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Founded in 1969, the Washington Monthly is a political magazine that illuminates the ideas and characters that animate America's government.

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Wonder who's a Useful Idiot, a Political Whore, a Russian Asset? I spoke with an ex-KGB sleeper agent, an ex-CIA op… https://t.co/8A8KYUDjU2
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Retweeted by Washington MonthlyCatch @EricCortellessa @monthly tonight on #StateCircle 7pm talking about how #Maryland votes #voting @mptnewshttps://t.co/wBgZ2CDUk2
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12/14
2019
Great piece that demonstrates what is possible when we orient elections around the modern #voter experience, not th… https://t.co/HX7mQK5GWy
Retweeted by Washington Monthly“Rockville’s [vote-by-mail] election should send a message to Maryland legislators and county officials that it’s t… https://t.co/nEgbewDQ6J
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyNewsflash: there is no real front runner, argues @SmartyPants60. https://t.co/ADvwBz22uKPolls show that many Republicans are unified in their opposition to Democrats, not their loyalty to Trump. A right… https://t.co/nuyGPeodDXMy latest: Michael Bloomberg isn't going to become a party nominee, that's why if he really wants to defeat Donald… https://t.co/tR8hDl787g
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyAn important discussion about #collegerankings, value and #ROI. Thank you @WhitebdAdvisor @HigherLearnADV @jrpellerhttps://t.co/P0qH6q99Ij
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12/12
2019
The attorney general says that faith in America is under attack. It's not. That's just his latest attempt to justif… https://t.co/ZerTEekcsoIn light of the Russian visit to the Oval Office on Tues., reminder that Trump knows he’s often unsuccessful on his… https://t.co/X9SQyunHwH
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyTrump wants a media circus. Mitch McConnell just wants to get the vote over with. After the holidays, we'll see whi… https://t.co/m57MM4eTptCutting taxes on everyone who works for a living and paying for it by raising taxes on those who live off their wea… https://t.co/AlS7MWBwxO
12/11
2019
2020 Democrats are putting forward plenty of buzzy proposals to deal with the racial income gap, but as @Anne_S_Kimhttps://t.co/sL3vHjsXwQAutomation will affect all workers but will hit black Americans the hardest, says new research from @McKinsey. That… https://t.co/UA1PUHrNDI
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyThe Inspector General's report found what we've known all along: the FBI never had a political agenda, and had plen… https://t.co/Sg2fJLiZRwBlacks are far less likely than whites to hold "good" jobs that pay well and fairly and more likely to be in jobs s… https://t.co/AxYU3DoVMf
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyThe average black family has 1/10th the wealth of the average white household. The first step to closing the "racia… https://t.co/hozQEhcQ2r
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12/10
2019
"It’s always important to know about Lincoln, and today it is urgent." https://t.co/FC6dh2vUbNA bittersweet moment as I recognize that @EricCortellessa has taken my place manning the universal-vote-by-mail beat https://t.co/Ha7kiDECzF
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyThere are troubling similarities right now between India and the US. The Indian government's anti-Muslim citizenshi… https://t.co/jJHf6vuDfzVote by mail is critical: Why don’t Marylanders vote? - The Washington Post https://t.co/e39Rj5W0BR
Retweeted by Washington Monthly"Little temper tantrums and macho posturing ... are not going to please citizens looking for a return to decorum,"… https://t.co/RVFGxe3YdO
12/9
2019
Apple, Amazon, Google and a bunch of others want to get into healthcare. I wrote an article in @monthly giving yet… https://t.co/J3X0QA3UJG
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyIn @PostOpinions, Digital Editor @EricCortellessa argues that Rockville's municipal elections last month make the c… https://t.co/J0MnvXOFM9
12/8
2019
"Insulting a skeptical voter does not make you very likeable." https://t.co/vyZ8l3zj2JIf you’re not already following/reading Washington Monthly @monthly you should be. The pieces span a broad range of… https://t.co/G6SOLB2qoM
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12/7
2019
That’s why so many of them are retiring. https://t.co/8wKYt2GiayHe shouldn't be considered a journalist. Period. https://t.co/Dzrpo1qu89Authoritarian regimes are mastering so-called "gray zone" tactics like interfering in elections and spreading misi… https://t.co/80YDpbj4fQMy @monthly debut, in which I suggest a few ideas for winning in the #GrayZone https://t.co/92PclJgPQa
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyOn @MSNBC, there are 2 hrs of tv hosted by women over the 8 hrs of 4 pm-midnight. During that same 8 hrs, @CNN has… https://t.co/zU2TN8J1gJ
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12/6
2019
The Chief Justice can make sure that the American people hear all the relevant evidence, or he can act in a nakedly… https://t.co/5ZGjUeKyH5What the Heck Happened to Jonathan Turley? | Washington Monthly https://t.co/wprRnDupau
