Trust in gatekeepers—from media to government—has eroded to the point of making an “official account” almost obsolete.
Nightmarish allegations against the well-connected financier show why so many Americans let their imagination run wild when it comes to elite corruption.
Listen closely and you’ll hear many 2020 candidates offer the same dodge to different issues.
Jon Huntsman is expected to return to the U.S. by the end of the year, and is seriously considering a run for governor of Utah.
The release of Robert Mueller’s findings was a choose-your-own-adventure moment for political punditry.
After years of accruing retweets and Patreon donations with fevered speculation about Mueller, anti-Trump internet personalities are scrambling to figure out what’s next.
The Bulwark’s writers are the new outlaws of conservative media.
Two of The Atlantic’s political profilers chat about their process—and when to doodle during an interview.
Conservative outlets were upset when the president caved on his demands for a wall. But they can’t afford to stay mad when he’s on national TV owning the libs.
The former New Jersey governor discusses his hyper-confrontational style, why Trump surrounds himself with “grifters” and “felons,” and whether he’d be a better vice president than Mike Pence.
Aides on Capitol Hill fear that a dramatic government failure may be the only thing to force President Trump and the Democrats back to the table.
He’s a master of reading a room—and he knows exactly how to use cultural context as a provocation.
The young speechwriter has a signature style: blood, gore, and a penchant for provoking rather than persuading the president’s adversaries.
The incoming senator from Utah never wanted to define himself by his relationship with Trump. But with his new op-ed, Romney has signaled that a confrontation with the president is inevitable.
New polling data show a large majority of Utahns want the senator-elect to stand up to President Trump. But experts and activists in the state say that he’ll need to walk a fine line.
During a moment of crisis in the 2016 campaign, the future vice president appeared ready to turn on Trump. Some of the president’s allies worry it could happen again.
Strategists say the midterms won't prompt much introspection within the GOP—let alone a course correction.
Even if Republicans lose the House on Tuesday, it’s unlikely that the president’s grip on his party will loosen anytime soon.
Two Atlantic reporters on the races they’re watching.
The Republican congressman’s reelection bid is a microcosm of the politics of fear in Trump’s America.