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    Jen Psaki

    White House Press Sec. Jen Psaki has dealt with her fair share of haters — she became a target of Russian propagandists, after all. In this bonus extra, Psaki shares how she plans to modernize and control the message from the world’s most powerful briefing room.

    Jen Psaki on Blocking Out the Haters

    New White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki discusses how she’ll deal with people who do not like her or what she says.

    George Conway & Neal Katyal

    What lies ahead for Trump now that he’s no longer president? Likely a whole lot of legal hurt. Get the scoop from The Lincoln Project's George Conway and Supreme Court lawyer Neal Katyal.

    George Will

    Mitch McConnell may be the only DC Republican who hates Trump as much as conservative commentator George Will. So don't be baffled by the senator's shifting stance on impeachment: McConnell's always playing the long game.

    McConnell’s Long Game

    The Senate Republican Leader’s shifting stance regarding Trump’s impeachment has colleagues baffled. But conservative columnist George Will believes this much: McConnell may be the only DC Republican who hates Trump as much as Will does.

    Tony Schwartz

    "The Art of the Deal" ghostwriter Tony Schwartz says the narrative around Trump is wrong. Trump's chief characteristic is his need for domination — and he just lost what matters most to him. (He also calls Trump "sociopathic." You know, for good measure.)

    Debbie Dingell

    Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell was in the House chamber when insurrectionists stormed the Capitol. She’s here to say: Violent right-wing extremism existed long before Jan 6.

    Adam Jentleson

    Will a 50-50 Senate foster bipartisanship? D.C. insider Adam Jentleson thinks not: Mitch McConnell still has a lot of sway — and a singular focus on reclaiming the majority in 2022.

    What a 50-50 Senate Means for Biden

    Adam Jentleson, deputy chief of staff to former Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid and author of "Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate," knows all too well how Mitch McConnell can obstruct a new president’s agenda.

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