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March 4, 2021 2:20 pm

Mike Pence Can’t Walk Away from the Big Lie

Targeted on Jan. 6 for saying the election was valid, he now plays footsie with the conspiracy theorists. It’s in keeping with his character.
Olivia Troye
March 4, 2021 8:46 am

The World’s Dictators Are Defeating Democracy

Report documents how one protest movement after another has been beaten back by repressive rulers.
Sarah Repucci
March 4, 2021 5:30 am

Hard and Soft Threats to Democracy

Conspiracy theorists and militia threats led the House of Representatives to abandon its work.
Amanda Carpenter
March 3, 2021 5:30 am

How Mike Lee Ditched Constitutional Conservatism for the Cult of Trump

The senator, lawyer, and author of books on the Founding is ignoring the constitutional crisis right in front of his nose.
Mona Charen
March 3, 2021 5:30 am

Why Biden’s State Department Demoted Saudi Arabia

The new administration is trying to find the right balance between values and narrow interest.
Shay Khatiri
March 3, 2021 5:30 am

1619, 1776, and Us

What the conflict over the NYT extravaganza and the much-mocked Trump commission report is really about.
Cathy Young
March 3, 2021 5:30 am

On Voting Rights, GOP Lawyers Say the Quiet Part Out Loud

Arguing before the Supreme Court, they admit their case isn’t about principle or election integrity—it’s just about winning.
Kimberly Wehle
March 2, 2021 5:30 am

When Will Progressives Accept Accomplishment?

The risks of loose talk about purging or punishing Democratic moderates like Joe Manchin.
Richard North Patterson
March 2, 2021 5:30 am

Fix the Workforce System to Aid the Jobs Recovery

Greater flexibility and freedom in the workforce system can improve the post-pandemic employment picture.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger
March 2, 2021 5:30 am

The Biden White House vs. the Press

New policy discriminates against small outlets and limits coverage of the administration.
Brian Karem