Politics

Can Brian Kemp Make It to His Stacey Abrams Rematch?

Georgia’s governor hopes primary voters value his record over David Perdue’s MAGA-induced, 2020-focused challenge.

Jaime Herrera Beutler’s Issues-Based Bet

The Washington Republican has bested Tea Party insurgents and well-funded Democrats. Will her focus on local issues be enough to survive a challenge from the MAGA right?

Kemp’s Stand in Georgia a Titanic Test of Trump’s Clout

What we will learn from his primary against David Perdue.

Running on the Boring Flank Against Marjorie Taylor Greene

Jennifer Strahan campaigns to unseat the controversial lawmaker on a platform of competence over celebrity.

For House Democrats, a Trip Delayed

The House passed an omnibus bill Wednesday after Speaker Pelosi struck a deal with her own members to cut COVID funding.

Trump’s Ukraine Comments Show the Dangers of Power Worship

It clouds the mind and corrupts the soul.

Hey Hey, My My, Apocalyptic Politics Will Never Die

Fixating on our demise keeps us from doing the work to secure the good things of the present into the future.

GOP Senators Slow to Back Rick Scott’s ‘Rescue America’ Agenda

Most Republicans agree with Mitch McConnell: It’s better to run against Joe Biden’s record.

GOP Reps Slam Greene, Gosar

But no word on further punishment from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

Video: Dispatch Live on Ukraine and State of the Union

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‘Unafraid to Lose’

Anti-Trump conservatives consider their path forward despite bleak electoral prospects.

Ukrainians Hold a Mirror to America’s Egotistical Anxieties

They have already given us a great gift in their display of calm courage.

Mike Lindell’s CPAC Sideshow

The conference takes Lindell's sponsorship money but pushes his election conspiracy theories off the main stage.

How Tribalism Keeps People From Conceding Reality

It’s a both-sides problems, and we’re worse off for it.

Making Sense of the Latest Clinton-Trump-Russia Court Filing

Special Counsel John Durham raises a new question and prompts plenty of bluster.

In Wisconsin, ‘Stop the Steal’ Still Roiling GOP Politics

'This disconnect between the state Republican leadership and the elected Republican officials could not be greater.'