The trick for business Republicans will be to see whether they can get rid of the authoritarian Trump supporters without enabling Democrats to rebuild the New Deal state the Republicans have just spent decades gutting.
- November 30, 2020The administration is rushing to implement dozens of policy changes in its final days. We’re following some of the most consequential and controversial.
- November 19, 2020
November 18, 2020 Today marks a grim milestone. The official count of Americans dead of coronavirus has topped a quarter of a million. 250,000 Americans, lost. Governors, including some Republicans previously opposed to ordering measures to stop the spread of the virus, are now issuing mandatory mask requirements. New York City has reached a 3% positivity rate; schools there have closed, and will go entirely on-line tomorrow. That rate is far below that of the regions ...
- November 12, 2020
Today President-Elect Joe Biden named his chief of staff. He has picked Ronald A. Klain, 59, a veteran Democratic operative with degrees from Georgetown and Harvard Law School, who has worked in and around Washington, D.C., since 1987, when he clerked for Supreme Court Justice Byron White. Klain was Biden’s chief of staff when he was vice president.
- October 21, 2020
Today is a “deadline” day for whether or not there will be an agreement on COVID relief before the election...
- October 7, 2020
October 6, 2020 In the past three years, it has so often felt like things were reaching the breaking point. But the image of Trump on the balcony of the White House last night, defiantly taking off his mask as he gasped for breath, truly looked to me like the beginning of the final chapter. Today coronavirus infections continued to mount in the vicinity of the White House. At least 34 people near Trump have contracted the ...
- June 4, 2020
Protests continued for a tenth day today in the face of ongoing police brutality. That statement is going to anger some readers, but hoo, boy, the images of the police attacking peaceful protesters and journalists are going to be in textbooks in a few years, and our great grandchildren are going to ask how on earth this happened.
- August 21, 2017The implosion of these high-level advisory bodies followed a months-long grass-roots campaign calling on CEOs to reject the president’s hate-filled agenda.