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Brian Beutler

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Past articles by Brian:

How Democrats Can Wage War on Monopolies—and Win

Elizabeth Warren and her brainchild, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, provide a roadmap for the left to make antitrust reform a reality. → Read More

Republicans Won’t Play Fair Unless Democrats Make Them

The GOP's inconsistency on disaster relief is just the latest evidence of the party's procedural hypocrisy. → Read More

Republicans Completely Own Trump’s Arpaio Pardon

If they don't hold the president accountable for this abuse of power, where will the pardons end? → Read More

Remember This: Paul Ryan Is Pandering to Neo-Nazis

He and Republicans will protect Trump from censure, hoping national outrage will have fizzled by the time Congress returns to Washington. → Read More

Trump’s Advisers Are Nudging Us Closer to Catastrophe

They claim they're trying to save the country, but by continuing to serve, they're placing us all at incredible risk. → Read More

We Just Might Be Stuck With Donald Trump

His critics should prepare themselves for the possibility that Robert Mueller makes the case for impeachment and the Republicans do nothing. → Read More

These Are Donald Trump’s Racist Troops

The violent neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville wasn't an unintended consequence of the president's politics. It was the goal. → Read More

Is Mike Pence the “Deep State” That Trump Fears?

The vice president is clearly planning for a post-Trump presidency. But is he also trying to accelerate Trump's demise? → Read More

Democrats, Don’t Raise the Debt Limit

Instead, they should aim to abolish it as a Republican weapon. → Read More

Keep the Trump Leaks Coming

The president is too incompetent to serve, and Congress must be pressured into removing him. → Read More

Why Republicans Should Defend Obamacare

The GOP's hatred of the Affordable Care Act is blinding them to an obvious strategy to regain the upper hand in the health care fight. But that would require accepting the ACA as the law of the land. → Read More

Hold the Applause for Trump’s New Chief of Staff

Firing Anthony Scaramucci was easy. John Kelly's biggest challenge is to prevent his boss from gutting the rule of law. → Read More

Donald Trump Is Loyal Only to Himself

The president will his political allies without a thought. Jeff Sessions and Sean Spicer learned that the hard way. → Read More

Boycott Sean Spicer

The just-resigned White House press secretary should be toxic to all respectable organizations. → Read More

Democrats, Not Republicans, Stand for “Freedom” in Health Care

Obamacare increased Americans’ personal liberty. Trumpcare would do the opposite. Here's how Democrats can make the GOP pay for that. → Read More

What Did Republicans Know About the Russia Scandal? America Deserves an Answer.

Either Trump deceived GOP leaders, or they ignored the collusion. → Read More

The Truth About the Russia-Trump Collusion Conspiracy

The revelations about Donald Jr.'s meeting with a Russian operative have brought the scandal to the White House's doorstep. → Read More

How Trumpcare Dies

Republicans' health care legislation is on the fritz. Here's what it'll take to grind it to a halt indefinitely. → Read More

Trump Wants Russia to Interfere for Him Again

Ahead of his meeting with Putin, the president is sending strong signals that he would welcome more election meddling in the future. → Read More

The Media’s Unacceptable Silence on the Republican Health Care Bill

The Senate legislation couldn’t withstand a week of scrutiny, and the GOP wants to pass it anyway. That's a major news story—every single day. → Read More