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Democrats need a better counter to ‘originalism.’ The Week, October 15th, 2020.

President Trump can learn a lot from Mike Pence.The Week, October 8th, 2020.

Trump’s illness is reinforcing his central political problem.” The Week, October 6th, 2020.

4 plausible election scenarios after Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis.” The Week, October 3rd, 2020.

Why Trump’s alpha debate strategy will backfire.The Week, September 30th, 2020.

This is what an American coup looks like.” The Week, September 24th, 2020.

Four Supreme Court Justices, No Matter What.” The New Republic, September 22nd, 2020.

Mitch McConnell’s most savage move is to back off.” The Week, September 20th, 2020.

Why Democrats shouldn’t panic about RBG’s death.The Week, September 19th, 2020.

Republicans’ problems with young voters go far deeper than Trump.” The Washington Post, September 15th, 2020.

The staggering consequences of Trump’s Coronavirus lies.The Week, September 9th, 2020 .

Fewer than eight weeks to save our democracy.” Informed Comment, September 8th, 2020.

Trump’s RNC role is a much bigger mistake than Republicans realize.The Week, August 26th, 2020.

How the Electoral College made America’s pandemic response worse.” The Week, August 5th, 2020.

The Supreme Court prepares for the Biden presidency.” The Week, July 9th, 2020.

Trump has quit on us.” Informed Comment, July 8th, 2020.

Kooks, Never-Maskers and Our Pandemic Death Toll: The High Cost of Republican Malevolence.Informed Comment, June 26th, 2020.

For a complete list of features and op-eds, click on “Opinion Journalism”