Here’s our latest on the inevitability (or otherwise) of mass shootings in the United States.
How the election looks to backers of the Republican nominee
A new lawsuit takes aim at the Department of Education’s push to force colleges to decide cases based on “a preponderance of the evidence.”
The Virginia senator’s early call for a war vote in Congress helped him break free of President Obama and earn a spot as Hillary Clinton’s running mate.
The most ardent Bernie Sanders supporters must confront the fact that there is more in their way than corruption and stupidity.
In his convention speech, he suggested that Muslims need to earn the rights that all other Americans enjoy.
Hillary Clinton made history on Tuesday night—and her husband reintroduced the first woman to secure a major-party nomination to America.
Four decades after he asked his wife to set aside her own ambitions, he asked Americans to return her to the White House in her own right.
His convention speech re-introducing his wife to the country was an uneven, but ultimately effective, performance.
The women who cheered Hillary Clinton into her official nomination showed why this moment in American history is so important—and fragile.
The Democratic Party’s emphasis on race and gender is compelling to many voters—but it may not accord with the experience of many who are struggling.
Former President Bill Clinton will speak tonight at the Democratic National Convention.
Join us for the second day of the Democratic National Convention.
Bernie Sanders told his supporters to get in line, but some aren't buying it.
Identity politics loomed large on the first night of the Democratic National Convention.
When something goes wrong, I start with blunder, confusion, and miscalculation as the likely explanations. Planned-out wrongdoing is harder to…
The Democratic chairwoman had few supporters—but clung to her post for years, abetted by the indifference of the White House.
For the party elders, day one of the convention was about scolding the left back together.
Donald Trump’s Republicans are becoming the party of blue-collar white voters, as college-educated white voters slip away.
Hillary Clinton is running as the candidate of continuity—but Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and most white Democrats think America is headed in the wrong direction.
The First Lady took to the stage at the Democratic National Convention, and united a divided hall.
The majority of Democratic voters, however, are with her.
A 30-step review of the mayhem in Philadelphia, and what Clinton’s convention says about the future of the American political system.