John Cassidy, The New Yorker

John Cassidy

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Past articles by John:

Joe Biden Tries to Change the Narrative on the Economy

The President gave a speech touting his economic record, which is stronger than he has been given credit for. → Read More

Can Anybody Stop Donald Trump in the 2024 Republican Primary?

Even as the former President has a commanding poll lead in a splintered field, one veteran G.O.P. consultant argues that it’s too early to coronate him. → Read More

The Hunter Biden Plea Deal Leaves House Republicans in a Pickle

John Cassidy on Hunter Biden’s plea deal with the Department of Justice for failing to pay income taxes, and how the political impact of it will be a wash. → Read More

Why Isn’t Joe Biden Getting More Credit for a Big Drop in Inflation?

Throughout the past year, the rate at which prices are rising has fallen dramatically, but public perceptions are lagging, perhaps because many prices are still a lot higher than they were in 2020. → Read More

The Issues with the P.G.A. Tour-LIV Merger Go Well Beyond Golf

After the P.G.A. Tour commissioner’s craven one-eighty on a Saudi-backed rival, politicians on Capitol Hill, antitrust experts, and human-rights campaigners are justifiably rounding on him. → Read More

Trump Is Desperately Trying to Define the Narrative About His Federal Indictment

John Cassidy on reactions from Donald Trump, other Republicans, and Democrats after the announcement of a federal indictment against the former President. → Read More

What Does the Debt-Ceiling Agreement Say About the U.S. Political System?

The bipartisan deal showed that the government is still capable of avoiding a self-inflicted disaster, but a credit-ratings agency warns it is suffering from slow rot. → Read More

The Debt-Ceiling Deal Could Be a Lot Worse

If House Republicans were trying to create a draconian new fiscal framework that would dominate American politics for the next decade, they failed to achieve their goal. → Read More

What Is Biden’s Endgame in the Debt-Ceiling Standoff?

John Cassidy writes about negotiations between House Republicans, led by Kevin McCarthy, and the Biden Administration to raise the debt ceiling. → Read More

Don’t Believe Donald Trump: A Failure to Raise the Debt Ceiling Would Be Disastrous

John Cassidy on how comments by Donald Trump have complicated negotiations between Joe Biden and Republican congressional leaders over raising the debt ceiling. → Read More

How Joe Biden’s Economic Ratings Could Rebound with Voters

John Cassidy writes about Joe Biden’s underwhelming poll numbers and approval rating, and how job growth and falling inflation may still pay off in the 2024 Presidential election. → Read More

Deregulating Banks Is Dangerous

As First Republic Bank is sold to JPMorgan, the Federal Reserve relearns some important lessons. → Read More

Joe Biden’s 2024 Opening Argument: It’s Me or the Abyss

John Cassidy writes about Joe Biden’s official campaign launch for the 2024 Presidential election and the Trump-slayer approach Biden seems to be taking. → Read More

Biden’s New Green Jobs Are Boosting Purple and Red States

John Cassidy on how Republican-controlled districts stand to benefit from President Biden’s initiatives to promote green jobs and high-tech manufacturing. → Read More

The People v. Donald J. Trump

John Cassidy on the felony charges of falsifying business records brought by Alvin Bragg, the Manhattan District Attorney, against former President Donald Trump. → Read More

If Alvin Bragg Indicts Donald Trump, What Will the Case Look Like?

John Cassidy writes about the anticipated indictment of former President Donald Trump in connection with an alleged payoff to the adult-film star Stormy Daniels. → Read More

The Old Policy Issues Behind the New Banking Turmoil

John Cassidy on federal intervention to protect customer deposits at Silicon Valley Bank, which collapsed last week, and at Signature Bank, which was shut down this weekend. → Read More

The Serious Takeaway from CPAC: Trump and Trumpism Are Still a Threat

John Cassidy on Donald Trump’s speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, and what his 2024 bid for the White House means for American democracy. → Read More

It’s O.K. to Be Confused About This Economy

Even the experts don’t really know where inflation and jobs are headed. → Read More

Bernie Sanders’s New Campaign: Taking On Big Pharma and Starbucks

John Cassidy writes about Bernie Sanders and his political plans, now that Sanders is the chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. → Read More