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Voters can’t fathom why a booming state doesn’t have great highways, transit, and public education—and in November, they’ll have a chance to fix them. Read more

Politics

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in deep trouble long before the blackface scandal erupted. His Liberal Party’s prospects have not improved. But the Conservative Party isn’t doing much better. Read more

America and the World

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Europe’s nationalist identity politicians may be running out of steam. Read more

America and the World

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Governors used to be surefire presidential material. What changed? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Several candidates who have taken donor cash from private-equity barons have remained silent about the threat posed by the industry. Read more

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Voting rights advocates and litigators in Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, and other key states are fighting against gerrymandering—and reaping dividends just in time for 2021. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Has your campaign begun to attract the scorn of family, friends, pundits, and public alike? We’re here to help. Read more

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Julián Castro’s remark on reproductive justice has the potential to change the way Democrats talk about access to health care. Read more

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Medicare for All and income inequality are gaining traction among the party platform, but the candidates must frame all issues of poverty in terms of basic rights.  Read more

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The five Republican justices’ gerrymandering decision ensures GOP rule even when the party’s in the minority. Read more

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His neighborhood story was gripping; his buyback policy could actually work. Read more

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Democrats are big on purity tests, but it will take a lot more than gimmicks to solve the party’s political money conundrum. Read more

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Ahead of the first 2020 presidential debates, Dems have released some of the most far-reaching housing plans in decades. Read more

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The South Bend mayor has become a darling to Silicon Valley and Wall Street elite. That alone is a red flag. Read more

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When the Roberts Court all but nullified the Voting Rights Act, it said the pre-1965 practices were long gone. New hearings by the House make clear: They’re back. Read more

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Susan Collins remains favored to recapture her Senate seat. But she will have her work cut out for her—if she decides to run. Read more

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Today's teens are likely to be even more progressive than the millennials who voted in 2018, but will they show up? Read more

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The elections to the European Parliament halted the rise of the far right but produced more fragmentation—and that’s not good enough. Read more

America and the World

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Democrats are ascendant in the Pine Tree State. As Mainers breathe easier and state officials begin to clean up the mess left behind by former governor Paul LePage and his cabal, can Maine provide a beacon for the rest of America? Read more

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Grassroots organizers and civil rights groups banded together to stop Texas officials from denying the franchise to voters of color. Read more

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