by Lauren Trifunovich Courteney Ross, girlfriend to George Floyd, spoke through tears as she sat surrounded by a plexiglass divider in a courtroom April 1 during former […]
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GOP’s nasty breakup with big business
by Conor Sen Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell’s statement on Monday threatening corporations who get involved in political issues like Georgia’s recently-passed election law rings a bit […]
One cheer for the return of earmarks
by Ramesh Ponnuru After a 10-year hiatus, earmarks are coming back to the U.S. Congress. Democrats and Republicans alike repudiated the practice of letting congressmen direct federal […]
SCOTUS opened robocall floodgates
by Jon Healey Few things unite Americans like our shared hatred of robocalls, which have become a daily affliction for far too many of us. For example, […]
Gaetz’s usefulness didn’t save him from probe
by Fabiola Santiago Poor Rep. Matt Gaetz — proud “Florida man” who carried with pride his weird, boyish rube rap, now betrayed and facing a serious Department […]
$1.7T goof would’ve paid for infrastructure
by Will Bunch A Ferrari is surely a wonderful sports car, but let’s be honest: Most of us couldn’t afford the day-to-day maintenance, let alone the sticker […]
Rediscovering America: What do you know about our tax system?
by Robert Wyllie “Tax Day,” the filing deadline for individual federal tax returns, is normally April 15, but it was extended this year until May 17. The […]
Does GOP bill assume white fragility? Or whitewash history?
by Rekha Basu One thing we might all agree on is there’s no shortage of subjects on which to disagree. Guns, politics and religion; differing ideologies on […]
Keep Putin from murdering opposition
by Trudy Rubin When President Joe Biden agreed with a newscaster that Vladimir Putin was “a killer,” I initially thought it a tactical error. Not that the […]
Which superhero should we call if the Suez gets plugged again?
by Richard Chin They finally got that giant cargo ship unstuck from the Suez Canal after nearly of week of trying and a fleet of tugboats. But […]