Andrew Joyce
Andrew Joyce

I cover politics and policy.

April 20, 2017

Trump called Pavarotti a "good friend." Pavarotti's widow sang a different tune.

Trump's claim of friendship deserves a second look.

April 20, 2017

Judge in the deported "Dreamer" case was once attacked by Trump for his Mexican heritage

Judge Gonzalo Curiel will oversee a decision in the case of Juan Manuel Montes, the first Dreamer deported under Trump.
April 17, 2017

Trump hosted a special Easter celebration just for the well-to-do guests of Mar-a-Lago

Which one do you think they put more effort into?
April 14, 2017

Betsy DeVos' pick for civil rights office has a terrible record on civil rights

She's an opponent of affirmative action and coauthored papers with a famous economist who opposed the Civil Rights Act.
April 14, 2017

Who is driving Trump's new foreign policy, him or the military?

Our new president is either changing his foreign policy or having it changed for him.

April 13, 2017

GOP Sen. Mike Crapo once bragged about doing 200 town halls. Now, he's doing zero.

His staff told constituents that there wasn't enough "interest" in holding another. The movement disagrees.
April 13, 2017

Trump's foreign policy positions are erratic — and so are the American public's

Trump doesn't appear to know what he wants out of his foreign policy, and polling suggests he's not alone.
April 13, 2017

The Kansas special election offered Democrats hope. It also gives them something to fight each other about.

A Progressive candidate in deep-red Kansas had an improbably strong campaign, but no help from the national party.
April 12, 2017

Today in Trump-Russia News: Carter Page surveilled under suspicion he was a foreign agent

Plus: More Manafort revelations and Nunes is debunked again.
April 12, 2017

ICE is suspending "sanctuary cities" reports because they are riddled with errors

One might even say these reports are #FakeNews.

April 12, 2017
April 11, 2017

No, Ruth Bader Ginsburg did not just call Lindsey Graham a woman

She did, however, make a compelling case for the use of the serial comma.
April 11, 2017

Trump had to be reminded of this 138-year-old White House tradition on Twitter

The White House appears to be struggling with some of the day-to-day operations.
April 11, 2017

The resistance might get its first electoral win since Trump — without Democratic money

Tuesday is the first special congressional election since Trump's victory.
April 11, 2017

The first referendum on the Trump era will happen today in Kansas

It's an election Republicans should not have had to worry about.

April 10, 2017

Alabama's socially conservative GOP governor allegedly tried to cover up an affair. Now he's resigning.

The governor was caught on tape talking about groping his alleged mistress.
April 10, 2017

A top Trump adviser says Jared Kushner is like Alexander Hamilton. Umm. No.

But Hamilton was closer to Trump on some issues than people think.
April 10, 2017

Team Trump is all over the place on Syria

Their Syria policy is totally different depending on who you ask.
April 9, 2017

Trump refuses to say what his Syria plan is. So we asked some experts what's coming next.

The U.S. is at war with Assad's regime — but what that means going forward isn't clear.