John Boehner’s Comeback Shows That Liz Cheney’s Return Is Possible

John A. Boehner showed that a comeback from the political wilderness is possible.

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You Don’t Actually Need to Reach Across the Aisle, Mr. Biden

In today’s politics, bipartisanship is a recipe for either gridlock or ineffectual policy.

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Book Review: ‘On the House,’ by John Boehner

“On the House” is an anecdote-rich memoir by the former speaker of the House that fails to give readers the whole picture.

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With Disruption and Trolling, Greene Reflects G.O.P.’s Shift

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene said being booted from committees left more time for her to push her party to the right. She’s part of a new wave of lawmakers more interested in brand-building than lawmaking.

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Trump’s Republicans, Brought to Their Knees

They stand for nothing. The Senate trial proved that.

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Lawmakers Look at GameStop Furor and See a Populist Issue to Seize

Ted Cruz. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The rush by both parties to side with young traders disrupting the markets reflects the broad recognition of the impulses driving American politics.

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What Democrats Are Up Against in Georgia

The Senate contenders face not just Republicans but also the state’s political history, which shows that change doesn’t come easy.

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Rebuffed by Vatican, Pompeo Assails China and Aligns With Pope’s Critics

Pope Francis declined to see Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is demanding a harder Vatican line on China. The Holy See said meeting just before a U.S. election would be inappropriate.

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Fox News Is Accused of Hiding George Soros’s Influence

It’s a twist for the cable channel, which regularly airs criticism of the billionaire investor and Democratic donor.

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Steven Mnuchin Tried to Save the Economy. Not Even His Family Is Happy.

The coronavirus was an opportunity for the Treasury secretary to redefine his legacy, for better or worse.

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Newt Gingrich and the Dawn of a Toxic Political Era

In “Burning Down the House,” Julian Zelizer shows how Gingrich was able to exploit the profound developments since Watergate to his lasting advantage.

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Trump’s Napalm Politics? They Began With Newt

Gingrich wrote the playbook for it all. The nastiness, the contempt for norms, the transformation of political opponents into enemies.

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