Election 2024

Trump at Palm Beach Fundraiser

His Billionaire Buddies’ Bribery Bails Out Trump, Again and Again His Billionaire Buddies’ Bribery Bails Out Trump, Again and Again

The problem isn’t that the former president is broke but that he’s for sale.

Apr 8, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) greets supporters at a rally featuring former US president Donald Trump on September 25, 2021, in Perry, Georgia.

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Deranged Solution to Gun Violence Is Going to Get People Killed Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Deranged Solution to Gun Violence Is Going to Get People Killed

She’s one of far too many politicians of this moment who think and speak with no regard for truth or reasonable argument.

Apr 8, 2024 / Arnold Isaacs

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More Than Half a Million Democratic Voters Have Told Biden: Save Gaza! More Than Half a Million Democratic Voters Have Told Biden: Save Gaza!

The campaign to use “uncommitted” primary votes to send a message to Biden has won two dozen delegates, and it keeps growing.

Apr 5, 2024 / John Nichols

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators call for a cease-fire in Gaza during a protest as part of the “People's White House Ceasefire Now Iftar” outside the White House on April 2, 2024, in Washington, DC.

What It Takes to Break Joe Biden’s Zionist Bubble What It Takes to Break Joe Biden’s Zionist Bubble

The president’s rigid ideological commitment has led him to shut out government dissenters—and his own voters.

Apr 5, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Women's March Rally Ahead Of Roe V. Wade Anniversary

Republican Overreach on Abortion Could Be the Party’s Downfall in November Republican Overreach on Abortion Could Be the Party’s Downfall in November

In key swing states, ballot measures protecting reproductive rights may drive turnout in favor of Democrats.

Apr 5, 2024 / Left Coast / Sasha Abramsky

Former president Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on April 2, 2024.

Trump Has Now Lost to Biden in Wisconsin... Twice Trump Has Now Lost to Biden in Wisconsin... Twice

While Biden faced organized opposition in the Democratic primary, Trump did not. Yet Biden got more votes and a higher percentage of the total.

Apr 4, 2024 / John Nichols

Abolishing the “Ballot Line” Will Reshape Progressive Politics

Abolishing the “Ballot Line” Will Reshape Progressive Politics Abolishing the “Ballot Line” Will Reshape Progressive Politics

With the eradication of the unconstitutional ballot design, New Jersey ushers in a new era of electoral politics.

Apr 4, 2024 / no-paywall / Arvin Alaigh

South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem votes in Saigon, Aug. 30, 1959. At the time, Diem’s government enjoyed American political and military assistance, but by late 1963, he would be overthrown and assassinated, having lost U.S. support.

Will the US Move Toward “Demonstration Elections”? Will the US Move Toward “Demonstration Elections”?

If fascism—or even just an authoritarian regime—does happen here in November, it may look surprisingly familiar.

Apr 3, 2024 / Van Gosse

RFK Jr. at a podium holding a microphone.

RFK Jr. Called Nader a Spoiler in 2000. Now That’s His Role. RFK Jr. Called Nader a Spoiler in 2000. Now That’s His Role.

He also claims Biden is a worse threat to democracy than Trump. As always, it’s all about Bobby.

Apr 2, 2024 / Joan Walsh

Attendees cheer as Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at an event in Tallahassee, Florida, on January 22, 2023, which would have been the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Abortion Will Be on the Ballot in Florida—but Before Then, a 6-Week Ban Will Be in Effect Abortion Will Be on the Ballot in Florida—but Before Then, a 6-Week Ban Will Be in Effect

The state Supreme Court ruled Monday that a constitutional amendment prohibiting abortion restrictions can proceed to the November ballot. But it also greenlighted a six-week abort...

Apr 1, 2024 / Joan Walsh

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