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How to Be a C.E.O., From a Decade’s Worth of Them

It started with a simple idea: What if I sat down with chief executives, and never asked them about their companies?<p>The notion occurred to me roughly a decade ago, after spending years as a reporter and interviewing C.E.O.s about many of the expected things: their growth plans, the competition, the …

Leadership

Rep. Tom Marino: Drug czar nominee and the opioid industry’s advocate in Congress

Tom Marino is a four-term Republican member of the House who represents a district in northeastern Pennsylvania that has been hard-hit by the opioid crisis. Yet Marino also has been a friend on Capitol Hill of the giant drug companies that distribute the pain pills that have wreaked so much …

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The Danger of President Pence

Trump’s critics yearn for his exit. But Mike Pence, the corporate right’s inside man, poses his own risks.<p>On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been …

Rachel Maddow: Trump’s TV Nemesis

Her show permits liberals to enjoy themselves during what may be the most unenjoyable time of their political lives.<p>In Rachel Maddow’s office at the MSNBC studios, there is a rack on which hang about thirty elegant women’s jackets in various shades of black and gray. On almost every week night of …

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Exiles on Pennsylvania Avenue: How Jared and Ivanka Were Repelled by Washington’s Elite

“What is off-putting about them,” one political veteran told me, “is they do not grasp their essential irrelevance. They think they are special.”<p>I. Air Force One<p>Donald Trump hoped the trip would draw a line under the Russia story, which had hounded his candidacy and was now damaging his presidency. …

How to Draft Like a Fantasy Football Expert

Playing fantasy football is increasingly the one trait all sports fans have in common, with seemingly everyone getting in on what has turned into …

Just Say No to Push Notifications

We don’t need a reminder to post to Facebook—ever; take back your lock screen with controls and a bill of rights<p>I’ll bet [Buzz! Julie just posted to Facebook for the first time in a while] that you cannot make it through [Ding! Notafriend123 just started a live video!] this column [Buzz! Sunday …

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Steve Bannon Readies His Revenge

The war on Jared Kushner is about to go nuclear.<p>On the morning he was being ousted as <b>Donald Trump’s</b> chief strategist last Friday, <b>Steve Bannon</b> had already turned the page. “Why do you sound unfazed?” a friend asked Bannon as news of his demise ricocheted across the web. “Because,” Bannon replied, …

Carl Icahn’s Failed Raid on Washington

Was President Trump’s richest adviser focussed on helping the country—or his own bottom line?<p>One day in August, 2016, the financier Carl Icahn made an urgent phone call to the Environmental Protection Agency. Icahn is one of the richest men on Wall Street, and he has thrived, in no small measure, …

Is America Headed for a New Kind of Civil War?

A day after the brawling and racist brutality and deaths in Virginia, Governor Terry McAuliffe asked, “How did we get to this place?” The more relevant question after Charlottesville—and other deadly episodes in Ferguson, Charleston, Dallas, St. Paul, Baltimore, Baton Rouge, and Alexandria—is where …

Tensions Flare as Cuomo Confronts Democratic Rift

As he looks to heighten his national profile, criticizing the Republican health care bill and President Trump’s immigration policy, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York has been forced to confront a political schism far closer to home.<p>For five years, a group of renegade Democrats has enabled …