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.”
A call from the Vermont senator urging support for Hillary Clinton was met with boos from delegates in Philadelphia.
The basketball icon breaks with his 30-year reluctance to address racial violence and police killings.
Suspicions about foreign interference in U.S. politics have arisen before. In 1980, the Ayatollah’s Iranian government may have delayed…
I figured our Clinton-Sanders discussion thread in Notes would have ended with Clare’s note about the “end of the [Sanders…
Democrats allege that Russian hackers stole and leaked their emails in order to aid Donald Trump. Just because they’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re wrong.
The Vermont senator closed the first night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia with a show of unity, but his supporters weren’t necessarily with him.
This will be the Ruby Gilliam’s eighth national convention—and she says she has a few more left in her.
The former Minnesota governor and professional wrestler talks about his new book and the rise of Donald Trump.
In response to recent items on what Donald Trump is doing, four readers offer views on why. 1…
The president’s belief in policies that can benefit all Americans is being repudiated by voters, in favor of a vision of politics as a zero-sum game.
Research suggests the movement affects voting behavior among African Americans in different ways.
The real surprise may be that some accusers were willing to step forward despite the likely consequences.
The editorial page of the Washington Post, though chronically hawkish in foreign policy, usually ends up endorsing the Democratic candidate…
The Democratic National Committee chair has resigned amid an email controversy.
As the Democratic National Convention prepares to kick off, a massive leak of hacked emails renews old questions about how the Clintons and their associates operate.
The virtues that Hillary Clinton identified in Tim Kaine are also the ones that have led her astray in the past.
When I saw this online video last night, I assumed it was a parody, perhaps a less fantastical version of…
The Republican presidential nominee might not recognize the church where he grew up, which is now led and attended almost entirely by immigrants.
Meet the Clinton and Sanders delegates attending this week’s gathering—with their children, parents, and siblings.