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Feb 28, 2017, 8:30am EST
  • March 2, 2017

    Presidential pundits shouldn’t ignore Trump's content for his tone. That’s bad criticism.

    We don’t rate movies based on how much they seem like movies. Why rate Trump based on how much he seems like a president?

  • March 1, 2017

    Democrats had a bold response to Trump's speech. It was the Spanish version.

    While Steve Beshear reached out to moderates, Astrid Silva spoke to the resistance.

  • March 1, 2017

    Trump’s call for “merit-based immigration,” explained

    It’s probably code for less immigration.

  • March 1, 2017

    Don’t get too excited about a Trump immigration “compromise”

    He may want to succeed on comprehensive reform where Bush and Obama failed — but there’s a reason they couldn’t do it.

  • March 1, 2017

    Trump went from mocking disability to using it to further his agenda

    Trump is no fan of regulations and is willing to use people with disabilities to cut them.

  • March 1, 2017

    Just one Senate Democrat applauded Trump’s call to “make America great”

    Most Democrats in Congress laughed, sat, and groaned through President Trump’s speech. There was one big exception.

  • March 1, 2017

    3 winners and 2 losers from President Trump’s first address to Congress

    One loser, as always with Trump: immigrants.

  • February 28, 2017

    There’s much more to the story of the fallen Navy SEAL Trump praised in his speech to Congress

    The death of Navy SEAL William Owens is at the center of a raging political firestorm.

  • February 28, 2017

    A visual guide to standing ovations in Trump’s address to Congress

  • February 28, 2017

    Trump's agenda is the same whether it's sold with a clean speech or an angry rant

    The president is now trying to sell his policies with honey rather than vinegar.

  • February 28, 2017

    Trump’s new, potentially inclusive family leave policy faces big hurdles in Congress

    Key phrase: “new parents.”

  • February 28, 2017

    Trump just moved the GOP’s health care consensus permanently to the left

    It’s a post-Obamacare world, and Republicans are learning to live in it.

  • February 28, 2017

    Trump is performing the role of president, not doing the job

    He doesn’t want to be president, he just wants to play one on TV.

  • February 28, 2017

    22 promises Trump made in his speech to Congress, in one chart

    The speech largely focused on things he wants to keep out of the country.

  • February 28, 2017

    Trump proposed 5 specific policies to replace Obamacare. Here’s how they work.

    Trump didn’t get into the details — and those matter a lot.

  • February 28, 2017

    Trump promised to end the opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic. A wall won’t do that.

    The evidence shows that stricter border security just can’t overcome drug traffickers.

  • February 28, 2017

    What to expect from President Trump’s speech to Congress

    It’s the president’s first big speech since the inauguration.

  • February 28, 2017

    Trump used a rare disease survivor to take a shot at the FDA

    The president wants to dismantle the FDA to usher in more medical “miracles.” Here’s why that won’t work.

  • February 28, 2017

    How Trump could actually help stop the “cycle of violence” in America

    Trump wants a “tough on crime” approach. The evidence suggests that would do more harm than good.

  • February 28, 2017

    Read: President Donald Trump’s first speech to Congress

    The president argued that he’s kept his promises and laid out his agenda.

  • February 28, 2017

    House Democratic women are wearing white — a symbol of women’s suffrage — to Trump’s speech

    They’re sending a clear message to the president on women’s rights.

  • February 28, 2017

    What the White House says will be in President Trump’s speech to Congress

    From "American carnage" to laying out an "optimistic vision": an outline of Trump’s speech to Congress.

  • February 28, 2017

    Trump’s guests for his congressional address: Americans with family members killed by immigrants

    Donald Trump doesn’t talk about everyday Americans often. But when he does, it’s about those hurt by immigration.

  • February 28, 2017

    The 5 foreign policy issues to watch for in Trump’s faux-State of the Union speech

    Russia, ISIS, defense spending, and more.

  • February 28, 2017

    Activist and DREAMer Astrid Silva is delivering the Spanish-language response to Trump’s Congress speech

    And it could be the most interesting speech of the night.

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