Author: Paul Waldman

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While everyone is starting to think about the 2020 presidential race and consider what the Democratic candidates are proposing to do if they win, there's... [Read More]
After an utterly pointless government shutdown that lasted over a month, President Donald Trump has finally relented and will sign the budget agreement reached by... [Read More]
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The most intense policy debate going on in the Democratic Party right now concerns health care, but it's about more than just what sort of... [Read More]
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If you decide to run for president, you will have to do many things, not all of them pleasant. You will have to call hundreds... [Read More]
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While everyone is starting to think about the 2020 presidential race and consider what the Democratic candidates are proposing to do if they win, there's... [Read More]
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There's a long history of such scrutiny. Supposedly it says something about authenticity. It doesn't. [Read More]
While everyone is starting to think about the 2020 presidential race and consider what the Democratic candidates are proposing to do if they win, there's... [Read More]
The Supreme Court has just handed down a pair of decisions that illustrate an important truth: Chief Justice John Roberts is not, as many conservatives... [Read More]
The American public is, shall we say, less than perfectly informed about matters of politics and policy. For instance, people believe that foreign aid makes... [Read More]
Florida GOP gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis has a problem, one he shares with a lot of Republicans these days: For some reason, racists are attracted... [Read More]
Republicans are so deeply committed to cutting taxes that they can't wrap their heads around the idea that the public doesn't agree with them. [Read More]
With Democrats becoming increasingly ambitious in their policy goals, Republicans believe they have a killer answer to any new proposal: How are you going to... [Read More]
The American public is, shall we say, less than perfectly informed about matters of politics and policy. For instance, people believe that foreign aid makes... [Read More]
Op-ed: Paying for health care as we are now will cost a lot more than adopting a Medicare for all plan, says Paul Waldman. [Read More]
The lid will, once again, not be blown off the anti-Trump conspiracy. [Read More]
Florida GOP gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis has a problem, one he shares with a lot of Republicans these days: For some reason, racists are attracted... [Read More]
With Democrats becoming increasingly ambitious in their policy goals, Republicans believe they have a killer answer to any new proposal: How are you going to... [Read More]
Florida GOP gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis has a problem, one he shares with a lot of Republicans these days: For some reason, racists are attracted... [Read More]
If only there were a way to untangle this mystery. [Read More]
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How are advocates of the status quo going to come up with the $50 trillion we'll spend if we change nothing? [Read More]
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