How new technologies and techniques pioneered by dictators will shape the 2020 election
Comparing the president’s behavior to that of an autocrat, the Republican senator explains to The Atlantic why he’s voting to convict him.
The Dispatch wants to sell serious, fact-based stories to the right. But do readers want them?
The newly rebellious senator has become an outspoken dissident in Trump’s Republican Party, just in time for the president’s impeachment trial.
The fragility of Mike Pence’s partnership with Donald Trump could soon be on high display.
To conservatives, Richard Grenell is the poster child of a Trumpian foreign policy. To critics, he is a shallow ideologue.
Victimhood is at the core of the president’s identity—and it’s likely to shape his approach to the coming battle.
Ivanka was always Trump’s favorite. But Don Jr. is emerging as his natural successor.
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.