They’re ubiquitous but largely unseen; they’re indispensable but under-acknowledged. And presidents usually ignore the thousands who have died. Plus: Andrew Yang is not a joke.
Should she? Plus: What the other, other Rhodes-Scholar Mayor thinks now of his decision not to get into the 2020 presidential race.
What we learned in the decade that was. Plus: Why are American campaign cycles so interminable?
The food fight within the Democratic Party plays out on all sorts of issues—including impeachment. Plus, Anne Applebaum on the false romance of Russia
“Spreadsheets,” he told our campaign reporter about his highly scrutinized time at McKinsey. Plus: Does Kamala Harris still have VP potential?
With Kamala Harris out of the race, zero nonwhite candidates have qualified thus far for the last Democratic debate of 2019. Plus, the bread crumbs of the “Ukraine did it” conspiracy.
NATO was supposed to represent shared Western values. This year, disagreements rankled. Plus, the poisoning of a former Russian spy, and the disinformation war that came after.
Meet the freshman representative from Missouri who wants to remake the GOP. Plus, how President Trump turned the military against itself
Even independent and politically unaffiliated women, polls show. Plus, how today’s big House vote on the impeachment inquiry is a win for Trump.
Nancy Pelosi is now a more forceful voice in the impeachment process, but she’s still careful with her words. Plus, what Obama says—and doesn’t say—about Trump.
Elizabeth Warren emerges as a front-runner with one particular hangup: admitting how to pay for Medicare for All.
Tom Steyer—whose platform centers on climate change and impeachment—has spent his way onto the debate stage. Plus: the search for the next AOC
Faced with a wholly resistant White House, not a ton (is fining or jailing those who refuse to comply with subpoenas possible?). Plus: Keep an eye on Marie Yovanovitch and Gordon Sondland.
Stories from on the ground with America’s Syrian, Kurdish and Iraqi allies fighting a version of a forever war. Plus: Is another chief of staff shakeup in the works?
Talks with North Korea fall apart, exposing severe downsides to highly personalized diplomacy. Plus: the new Supreme Court cases to follow.
Democrats search for a message with MAGA-like resonance. Plus: a dispatch from a DSA debate watch party (featuring: Sanders supporters, cool T-shirts).
The Jeffrey Epstein case is a window into why so many Americans let their imagination run wild when it comes to elite corruption. Plus: R. Kelly, TikTok, and more
The Supreme Court speaks on gerrymandering and the citizenship question. Plus: We hand out awards for last night’s Democratic debates and look at tonight’s contenders.
The traditional center loses out in the latest European parliamentary elections. Plus: A former Marine colonel cautions against the temptation of revenge in war.
Theresa May is giving up with no Brexit deal in hand. Plus: Burger King wades into the student-debt crisis, the scandal beyond Operation Varsity Blues, and more