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Elizabeth Warren

There is a bill moving through the Senate that would raise the assets threshold for the approximately two dozen banks that are subject to "enhanced...
monica lewinsky

As a 22-year-old, Monica Lewinsky was not exactly a good role model for female teens and twenty-somethings. The affair, though certainly more a negative reflection...
Russia

Last week, Robert Mueller’s probe established with legal precision the methods Russian nationals used to sow chaos and dissension in 2016. Moscow’s efforts ranged from...
violence

When conservatives and conscience-addled liberals fret about the rising influence of censorious students on college campuses, the overwhelming response they get from skeptics is “who...
Language policing

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stumbled into controversy this week, although it was perhaps unwarranted. Trudeau became the subject of derision and mockery when he...

No, it’s not a crash. It’s not even a correction, at least not yet. The stock market fell 1,175.21 points on the Dow yesterday to 24,345.75....
Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi dismissed the bonuses associated with recently enacted tax cuts for middle-class individuals as "pathetic" and mere "crumbs." For someone who lives in the...
Donald Trump

Among the right’s moral majoritarian leadership, the ethical flexibility on display since the revelations involving Donald Trump’s alleged affair with an adult film actress is...
extreme vetting

Observers on the right must have been confused by the controversy that erupted following Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s recent appearance on Fox News. What he...
donald trump

BuzzFeed News editor in chief Ben Smith would like you to know that he’s proud of his organization’s decision to publish the raw, unverified intelligence...
pessimism

Befitting our post-literate political age, in which the American president and his courtiers actively deride expertise and activists across the political spectrum reject thoughtfulness in...
economy

Everyone knows that the stock market is soaring, perhaps too much. The Dow went up 24 percent in 2017. That's not a record, to be...