Here’s our latest on the inevitability (or otherwise) of mass shootings in the United States.
Michael Steele becomes the sixth former chair of the Republican National Committee to say he will not vote for the GOP nominee.
A documentary film-maker was disinvited from an academic conference because an organizer feared she would be subject to ideologically motivated reprisals for hosting him.
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A new report finds that anti-Semitic death threats have increased significantly during this election cycle.
Chey Cobb, a reader in San Diego, writes: I’m just tuning in to your time…
Democracy is facing setbacks around the world, but there hasn't been reason to doubt America's resilience—until now.
An artificial intelligence found Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton seemed to get “happier” coverage than Donald Trump. But is that evidence of media bias? Not necessarily.
Caitlin Flanagan, an Atlantic contributing editor, wrote a piece for the The Washington Post called “Why we trust Donald…
His proposals for tough restrictions on lobbying may be late in coming, but they’re drawing praise from government-reform advocates.
The president said the Republican nominee should “stop whining” during a press conference at the White House.
Advocates for sexual assault survivors fear devastating consequences from the Republican nominee’s retaliation against his accusers.
Many more of your smart emails are coming in over Trump and what he means for the election, the GOP…
The Clinton campaign seems unsure whether or not to try to win Congress by tying Republicans to their foundering nominee.
The 2016 race has turned the battle of the sexes into an all-out war.
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“Trump’s long record of statements and conduct,” the signatories argue, “have shown him indifferent or hostile to the Constitution’s basic features.”
Policy decisions, like the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, affect where campaign money comes from.
Hillary Clinton is stepping up her campaign efforts in The Grand Canyon State.
A number of women have stepped forward to claim that they were assaulted by the Republican nominee, who denies their accusations. Republican leaders, meanwhile, are struggling to respond.