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyHe was once a charismatic law professor. Now, he's a self-promoting cheerleader for conservative politics. Read… https://t.co/Sx1HqaeWwBNew! What the Heck Happened to Jonathan Turley? 25 years ago, I sat in the front row of his law class. Now, he’s so… https://t.co/s17EGMZVlB
Retweeted by Washington Monthly"As long as a white male-dominated media gets to decide who receives positive attention or criticism, or whom they… https://t.co/1qe3PsOlfYI should add that my editors for @monthly are white men and they had no hesitation with publishing this piece. Than… https://t.co/jnpLXljCny
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyMen—& predominantly white men—hold the largest & loudest megaphones in political journalism. As a result, women or… https://t.co/t8yzfNCAvr
Retweeted by Washington Monthly“Black women are the backbone of the Democratic party—and women make up more than half of total voters, period. Wit… https://t.co/7yRMA3XeO4
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyExactly!!! https://t.co/61UMNYi8Fy
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyMy latest: The Biggest Barrier Facing Women Running for President: most voters are told what a Pres. should look li… https://t.co/8j4MqinLTf
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12/5
2019
"The president is obviously wounded," writes @Booman23. "His feelings are hurt. And now he will seek ways to exact… https://t.co/WpXuE2ScuIMy colleagues @MaresaStrano and @LydiaBeanTexas have been doing great work, looking at state preemption laws (where… https://t.co/2xo9FU6IFn
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyTrump's scheme to pressure Ukraine bypassed most career government officials. Nevertheless, we're now getting a cle… https://t.co/Ksf7vWWtu4The conservative movement has recognized the power of preemption—using state legislatures to supersede progressive… https://t.co/ZoYole3vRyHow red states are steamrolling blue cities through preemption: the latest from @LydiaBeanTexas and @MaresaStrano f… https://t.co/rufszgXkOD
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyMy brilliant colleagues @MaresaStrano & @LydiaBeanTexas on how red states are steamrolling blue cities on gun contr… https://t.co/hThkboltvZ
Retweeted by Washington Monthly.@EricCortellessa wrote about why donating to @monthly is so important -- especially now. Whether it's Washington… https://t.co/ZGzy65vzmQ
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12/4
2019
GOP lawmakers must know that their excuses for Trump make no sense. https://t.co/APHxP29aLRThe evidence is conclusive that it was Russia, not Ukraine, that interfered in the 2016 election. The president's i… https://t.co/NMaJuNFzE1How does a reporter cover the Trumpocalypse in a fresh way that engages a benumbed readership? It ain't easy, but w… https://t.co/diNJY4qDJZ
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyThank you for this shout out @EricCortellessa on #GivingTuesday! And thank you for helping us bring more attentio… https://t.co/QLZzfjTx34
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyThe White House's stated reasons for not cooperating with the Judiciary Committee range from implausible to incoher… https://t.co/R6pAWy1lUVAt the Monthly, we're doing two things at once: making sense of the news everyone is talking about and reporting on… https://t.co/p6dx8VGiJ1We also completed an exhaustive report on media malpractice concerning veterans' healthcare (… https://t.co/lwLsj9n5UV
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12/3
2019
The nominee will only be successful if he or she can play to multiple groups at once, writes @SmartyPants60. https://t.co/eqANCrnfFCDuring Clinton's impeachment hearings, Democrats called for one as a middle ground. It's telling that GOP lawmakers… https://t.co/2XN3wkr97AToday's healthcare IT infrastructure is highly monopolized by profit-driven corporations, putting patients at risk.… https://t.co/VcwsoDuYzz.@mmilleradams wrote a piece for @monthly about free college and the Kalamazoo Promise: a program that has "pioneer… https://t.co/kUqNgTuXTs
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyCongress is back from break and has a full plate of Im-Peachy stuff going on. I take a bite of that peach with… https://t.co/udA7lolELP
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12/2
2019
Now that Thanksgiving is over, I’ve started thinking about travel plans over the next few months. My vacation advic… https://t.co/IEf4ul9u6g
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11/30
2019
Prof @Wendy_Pearlman on the month-long protests against corruption and lack of vital resources in Lebanon: “When [… https://t.co/AcSsI4WsY6
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyHappy 50th anniversary to the @monthly! To support our work, please consider making a donation. We’re a nonprofit t… https://t.co/Wqr47o42ll
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11/29
2019
Thankful to the team at the @monthly who has given me a platform to expand what I reluctantly started on Twitter—to… https://t.co/TXjgM9aR7e
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11/28
2019
The whitewashing of Trump's legacy has already started with the wholesale denial that he even knew high-ranking mem… https://t.co/IiVY6dOkrYToo overlooked is our failing to view Russian security from Moscow's viewpoint, esp. NATO expansion, which feeds Ru… https://t.co/7t8OKY4fdy
