Author: Paul Waldman

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Most Americans don't vote in midterm elections; turnout in 2014 was 37 percent, in 2010 it was 42 percent, and in 2006 it was 41... [Read More]
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As if they weren't angry enough already. [Read More]
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Once again, Robert Mueller's 'witch hunt' has caught itself a witch. And this is a big one. President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort entered... [Read More]
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When American voters gave Republicans complete control of Washington in 2016, they knew they'd be getting some innovative, outside-the-box thinking on policy, particularly economic policy.... [Read More]
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Even Barack Obama feels it. [Read More]
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Manafort is talking to prosecutors. But what is he saying? [Read More]
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Op-ed: Failing to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Republicans are now implementing Medicaid rules that knock poor people off the rolls, says Paul Waldman. [Read More]
The most significant part of the Affordable Care Act, itself the most significant piece of social legislation passed in decades, was its expansion of Medicaid.... [Read More]
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A conservative Supreme Court could basically eviscerate campaign finance limits. [Read More]
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What seemed far-fetched only weeks ago is now a real possibility. [Read More]
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It may be the opposite of what he wants, but it's happening in part because of him. [Read More]
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Looking back at Donald Trump's history when it comes to September 11 shows that it was always about Donald Trump. Even on September 11. [Read More]
When American voters gave Republicans complete control of Washington in 2016, they knew they'd be getting some innovative, outside-the-box thinking on policy, particularly economic policy.... [Read More]
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Actually, you will believe it. [Read More]
When American voters gave Republicans complete control of Washington in 2016, they knew they'd be getting some innovative, outside-the-box thinking on policy, particularly economic policy.... [Read More]
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Some things ought to be sacred -- but not to Trump. [Read More]
On Monday, President Donald Trump sent out a series of tweets touting what he regularly says is the best economy in the history of the... [Read More]
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When people like Joe Manchin are shooting guns to save Obamacare, things have changed. [Read More]
You may want to sit down while I tell you this: The sacred process of confirming a Supreme Court nominee has been defiled by …... [Read More]
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When it comes to attacking his opponents, President Donald Trump obeys Henry David Thoreau's advice: "Simplify, simplify." For each enemy, Trump homes in with a... [Read More]
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