David Kurtz

David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

Articles by David

We’re just over an hour in, and Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have essentially hijacked the start of the confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh.

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The perennial question of whether Dems need to moderate or go full lefty may be moot in Florida this time around where the nomination of uber-progressive Andrew Gillum for governor could be a huge boost for Democrats’ chances of holding the Senate. Allegra Kirkland explains.

It now appears that the conversation Michael Cohen recorded with Donald Trump, and released last month to a frenzy, was about buying up all of the National Enquirer’s dirt on Trump. All of it, going back some 20 years. That’s according to the New York Times.

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Basking in the morning-after glow of his victory, Florida GOP gubernatorial nominee goes on Fox and warns voters not to “monkey this up” by voting for his African American opponent. Watch.