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After 9/11, Rudy Giuliani tried to extend his term as New York mayor despite term limits, and failed. He apparently learned nothing.

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As George Costanza famously said on ‘Seinfeld’: “It’s not a lie if you believe it.” Trump supporters seem to be operating on the same principle

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Nursing is among America’s most trusted professions. Yet not a single nurse is on Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board. There’s time to change that.

The U.S. foundation of democracy can withstand Trump. But his tactics will be imitated by leaders in countries where they are more likely to succeed.

My normally crowded Thanksgiving will have only two people this year due to COVID-19. But we’re making the best of it.

James Madison was right. The electoral college is a shoddy piece of work that keeps coming back to haunt us.

When I get most disillusioned with the system we have, I remember the people I’ve met around the world who are struggling to gain rights we consider basic.

A red-state Republican and a blue-state Democrat discuss the state of politics and the world.

The highway between the financial industry and high-level Washington appointments has harmed ordinary Americans and benefitted elites.

Thanksgiving is the mother of all family dinners and a potent ritual. Figuring out how to celebrate it during the pandemic requires inventing alternative traditions.


As the country grapples with the role of systemic racism, The Times has committed to examining its past.

All presidential elections are uniquely consequential, but a good case can be made that the next one is the most important of our lives. The time has come to undo the great mistake of 2016 and drive Trump out of office at the ballot box.

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