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20h ago

South Carolina shows Trump and Biden have two very different Southern strategies

Issues of race and immigration are foremost on the minds of South Carolinians, as they are for Americans overall. 
Split image of Joe Biden and Donald Trump
Split image of Joe Biden and Donald Trump
20h ago

The best way for Nikki Haley to get back at Trump for embarrassing her in South Carolina

Now that she has finally made this primary about Donald Trump, I think Haley should stay in the race as long as possible, embarrassing losses be damned.
Nikki Haley delivers a speech at Greenville ONE in downtown Greenville, S.C., on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024.
Nikki Haley delivers a speech at Greenville ONE in downtown Greenville, S.C., on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024.
20h ago

Two years into war, Putin’s prospects aren’t as grand as they seem

As Russia's war in Ukraine enters its third year, Putin’s position looks deceptively stable — unless you know what to look for.
Russia's Missile Attack On Kharkiv war conflict
Russia's Missile Attack On Kharkiv war conflict
1d ago

We have questions about Alexander Smirnov. And questions for Republicans who believed him.

Were GOP lawmakers played the fool by Russia, or were they in on their "informant’s" claims?
Chuck Grassley
Chuck Grassley
1d ago

One statistic captures Washington’s indefensible treatment of Puerto Rico

The slow delivery of aid after the 2017 hurricanes and subsequent earthquakes suggests Puerto Rico may never be treated fairly by Washington.
A cyclist rides past a destroyed building in Guanica, Puerto Rico
A cyclist rides past a destroyed building in Guanica, Puerto Rico
2d ago

'I’m not at church.' Even the GOP is balking at Speaker Mike Johnson's religiosity

Responsibility for evangelism lies with churches, not with the speaker of the House.
Image: Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La.,
Image: Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La.,
2d ago

My eldest daughter was born through IVF. Here’s what ‘pro-life’ conservatives don’t understand.

This miracle of modern science is suddenly in jeopardy for families across the state — and potentially the rest of the country.
A doctor conducts artificial insemination into an egg at a clinic in Tbilisi, Georgia.
A doctor conducts artificial insemination into an egg at a clinic in Tbilisi, Georgia.
2d ago

I'm a retired Army colonel. Here's why Trump's 'America First' shift is so risky.

Donald Trump’s apparent disconnect from reality during a challenging time in global history exposes the stakes of this year’s presidential election.
Donald Trump Speaks In South Carolina As He Campaigns For President
Donald Trump Speaks In South Carolina As He Campaigns For President
2d ago

Trump’s takeover of the RNC will destroy it from within

His hand-picked candidates to lead the party don't show an understanding of what the job actually entails, and the GOP will pay the price.
politics political
politics political
2d ago

Killer Mike has had some brilliant ideas. But this one he shared with RFK Jr. stinks.

Killer Mike is continuing a trend of rappers allowing themselves to be used by presidential candidates looking to gain access into majority Black spaces.
 Killer Mike performs in Las Vegas
 Killer Mike performs in Las Vegas
2d ago

The massive legal fallout from Alabama’s IVF ruling is just the beginning

This decision will affect the millions of people who become pregnant each year, their families, and their health care providers.
In a cell laboratory, culture dishes are prepared to collect the eggs after egg retrieval at the Fertility Center Berlin in Berlin.
In a cell laboratory, culture dishes are prepared to collect the eggs after egg retrieval at the Fertility Center Berlin in Berlin.