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December 9, 2022 4:42 pm

What the New Trump Contempt Motion Tells Us About the Mar-a-Lago Documents Prosecution

The charges Special Counsel Jack Smith might have in mind, and the reasons Washington, D.C. is the right venue for…
Laurence H. Tribe and Dennis Aftergut
December 9, 2022 5:30 am

The Torn Loyalties of Russian Liberals

Plus: Three criteria for telling whether someone is a true supporter of Ukraine’s cause.
Cathy Young
December 9, 2022 5:30 am

The Lesson of Trump: Character Matters

The events of the past few weeks validate a core Never Trump claim—that character and intellect are important.
Robert Tracinski
December 9, 2022 5:30 am

Remember When Republicans Called Themselves the Pro-Constitution Party?

They just don’t know how to quit Trump.
Tim Miller
December 9, 2022 5:30 am

When Santa Breaks Bad

‘Violent Night,’ ‘Christmas Bloody Christmas,’ and a typology of movies where the right jolly old elf goes wrong.
Sonny Bunch
December 8, 2022 5:30 am

‘Andor’ Shows Us Star Wars Without Heroes

No gods, no (Jedi) masters—the franchise’s gritty new series has only middle managers, cops, and people trying to get by.
Adam Fleming Petty
December 8, 2022 5:30 am

How Trump and MAGA Allies Are Defending Violent Jan. 6th Rioters

He says he’s sticking with them—and he hopes they’ll stick with him.
Amanda Carpenter
December 7, 2022 5:30 am

House Republicans ‘May Dig Their Own Grave’ With Fringe Political Investigations

The contrast between the two chambers may become quite pronounced during the 118th Congress.
Joe Perticone
December 7, 2022 5:30 am

Warnock’s Victory Does Not Mean Georgia Has Turned Purple—Yet

Georgia is red, its senators blue, Trump cost Mitch the Senate, drubbed Herschel, too.
Dennis Aftergut
December 7, 2022 5:30 am

Verdict: Trump’s Company Guilty of Fraud, Financial Crimes

The legal contortions by the lawyers for the Trump Organization didn’t do them much good.
Philip Rotner