The surrogate illustrates the difficulty of campaigning for the Republican nominee without publicly disgracing oneself.
Just doing the opposite of whatever liberals want is a remarkably poor way to make decisions.
The Republican nominee has upset the VFW and a faction of its membership, and shows no inclination to apologize.
The father of a fallen U.S. soldier is showing how much more the Republican leadership cares about partisan victory than about repudiating prejudice.
Those who demonstrate at the RNC and DNC have extreme views within their faith. But they are increasingly mistaken for the mainstream.
His call for Russian hackers to break into Hillary Clinton’s email validate the worst suspicions of security-state critics.
Sketches of voters whose life experiences caused them to see the election through the lenses of gender and race.
The most ardent Bernie Sanders supporters must confront the fact that there is more in their way than corruption and stupidity.
The Democratic Party’s emphasis on race and gender is compelling to many voters—but it may not accord with the experience of many who are struggling.
Identity politics loomed large on the first night of the Democratic National Convention.
The majority of Democratic voters, however, are with her.
Imagining how the GOP will move on from Donald Trump and 'Make America Great Again.'
Late in the U.S. Republican primary, the Texas senator denounced his then-rival in strong moral terms. He may not hold his ground during the convention.
Artists brought their work to the streets of Cleveland—from portraits to cosplay to sex dolls—taking advantage of the crowds.
A protestor makes his voice heard—and police respond with commendable restraint.
Two black community activists in Cleveland wish that their neighborhoods were as well protected as the Republican National Convention.
Donald Trump acts as if he isn’t a regular politician. One sense in which that is true: His political organization is even more mendacious than the lying norm.
Far from the action at the Republican National Convention, Trump demonstrators of all political persuasions voiced their concerns for America.
Citing recent killings by police, Tim Scott of South Carolina asked his colleagues to stop ignoring the struggles of those who face racial prejudice.
A couple weeks ago, ahead of her appearance at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Josephine Wolff, a professor at the Rochester…