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Electoral College news and analysis from The Nation
April 28, 2021
Republicans Are Risking a Major Realignment
If Democrats can convince even an eighth of swing voters to care more about the well-being of their families than about Dr. Seuss, the result would be landslides that no Republican legislature or voter-suppression law could reverse.
April 20, 2021
Letters From the May 3/10, 2021, Issue
Disability access… Where is the joy?… Calexit vs. the filibuster… Black sci-fi worldmaking…
January 26, 2021
Letters From the February 8/15, 2021, Issue
No hope or change… An open question… It’s time… Fly high, comrade… Higher math…
January 8, 2021
The Capitol Riot Reveals the Dangers From the Enemy Within
But the belief that America previously had a well-functioning democracy is an illusion.
January 6, 2021
How Josh Hawley Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Donald Trump
Until recently, the senator leading the charge to discredit Biden’s victory was a creature of the ultraconservative establishment. Then he discovered Trump’s faux populism.
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January 5, 2021
Josh Hawley Has Chosen to Sacrifice Democracy on the Altar of His Own Presidential Ambition
The GOP rising star’s embrace of Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election is an acknowledgment that the party is beyond redemption.
December 18, 2020
Is a Civil War Brewing Within the GOP?
Some Republicans are denouncing a “surrender caucus” within their party that has the temerity to accept the results of a democratic election.
December 15, 2020
The Madness of Kook Donald
The Supreme Court ruling on Friday should finally have put a stop to Trump’s seditionist antics, but he and his sycophants only amped up the tension.
December 15, 2020
Republicans Will Take Their Assault on Democracy to Congress—and It Will Be Awful
Despite Biden’s Electoral College win, Republicans are plotting to disrupt the formal process of accepting the Electoral College result on January 6.
December 11, 2020
Senator Ron Johnson No Longer Has Constituents; He Has a Boss, a Don
He’s planned a hearing to promote fantasies about “irregularities,” and threatens to disrupt certification of the Electoral College vote.