Karen Tumulty

political columnist for the Washington Post

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Karen Tumulty is a national political correspondent at the Washington Post. She is a former national political correspondent for Time magazine.

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Senator Cory Booker is the most recent Democrat to jump into the 2020 presidential race. Eight so far have announced they’re planning to run.

Which Democrats are running for president in 2020, and what do they want?

Senator Cory Booker is the most recent Democrat to jump into the 2020 presidential race. Eight so far have announced they’re planning to run.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has no experience running the Department that oversees foreign policy, and today the entire management team has either resigned or been asked to…

A government untethered from the truth?

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has no experience running the Department that oversees foreign policy, and today the entire management team has either resigned or been asked to…

from To the Point

America's founding fathers accused each other of crimes, hypocrisy and sexual misbehavior, but times had changed — until last night in St. Louis.

The presidential campaign goes back to the future

America's founding fathers accused each other of crimes, hypocrisy and sexual misbehavior, but times had changed — until last night in St. Louis.

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Despite mounting evidence, Republicans in the House and the Senate are defending President Trump or keeping their heads down. Veteran GOP conservatives accuse them of sacrificing morality for short-term political gain. Meantime the Trump Administration calls the impeachment inquiry “unconstitutional,” while legal scholars point out that it’s part of Article II. And how did Ukraine, an obscure former Soviet republic, become so important? Money.

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Today, on All The President’s Jawyers...

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

For months, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi resisted the mounting calls from her caucus to start impeachment proceedings.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

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Absolute immunity, executive privilege, crony privilege?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is speaking to reporters after meeting with the House Democratic caucus.

from News Stories

Let’s talk about this letter from the White House, calling the “impeachment inquiry” illegitimate.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

P eople like Becky Dennison are working to address to one  of America’s most urgent crises with a straightforward approach.

from Scheer Intelligence

In 1950, America had the richest middle class in the world, but now U.S. workers face wage stagnation and historic wealth inequality.

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