The president and his movement are empowered by ugly talk—the most effective rejoinders are factually precise and emotionally restrained.
On Memorial Day, as the nation turned to the president to lead its shared rituals of unity and common purpose, he revealed himself unequal to the office he holds.
The president’s unpredictability once worked to his advantage—but now, it is producing a mounting list of foreign-policy failures.
A short—and by no means exhaustive—list of the open questions swirling around the president, his campaign, his company, and his family.
A new book from Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz argues that removing a president, even when justified, can be an unwise move.
The outrage after Parkland set off a moral reckoning and awakening—there’s a simple explanation for school shootings.
The administration has no choice now but to carry on the pretense that the negotiations are proceeding favorably.
The seriousness of the problems caused by the president's abrupt exit will be impossible for him to ignore.
The question is less whether a dress or an idea is borrowed, than the uses to which it’s then put.
Akbar Ahmed’s new book deals with how migration is reshaping the continent, and whether leaders can cope.
Controversy at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner underscores that Trump’s staff demands decencies and courtesies that it denies to others.
A CNN interview this weekend provided a case study in the mendacious ways this White House defends itself.
The president’s allies were looking for vindication—but were led astray by their reliance on a closed information system.
With the president in an agitated state, preoccupied with his legal troubles, this is no time for war.
The retiring House speaker played a huge role in shaping today’s GOP.
It may be a counterintuitive gambit, but Republicans are betting it will pay off.
Mid-century politicians envisioned ideologically defined parties—but failed to anticipate today’s hyper-polarized environment.
The country’s independent media has largely been stifled. One of its remaining voices explains what it’s like to try to hold an aspiring strongman to account.
The president is used to getting his way by bluster and intimidation, but the strategy that once worked for him is now working against him.
The president is surrounding himself with familiar faces from his favorite cable-news network—but may not find in them what he seeks.