Philip Bump

Washington Post national correspondent

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Philip Bump is a national correspondent for the Washington Post. He is a former staff writer for the Atlantic Wire.

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During one of Donald Trump’s recent rallies, he appeared to embrace QAnon, a fringe movement that combines conspiracy theories, putting Trump at the center as an almost Messiah-like…

Trump’s embracing QAnon? He kept the movement at arm’s length during presidency

During one of Donald Trump’s recent rallies, he appeared to embrace QAnon, a fringe movement that combines conspiracy theories, putting Trump at the center as an almost Messiah-like…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mark Finchem, a member ​​of the Arizona House of Representatives and the far-right Oath Keepers, is now the Republican nominee for secretary of state.

What could happen if Trump supporter Mark Finchem becomes secretary of state?

Mark Finchem, a member ​​of the Arizona House of Representatives and the far-right Oath Keepers, is now the Republican nominee for secretary of state.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Newsom is facing a potential recall over how he handled the pandemic. Cuomo is coming under fire for allegedly covering up how severe COVID was in New York’s nursing homes.

Gavin Newsom faces a recall effort, Andrew Cuomo is accused of sexual harassment. Will they stay in office?

Newsom is facing a potential recall over how he handled the pandemic. Cuomo is coming under fire for allegedly covering up how severe COVID was in New York’s nursing homes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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As a heat wave continues in California, policies about air conditioning access are distorted, says a USC professor. And 20% of LA households don’t have AC.

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Newsom is engaging in political self-sacrifice by jumping into national disputes, calling out anti-LGBTQ and anti-abortion policies, says Joe Mathews.

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