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Sex, Lies, And Regret: Giancarlo Granda Reels From Eight Years With The Falwells
The onetime Miami pool attendant who says he had an affair with Becki Falwell as her husband Jerry watched gives his most detailed account yet of eight years with the evangelical couple.
How One Conservative Group Plans To Maintain Republicans’ Grip On State Legislatures
This year, reporters got an unusual glimpse at ALEC's priorities heading into the next round of redistricting in 2021.
It Took Decades, But The Anti-New Deal Crusaders Have Triumphed
A decades-long campaign by a handful of well-heeled foundations has succeeded in laundering ideas through academia into law.
Inside The Christian Legal Army Weakening the Church-State Divide
New documents offer a window into the ideology embraced by a Christian-right legal powerhouse that enjoys unprecedented influence throughout the Trump administration.
The Powerful Role Confusion Plays In American Elections
As laws making it harder to vote spread across the country, an additional and often unnoticed barrier comes with them: confusion.
Get Ready For A Post-Election Push To Slash Social Programs
Following last year’s tax cut, Republicans have been plotting to cut social insurance in the name of debt reduction — but wanted to wait until after the election to do so.
Democrats Must Become The Party Of Freedom
By reclaiming the idea of "freedom," Democrats can push back on America's rightward drift.
The Amazing Disappearing Voter
Voter purges have become the right’s new voter suppression tool of choice.
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