Dylan Byers • December 3, 2021
Can Jake Tapper Get 9 P.M.?
Inside the post-Cuomo, post-Maddow primetime parlor game at CNN and MSNBC as the talent well runs dry amid the new streaming order.
Baratunde Thurston • December 2, 2021
Rittenhouse in the Zuckerverse
Reflections on our gun violence epidemic, blockchain democracy, buying the Constitution, and rebuilding America in the metaverse.
Theodore Schleifer • November 30, 2021
Inside the Dems’ Dark Money Machine
Neither party's functionaries admit it, but the line between philanthropy and politics has been obliterated. The upshot is that even more money is moving into the shadows.
Julia Ioffe • November 30, 2021
Does Washington Have Senioritis?
Washington has become a gerontocracy—a town run by an aging class of lawmakers unwilling to relinquish their power to a younger generation. But, actually, is that as bad as it sounds?
William D. Cohan and Dylan Byers • November 24, 2021
MSNBC Panic, the Reign of Redstone, and the Murdochs’ ‘Succession’ Drama
Inside the dynastic politics, boardroom dramas, and M&A land-grabs that are reshaping the media-tech-financial landscape.
Peter Hamby • November 24, 2021
The Kamala ‘24 Question
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.