Donald Trump had never held public office before he became president. So how does the ultimate outsider candidate run for reelection? And who does he want to face?
As the justices consider the limits of partisanship in two major cases, will questions about the Court’s own politics be its undoing?
Could the abortion bans passing around the country topple Roe v. Wade?
The staff writers Derek Thompson and Isaac Dovere preview the new season of Crazy/Genius, The Atlantic’s show about technology and culture. Subscribe to Crazy/Genius wherever you get your podcasts.
Why did a Republican president start a trade war between the world’s two largest economies?
Viktor Orbán has worked to remove all impediments to his autocratic regime in Hungary. Next week, President Trump will welcome him to the White House.
Jordan Klepper discusses political comedy in the Trump era.
Yoni Appelbaum and Ezra Klein debate whether Democrats should open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.
A migrant advocate shares the harrowing stories of asylum seekers and describes what the Trump administration’s new border policies could mean for these families.
Edward-Isaac Dovere interviews Howard Dean, the last long-shot turned front-runner in a race to take down an incumbent Republican.
Does the conversation about Joe Biden’s “handsiness” show how much Democrats have changed in the past two decades—or how little?
What does the end of the special counsel’s investigation mean for 2020?
Diamond snuffboxes, Moroccan lions, and a part of the Constitution that’s never been tested in the courts … until President Trump
Why do white-collar criminals so rarely face justice?
Dan Pfeiffer joins Alex Wagner to discuss how Democrats should approach 2020.
Michael Cohen’s testimony created a host of problems for Trump beyond the Russia investigation. Are these new legal woes the biggest threat to Trump’s presidency?
Listen to the legal expert Liza Goitein explain the history (and shocking extent) of presidential emergency powers.
Jeffrey Toobin helps Alex Wagner make sense of the National Enquirer: its strange history, its devotion to Donald Trump, and why it’s at war with the world’s richest man.
The staff writers Adam Serwer and Vann Newkirk join Alex Wagner to discuss the news that Virginia’s Democratic governor and attorney general both wore blackface.
In the era of criminal-justice reform and Black Lives Matter, can a former prosecutor win the Democratic nomination?