Some of our favorite stories from a wild year in American politics.
His announcement was as performative as the Lincoln Project's election grift.
Donald Trump says he’s “up-played” the seriousness of the pandemic. Joe Biden needs to focus on winning. And we all need to worry about election result legitimacy. Plus music from Xanthe Alexis.
Biden cast the 2020 election as love vs. hate and light vs. dark in his DNC acceptance speech.
Biden’s big night caps off a week of vapid political theater—which means it’s time to drink.
The Democrats touched on women’s rights and gun violence, but Obama’s stark warning stood out most.
Harris is the VP, and more school updates. photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Kamala Harris via Wikimedia Commons
Two nights in, and the Democratic Party’s priorities and target demographics are abundantly clear.
Sometimes politics are most effective from people you’ve never heard of.
From remote speeches to Republican endorsements, the 2020 Democratic National Convention will be tough to watch.
Journalist David Moore on the influence of corporate lobbyists on the DNC. Plus music from Mazzi & S.O.U.L. Purpose, Lotion Princess, Forever Honey, and Looms.
The Democratic National Committee is a private company and has an alarming number of members with lobbying experience.
Dr. Lynn Jiang, 1 of 2 doctors who began an Instagram account to document health workers on the frontline. Ryan Cooper on Gov. Cuomo. New gerrymander documentary ‘Slay The Dragon.’ And music by Parlor Walls.
Rumors about the New York governor and the Democratic favorite have swirled for a couple weeks.
Tom Perez calls for a "recanvass" of the Iowa results as the satellite caucuses went to Bernie Sanders, and Michael Bloomberg is a verified monster in a 2016 video talking about trans people. photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons
Luke Savage on the Iowa caucuses, and thoughts on Trump’s State of the Union. photo courtesy of Phil Roeder via Wikimedia Commons
The Iowa caucuses descend into catastrophe. We spend the hour dissecting what happened. Photo courtesy of John Knefel