Michael Scherer

Washington Post

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National political reporter for the Washington Post.

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“Trump deserves to be impeached, but that doesn’t mean impeachment is a good idea. … It distracts Democrats from their strong suits.

Impeaching Trump could hurt Democrats in 2020

“Trump deserves to be impeached, but that doesn’t mean impeachment is a good idea. … It distracts Democrats from their strong suits.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It was a historic day in Washington D.C., with the House of Representatives voting on two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.   
  House Speaker Nancy…

After impeachment vote, who will pay the price in 2020?

It was a historic day in Washington D.C., with the House of Representatives voting on two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.  House Speaker Nancy…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s another New York billionaire in the 2020 presidential race. Former New York City mayor and media mogul Michael Bloomberg officially joined the contest on Sunday.

Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign and how Bloomberg News will cover it

There’s another New York billionaire in the 2020 presidential race. Former New York City mayor and media mogul Michael Bloomberg officially joined the contest on Sunday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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President-elect Joe Biden said on the campaign trail that he hopes to have a close relationship with his vice president.

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Josh Barro, Tim Carney and Christine Emba talk about President Trump and Republicans denying the election results and the promise of the coronavirus vaccine.

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Feelings of loneliness and depression have intensified during the pandemic, and not seeing any end to COVID-19 adds to the anxiety.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Sunday, Nov. 8, about 200 Trump supporters lined up on Santa Monica Blvd., protesting that the Democratic party stole the presidential election from Donald Trump.

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Josh Barro and Ken White return to this post-election world. What’s President Trump suing over now?

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Keli Goff, Tim Carney and Christine Emba talk about the fact that almost three weeks after the election, President Trump continues to subvert his clear loss and its effect on our…

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Dennis Kucinich, former Ohio congressman and mayor of Cleveland, weighs in on what the Democratic Party keeps getting wrong.

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California took new steps toward criminal justice reform this week when voters statewide and in cities from Los Angeles to San Francisco approved measures to address racial and…

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California is home to the first woman vice president-elect, Kamala Harris, and first female House speaker, Nancy Pelosi. So why does it lag on women holding power in the statehouse?

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