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Recent articles by Philip:

Here are the times that we know Lev Parnas interacted with President Trump

A review of the public record. → Read More

Schiff puts a fine point on the argument for removal: Trump will always put Trump first

In an emotional closing speech on Thursday, Schiff beseeched senators to remove Trump from office. → Read More

Fox News has circled the wagons and Trump is welcoming everyone inside

The president's favorite news network offers a broadly generous assessment of his impeachment. → Read More

Assessing a key impeachment argument: Trump’s desired investigations were only for his own benefit

Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) offered a 10-point outline of the case. → Read More

Democrats use Trump’s allies in their case against the president

Rep. Jerrold Nadler used rhetoric from a key political ally of Trump's, a member of the president's cabinet and a member of Trump's legal team. → Read More

Republicans: The case for impeachment is terrible — and the portions are so small

After constraining the evidence, Republican senators deride the evidence as old news. → Read More

Mnuchin said Thunberg needed to study economics before offering climate proposals. So we talked to an economist.

And he agreed with Thunberg. → Read More

Trump’s second-heaviest Twitter day mirrored the heaviest: Lots of feedback about things on TV

The day his impeachment trial began in the Senate, Trump tweeted at least 142 times, most of them retweets. → Read More

As House Democrats lay out their case, Trump’s campaign and White House offer a different narrative

That narrative is often misleading. → Read More

After Republican senators block new impeachment evidence, Trump boasts about what he’s withholding

Partisanship continues to play to the president's advantage. → Read More

Safe within his glass house, Trump blames Hillary Clinton’s unpopularity for her 2016 loss

A more reflective politician might find some useful lessons in what happened four years ago. → Read More

The story of the Democratic primary: Continued uncertainty

A new poll shows a surge for Sanders, but most Democrats say they haven't made up their minds. → Read More

Trump’s legal team begins its impeachment trial defense in very Trumpy form

Bluster, inaccuracies and a reversion to old tropes. → Read More

How much power does Chief Justice Roberts have in the impeachment trial?

It probably depends on how much he wants — and it's likely he won’t want much. → Read More

Even in battleground states, support for removing Trump is higher than his job approval

But new polling on impeachment largely reveals an old divide. → Read More

Obstruction still isn’t exoneration, no matter what Trump may argue

How would we look at a criminal proceeding conducted with the constraints of Trump’s impeachment trial? → Read More

On Fox this week, Vince Vaughn and Lev Parnas battled for coverage dominance

On other networks, the news won out. → Read More

Even when they’re not in Iowa, 2020 Democrats can’t stop talking about Iowa

A look at the states the candidates have talked about the most in debates. → Read More

Trump’s presentation of changes in black voting is largely ridiculous — but not entirely

Trump's close to a truth, though only accidentally. → Read More

Parnas seems like a great example of the deliberate distance Trump kept from Ukraine

At least, usually. → Read More