Vivek Ramaswamy

The Iowa Caucuses Are Finally Here

With Trump’s win all but secure, a look at the fight for second place with DeSantis and Haley.

Courting the Kook Vote in Iowa, Vivek Draws the Ire of Trump

Ramaswamy is fourth in the polls, but top-of-mind for the former president.

Give That Man a Ham

Congratulations to our first-ever Cutline of the Year honoree.

Master of Puppets

Vivek Ramaswamy is a lousy presidential candidate but he's feeding the base what it wants to hear.

‘Saltburn’ and the Allure of Social Media Influence

The film’s scathing critique of unchecked ambition applies to politics in the TikTok era.

Haley, DeSantis Pull Their Punches on Trump’s Fitness for Office

Plus: Ramaswamy’s attack-everyone strategy isn’t paying off.

Fact Checking the Fourth Republican Presidential Primary Debate

On Nikki Haley and Boeing, U.S. troops in Ukraine, and transgender guidance in New Jersey schools.

Capital ‘A’ and Lowercase ‘a’

Do Republicans want authoritarianism or do they just want Trump?

GOP Debate IV: Endgame

The one where the candidates lost the plot.

Assessing Vivek Ramaswamy’s Claims About Ukraine

The GOP candidate made several misleading assertions about the nation and President Volodymyr Zelensky during last week's primary debate.

Trump’s GOP Opponents Have No Answer for His Dominance

Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis are fighting for second place, but lack a clear strategy for competing with the former president.

The Most Rational Candidate

On Vivek, ‘scum,’ and Nazis.

Debatable Outcomes

The third GOP presidential debate was the most substantive yet—but did it matter?

Will Trump Suffer Politically For His Israel Comments?

Not in a Republican primary, if past is prologue.

Kevin McCarthy’s Ironic Downfall

Plus: What the former speaker’s ouster means for GOP fundraising.

The GOP Survivor Problem

The second Republican presidential primary debate was even more chaotic than the first.