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These mysteries are lurking in the Senate’s first official report on the Capitol riot

Over the past few weeks, we've heard from some of the police officers who defended the U.S. Capitol from a violent mob on January 6th and their stories have been poignant and quite sad....

The ‘Giuliani tape’ is a disturbing reminder that Republicans would conspire with foreign leaders...

For anyone deeply worried about the future of American democracy, nearly all of the focus is on the Republicans and what they are doing in states like Georgia, Texas and Florida to rig elections...

This is why Donald Trump makes no attempt to hide his insurrectionist plots

On Tuesday morning, a new Senate report revealed even more of what is increasingly obvious: The January 6 Capitol insurrection was both surprisingly predictable and yet widely ignored by the people who had the...

Here is the real reason Republicans say Fauci has to go

Leading Republicans in Congress are calling for Dr. Anthony Fauci to resign or be fired as the nation's top virologist.They have a bunch of different reasons, but what they argue in common is that...

Is this the beginning of the end of democracy as we know it?

Eventually, cooler heads might actually get together to decide what this fuss is all about.But for me, at least, absolutely nothing good for public health happens if this 80-year-old icon of a research doctor...

Dan Bongino’s new Fox News show is short on firepower

Fox News contributor and habitual carpetbagger Dan Bongino has always made a promise to his supporters: At every turn, he will work tirelessly to "own the libs." On Saturday night, premiering his new Fox...

Trump’s delusion of returning to office isn’t a break from reality — it’s part...

Their latest collaboration is "The President's Daughter" (Little, Brown and Company, June 7). A brisk and engaging read despite being longer than 600 pages, it tells the story of a former president whose daughter...

Democrats don’t have to let Joe Manchin win

Last Friday I wrote about how the Democrats plan to spend the month of June deliberately failing to pass their legislative agenda in order to demonstrate how intransigent the GOP is being with their...

Jared Kushner is done being Trump’s policy lackey and wants to move on: report

Animal-human transmission, however, remains one of the strongest hypotheses explaining the appearance of the new coronavirus: the coronavirus was transmitted from bats to humans through an intermediate host. It would not be the...

Red states keep refusing to get vaccinated as the GOP’s sociopathic COVID-19 lies take...

In the past six months, we've all witnessed the near-miraculous effectiveness of the vaccines against COVID-19 and President Joe Biden's success at turning the joke of Donald Trump's vaccine plan into a well-oiled...