A dominant R&B singer of the 1950s, Ruth Brown was born on this day in 1928. Here she is 60 years ago singing “Every Time It Rains I Think of You” at the Apollo.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
Kevin McCarthy FlickrHouse GOP Strategy for 2020: Emulate Trump's Ruthless AttacksThey're going all-in with the taunts and name-calling.
The White House/FlickrTrump Acts Like a Populist. His Regulatory Record Suggests Otherwise.The administration has consistently favored big businesses over average people.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrHow Kamala Harris Plans to Take on the Pharmaceutical IndustryIn addition to a policy proposal, she has a workable theory of change.