2 months agoChuck Schumer Has Changed
1 hour agoThe GOP's Barebones America
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10 hours agopolitics -- The GOP's Barebones America -- Sarah Jones -- Behind a narrow definition of infrastructure lies a narrow vision for the country.
1 hour agomass shootings -- 8 Killed in Shooting at FedEx Warehouse in Indianapolis -- Margaret Hartmann -- At least five other people had been hospitalized with injuries, including one in critical condition. Police said the gunman killed himself.
1 hour agocapitol hill -- Chuck Schumer Has Changed -- Gabriel Debenedetti -- Why is the former "angry centrist" pushing his party to go bigger, bolder, and more progressive?
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3 days agoI'm Rich Now. It's Weird. -- Anonymous
3 days agoThe Biden Boom Has Begun -- Eric Levitz
4 hours agoWhy Public Schools Shouldn't Offer a Remote Option This Fall -- David Zweig
10 hours agoAn Ex-KGB Agent Says Trump Was a Russian Asset Since 1987. Does it Matter? -- Jonathan Chait
14 days agonyc mayoral race -- The New York City Mayoral Race Is Starting to Get Petty -- Matt Stieb -- In the nation's largest city, leading mayoral candidates Andrew Yang and Eric Adams squabbled on Thursday over New York officials' parking habits.
11 hours agovision 2020 -- Yes, Geographical Polarization Was a Big Deal in 2016 and 2020 -- Ed Kilgore -- New data shows that the suburban swings to the left and rural swings to the right are consistent with the intuitive trends in the last two elections.
13 hours agocrime -- Why Do Tasers Look Like Guns Anyway? -- James D. Walsh -- Daunte Wright's killer is not the first law-enforcement officer to confuse the two, often with deadly consequences.
14 hours agopolice shootings -- Video Shows Chicago Police Shooting and Killing 13-Year-Old With His Hands Up -- Intelligencer Staff -- The Chicago agency investigating police shootings released the graphic footage of an officer shooting Adam Toledo, whose hands were raised.
15 hours agoinfrastructure -- GOP to Biden: Raise Taxes on Our Rural Base, Not Coastal Elites -- Eric Levitz -- Biden wants to fund infrastructure with taxes on the (largely coastal) corporate elite. Republicans insist on soaking their own base instead.
16 hours agocoronavirus -- Israel Drops COVID Rule Requiring Masks Outdoors -- Matt Stieb -- It's a milestone for one of the nations to roll out the vaccine the fastest, though vaccination rates in Palestine lag significantly.
17 hours agoextremism -- McConnell Howls About Court-packing Just As Pelosi Nixes It -- Ed Kilgore -- It's a good example of how smears of the opposing party can run abruptly into countervailing reality.
17 hours agominnesota -- Is This a Community? -- Zak Cheney-Rice -- Despite their rhetoric, the Brooklyn Center police have an open disinterest in actual community with city residents.
17 hours agoclimate change -- New York Magazine's David Wallace-Wells Testifies Before the Senate on Climate -- Paola Rosa-Aquino -- Author of The Uninhabitable Earth on the cost of inaction.
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9 hours agothe economy -- The Biden Boom Has Begun -- Eric Levitz -- Jobless claims are falling, factory production is rising, and retail sales are skyrocketing as Biden's stimulus kicks in.
20 hours agopolitics -- Independents Aren't Nonpartisan, They're Just Disengaged -- Ed Kilgore -- The increasing number of self-identified independents feeds partisan polarization by turning the parties over to ideologues and "outsiders."
20 hours agocrime -- Ex-Officer Who Fatally Shot Daunte Wright Charged With Manslaughter -- Nia Prater -- Kim Potter was arrested and charged with second-degree manslaughter on Wednesday. She has been released on a $100,000 bond.
22 hours agocovid-19 -- What We Know About the Johnson & Johnson Pause and Vaccine Hesitancy -- Paola Rosa-Aquino -- Europe faced a similar problem over a shot and clots.
1 day agosolarwinds -- U.S. Sanctions Russia Over SolarWinds Hack -- Benjamin Hart -- For the first time, the Biden administration named a specific suspect it deems responsible for the breach.
23 hours agoHouse Panel Advances Bill to Study Reparations in Historic Vote
1 day agolearning -- Why Public Schools Shouldn't Offer a Remote Option This Fall -- David Zweig -- It's bad for learning, it's expensive, and it sends the wrong message about whether our schools are safe.
1 day agosupreme court -- Democrats to Introduce Bill Expanding Supreme Court to 13 Justices -- Matt Stieb -- The bill is dead on arrival, but it could revive SCOTUS reform efforts that gained momentum after the rushed confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett.
1 day agojohnson & johnson -- CDC Recommends 7- to 10-Day Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine -- Matt Stieb -- An advisory board wants to study the rare blood clotting associated with the J&J vaccine before making a decision about how to reinstate the shot.
1 day agosports & money -- One More Thing Bernie Madoff Helped Ruin: The Mets -- Joe DeLessio -- Author Devin Gordon on Madoff's effect on the Mets and their tortured fanbase.
1 day agogavin newsom recall -- Struggling California Republicans Gamble on Newsom Recall -- Ed Kilgore -- These are grim times for the GOP in the Golden State. So they are calculating that a long-shot recall drive may be their best best for a win.
1 day agothe money game -- Crypto's Big, Billionaire-Making Day on Wall Street -- Jen Wieczner -- Coinbase's Nasdaq debut made various Silicon Valley execs and VCs — along with investor Kevin Durant — very happy.
1 day agothe city politic -- The Voters Propelling Andrew Yang's Lead -- Sean Piccoli -- As he maddens his rivals, the mayoral frontrunner is riding on outsider appeal.
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