THE FEED
what we know
what we know
Gunman Kills at Least 19 Children and Two Teachers at Texas Elementary School
The deadliest massacre of its kind since Sandy Hook.
the national interest
the national interest
The Conservative Playbook for Deflecting Anger After Mass Shootings
Ignoring the obvious connection between gun deaths and lax gun laws in three easy steps.
texas school shooting
texas school shooting
Beto O’Rourke Confronts Greg Abbott Over Shooting: ‘This Is on You!’
The Democratic candidate for governor interrupted a press conference about the elementary-school shooting before he was pulled away by security.
early and often
early and often
2022 Midterms: A Guide to the Races Worth Watching
A cheat sheet to keep track of all the crucial races, primary upsets, and campaign drama — Trump-fueled and otherwise — from now through Election Day.
early and often
early and often
The Bush Political Dynasty Ends With a Whimper
The once-dazzling George P. Bush lost badly to Trump-backed Attorney General Ken Paxton, whom he called a “philandering felon.”
gun violence
gun violence
Why We Keep Letting This Happen
A non-exhaustive list includes the filibuster, radical red states, the archconservative Supreme Court, and a toxic national tradition.
early and often
early and often
Trump Dumped Mo Brooks. He Made the Senate Runoff Anyway.
The January 6 speaker survived Trump’s ludicrous “woke” accusation and will face Katie Britt in next month’s Alabama GOP Senate runoff.
early and often
early and often
The Devil Went Down to Georgia and Lost
Trump spent the past two years working to exile Brian Kemp and Brad Raffensperger from the GOP, but he couldn’t do it.
early and often
early and often
President Mike Pence Would Be Worse Than Trump
The former vice-president is attempting to bolster his chances in 2024, but Democrats would be wise to beware any attempt to rehabilitate his image.
foreign affairs
foreign affairs
The American Running Rescue Missions in Ukraine
Kathy Stickel has pulled dozens of people out of harm’s way by putting herself in it.
plagued
plagued
Welcome to the Next COVID Wave
The new wave fueled by the BA.2.12.1 subvariant might not be as big or bad as the last one, but there are still plenty of ways it can go wrong.
2022 midterms
2022 midterms
Republicans May Have Sabotaged Their Best Chance to Beat Whitmer
Five GOP candidates for governor in Michigan — including the top two contenders — faked signatures to get their names on the ballot.
adam neumann
adam neumann
Adam Neumann’s New Business Plan
The former WeWork CEO wants to get rich(er) by helping corporations appear more environmentally sustainable than they really are.
partygate
partygate
Millionth Boris Johnson Pandemic Party Exposed
Will this be the one that forces his resignation? Nah, probably not.
early and often
early and often
Perdue Ends Flailing Campaign With Racist Remarks About Stacey Abrams
The former senator capped off his Trump-inspired challenge to Governor Brian Kemp by accusing the Democrat of “demeaning her own race.”
games
games
The Most Disturbing Part of the Yankees’ ‘Jackie’ Incident Was the Fans
Yankee Stadium picking up Josh Donaldson’s taunt was another example of crowd dynamics gone haywire.
vision 2024
vision 2024
Democrats Quietly Search for an Alternative to Biden in 2024
Inside the 2024 soul-searching that’s happening in every corner of the Democratic Party — except the White House.
new york
new york
Sean Patrick Maloney Is Getting Primaried After Ticking Off Democrats
Progressive state senator Alessandra Biaggi is expected to challenge Maloney after he ditched his own seat to run in a less competitive district.
politics
politics
House Ethics Committee Investigates Madison Cawthorn for Promoting Crypto
Cawthorn is leaving in January, but he may be in trouble before then.
life after roe
life after roe
Nancy Pelosi Communion Ban Is a Challenge to Pope Francis
The Vatican opposes the weaponization of Communion and stopped bishops from barring President Biden. Will Francis intervene on Pelosi’s behalf?
just checking in
just checking in
So What Is Rudy Giuliani Up to These Days?
Trump’s former attorney has been keeping busy by dealing with January 6–related legal woes, making weird videos, and arguing with parade hecklers.
plagued
plagued
The COVID Vaccine News Many Parents Have Been Waiting For
Pfizer has finally filed for FDA approval for a three-dose COVID vaccine for kids under the age of 5.
foreign interests
foreign interests
Biden Says U.S. Will Defend Taiwan Against China — or Maybe Not
The president’s comment indicated an aggressive change in policy. The White House quickly walked it back.
religion
religion
Southern Baptists Hit by Bombshell Report on Sexual Abuse
The ever more conservative leadership of America’s largest Protestant denomination gets a wake-up call about its own sins.
the city politic
the city politic
Maybe Bill de Blasio Deserves a Comeback
The former mayor stooping to run for Congress is absurd, but a little less so when considering his record.