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Talking Points Memo · 3h ago

Good Journalism Requires Clarity, Accuracy

Before discussing the events of today in the Senate, I want to note a subsidiary issue, a matter of press coverage. But this is not a secondary issue in terms of importance. Let me also pref...
Talking Points Memo · 5h ago

Yep. This Again. Still Important

I’m about to write up some thoughts about the collapse (for now) of the Senate Trumpcare effort. But we still need to make this June goal for membership sign ups. Long day. Good day. But we ...
Talking Points Memo · 5h ago

The Jared Docket

What are investigators investigating about Jared Kushner? A lot. Here’s our run-down of the different categories of things they’re looking at and why he’s picked up one of the DC lawyers you...
Talking Points Memo · 7h ago

You Have to See This

It’s worth taking a moment and watching this exchange a short time ago with Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders at today’s briefing. The amount of whining, pathological lying an...
Talking Points Memo · 10h ago

Breaking Down the Carnage State by State

Yesterday we had the big CBO score of the Senate Trumpcare bill. Now The Center for American Progress has taken the CBO study and used Kaiser Family Foundation, Census and CMS data to break ...
Talking Points Memo · 14h ago

McConnell On the Ropes. For Now.

I wanted to start the morning with a brief update on the latest developments with the Republican Senate’s drive to pass Trumpcare. For the last several days I’ve been saying that I thought i...
Talking Points Memo · 1d ago

The Very Latest On Obamacare Repeal

Significant developments since the devastating CBO report was released just three hours ago: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has reiterated his opposition to what he called a “terrible” bill, and just...
Talking Points Memo · 1d ago

Help Us Build the New TPM

We now need just 263 241 new membership sign ups by Friday to reach our goal of 22,000 total subscribers by the end of June. It sounds like just a number. But these goals are critical to bui...
Talking Points Memo · 1d ago

Was That Wrong?

There’s something emerging in the right-wing media, especially something from prominent voices in the right-wing media who talk regularly to talk to President Trump and his entourage. That i...
Talking Points Memo · 1d ago

Just as Horrible, Now Faster

We’re getting the toplines out of the CBO score of the Senate Trumpcare bill. They’re bad. A slightly lower number of people losing their coverage over a ten year time horizon (22 million ov...