Josie Duffy Rice writes about the criticism against Kim Foxx, the Cook County state’s attorney, stemming from her handling of the case against the actor Jussie Smollett.
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.
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.
John Cassidy writes about recent election wins by outsider candidates like Lori Lightfoot, in Chicago, and Zuzana Caputova, in Slovakia.
Osita Nwanevu writes on Monday’s “We the People” forum in Washington, organized by progressive groups and unions, which drew eight Democratic Presidential candidates, including Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Beto O’Rourke, and Bernie Sanders
John Cassidy writes about the new book by the sportswriter Rick Reilly, which documents President Donald Trump’s many ways of cheating at golf.
Osita Nwanevu writes about the efforts in Congress by the Democratic Party to address climate change.
John Cassidy writes about the I.P.O. of the ride-hailing tech company Lyft and about the history of the dot-com stock bubble.
John Cassidy writes about the Mueller report, which, according to a summary issued by Attorney General William Barr, neither concludes that the President committed obstruction of justice nor exonerates him.