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government shutdown
government shutdown
Government Shutdown Live Updates: Last Chance Fails
The shutdown now seems all but certain.
taboos
taboos
The New War on Porn Is Winning
Laws requiring ID checks for websites are wildly popular — and potentially fatal for the adult industry.
environment
environment
Scenes From a Flooded NYC: Live Updates
The city is having a wet, chaotic day.
government shutdown
government shutdown
The Shutdown Is About the GOP’s Dysfunctional Family Drama
It may seem like it’s “about nothing,” but House Republicans’ unhinged, destructive feuding is more Yellowstone than Seinfeld.
politics
politics
Eric Adams Was Missing During a Natural Disaster — Again
This is becoming a pattern.
feminism
feminism
Dianne Feinstein Blazed a Trail to Ruin
The senator’s death leaves behind a complex legacy.
early and often
early and often
Gavin Newsom Made Filling Dianne Feinstein’s Seat Even Harder
The governor promised to appoint a Black woman to fill the seat until next year’s election, which angered the very constituency he sought to honor.
politics
politics
Dianne Feinstein Dead at 90; Tributes Pour in
The trailblazing California senator, who resisted calls to resign over visible health problems, died on Thursday evening.
the money game
the money game
Crypto Fugitive Su Zhu Has Been Arrested
The former manager of Three Arrows Capital, a crypto fund that blew up last year, has been sentenced in Singapore.
power
power
Dianne Feinstein, the Institutionalist
She fought for gun control, civil rights, and abortion access for half a century. Where did it all go wrong?
conservatism
conservatism
Scott, Haley, and the Radicalization of the ‘Moderate’ Republican
The South Carolina politicians combine the plutocratic priorities of Paul Ryan with the lunatic jingoism of Donald Trump.
what we know
what we know
What X CEO Linda Yaccarino Claimed at the Code Conference
In a tense interview, the head of Elon Musk’s social-media platform insisted everything was going great — and that she really was the CEO.
early and often
early and often
Republicans Held an Impeachment Hearing and It Turned Into a Clown Show
It started with star witnesses opposing Biden’s removal, and it got worse from there.
early and often
early and often
With Trump’s 2024 Rivals Out, Who’s Left on His Veep List?
He’s reportedly looking for a woman who’s intensely loyal to the MAGA cause. This leaves some unsettling possibilities.
politics
politics
What Would Actually Happen During a Government Shutdown
Hundreds of thousands of federal employees would be furloughed and delays could pile up even more at U.S. airports.
trump books
trump books
The Craziest Details From Cassidy Hutchinson’s Book on the Trump White House
The former Trump White House aide says Rudy Giuliani groped her, Mark Meadows burned papers, and he admitted that a 2020 rally killed Herman Cain.
politics
politics
John Fetterman Really, Really Wants Menendez to Resign
The Pennsylvania senator has continued to call out his New Jersey colleague.
presidential pets
presidential pets
So Biden’s Dog Is Just Allowed to Bite People Now?
Commander bit another Secret Service member, bringing the total number of incidents to at least 11. It’s unclear what the Bidens are doing about it.
tremendous content
tremendous content
Christie Will Not Stop Trying to Make ‘Donald Duck’ Happen
Trump quickly brushed off the weak debate jab. But Christie is still pushing the nickname and asserting, laughably, “I live in his head.”
early and often
early and often
Trump Is Right: Republicans Should Cancel the Next Debate
Grade-school squabbles like the one we saw in Simi Valley should give way to more limited debates or none at all.
early and often
early and often
Kari Lake vs. Kyrsten Sinema Is Already 2024’s Wildest Senate Race
The Donald Trump acolyte confirmed she’ll take on the incumbent independent senator, setting up a high-stakes three-way Senate race in Arizona.
the national interest
the national interest
DeSantis Forced to Say Why He Enjoys Denying Health Insurance to Poor Floridians
The banality of “normal” American conservatism briefly surfaces.
counterprogramming
counterprogramming
Trump Tells Autoworkers ‘I Don’t Care What You Get’ in Bizarre Nonunion Rally
He went off about the danger of electric boat motors and told UAW members that they are not “picketing for the right thing.”
the inside game
the inside game
The Impeachment Prosecutor Turned Defender
Dan Goldman went after Trump but says there’s no comparison to the ‘bald-faced lies’ against Biden.
republican debate
republican debate
Who Won (and Lost) the Second Republican Debate
It was a good night for slick con men and a bad one for everybody else.