Anyone can create political power, Eric Liu argues in a new book, but opposition alone won’t win converts to a cause.
The Democratic Party has lost power at the national level and in state legislatures. Even so, Ruy Teixeira argues that liberals should feel hopeful about the future.
Liberals may need to decide whether to focus on energizing their base or expanding their coalition.
Two historians weigh in on how to understand the new administration, press relations, and this moment in political time.
If congressional Republicans challenge the president they risk a backlash from their base.
By excusing Donald Trump’s behavior, some evangelical leaders enabled the internet provocateur’s ascent.
His work prompted the president's call to investigate the election—but now, he warns it’s too early to draw firm conclusions.
“The notion that dangerous individuals could rush into the country in the timeframe of a week flies in the face of reality,” according to one immigration lawyer.
Dan P. McAdams, the author of The Atlantic’s June 2016 cover story “The Mind of Donald Trump,” shares what he learned about Trump and what might be expected during his presidency.
Assessing the risks of service
The president is taking the United States back to the nightmares of the world before the Second World War: closed borders, limited trade, and a go-it-alone national race to the bottom.
The president says he’ll reveal his choice to fill the vacant high-court seat next week.
Press Secretary Sean Spicer continued to suggest on Monday that the media is attempting to undercut the president.
One of the women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct has sued him for defamation after he labeled her claims false.
Following the 45th president’s progress toward the policies he laid out on the campaign trail
The new president’s first actions in office suggest his style from the trail isn’t going away soon.
Driven by opportunism, pragmatism, or fear, many begin to forget that they used to think certain things were unacceptable.
Over the course of the campaign, the comments left on the president’s official Facebook page increasingly employed the rhetoric of white nationalism.
Most presidents view inaugural addresses as a rare opportunity to appeal beyond “the base.” This was base-only.
The 45th President’s inaugural address encapsulated the risky gamble the Republican Party is taking on his combative approach.