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Alana Abramson

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Alana:

'Not Here to Make Headlines.' Meet the Lawmaker Quietly Unearthing Trump Scandals

The weekend was bookended by two bombshells from his oversight committee. → Read More

The Ilhan Omar Controversy Reveals a Larger Struggle Over Israel Among Democrats

A controversy over tweets by Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar has revealed the fault lines in a debate over Israel that is going to intensify. → Read More

Acting Attorney General Says He Didn't Talk to Trump About Mueller Investigation in Tense Hearing

Whitaker said he had not spoken with Trump about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian collusion. → Read More

Democrats Are Taking the First Steps Toward Getting Trump's Taxes. But Don't Expect to See Them Soon

The investigations from the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives are starting to pick up. → Read More

Here's Who the 2020 Presidential Candidates Are Bringing to the State of the Union

The guests they have selected are widely varied. → Read More

Cory Booker’s State of the Union Guest Will Be a Former Prisoner Released Under Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform

Cory Booker will use the State of the Union to spotlight his dedication to criminal justice reform and bipartisan legislation. → Read More

How President Trump's Sniping Is Hurting Bipartisan Border Talks

Even within the Republican Party, the President’s comments pose a stumbling block. → Read More

Lawmakers Don't Want Another Shutdown. Now They Just Need to Convince Trump

The outcome of congressional negotiations on the border is uncertain, mainly because it is subject to the approval of a fickle president. → Read More

President Trump and Nancy Pelosi Make a Deal – on a New Date for the State of the Union

Nancy Pelosi has rescheduled the State of the Union for February 5, she announced in a letter to President Trump Monday afternoon. → Read More

How Donald Trump Lost More Than Just the Shutdown

President Donald Trump lost the fight over the government shutdown by nearly every metric that he himself set. → Read More

The Senate's First Attempts to End the Shutdown Failed. No One Knows What Happens Next

As expected, both procedural votes that would have paved a path to ending the longest government shutdown in U.S. history failed Thursday. → Read More

How the State of the Union Became the Latest Flashpoint

The State of the Union will not be given in the House after a tense back-and-forth between Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump. → Read More

The Senate Will Vote on the Shutdown. But There's Still No End in Sight

After a long month of inaction, the Senate will now vote on two bills that could end the government down, but both are expected to fail. → Read More

Only Two People Can End This Shutdown. And Neither Is Budging

It's become clear that only two people can end it: President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. And neither one is budging. → Read More

Pelosi Spokesperson Accuses Trump of Endangering Security by Leaking Afghanistan Travel Plans

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused the Trump Administration of endangering the security of members of Congress by leaking details of the Congressional delegation's travel plans. → Read More

President Trump Canceled Nancy Pelosi's Trip to Afghanistan Over the Shutdown Fight

One day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi essentially disinvited President Trump from delivering his State of the Union in the U.S. Capitol. → Read More

The Shutdown Is Still Going On. So Are the Political Stunts

It wasn't clear the efforts were even intended to work. → Read More

There Are 3 Ways the Shutdown Could End. They're All Unlikely Right Now

These are three possible different outcomes for ending the shutdown. None seem imminent. → Read More

Why Republicans Are Cautioning Trump Against Using Emergency Powers

"He risks splitting an already fragile congressional coalition" → Read More

House Democrats Get Ready to Fight Trump. And Each Other

House Democrats have the power to investigate the Trump Administration, but new progressives and the old guard are already disagreeing. → Read More