A special counsel investigating the president's family business. Questions about a family member's activity. Cozy ties with the guy running a business that was purportedly walled-off.

Trump? In this case, no. It's Jimmy Carter.


That new NBC poll reinforced some strong trends for Elizabeth Warren.


About Corey Lewandowski, the imbalance central to "fake news" claims and why a potential candidate would admit that he lies to reporters.


Tuesday

Tue, 3:51 pm

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Why the concern about homeless people in California? Well, Trump explained on Tuesday, we must think about foreign real-estate tenants!

In case you know of any people who own major real-estate companies.


Tue, 2:49 pm

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Recent polls show that twice as many Democrats in Massachusetts (2) want Bill de Blasio to be the 2020 Dem nominee as do residents of New York City (1).


Tue, 11:56 am

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Trump's pitch to Hispanics in New Mexico was a familiar one: Look at the economy! Unfortunately for him, that pitch has a serious flaw.


Tue, 7:25 am

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Assessing a key debate in the Democratic primary's electability question: turnout or persuasion?


Monday

Mon, 10:29 am

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Walked through the known and newly revealed ways in which the FBI probe into the Kavanaugh accusations was hobbled and incomplete.


Friday

Fri, 4:56 pm

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[whispers] beto's buyback program may not be the political albatross people seem to assume


Fri, 3:25 pm

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Walked through the 370 questions that have been asked so far in the Democratic debates. It's not your imagination; most of those dealing with race were asked by nonwhite moderators.


Fri, 9:52 am

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Walked through what Biden was saying in his education/record player response, why he likely said it and why it was problematic.


Thursday

Thu, 11:40 pm

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If you like debates that start with 20-plus minutes of fighting over health care, 2019 has been a banner year for you.


Thu, 5:40 pm

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Since 1993, there have been 11 months in which the federal deficit topped $200 billion. Seven have been on Trump's watch.


Thu, 4:24 pm

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Took minute-by-minute vote tallies from Tuesday night and broke out what they showed, where, how they could be predictive ‚Ä"¬†and why they don't really matter.


Thu, 11:39 am

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Voters are EXTREMELY eager to vote in the 2020 election already.


Wednesday

Sep 11, 5:07 pm

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Nearly half of Texans say they definitely won't vote for Trump. Why that isn't as damning for him as it might seem.


Sep 11, 2:52 pm

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Here are a lot of numbers about what happened last night in North Carolina.


Sep 11, 9:33 am

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Worth considering in light of the day's anniversary: More than two-thirds of Americans have little confidence in official White House communications.


Sep 11, 7:47 am

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This is a spectacular look at Brad Parscale and his limitations. It also includes the memorable line: "the confrontation ended when Kellyanne Conway sneezed on Trump, distracting him from his fury."


Tuesday

Sep 10, 5:05 pm

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Moderates have traditionally been a safer bet for Democrats in elections. Does that hold in a more polarized moment? Does it matter?


Sep 10, 2:34 pm

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Here's how the rate of high-profile departures from Trump's White House compares to the departures from Trump's TV show.


Sep 10, 11:03 am

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More than 60% of Trump's 2016 voters were whites without college degrees. Two-thirds of women in that group worry about Trump's trade war will raise prices. More than half disapprove of Trump's China trade policy.


Monday

Sep 9, 5:40 pm

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Trump is trying to make the government and the GOP more like when he ran the Trump Organization.


Sep 9, 2:25 pm

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Trump said he had nothing to do with Pence's Ireland trip or the USAF stops at Turnberry.

He's also said that about the National Enquirer, eminent domain, the 2018 election losses, Stormy Daniels, soybean price drops and all things Russia.


Sep 9, 10:02 am

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Why doesn't Trump just say he has 100 percent GOP approval if he's pulling numbers out of a hat? Or a KJU-esque 99 percent or so? Aim high!


Friday

Sep 6, 7:45 pm

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I wrote about how the NOAA statement in defense of Trump's Alabama tweet contrasts with its mission -- and why that's significant.


Sep 6, 3:00 pm

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The surge in apprehensions at the border -- the putative rationale for Trump's national emergency -- is dropping. So when does the national emergency end?

The answer, dear reader, likely won't surprise you.


Sep 6, 1:52 pm

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The inevitable end-game of Trump's indefensible arguments about Alabama is that it's now about 1) media bias and 2) fundraising.


Sep 6, 10:36 am

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I'm often asked how initial jobs numbers are revised up or down. So, here's how.


Thursday

Sep 5, 4:41 pm

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Wednesday evening was a very good encapsulation of how the fight over climate change isn't generally about climate change at all.


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