On-Going Special Features

Weekend Reader: The National Memo will run a 1,000-1,500 word excerpt from a newsworthy new book excerpt every Saturday morning

Newsmaker Interview: Once a month, The National Memo will conduct an interview with a prominent political or cultural leader.

Last Friday Of Each Month: Senate Watch and House Watch

January 10-11: Special issue: 2014 political preview (one for Democrats, one for Republicans)

January 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 21: State of the Union


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February 12: Lincoln’s Birthday

February 14: Marriage Equality Issue for Valentine’s Day

February 17: Presidents Day

March 4: Primary Day (Texas)

March 8: CPAC Recap Edition

March 11: Election Special

March 18: Primary Day (Illinois)

April 22: Special Earth Day edition

April 25: NRA Annual Meeting

May 6: Primary Day (Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio)

May 13: Primary Day (Nebraska, West Virginia)

May 20: Primary Day (Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Oregon, Pennsylvania)

May 27: Special Memorial Day edition: “Honoring America’s Veterans”

June 3: Primary Day (Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota)

June 10: Primary Day (Maine, Nevada, North Dakota, South Carolina, Virginia)

June 16: Commemorating the end of Franklin Roosevelt’s 100 days

June 24: Primary Day (Colorado, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, Utah)

July 1: Special edition coinciding with the Battle Of Gettysburg: “The Unfinished Civil War”

July 20: Wrap up coverage of Netroots Nation

July 20: Gun control edition commemorating the two-year anniversary of the Aurora shooting

August 5: Primary Day (Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Washington)

August 22: Special Edition on education: “Back To School”

Civil rights movement special features (3 throughout month)


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September 2: Special Labor Day edition: “The State of Labor in America”

September 27: Values Voter Summit round up

Special Edition: Peace in the Middle East

October 12: Special Arab-Israeli Conflict edition coinciding with AIPAC National Summit

October 21: Midterm Election preview edition

October 26: 1947 - Special Hillary Clinton edition coinciding with her birthday


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November 4: Election Day

November 11: Special Veteran’s Day Edition

November 28: Special Thanksgiving Day Edition


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The Greediest Cases: satirical profiles of America’s most undeserving one-percenters.

Year In Review