Joe Biden

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hugs US President Joe Biden upon his arrival at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport on October 18, 2023.

The Lifelong Incoherence of Biden’s Israel Strategy The Lifelong Incoherence of Biden’s Israel Strategy

The president’s muddled policy course in the Middle East is angering voters across the political spectrum—and it could usher Trump back into the White House.

Jun 19, 2024 / David Klion

Former president Donald Trump attends a rally June 9, 2024, in Las Vegas,

Democrats Must Change Their Whole Approach Toward White People Democrats Must Change Their Whole Approach Toward White People

Most of them are with Trump, and that’s not going to change. Instead, Democrats should target a far more winnable group of voters.

Jun 17, 2024 / Steve Phillips

First lady Jill Biden, President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, and Brigitte Macron arrive at Elysée Palace on June 8, 2024, in Paris, France.

What’s Old About Biden? (It Isn’t His Age.) What’s Old About Biden? (It Isn’t His Age.)

His foreign policy ideas are tired.

Jun 13, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters are gathering outside the White House in Washington, D.C., USA, on June 8, 2024,

What the “Uncommitted” Campaign Has Already Won What the “Uncommitted” Campaign Has Already Won

We now know for sure: The movement was President Biden’s most powerful rival in the 2024 primaries. And it’s bringing that strength to the DNC in Chicago.

Jun 10, 2024 / John Nichols

Can the “OG Organizer” Keep Biden in the White House?

Can the “OG Organizer” Keep Biden in the White House? Can the “OG Organizer” Keep Biden in the White House?

A veteran of every major social movement of the past 50 years, Heather Booth is now trying to reelect Joe Biden. She’s in the fight of her life.

Jun 10, 2024 / Feature / Joan Walsh

President Joe Biden, right, and Vice President Kamala Harris wave and give thumbs up during a campaign event at Girard College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 29, 2024.

Why Are Democrats Holding Their Fire on Trump’s Conviction? Why Are Democrats Holding Their Fire on Trump’s Conviction?

For Biden consultants to look out at this set of conditions and say “We just don’t know what to do” is worse than political malpractice; it’s civic idiocy

Jun 5, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

President Joe Biden looks back over his shoulder and smiles while leaving a press conference.

Donald Trump Is a Convicted Felon. Democrats Must Shout It From the Rooftops. Donald Trump Is a Convicted Felon. Democrats Must Shout It From the Rooftops.

Pundits and pearl-clutchers are warning Joe Biden to campaign on his record and leave Trump’s legal troubles alone. That would be political malpractice.

Jun 3, 2024 / Joan Walsh

Hunter Biden, son of US President Joe Biden, departs a House Oversight Committee meeting at Capitol Hill on January 10, 2024. in Washington, DC.

The GOP’s Slapdash Hunter Biden Conspiracies The GOP’s Slapdash Hunter Biden Conspiracies

Ignoring actual facts, Republicans are trying to turn the president’s son’s sad, seamy saga into an election scandal.

Jun 3, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton shares a moment with then–Vice President Joe Biden during a portrait unveiling ceremony for then–Senate minority leader Senator Harry Reid on December 8, 2016.

Young People See “a Dying Empire” Because They’re Paying Attention Young People See “a Dying Empire” Because They’re Paying Attention

For decades, the Democratic Party has conducted low-grade generational warfare against young Americans.

May 30, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

President Joe Biden at a podium in front of a banner reading

Biden Touts His Student Debt Relief, but the Crisis Demands Much More Biden Touts His Student Debt Relief, but the Crisis Demands Much More

The president is canceling student loan debt in batches of thousands, but the need is in the millions. It’s costing him the voters he needs most.

May 28, 2024 / Eleni Schirmer

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