2016 Distilled

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  • Education
    Robert F. Bukaty / AP

    Maine Governor Paul LePage Names Himself Commissioner of Education

    The move caps a week in which he insulted lawmakers and then tried to play off his racist comments and support for the guillotine as ploys for attention.

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  • Health
    Ben McKeown / AP

    What Is the Point of Joe Biden's Cancer 'Moonshot'?

    The vice president has launched an effort to “end cancer,” but the White House is only asking for $1 billion.

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    Matt Rourke / AP

    Can Hillary Clinton Convince Voters They're Not Settling?

    The former secretary of state will have to shift her strategy as she faces her surging Democratic rival, Bernie Sanders.

  • Sage, Ink: New Hampshire Fail

  • Newsletter
    Carolyn Kaster / AP

    The Edge: Lynch: 'They Have Waited Decades for Justice'

  • Carolyn Kaster / AP

    United States v. Ferguson

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the Justice Department is suing the Missouri municipality after an agreement on reform broke down.

  • Seth Wenig / AP

    You Say You Want a Revolution

    If Bernie Sanders is serious about a political transformation in America, he needs a better plan.

  • Jim Cole / AP

    Sanders, Trump, and the War Over American Exceptionalism

    The two insurgents want to take America in radically different directions—with Donald Trump looking to keep the world out and Bernie Sanders looking to bring it in.

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  • Executive
    Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

    A Frustrated Obama Returns to the 'Politics of Hope'

    The president went back to his stomping grounds in the Illinois state senate and found more partisanship than he remembered.

  • Against Endorsements

    This morning I went on Democracy Now to discuss my critique of “class-first” policy as a way of ameliorating the…

  • David Goldman / AP

    Carly Fiorina Drops Out

    After a seventh-place finish in New Hampshire, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO is done.

  • Track of the Day: 'Big Time'

    A reader serves up some classic stop-motion from the ‘80s: I know Governor Christie is leaving the…

  • Brian Snyder / Reuters

    The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

    After a pair of poor showings in New Hampshire, Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina drop out of the race.

  • John Minchillo / AP

    The Populist Revolt

    From Flint to New Hampshire, an angry American public is determined to challenge the status quo.

  • David Goldman / AP

    Trump's Two Victories in New Hampshire

    He bridged traditional GOP divides, while his opponents have not yet displayed broad appeal.

  • Technology
    Joshua Roberts / Reuters

    The Supreme Court's Devastating Decision on Climate

    The move raises the stakes of the presidential election for those concerned about global warming.

  • News

    'Yes, I Will Be Voting for Senator Sanders'

    That’s what Ta-Nehisi just told Amy Goodman on Democracy Now, and you can watch the segment through this link. …

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    Rick Wilking / Reuters

    Democracy Won in New Hampshire

    Everything that was supposed to be silenced is suddenly being said.

  • Education
    Jason Reed / Reuters

    School Integration’s Comeback

    President Obama’s budget includes a new $120 million grant to support school integration.  

  • Criminal Justice

    Unearthing San Quentin

    Resurrected photos capture moments of daily life at the California prison.

  • Culture
    Laura Poitras / Whitney Museum of American Art

    ‘Astro Noise’: When Mass Surveillance Is Art

    In a new exhibition at the Whitney, the filmmaker Laura Poitras examines a post-9/11 world.