Political pets can be tied up in complicated ways with public perception of the politician. Plus: Meet the Bernie bros turned Liz lads.
The Supreme Court gets a lot of attention—rightfully so. But it’s always worth looking at the president’s other judicial appointments. Plus: The Bennet baffler.
Is eating meat following plastic straws onto the front lines of the country’s various culture wars? Plus: The question Elizabeth Warren didn’t want to answer.
Are Democratic voters backing the 2020 candidate they themselves like best, or backing the candidate they think their fellow voters would support? Plus: a debate 3.0 preview
Something like a quarter of Americans today weren’t even born on 9/11. Plus: The Trump administration considers a national ban on flavored e-cigarettes.
In some ways, the last election of 2018 has become the first election of 2020. Plus: President Trump and John Bolton rarely agreed.
What really prompted the president to call off Afghan peace talks? Plus: American Factory is a complex human story playing out against the backdrop of some of the most pressing trends in American politics.
Democratic presidential candidates are virtually required to court the labor vote. But their own staffers haven’t historically been part of a union—until this year.
The midwestern mayor was among a handful of 2020 candidates to address the National Association of Black Journalists’ annual convention in Miami today.
Some Democrats are scrapping their playbooks and reenvisioning what may be politically possible in the Trump era.
Just as the the U.S. is talking peace with the Taliban. Plus: who’s afraid of impeachment, office temperatures are too damn low, the lonely dining table, and more
But what about China? Plus: the 2020 candidate with the most actualized policies so far, and waiting for George R. R. Martin to conclude The Game of Thrones.
When paying off $40 million in tuition debt for these graduating seniors still only does so much. Plus: how this space object ended up with a dark nickname, abortions or adoptions, and more
Both the U.S. and Iran are sending confusing signals. Plus: states move on Roe v. Wade, eyes on Greenland, the American obsession with serial-killer lore, and more
Trump asks for $1.6 billion for NASA to get astronauts back on the moon by 2024. Plus: the rise of long distance, why American breakfast foods are boring, and more
1, 2, 3, 4, he declared a trade war. Plus: Huawei’s new Europe-inspired corporate campus, and a food revolution has transformed our eating habits—just not for the better.
Uber pitches its vision to Wall Street. Plus: who—or what—is responsible for funding K-12 schools, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s war on intellect, and more
Plus: You may have nothing to hide—but you should care about internet privacy, what astronauts do for fun in space, the real damage of pretend active-shooter drills, and more
Renewables standards rise; carbon-tax proposals fall. Plus: when the House can arrest AG William Barr, pitting religious freedom against abortion rights, and more
What could be revealed in the president’s tax returns? Plus: Laws against fertility doctors using their own sperm, ‘Game of Thrones’ explores electability, and more