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Jonathan Bernstein

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A Republican Health-Care Plan? Still TBD.

I’ve occasionally been known to brag about one prediction that’s working out well: that Medicaid exp

Should Democrats Worry about Absentee Ballots?

Early-voting maven Michael McDonald has been running evaluations of the vote so far every weekend, a

White House Deceptions Don’t Help Trump

My immediate reaction to President Donald Trump’s Covid-19 diagnosis on Thursday was to urge the adm

With Trump Ill, Honesty Is Essential

President Donald Trump has tested positive for the coronavirus, along with First Lady Melania Trump

If Trump Prepares for Tyranny, Will Republicans Follow?

Let’s be clear: Any attempt by Republican state legislators to appoint their own set of electors — t

Trump is Still in Denial About the Virus

Some 200,000 people in the US have died from the coronavirus.

Trump Is Proving That Democracy Is Broken

Republicans are likely to move ahead and fill the current Supreme Court vacancy to replace the late

Why Has Trump Ignored California’s Wildfires?

President Donald Trump is now planning a visit to California after mostly ignoring the devastating f

Voter Fraud Simply Isn't a Serious Problem

President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claims about voter fraud had been largely debunked long ago

New Polls Don’t Bode Well for Trump

Wednesday was Pollsmas, or whatever you’d call a holiday that celebrates a whole bunch of post-conve

Republicans Hail Trump, Ignore the Headlines

Way back in March, President Donald Trump gave an Oval Office speech about the coronavirus, which wa

Trump May Sabotage the Next Relief Bill

Difficult negotiations on another economic-stimulus bill got a bit worse on Thursday.

Why Can't Congress Solve Hard Problems?

How much of a problem is the loss of congressional capacity? That question comes up, as Congress

What Is Trump Up to in Iran?

On Thursday, my Bloomberg Opinion colleague Mark Gongloff wrote: “America either is or is not slidin

What Have Trump’s Rallies Accomplished?

Let's get one thing out of the way: There's nothing wrong with President Donald Trump designating Tu


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