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Gabrielle Gurley

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Gabrielle Gurley is The American Prospect's deputy editor. Her email is ggurley@prospect.org.

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During one of the most dangerous periods in American history, Senator Romney must abandon the hyper-caution that has defined his career, and cultivate allies that can extricate the country from political chaos. Read more

Impeachment

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Senate Republicans say impeachment will stop legislative progress. But the House embraced a bipartisan measure this week designed to give marijuana businesses unfettered banking access. Will the Senate back it? Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Victor Juhasz

By rescheduling cannabis as a less dangerous narcotic, the next president can upend the drug war and the damaging effects on communities of color. Read more

Day One Agenda

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The former Pennsylvania governor's long track record makes it too easy to unearth examples of his own hypocrisy. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The president unleashes a tweetstorm against the mayor of San Juan and anything else associated with the island except, of course, his own failed leadership. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The generational clash between the old guard and the new kids on the block could get ugly in the Bay State. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Esteban Whiteside

In stark paintings and intense, vibrant collages, Whiteside confronts what Donald Trump has wrought and how the long arc of oppression in the American experience oozes into the lives of people of color every day. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

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As The Baltimore Sun wrote, it’s better to have a few rats than to be one. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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The president stokes race-baiting and potentially worse in service of his re-election campaign. Democrats must continue to call out these distractions and his epic failure to address the real concerns of average Americans. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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Trump’s latest campaign ploy recruits ordinary people to sing his environmental praises. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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After recent subway derailments, Wu has taken up the banner that state political leaders have dropped, sounding the alarm that Massachusetts officials must develop comprehensive solutions to the beleaguered transit system before it’s too late. Read more

Housing and Transportation

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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

Money, Politics and Power

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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

Money, Politics and Power

Trump is all about his own drama, even when presented with a chance to build projects that can save Americans’ lives. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The latest episode of Infrastructure Week was brought to you by the number two trillion. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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But while the president refuses to set or enforce real standards, congressional support for domestic production is rising in both parties. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Faced with a nationwide backlash, the world’s largest online retailer pulls back its plan for cashless stores. For now. Read more

Economic Policy

Portland, Oregon, and New York are taking different routes to charging drivers who need to get downtown during the rush hour. They’ll also have to think hard about the impacts on low-income residents. Read more

Housing and Transportation

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Preoccupied with his border wall, Trump has little to say about newly authorized funding—and he’s still sitting on last year’s money. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Can an intergenerational alliance solidify a Democratic consensus on climate? Read more

Money, Politics and Power