, and double-wide house boat denizen. He doesn’t want to be the President of the United States. He wants to be the President of West Virginia.
David Axelrod
WASHINGTON July 25, 2022
David Axelrod, the ex-Obama adviser turned CNN gadfly, has been giving Biden’s comms shop indigestion—and a gnawing sense of pique. Meanwhile, aging Democratic leaders, scrambling for relevance in a post-Pelosi world, have become entranced by a potentially "transformational" political newcomer.
AOC
WASHINGTON July 21, 2022
The inside conversation on 2024, donor anxieties, the G.O.P.’s would-be Obama, post-Gillibrand New York, and more.
Glenn Youngkin
WASHINGTON July 18, 2022
Can the massively ambitious, ostensibly palatable, evangelical-friendly newbie governor of the Commonwealth capitalize on Pence’s Jan. 6th weaknesses and create a viable ‘24 lane? Well, he’s got Jeff Roe on his side…
WASHINGTON July 14, 2022
Puck’s Washington experts reveal the inside conversation in D.C. regarding Trump’s defensive ‘24 posturing, DeSantis’ likability deficit, Congress’ olds problems, and the drifting immigrant voting bloc.
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