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Recent articles by Greg:

Trump won with illicit help. He abused his power. His AG is blocking a full reckoning.

"Full exoneration"? Nope. Not even close. → Read More

McCain attacks show the Trump scam has officially hit rock bottom

How the attacks on John McCain reveal the massive scam festering at the core of Trump's presidency. → Read More

If Trump is a national emergency, it’s time for Democrats to act like it

Why the tentativeness, Democrats? → Read More

New reports unmask the folly and bad faith of Trump’s border obsession

The wall is useless to address the problem that Trump himself keeps shrieking about. → Read More

What explains Trump’s mental strain? His facade is showing fresh cracks.

Trump is facing mounting travails on multiple fronts -- including legal ones. → Read More

How Democrats can defeat Trump and his ugly ideas, according to Pete Buttigieg

An interview with one of the most unlikely presidential candidates — the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind. → Read More

Trump is likely emboldening hate groups. Time for tougher questions about it.

Why does Trump continue to validate the language of right-wing terrorists? → Read More

Trump rages as fresh signs of his weakness emerge

Trump's latest failure to corral Republicans came after a remarkably aggressive behind-the-scenes push. → Read More

Beto O’Rourke as the anti-Trump? Here are five takeaways from his launch.

A lot of energy and inspiration, but largely a blank slate. → Read More

Trump: You wouldn’t like my supporters in the military if they got angry

I'm not saying this SHOULD happen. I'm saying it COULD happen. You get me? → Read More

Another craven GOP surrender to Trump’s anger and bullying

Republicans have found a very clever way to support Trump's national emergency while pretending not to. → Read More

Nancy Pelosi just blew it on impeachment. Here’s how to get it right.

Pelosi seems to rule out impeachment, in comments that are baffling and unnecessarily self-constraining. → Read More

The war over democracy is going to get a lot nastier

Democrats are approaching it with new grit and realism. → Read More

Waldman and Sargent: New Trump budget is a horror show for Dems and Paul Ryan’s dream come true

You may remember that when he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump said lots of unusual things, among which were regular pledges that unlike his Republican primary opponents and others in his party, he'd protect the safety net. In the speech announcing his candidacy, he said, "Save Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security without cuts. Have to do it." → Read More

Trump’s emerging reelection strategy: Double down on failure and lies

The difference this time is that voters have now seen what Trump's economic nationalism really means in practice. → Read More

Here’s the Democratic answer to Trump’s corruption and plutocracy

The reform agenda that Democrats will vote on today represents real swamp drainage. → Read More

Bill Shine quits amid Trump’s anger over bad press. Maybe that’s Trump’s fault?

Just a thought. → Read More

Trump’s defenders are telling a very big lie. Don’t let them get away with it.

Sometimes we spend so much time chasing the small lies that we let the big lies slide by undetected. → Read More

In stiff-arming Fox News, Democrats get one big thing right

Fox News is at the core of what has become a very serious blight on American political life right now, one that cannot be wished away. → Read More

Fox News spins desperately to shield lawless president from accountability

What Fox personalities are really saying is that the president is immune to accountability and above the law. → Read More