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  1. Blast From the Past: The Current Political World Mirrors 2009 Washington, November 22

    Elements that foreshadowed steep losses for Democrats eight years ago are in place for Republicans today.

  2. A Conservative Plan to Weaponize the Federal Courts Op Ed, Yesterday

    Forcing a shift to the right by packing the courts with more Trump-appointed judges would undermine the judiciary’s legitimacy.

  3. Whom Does Trump Believe? It Depends Video, November 22

    President Trump came out in defense of Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate from Alabama. But when it’s not in his political interests, the benefit of the doubt might shift.

  4. How Trump’s Hands-Off Approach to Policing Is Frustrating Some Chiefs National, November 21

    The president says the Justice Department has meddled too much in policing. But even police chiefs in Republican areas are frustrated with his rollback.

  5. Trump Administration Scrambles Its Media Signals Business, November 21

    Moves by the Justice Department to block AT&T’s merger with Time Warner and by the F.C.C. to dismantle net neutrality rules make for a blurry regulatory picture.

  6. The Culture Caught Up With Spike Lee — Now What? Magazine, November 21

    After more than three decades as a provocateur, the filmmaker has returned to the movie that made him famous.

  7. Trump Bags Another Anti-Obama Trophy: Dead Elephants Editorial, November 17

    The administration is lifting a ban on importing elephant parts severed as trophies after the animals are shot in Zimbabwe.

  8. In Oregon, You Can Now Save for Retirement. Unless You Object.
    Sunday Business, November 17

    The state is the first to have businesses that don’t offer their own plans automatically enroll workers for a payroll deduction. Workers can opt out.

  9. Middle-Class Families Confront Soaring Health Insurance Costs Washington, November 16

    In Virginia, premiums on policies sold under the Affordable Care Act are pushing health coverage out of reach, and customers see political forces at work.

  10. Trump’s ‘Tremendous Success’ Abroad Is Overstated Washington, November 15

    President Trump recapped 10 months of his foreign policy in a speech on Wednesday that contained several inaccurate claims.

  11. Why We’re Still Fighting Over the Health Care Mandate Op Ed, November 15

    To some, it’s government overreach; to others, benevolent technocratic necessity.

  12. Trump’s Trade Approach Diverges Sharply from Free Trade Republicans Business, November 15

    Deep divisions over the future of trade policy threaten to disrupt a brittle coalition between free market and populist Republicans.

  13. Justice Dept. to Weigh Inquiry Into Clinton Foundation Washington, November 13

    In a letter to the House Judiciary Committee, the Justice Department said it planned to pursue the possibility of appointing a special counsel to investigate the Uranium One deal.

  14. Revenge of the Obama Coalition Op Ed, November 10

    The resistance is transforming local politics. But it probably won’t stop there.

  15. Pete Souza Photographed the Obama Presidency. Now He Helps People Remember It. Washington, November 9

    Mr. Souza’s photo retrospectives, often laced with tongue-in-cheek captions and commentary, began during President Trump’s first week in the White House.

  16. Pace of Sign-Ups Under Affordable Care Act Blows Past Prior Years Washington, November 9

    In the first four days of open enrollment, the Trump administration said, 601,462 people selected health plans in the federal marketplace, HealthCare.gov.

  17. Trevor Noah Is Amazed at How Fast Trump Cut Ed Gillespie Loose Culture, November 9

    Mr. Noah pointed out that Mr. Gillespie, the defeated candidate for governor of Virginia, ran on a platform that largely mirrored Mr. Trump’s.

  18. Barack Obama Reports for Jury Duty and Signs Autographs National, November 8

    The former president showed up to a courthouse to fulfill his civic duty, and Chicago stopped and stared.

  19. Trump Tightens Cuba Embargo, Restricting Access to Hotels and Businesses Washington, November 8

    The new rules, intended to direct money away from the military, limit ties with Cuba just as President Trump pushes business deals with Communist China.

  20. Behind the Cover: 11.05.17 Magazine, November 3

    In this issue, a look at the Democratic Party’s murky first year without Barack Obama.

  21. Ivanka Trump, a Media Darling in Japan, Draws Light Turnout in Tokyo Foreign, November 3

    Sparse attendance at a speech by Ms. Trump at a women’s empowerment forum contrasted starkly with the breathless local news coverage of her visit.

  22. A Post-Obama Democratic Party in Search of Itself Magazine, November 1

    The 44th president left office as one of the most popular in American history. He also left behind a party struggling to find an identity — and to reconnect with voters in time for the 2018 elections.

  23. The Dangerous Myth of the Judicial ‘Resistance’ Op Ed, October 31

    Denouncing judges who rule against the president is an attack on the independence and integrity of the entire judiciary.

  24. The Fed Chair Should Be a ‘Principled Populist’ Op Ed, October 30

    The economists Stephanie Kelton and Paul McCulley discuss applying the “smell test of social justice” to policy.

  25. The Perfect Woman to Paint Michelle Obama Op Ed, October 28

    Portraits of black people don’t need to be confrontational or symbolic.

  26. Obama Expected to Report for Jury Duty in Illinois Next Month National, October 28

    The chief judge of the Cook County Circuit Court, which includes Chicago, said the former president “made it crystal clear” he intended to fulfill his civic duty.

  27. The National Crackup Op Ed, October 27

    We are retreating to our tribal, ethnic and primitively prejudicial quarters. That is President Trump’s legacy.

  28. ‘Benghazi on Steroids’? Niger Claims Range From Premature to Conspiratorial Politics, October 26

    Liberal blogs’ claims have dubiously blamed the deaths of four Americans in Niger on President Trump’s Pentagon, travel ban and even alleged ties to Russia.