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Past articles by Emma:

The Massive Progressive Dark-Money Group You’ve Never Heard Of

Over the past half decade, Democrats have quietly pulled ahead of Republicans in untraceable political spending. One group helped make it happen. → Read More

The Christians Who Mock Wokeness for a Living

The Babylon Bee, an online satire publication, has become a popular destination for Christians disaffected with megachurch culture and right-wingers who crave clever commentary about the hypocritical left. → Read More

Tennessee Teacher Fired After Teaching on White Privilege

Matt Hawn says he was helping his students in Blountville, Tennessee, learn to critically evaluate contemporary debates. → Read More

How Democrats Lost the Courts—And Plan to Win Them Back

Justice Stephen Breyer hasn’t retired yet. But filling Supreme Court seats is just one battle in a war over the judiciary—one that progressives worry they’re losing. → Read More

Adam Kinzinger on Voting for Impeachment as a Christian

How Representative Adam Kinzinger, an evangelical Republican, decided to vote for impeachment—and start calling out his church → Read More

The Culture Wars Have Barely Begun

Republicans used to think they’d succeed through moderation and inclusion. That’s over. → Read More

A Look at the Future of Abortion From Colorado

Abortion-rights opponents pushed a 22-week limit because they believed they could win. They were wrong. → Read More

How the Senate Stopped Pretending

Senators grapple with the reality that they have destroyed their own house. → Read More

The Irony at the Heart of the Amy Coney Barrett Fight

Republicans are pitching Donald Trump’s third Supreme Court nominee as a feminist icon at a time when the party is intensely unpopular among American women. → Read More

The RNC Is Terrified of Losing Women Voters

GOP leaders sold a female-friendly version of Donald Trump at the convention, despite dark parts of the president’s history. → Read More

The McCloskeys’ Unsubtle Message to White America

Mark and Patricia McCloskey appeared at the Republican National Convention to warn that Democrats want to “abolish the suburbs.” Their vision of America is premised on fear—and dominating others. → Read More

‘I Wouldn’t Wish That Job on My Worst Enemy.’

Why having a woman vice-presidential candidate is historic—and painful for young feminists. → Read More

Americans Hate One Another. Impeachment Isn’t Helping.

Why the ongoing fight may leave Democrats and Republicans even more suspicious of the other side → Read More

Democrats: We're the Real American Patriots

Tonight, candidates spoke passionately about protecting America’s troops and defending the Constitution. Are voters actually looking for a message of statesmanship? → Read More

Your Neighbor’s Christian Education, Courtesy of Your Tax Dollars

The Court will hear one of the most notable “Church and state” cases in years. → Read More

Democrats Make the Case That They’re the Moral Party

Elizabeth Warren, Marianne Williamson, and other 2020 hopefuls tried to frame domestic policy in broader terms. → Read More

Pete Buttigieg Takes Aim at Religious Hypocrisy

The second night of the first Democratic debates focused on the American values that have been corrupted under Trump, in the view of the 2020 candidates. → Read More

Why Democrats Ditched the Hyde Amendment

There used to be a middle ground in the national conversation on abortion. Not anymore. → Read More

Joe Biden’s Tell on Abortion

The 2020 Democratic front-runner opposes federal funding for the procedure, in stark contrast to his rivals. → Read More

Measles Can Be Contained. Anti-Semitism Cannot.

Just as the anti-vaccination movement feeds off a handful of fringe outsiders, long-standing stereotypes about Jews have found a new vector in the latest outbreak of the disease. → Read More