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  • Will Bernie Supporters Sabotage Hillary?

    Sanders supporters at Philly protest run over and cheer a "Hillary for prison" van sponsored by InfoWars. pic.twitter…

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    Elizabeth Warren on Trump's 'Toxic Stew of Bigotry and Hatred'

    Experience the senator’s press-conference speech in virtual reality.

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    Bernie or Bargain

    Are die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters willing to compromise and vote for Hillary Clinton?

  • 2016 Distilled
    J. Scott Applewhite / AP

    Obama’s New American Exceptionalism

    At the Democratic convention, the president framed America as a shining city on a hill—under constant construction.

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    Jonthan Ernst / Reuters

    The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Boy Band Hits Wells Fargo Center

    President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Hillary Clinton’s VP pick Tim Kaine are all slated to speak at the DNC tonight.

  • Dominick Reuter / Reuters

    Can Jill Stein Lead a Revolution?

    The Green Party candidate wants disillusioned Bernie Sanders supporters to join her—not Hillary Clinton.

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    Jim Young / Reuters

    Live Coverage of the Democratic National Convention: Day 4

    After a full-throated endorsement by President Obama, Hillary Clinton will take the stage on Thursday night.

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    Trump Shows the Flaws of NSA Surveillance

    His call for Russian hackers to break into Hillary Clinton’s email validate the worst suspicions of security-state critics.

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  • Next America: Criminal Justice
    Nacho Doce / Reuters

    7,000 Deaths in Custody

    A first-ever database provides a detailed look at how people died during encounters with the criminal-justice system in Texas.

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    When Bernie Bros Become Hillary Bros

    A casual survey at the DNC reveals not youthful folly, but Millennial pragmatism.

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    Why Identity Trumps Class for Many at the Democratic Convention

    Sketches of voters whose life experiences caused them to see the election through the lenses of gender and race.

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    Matt Rourke / AP

    The Diverse Left and White Working-Class Right

    Does the Democratic Party—open to all immigrants, races, genders, and sexual orientations—have enough room for less educated white voters?

  • 2016 National Elections
    Mark Kauzlarich / Reuters

    Obama Returns to His Biography

    Twelve years after introducing himself to the American public as the son of an immigrant, the president recast himself as a bearer of Scotch-Irish values.

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    How Donald Trump Beat Reddit

    His first Q&A on the site seemed free-wheeling and open to all, but it was actually obsessively controlled.

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    Bloomberg's Case Against Trump

    The billionaire former New York mayor denounced the Republican nominee as a “dangerous demagogue” and a “risky, reckless, and radical choice.”

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    A Thermidorian Reaction

    At the Democratic National Convention, history repeats itself ...

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    The Atlantic Conventions Daily

    Join us for day three of the Democratic National Convention.

  • ‘We Are Preparing to Shatter the Highest Glass Ceiling in Our Country,’ Cont'd

    We just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet.” —Hillary —…

  • Track of the Day: 'Road to Hell'

    For our reader series of songs inspired by presidential candidates, Mark gets ambitious: In your…

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    Why Trump Really Doesn't Want to Release Those Returns

    A reader who is a veteran lawyer on the West Coast writes about Donald Trump’s argument that he can’t/won’t…

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    How Abigail Adams Proves Bill O'Reilly Wrong About Slavery

    The Fox host’s insistence that black laborers building the White House were “well-fed and had decent lodgings” fits in a long history of insisting the “peculiar institution” wasn’t so bad.