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Dems Pay the Cost of Ignoring Rural Voters

If the Democrats could have won just five more districts, they would have held the House. And five districts were there to be won-in rural and exurban America.

Trail of Lies Follows Schiff Into CA Senate Race

When Rep. Adam B. Schiff announced his bid to become the next U.S. senator from California, he promoted himself as a fighter against the lies and corruption that can bring down democracy.

As Others Wait, Nikki Haley Readies 2024 Bid

Republicans with Oval Office dreams have learned to think twice about challenging Donald Trump, hoping for a magical moment when the former president has his guard down and their candidacy can be launched without making themselves a punching bag. But Nikki Haley is not waiting anymore.

The Astounding Saga of Hamilton 68

Thanks to Taibbi's recent contribution to 'The Twitter Files,' we know the full extent of institutional corruption wrapped up in Hamilton 68.

The Press vs Trump: Origins of Fake News

In a windowless conference room at Trump Tower, on January 6, 2017, Comey briefed the president-elect about the dossier about him and Russia. Trump had heard, from aides, media "rumblings" about Russia, but, in an interview, he said he was unaware of the dossier until he met with Comey.

PA Republicans Must Solve the Suburban Puzzle

Political pundits rate Pennsylvania among the swing states. Reviewing the Keystone map, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are overwhelmingly Democratic strongholds. Rural Pennsylvania - what political

Why Industrial Policy Is Back

Ricardo Hausmann explains why economic theory has finally begun to catch up with centuries of economic practice.