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April 8, 2019

The High-Stakes Battle Between Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve

John Cassidy on Trump’s efforts to exert his influence over the Federal Reserve and to appoint two of his political supporters, Stephen Moore and Hermain Cain, to its board of directors.

April 8, 2019

Pete Buttigieg Claims His Right to Run for President—and Defends His Right to Exist

Masha Gessen on a speech by the first openly gay Presidential candidate, Pete Buttigieg, at an annual event for Victory Fund, an L.G.B.T.Q. political action committee.

April 4, 2019

Lori Lightfoot, the Slovakian Elections, and the Rise of Political Outsiders

John Cassidy writes about recent election wins by outsider candidates like Lori Lightfoot, in Chicago, and Zuzana Caputova, in Slovakia.