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Paul Waldman

Washington Post

Washington, DC, United States

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  • American Prospect
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  • Houston Chronicle
  • Salt Lake Tribune
  • The Week
  • BillMoyers.com
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  • Reuters Top News

Recent articles by Paul:

Voters are fed up with Republicans denying them Medicaid

Even in deep-red Oklahoma, they want their government health coverage. → Read More

Biden just laid out his plan for coronavirus. We may end up needing it.

It's no longer a hypothetical question just for the campaign. We'll still be in this crisis come January. → Read More

The End of the Trump Rally

Reality has caught up with the president, and the angry televised spectacles that defined his 2016 campaign have lost their power. → Read More

An agency purge shows that cleaning up this mess will be a huge task

A "Wednesday night massacre" at the agency that oversees the Voice of America. → Read More

Antifa All Around

From civil rights protesters to elderly activists, Fox News and its viewers fear an imaginary invasion by the forces of anarchy. → Read More

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion. → Read More

Trump spins good jobs report to create fake impression that all is well

All our problems have been solved, and the federal government can stand down. → Read More

Happy Hour Roundup

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Why Republican heretics should be welcomed

It's tempting to demand moral accountability. But building an anti-Trump coalition requires sacrifice. → Read More

Tom Cotton’s ugly screed hints at the terrible backlash to come

Conservatives are being told that the protests are an insurrection that must be put down with even more force. → Read More

Happy Hour Roundup

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Maybe Joe Biden isn’t such a terrible candidate after all

I'll admit it: I may have been wrong about him. → Read More

From former presidents to religious leaders, everyone is turning on Trump

Those who held their tongues until now are no longer staying silent. → Read More

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion. → Read More

Republicans are already planning a frenzy of judicial confirmations if Trump loses

They've stopped pretending they want anything other than to make the judiciary as right-wing as possible. → Read More

If He Loses

What happens to Trump’s cult of personality when the personality is gone? → Read More

The wages of lickspittlery

Don't feel sorry for Republicans who have gifted their dignity to Donald Trump. → Read More

Can we stop pretending Trump is fit to be president?

Don't let Republicans escape their own moral culpability for this disaster. → Read More

Republicans are realizing the crisis is pulling them toward disaster

But Trump and McConnell haven't yet accepted the political consequences of doing nothing more to bail out the country. → Read More

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion. → Read More