State of the Union

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Plus, the State the Union, 2024 primaries, and more.

Stirewaltisms: An Experiment in Negative Partisanship

If nothing else, the State of the Union highlighted how our awful politics got that way.

Fact Checking President Biden’s State of The Union Speech

The 2023 address included a number of claims that were misleading or missing important context.

One Cheer for Heckling

Can an already degraded event be diminished?

Falling in Line, Not in Love

How outraged right-wingers actually boost support for Biden.

Ricketts Rival Herbster Mulls 2024 Senate Challenge in Nebraska

Plus, the Republican Main Street Partnership previews its 2024 campaign strategy and Democrats react to Biden’s State of the Union address.

Biden’s SOTU Shot at Bipartisanship

The economy was the star of Tuesday’s State of the Union address.

Joe Biden as Priest-King

Tuesday’s State of the Union pageantry is a reminder of how much the presidency has changed.

Biden’s State of the Union Misery Index

Potential primary challengers will be looking for weakness.