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyTrump is now trying to stir up controversy around the name of Thanksgiving. It's a naked appeal to his "nostalgia v… https://t.co/nJbgWrhwFQThe bare facts of what Trump has done are damning enough to warrant impeachment. We don't need to embellish America… https://t.co/wzlC6BUm4kGiuliani's team of lawyers engaged in "the definition of criminal corruption," writes @Smartypants60. https://t.co/s6UjWZLEvM
11/27
2019
Nursing tops the charts for two-year, bachelor's, and graduate degrees. Criminal justice falls on the bottom.… https://t.co/Du3XeUuUdLThe notion that one must hold certain religious beliefs is the “antithesis of democratic pluralism," writes… https://t.co/oYiJswfcsaFear, retaliation, and unwarranted attacks are often the result of public servants speaking up against wrong-doing.… https://t.co/oMwlLRvIQ6
Retweeted by Washington Monthly"A merger between major milk monopolists threatens to deal another blow to ailing #dairy farmers, and it's not clea… https://t.co/uqTJxfYk3L
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyRepublicans don't have a leg to stand on complaining about unfair hacking—because when it benefitted them, they wer… https://t.co/Bn1nPkxVJiMorale in the State Department is reminiscent of the McCarthy era thanks to Trump's politically motivated attacks.… https://t.co/BGYW1TQjxZ"The chances are good Trump will seek to punish the federal workers who testified in defiance of White House orders… https://t.co/vEDvgHPRJo
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyWhere China Isn’t Sending Its Best and Brightest Via @monthly https://t.co/DlNHS9s3s0 https://t.co/2wI1Mztf8z
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11/26
2019
The Washington Post rightly claims that “Democracy Dies in Darkness.” The Monthly is a smaller light, but one that… https://t.co/9lIZ1BYEamMore than any other early primary state, it will test the extent to which voters are driven by perceptions of elect… https://t.co/EIRhUrMXIgThe full story of what Trump did—pressuring the Ukrainian government, working with known fraudsters, using the Stat… https://t.co/hB3BSxVwksI wrote about #Sihanoukville, a ruined Cambodian city I can’t stop thinking about, and how Cambodian anti-Chinese s… https://t.co/olSsUTsH1J
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyDid you read today's New Yorker profile of Roger McNamee @Moonalice? Do you want to know more about his story and t… https://t.co/BcQ4TtvSo0
Retweeted by Washington Monthly"Hegemony requires soft power and some genuine goodwill between peoples," writes @charlesdunst. Here’s why China is… https://t.co/tfqSxZ9OdbWow here’s a take: “Now, however, we know definitively that Rudy Giuliani does have that [blackmail] power over the… https://t.co/wmrkWawRNP
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11/25
2019
In light of Navy Secretary Spencer’s letter tonight: U.S. officials can’t promote the rule of law overseas if our l… https://t.co/q6dHtzTPMV
Retweeted by Washington Monthly“It’s been pretty clear to me for a very long time that our inability to deal frankly with the issue of race and th… https://t.co/Iy6RwMQEwQ
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11/24
2019
The Conservative Establishment’s Nightmare Is Only Just Beginning https://t.co/knCI6jgl8Y
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyAlt-right 2.0. https://t.co/8Ep14IpKBP
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyThe inestimable @Anne_S_Kim interviews the peerless Mitch Landrieu. If you don't know either, you should. https://t.co/9XDkB2wETW
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyFor the first 45 yrs of my life, I don’t think anyone would have referred to me as fearless. Yet last week, I recei… https://t.co/kfwwjFGUMZ
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11/23
2019
This story is so telling in so many ways. One thing it reveals is that ALL the incentives within the RW bubble are… https://t.co/arqCV10nrx
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyThread: My lengthy piece about the resurgence of the alt-right and Nick Fuentes's battle with the conservative info… https://t.co/GiMi1zsb7K
Retweeted by Washington MonthlyFiona Hill's testimony confirmed what common sense has already told us: Trump's foreign policy has had nothing to d… https://t.co/XZqhmXuLl9
11/22
2019
A sale of the nation's largest milk processor to the nation's largest dairy co-op could codify their alleged price… https://t.co/ZmY5MMwR2J
Retweeted by Washington MonthlySince day one, the Trump administration has worked to silence the media and women's voices. Read @JulieZebrak on fi… https://t.co/j2nflX6hJ9"The consolidation of American agriculture is not a universally efficient or inevitable result of market forces," w… https://t.co/Jl9UpVqnr6Since its 1st days, the Trump admin has fought aggressively to silence reporters, women, public servants, and disse… https://t.co/VeRDC0RATk
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11/21
2019
Sondland, Volker, and Perry may be able to lie their way out of this jam. Trump won't https://t.co/w0rHafUuXy
11/20
2019

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