The Democratic chairwoman had few supporters—but clung to her post for years, abetted by the indifference of the White House.
Donald Trump took the freak show of American politics and made it the main event. But now he says he wants to be the candidate of calm.
An eccentric band of conservatives thought they could make a last stand against the presumptive nominee, but wound up only strengthening Trump as he marches to the nomination next week.
Win or lose, the Republican candidate may be shaping the party in his image—and pulling it away from conservative principles.
For the first time, the Republican nominee’s operation shows real signs of changing course. But can changing the campaign change the candidate?
Voters, not the press, decide elections.
As the general election gets under way, the Republican nominee is straining to rein in his outrageous persona. But is it too late to change?
Both political parties experienced populist uprisings this year. But while Republicans were consumed by theirs, Democrats have defeated their insurgent wing, even if they haven’t tamed it.
The 2016 campaign has revealed an America of stark division and mutual animosity.
The Democratic insurgent’s campaign is losing steam—but his supporters are not ready to give up.
One way or another, there will be a Trump on Pennsylvania Avenue next year.
A reader emails hello@ to defend Don in Whetstone, Kentucky, a Trump voter who called into WBUR’s On…
One of the more remarkable features of this election season has been the way Donald Trump’s movement has taken the…
The Republican Party’s old divisions have been scrambled by its new presidential nominee.
With Donald Trump its presumptive nominee after his win in the Indiana primary, the GOP will never be the same.
Eugene Puryear explains why Sanders isn’t revolutionary enough.
Amid all the explanations of the Republican frontrunner’s appeal, few account for the candidate himself.
It's mathematically impossible for the Ohio governor to win the nomination in the primaries. But he still likes his chances.
With Donald Trump's hold on the nomination strengthening, some in the GOP establishment believe it’s time for acceptance.