Trump advisers are cynically feeding his raging ego, and we’re all the victims

January 16th, 2019 by Greg Sargent

If the economy goes south, perhaps that will damage Trump's ego to get him to give up on the shutdown.

Happy Hour Roundup

January 15th, 2019 by Paul Waldman

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

What Trump’s orgy of inaugural spending tells us about the people around him

January 15th, 2019 by Paul Waldman

Lincoln had a team of rivals; Trump has a team of grifters.

Steve King and Donald Trump agree. Only one is getting punished by the GOP.

January 15th, 2019 by Greg Sargent

Republicans are condemning Steve King. They also support a government shutdown designed to realized Steve King's policy agenda.

Trump’s effort to rig the Census takes a hit

January 15th, 2019 by Paul Waldman

Every once in a while, lying has a cost.

Trump just blew up his own absurd spin about the shutdown

January 15th, 2019 by Greg Sargent

The president helpfully highlights a poll showing that the public rejects his arguments about the border.

Happy Hour Roundup

January 14th, 2019 by Paul Waldman

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

Democrats cannot give Trump what he wants. Just look at the incentives and the demographics.

January 14th, 2019 by Greg Sargent

The new House Democratic majority represents a part of the country that is rejecting Trumpism entirely.

Republicans discover sudden interest in policing racism within their party

January 14th, 2019 by Paul Waldman

Shocked to learn that Rep. Steve King may be a white supremacist, they vow to do something about it.

Will the 2020 Democrat be progressive, or electable against Trump? Probably both!

January 14th, 2019 by Paul Waldman

Reject the false choice — it's all connected.