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Michael A. Cohen

Michael A. Cohen is a regular contributor for The Boston Globe on national politics and foreign affairs. He is also the author of “American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division.” Michael has written for dozens of news outlets, including as a columnist for the Guardian and Foreign Policy and he is the US Political Correspondent for the London Observer. He previously worked as a speechwriter at the US State Department and has been a lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.

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Why aren’t we talking about impeachment?

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Considering the substantial evidence that President Trump has committed high crimes and misdemeanors, why aren’t we talking about impeachment proceedings in Congress?

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John Kelly leaves White House with his reputation in tatters

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He exposed himself as small-minded, dishonest, and sympathetic to Trump’s most egregiously racist and xenophobic policies.

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Accusations against Trump are the tip of the iceberg

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The felony accusations against Donald Trump increasingly appear to be just the start of the president’s alleged law-breaking.

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Power grab in Wisconsin and Michigan is an assault on democracy

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Republican legislators are using a lame-duck session to subvert an electoral outcome and make a mockery of democracy.