Jacob Heilbrunn

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The Trump campaign is doomed

27 October 2020 12:51 am

Freddy Gray is optimistic about President Trump’s political prospects. The polls showing that Trump is headed for the ropes are…

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The Barrett hearings show the Democrats have wised up since Kavanaugh

15 October 2020 12:04 am

There was nothing original about Amy Coney Barrett’s appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee other than her incessant professions of…

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Our overstimulated president

8 October 2020 2:01 am

Is Donald Trump feeling overstimulated? First he scorned stimulus talks with the Democrats, tweeting on Tuesday afternoon that he was…

Don't underestimate Joe Biden

29 August 2020 1:59 am

So is it over for Joe? Gloating Republicans and handwringing Democrats alike suddenly seem convinced that President Trump is headed…

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Melania’s moment

26 August 2020 1:47 pm

Free Melania? She made her jailbreak tonight. Whether or not President Trump wins re-election, she was out to save, as…

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Sleepy no more: Joe Biden unmasked

21 August 2020 11:22 pm

It was like an Elvis sighting. ‘WHERE’S HUNTER,’ Trump kept bellowing in his tweets. Well, there was the recently reclusive…

Does Steve Bannon’s arrest hurt the Trump re-election effort?

21 August 2020 2:21 am

Oops. Not only did the wall that Donald Trump promised to build never get built, but it turns out that…

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Kamala Harris ticks all Biden’s boxes

12 August 2020 7:18 am

With his selection of Kamala Harris, Joe Biden bowed time the inevitable. Harris ticks all the boxes — Bay Area…

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Trump’s election delay tweet smacks of desperation

31 July 2020 1:39 am

Donald Trump’s tweet mooting an election delay isn’t a sign of strength but weakness. Maybe he’ll say it was just…

A disturbance in the Trump campaign

14 July 2020 6:57 am

Is the Death Star about to implode? Trump campaign manager (at least at this writing) Brad Parscale bragged some weeks…

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The ill-timed revelations of John Bolton

18 June 2020 6:41 am

It’s starting to look as though the question isn’t who Donald Trump asked to assist him in his 2020 bid…

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How much does Trump’s rift with military brass matter?

16 June 2020 7:34 am

Donald Trump needs to ramp it up. After he almost bobbled a glass of water and carefully descended a ramp…

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War footing: can Trump turn left-wing protests into victory?

2 June 2020 12:23 pm

Don’t cross Donald Trump. Trump originally ran for the presidency because Barack Obama mocked him at the White House Correspondents’…

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The Washington war zone

2 June 2020 2:24 am

Washington, DC Last night, I took my usual evening stroll in Friendship Heights, only to realize that it could have…

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If the NeverTrumpers are so insignificant, why is Trump so fixated on them?

6 May 2020 7:07 am

By George! After numerous attempts to provoke President Trump, George Conway, husband of Kellyanne, managed to elicit a series of…

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Has Fauci has become the James Comey of the scientific community?

14 April 2020 9:15 am

Is the Trump White House fired up? Not exactly. White House spokesman Hogan Gidley tried to douse the speculation that…

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Trump’s safari into the wilderness of the deep state

9 April 2020 3:26 am

Grin and bear it. Teddy bears are popping up across America in living room windows as families seek to entertain…

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How delaying the DNC helps Biden

3 April 2020 9:01 am

Joe Biden keeps getting more unconventional. It started when he delivered short speeches and one-word answers like ‘yes’ or ‘no’.…

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Donald Trump’s wishful Easter deadline is a trap for Democrats

26 March 2020 2:28 am

Will the stimulus stimulate? Donald Trump, who seems to have had nothing to do with the actual formation of the…

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Coronavirus keeps the spotlight on Trump and away from Joe Biden

21 March 2020 6:17 am

Well, well, well. There was former White House press secretary Sean Spicer at today’s press conference in a new incarnation…

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Bedtime for Bernie

11 March 2020 2:08 pm

Dosvedanya, Bernie. The honeymoon with the Democratic primary has come to as decisive an end as his old romance with…

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Warren’s decision not to endorse a candidate is a kind of endorsement

6 March 2020 3:44 am

She wanted to be the Tin Lizzie of the presidential race, chugging to victory as the champion of the middle-class.…

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Joe Biden could torch Trump

4 March 2020 2:46 pm

The luck of the Irish was finally with Joseph Biden. Dismissed as a loser by much of the political class,…

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All aboard the Biden train

3 March 2020 6:26 am

Nobody is banking on Mayor Mike any longer. First Mayor Pete, then Sen. Amy Klobuchar, suspended their campaigns, offering a…

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Sand-storm! Bernie is coming for Trump

23 February 2020 3:54 pm

The Bern is getting scorching. Bernie Sanders didn’t just defeat his opponents in Nevada — he crushed them. The bedwetters in…