The president turns again to flimsy rumor to build support for his policies.
An explosive report that Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress provides a straightforwardly impeachable offense.
The nominee for attorney general vowed independence, but his answers raised disturbing questions.
The congressman from Iowa has drawn rebukes from Republicans for his statements about white supremacy and white nationalism, but he shares many of his views with the president.
Trump’s response to Charlottesville showed the core of his philosophy: the preservation of America’s traditional hierarchies of race.
The president is pursuing a child’s strategy for getting what he wants.
When people of color enter elite spaces, they’re often attacked as undeserving charlatans. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is no different.
The administration’s rollback of disparate-impact regulations will make it harder to root out systemic prejudice.
The president and his backers revel in the suffering of those they hate and fear.
The president has few innocent explanations left for what looks like a conspiracy to violate campaign-finance laws.
Proving white-collar crimes is an exceedingly difficult task for prosecutors. Trump is doing his best to make it easier.
The Democrats are too ideologically and ethnically diverse to field a presidential candidate who resembles the man in the White House.
It should not fall to the only black Republican senator to block a man who spent his career seeking to disenfranchise minority voters from being appointed to the federal bench.
Ryan Coogler and Sylvester Stallone profoundly altered the racial subtext of America’s most iconic sports-film franchise.
Attempts to prevent the governed from exercising their right to the franchise deserve to bear the stigma of illegitimacy.
The dismissal of Jeff Sessions makes this much clear: The Republicans’ midterm defeat has made the president more desperate to undermine the rule of law.
Only one of America’s major political parties relies on stoking hatred and fear against those outside its coalition.
The Republican Party’s future dominance of the Lone Star State, and the nation itself, relies on rigging democracy to its advantage. It won’t work forever.
The president and his supporters insisted that several thousand Honduran migrants were a looming menace—and the Pittsburgh gunman took that seriously.
The president has given the nation no reason to think his recent disavowals are sincere.