Matt McDonald

Infrastructure Republicans aren’t ‘traitors’

19 November 2021 1:11 pm

Are you a Republican — or did you vote for the infrastructure bill? That’s the binary choice offered to House…

Progressive scare tactics won’t work on Joe Manchin over Build Back Better

21 October 2021 3:13 pm

Are progressives serious about winning over Joe Manchin? If so, they’ve got a funny way of showing it. The Democratic senator…

Derek Chauvin found guilty of George Floyd’s murder

21 April 2021 9:17 am

Former police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of the murder of George Floyd. Jurors deliberated for ten hours before…

He’s back: Trump flirts with 2024 run in first speech since leaving office

1 March 2021 10:01 am

Donald Trump was over an hour late for his first speech since leaving the White House at the Conservative Political…

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50-50: Democrats to win both Georgia Senate seats

6 January 2021 5:08 pm

Democrats Revd Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff are set to win the Georgia Senate runoffs, several pollsters are projecting. With…


Finally America is realizing that Andrew Cuomo is a putz

20 November 2020 9:01 am

In a sane world, Andrew Cuomo would be America’s least popular politician, a welcome target for a primary campaign or…

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Joe Biden wins the presidency

7 November 2020 2:37 am

Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States. Decision Desk HQ, a non-partisan election results site, declared…

Odds of a Trump win are shortening — but it's a long night ahead

4 November 2020 2:21 pm

The results are arriving in the 2020 elections. Joe Biden has won California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, DC, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts,…


COVID-positive president won’t debate online

9 October 2020 6:00 pm

The droplets had barely settled after Wednesday’s vice presidential debate when next week’s head-to-head between Donald Trump and Joe Biden…

Donald Trump tests positive for Covid-19

2 October 2020 3:21 pm

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for Covid-19. The President and first lady underwent testing…

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Antifa for Biden

12 September 2020 4:28 am

Hey folks, it’s me, your friendly neighborhood antifa ringleader. You may recognize me from such news clips as ‘Small group…

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That dreary Bloomberg speech cost him $18 million

21 August 2020 12:29 pm

There’s an infamous anecdote from an old New York magazine story, in which then-New York mayor Michael Bloomberg arrived at…


Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

12 August 2020 6:36 am

In a rare win for the police, Joe Biden has selected California senator Kamala Harris to join him on the…

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Joe Biden should debate

11 August 2020 4:24 am

Why would a benevolent God deny us the prospect of a debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump? As the…

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Cuomo and de Blasio’s unearned lap of honor

9 June 2020 6:37 am

After weeks of state-mandated lockdown, thousands of preventable nursing home deaths and days of angry protests and looting, New York…

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Amy Klobuchar’s VP prospects are over

30 May 2020 3:40 am

Move over, Kamala — there’s a new bad sheriff in town. After the death of George Floyd at the hands…

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Life and death in New York City

3 April 2020 12:54 pm

No matter where in the apartment I am, if I sit very still, I hear a siren. Over the 18…

Coughing crotchety codgers at a dull DC coronavirus debate

16 March 2020 1:01 pm

Two gentlemen considered at ‘high risk’ of contracting COVID-19 met tonight in the Washington DC studio of CNN, to pitch…

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EXCLUSIVE: Karlie Kloss’s dad helps Jared with coronavirus ‘research’

13 March 2020 12:37 pm

Jared Kushner has a lot on his plate. The White House senior adviser was tasked this week with conducting research…

Bye bye Bloomberg

5 March 2020 3:18 am

‘I’m a believer in using data to inform decisions,’ Michael Bloomberg said in a statement as he ended his campaign.…

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What is Michael Bloomberg thinking?

4 March 2020 1:54 pm

There are lies, damned lies, and data in politics. Everyone presumed a man as well-resourced as Michael Bloomberg had run…

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Mayor Pete out

2 March 2020 10:51 am

Former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg is dropping out of the Democratic primary ahead of Super Tuesday, according to Politico.…

Andrew Yang, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar and Tom Steyer at the DNC debate in Manchester, New Hampshire

The latest Democratic debate was the most pugilistic yet

8 February 2020 6:24 pm

If you’re after a real fight, come to Manchester, New Hampshire on a Friday night. An idyllic Catholic college smothered…

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Chaos wins the Iowa caucus

4 February 2020 5:05 pm

Six months ago, you would have predicted a Joe Biden win in the Iowa caucuses. Four months ago, Pete Buttigieg…

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Warren’s dirty trick against Bernie proves she’s the new Hillary

15 January 2020 8:27 am

The next time Elizabeth Warren offers you a beer, be sure not to turn your back on her lest she…