ME-Sen: Slate Magazine, “How Maine Turned on Susan Collins (R)”

Slate Magazine has a new piece out about the upcoming U.S. Senate race between incumbent U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R. ME) and Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon (D. ME): Six years ago, Karin Leuthy, a registered Democrat, voted for Republican Sen. Susan Collins. Like many Mainers, Leuthy, 48, took pride in not voting a straight…

New York Magazine, “Joe Biden Is Planning An FDR-Size Presidency”

New York Magazine has a must-read piece out right now: When fourth-term senator Joe Biden built his Wilmington, Delaware, home in 1996, he had no plans to turn it into a backup office, let alone a presidential-campaign isolation bunker from which to plan a crisis presidency an order of magnitude more expansive than anything in the past half-century. Now,…

Jonathan Chait in New York Magazine Sums Up The Last 24 Hours Nicely.

I’m sure most of you have seen the clip from last night’s car wreck of a Laura Ingraham show where she and her all star panel of a torture advocate and alleged child rapist smeared today’s witness in the impeachment hearings, Lt. Colonel Alexander S. Vindman. If not: The torture enabler was right in there gaslighting with…