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The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics
Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage readers of all political stripes. Here’s an offering of the best of this week’s crop, picked fresh off the Toonosphere. Edited by Matt Wuerker.
Surging gas prices could fuel backlash against Trump
A huge jump in driving costs in recent months is likely to push a wave of economic anger across the nation — just in time for the midterm elections.
Why a storied lobbying firm gambled on Michael Cohen
The alliance came to an end when FBI agents raided the office the firm had given Cohen in New York.
Perez infuriates liberals with Cuomo endorsement
The DNC chairman pits himself against Deputy Chairman Keith Ellison by intervening in the Democratic primary for New York governor.
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Wellstone legacy ‘goes dormant’ after family ousted in Democratic feud
A rift at an influential progressive group named for the late Minnesota senator offers a glimpse into a thorny party debate.
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