Swiss Billionaire Quietly Becomes Influential Force Among Democrats

Hansjörg Wyss, who recently dropped his bid to buy Tribune Publishing, has been a leading source of difficult-to-trace money to groups associated with Democrats.

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Bill Gates Is Worried About Bitcoin’s Carbon Footprint

It’s all about the carbon footprint.

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Why Bill Gates Is Worried About Bitcoin

It’s all about the carbon footprint.

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Inside the Lincoln Project’s Secrets, Side Deals and Scandals

A civil war broke out in the group as it antagonized Donald Trump, with leaders splintering over financial arrangements and revelations of online harassment by a top official.

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Cuomo and the Twilight of the Anti-Trump Idols

From Andrew Cuomo’s scandals to the European vaccine disaster, after Trump the failures of his foils have been laid bare.

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When You Don’t Have Trump to Hide Behind

There’s now space for other scandals. Witness the Lincoln Project.

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Lincoln Project Co-Founder Steve Schmidt Resigns

Steve Schmidt said he was stepping down from the board but remaining with the organization, and eight former workers said they wanted to share information about the handling of harassment allegations against another co-founder.

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Lincoln Project Co-Founder Resigns From Board Amid a Deepening Crisis

Steve Schmidt announced his resignation at the end of a day in which at least eight former staff members said they want to share information about the handling of harassment allegations against another co-founder.

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Former Lincoln Project Staff Ask to Be Released from Nondisclosure Agreements

The former employees want to be able to talk about John Weaver, a co-founder who harassed young men, as Lincoln Project leaders announced that they were hiring an outside group to review his behavior.

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21 Men Accuse John Weaver, Lincoln Project Co-Founder, of Online Overtures and Harassment

John Weaver, a longtime G.O.P. operative who advised John McCain and John Kasich, made sexual overtures to young men, sometimes offering to help them get work in politics.

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AT&T, JPMorgan and Coca-Cola Pull Back Political Giving Following Capitol Riots

AT&T and Marriott were among companies that will stop campaign contributions to lawmakers who objected to certifying the election. Other companies, such as JPMorgan, paused all political donations.

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How the Republican Party Could Break

After the Capitol Hill riot, the divide between reality and fantasy may become too wide to bridge.

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Who Will We Be Without Donald Trump?

He lost. We’ll have to stop obsessing about him.

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What if America Gets a Divorce? And Other Final Election Predictions

With just days left until Election Day, Michelle Goldberg and Ross Douthat are joined by the Time magazine columnist and senior editor of The Dispatch, David French.

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Times Square Billboards With Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Stir Skirmish

The couple’s lawyer threatens to sue over scathing billboards that were put up by an anti-Trump group, the Lincoln Project.

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The Crowded, Competitive World of Anti-Trump G.O.P. Groups

The Lincoln Project; Republican Voters Against Trump; 43 Alumni for Joe Biden. These groups and others have similar missions but engage in little coordination or sharing of resources.

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Kellyanne Conway, Long-Serving Trump Aide, Is Leaving the White House

Ms. Conway said she was stepping away from her role as the president’s counselor to spend more time with her four teenage children.

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The Revolt of the Republican Strategists

What the Trump era has revealed about the people who used to run Republican campaigns.

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The Republicans Who Want to Destroy Trump

Their party’s a lost cause. America isn’t.

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