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New Articles

Trump’s vindictive political purging puts America’s democracy at risk.” The Week, March 19th, 2018.

Pennsylvania’s special election is an urgent warning sign for the GOP.”  The Week, March 14th, 2018.

How the expensive election in Pa’s 18th district highlight’s America’s electoral dysfunction.” Morning Call, March 13th, 2018.

Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un could actually work.The Week, March 12th, 2018.

The 4 Most Likely Outcomes of Robert Mueller’s Investigation.The Week, March 5th, 2018.

The kids are all Democrats.The Week, February 19th, 2018.

Is DACA Dead?The Week, February 16th, 2018.

Why House Democrats should reject the Senate’s new budget deal.” The Week, February 8th, 2018.

Can Progressives Flip the Script in Illinois?” US News and World Report, February 7th, 2018.

How Trump squandered His State of the Union address.” The Week, January 31st, 2018.

By caving on the government shutdown, Democrats just made a profound mistake.The Week, January 23d, 2018.

Breaking Baseball.The Week, January 22nd, 2018.

In the government shutdown standoff, Democrats have all the leverage.The Week, January 20th, 2018.

Why Hawaii’s false alarm should be a massive wake-up call for us all.” The Week, January 16th, 2018.

The boys who cried Hillary.” The Week, January 9th, 2018.

Trump vs. Bannon.” The Week, January 5th, 2018.

Why are Illinois Democrats banking on a billionaire in 2018?The Week, January 4th, 2018?.

Congratulations, Republicans: You Just Gave Democrats the Senate.The Week, December 21st, 2017.

Recent Opinion Journalism

Community Chest: The Tension Between Craft Beer’s Ethos and the Excise Tax Tightens.Sightlines, Good Beer Hunting.  December 19th, 2017.

Doug Jones’ Victory is an Epic Disaster For Republicans.” The Week, December 13th, 2017.

The GOP War on College.The Week, December 11th, 2017.

Trump’s Tweets Show Why Social Media Could Hurt Democracy.” Newsweek, December 6th, 2017.

The GOP’s Massive Tax Overhaul is a Monstrosity.The Week, December 2nd, 2017.

Ralph Nader Might Have Saved the Democratic Party.The Week, November 28th, 2017.

The GOP’s walking dead.The Week, November 17th, 2017.

Trump’s bizarre obeisance to Saudi Arabia.The Week, November 14th, 2017.

Deliverance for the Democrats.The Week, November 8th, 2017.