Gabby Birenbaum

Gabby Birenbaum, a Washington Monthly intern, is a senior at Northwestern University studying journalism and political science.

Orange (County) Is Still the New Blue

Democrats lost two congressional seats in Orange County, California. But a slate of down-ballot victories suggest a long-term commitment to growing the local Democratic party paid off in 2020.

Everyone’s Moving to the Suburbs

As the pandemic rages and Zoom makes commuting irrelevant, an exodus from cities seems underway. Will it continue? Are ‘burbs, already in need of help, ready for the influx?