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Donald Trump’s Nasty Budget

Donald Trump’s Nasty Budget

Copies of President Trump’s budget proposal for the next fiscal year were delivered to the Capitol on Monday.

Pompeo’s Iran Plan: Tell Them to Give Up

Pompeo’s Iran Plan: Tell Them to Give Up

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaking at the Heritage Foundation on Monday.

The Pragmatic Left Is Winning

The Pragmatic Left Is Winning

Rashida Tlaib at her campaign headquarters in Detroit on Wednesday after becoming the Democratic nominee for a House seat.

A Stopgap Government in Italy

A Stopgap Government in Italy

President Sergio Mattarella of Italy on Sunday.

Gimme Shelters, Manhattan

Gimme Shelters, Manhattan

The plan to turn the Park Savoy Hotel in Midtown Manhattan into a men's homeless shelter has drawn a range of reactions.

Here’s Hoping the Winter Games Lead to a Thaw in Korea

Here’s Hoping the Winter Games Lead to a Thaw in Korea

Vice President Mike Pence and President Moon Jae-in in Seoul, South Korea, on Thursday.

Albany, Pass the Child Victims Act

Albany, Pass the Child Victims Act

Democratic State Senator Brad Hoylman speaking in favor of The Child Victims Act at the New York State Capitol, in January.

Has Trumphoria Finally Hit a Wall?

Has Trumphoria Finally Hit a Wall?

A television on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.

The Real Reason to Oppose Brett Kavanaugh

The Real Reason to Oppose Brett Kavanaugh

The Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game at Nationals Park on Tuesday. Judge Kavanaugh incurred as much as $200,000 in debt by buying Washington Nationals tickets.

What Are Capitalists Thinking?

What Are Capitalists Thinking?

Soviet poster commemorating the October Revolution of 1917.

Trump Pardoned Libby to Protect Himself From Mueller

Trump Pardoned Libby to Protect Himself From Mueller

I. Lewis Libby Jr., known as Scooter, center, in 2007 after being convicted of perjury. He had served as Vice President Dick Cheney’s chief of staff.

R.I.P. Ivanka Inc.

R.I.P. Ivanka Inc.

Ivanka Trump’s ready-to-wear collection at Lord & Taylor in New York in 2012.

Trump and the Mosquito Wars

Trump and the Mosquito Wars

Jim Renacci, who appeared in Cleveland last week with President Trump, is a House member, multimillionaire and former lobbyist, so it’s no surprise he says he knows about the Washington swamp. On Tuesday he won Ohio’s Republican Senate nomination.


Trump to Dictators: Have a Nice Day

Trump to Dictators: Have a Nice Day

President Trump and tyrants he seems to like, from left: Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Kim Jong-un, Rodrigo Duterte and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Is Putin a C.I.A. Agent?

Is Putin a C.I.A. Agent?

Vladimir Putin at a wreath laying ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the battle of Stalingrad in February.

Elizabeth Warren and Her Party of Ideas

Elizabeth Warren and Her Party of Ideas

Elizabeth Warren at a campaign event in Iowa on Sunday.


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