The most surreal moment in the Democratic debate came when one of America’s most powerful insiders took umbrage at an accurate characterization of who she represents.
Despite a disappointing presidential run, the 53-year-old Kentuckian is unusually well positioned to influence Senate debate on an array of crucial issues.
Many of Hillary Clinton’s endorsers treat her foreign-policy differences with Bernie Sanders as trifling disagreements, even though they could remake the world for the worse.
Four years ago, Iowans rewarded the neocon-inflected campaigns of Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney. This year, four of the top five finishers are critics of unnecessary interventions.
A Florida man was accused of resisting arrest—but surveillance footage of the five cops who nabbed him tells a different story.
The consent decree would impose sweeping reforms on a municipality that systematically violated the rights of its residents for years. Is it willing to pay for them?
The Vermont senator seems far less likely to start a war of choice as president, but that doesn’t seem to count for much in the Democratic primary.
A portrait of a man who is unaware of his role in the system that he savages
David R. Daleiden and Melissa Click are both villains in the culture war. Both may have broken the law. But there’s no need to charge, try, or jail either one.
A private company has captured 2.2 billion photos of license plates in cities throughout America. It stores them in a database, tagged with the location where they were taken. And it is selling that data.
There are lots of principled reasons that an anti-racist socialist might not favor the policy.
The National Review publishes the movement-conservative case against the Republican frontrunner.
A tiny but illuminating controversy over collards.
Her endorsement of Donald Trump highlights the waning influence of proponents of war with Iraq.
Ted Cruz’s debate-night attack backfired on stage, but it was never going to convince Trump supporters.
A case study in the civil war raging through Republican Party politics
What makes a private company’s algorithm label some people and addresses more threatening than others during 911 calls?
The highly suspicious killing of Brendon Glenn
The Republican frontrunner asks security to take coats from protestors, and then turn them out into the freezing cold.
In the 1980s, the real-estate developer stepped out onto the national stage—and in interviews with the press, showed a different side of his personality.