Imagining what would happen if the Republican candidate uses the same speechwriters as his wife.
The Trump campaign botched the vice-presidential rollout, insulted a key state’s popular governor, saw chaos erupt on the convention floor, and ended with a plagiarism scandal.
The wife of the Republican nominee apparently borrowed passages from the first lady’s speech at the 2008 Denver Democratic National Convention.
It happened gradually—and until the U.S. figures out how to treat the problem, it will only get worse.
In his convention speech, he suggested that Muslims need to earn the rights that all other Americans enjoy.View All
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Who’s up, who’s down, who’s in, who’s out
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The Democratic chairwoman had few supporters—but clung to her post for years, abetted by the indifference of the White House.
Donald Trump’s Republicans are becoming the party of blue-collar white voters, as college-educated white voters slip away.
A 30-step review of the mayhem in Philadelphia, and what Clinton’s convention says about the future of the American political system.
The Republican convention in Cleveland helped unify the GOP, but Michael Bloomberg is endorsing Hillary Clinton in very public fashion.
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 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 virtues that Hillary Clinton identified in Tim Kaine are also the ones that have led her astray in the past.
With her party’s convention in Philadelphia approaching, the Democratic nominee has a running mate.
Why didn’t the most talented, most influential Republican politicians—men like Chris Christie, Tom Cotton, and Paul Ryan—do more to stop Donald Trump?
They’ve wavered between Hillary Clinton and the Republican nominee, but he will likely need a majority of their votes to win.
The borrowed lines included in his keynote address at the Republican National Convention are a sign of what the next four years could look like.
The Republican candidate is trying to convince Americans their country is dangerous. They may believe him, but that doesn’t mean they’ll vote for him.
Many conservatives changed their minds about the Republican several times during the primary. What will this mean for November?
Donald Trump seems determined not to calm racial strife—but to exploit it.
In the wake of police-officer shootings, the Republican nominee is relying on divisive rhetoric to bring the country together.
The GOP nominee has seen surprising success in the Rustbelt, and Democrats have realized that the historically right-leaning Sunbelt states could go to Clinton.
A new poll shows Americans think Washington isn’t working well enough. Can the political system solve its own problems?
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The presumptive Republican nominee has named Governor Mike Pence of Indiana as his running mate.