Uncomfortably Numb

Trump’s getting worse. Not enough people care.

Donald Trump Tests the Iowa Evangelical Faithful

Plus: Corruption charges against Sen. Bob Menendez shake up next year’s New Jersey Senate race.

Barreling Toward a Shutdown

The window is closing to fund the government before the September 30 deadline.

Trump Goes Looking for the Union Label

The former president has planned a different kind of counterprogramming for the GOP debate.

Speaker Gaetz

Maybe not the worst outcome.

Uniform Stupidity

Our institutions are so weak that they cannot tell anyone to grow up and play by the rules.

A Looming Shutdown Threatens Republicans in Virginia

Plus: Dave McCormick set to challenge Bob Casey for the Senate in Pennsylvania.

Cutting Bait on DeSantis

Is it time?

Against Slobs

Craving decorum in an unserious age.

Politics of Principle, Politics of Power

And what happens when you forgo the former for the latter.

Donald Trump Puts Pro-Lifers on the Back Foot

Plus: A cold war between two Florida congressmen previews a possible Florida governor primary in 2026.

Video: Kevin Williamson and David French Take Your Questions

Watch the video of our weekly livestreamed conversation.

House Republicans Saddle Up for More Chaos

Even their own colleagues aren’t sure of what the GOP holdouts want from the spending impasse.

Could McCarthy Really Pull Off Impeaching Biden?

It’s stupid politics, but it might just work.

The ‘Mean to Mitt’ Theory

Enough already.

Dispatch Live: Kevin Williamson and David French Take Your Questions

Live AMA, plus: Biden and Zelensky at the U.N.