The Trump Administration

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Today on TAP: Can a Senate trial stop the Trump judges from being confirmed? Read more


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Congress needs to update the Voting Rights Act to prevent states from suppressing votes. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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Disguised as an effort to reduce veteran suicide, the Improve Act has become a magnet for corporate influence. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Today on TAP: A window into our president’s malignant psyche Read more


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The ‘debunked’ Ukraine narrative, which Devin Nunes and other right-wing buffoons have advanced, is the handiwork of a serious adversary. Read more


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An afternoon in the Trump White House among its court musicians, dignitaries, and other regime favorites Read more


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Despite continual rumors that a deal on the update to the North American trade agreement is imminent, House Democrats and Trump are far apart. Read more

Working in America

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Today on TAP: In Gordon Sondland, Trump has met his match Read more



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Agricultural interests exploit a vulnerable and often undocumented workforce, and collude to tamp down wages. Reforming these labor markets is essential. Read more

, Working in America


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Democrats are failing to connect Trump to their larger critique of the status quo political economy. Read more



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A successful trade agreement with Canada and Mexico depends on fair treatment for Mexican workers. Read more

America and the World

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Today on TAP: Trump’s trade war fizzles out Read more


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Investigating the logical leaps at the heart of the Trump defense campaign Read more


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Today on TAP: Between Donald Trump and tyranny stand … civil servants Read more


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King set up a trip to the border for pro-Trump celebrities Diamond and Silk, and peppered DHS incessantly with questions about DACA applicants. Read more


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The case rests on whether that decision is reviewable by the courts or not. Read more

Law and Justice


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Recipients of DACA and TPS brought their fight to the steps of the courthouse. Read more

Law and Justice

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An article from Federalist Society board chair Steven Calabresi misapplies constitutional amendments about jury trials to the impeachment inquiry. Read more


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Is this any way to defend a president? Read more


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Today on TAP: Donald Trump’s presidency is all about Donald Trump Read more