The first large-scale test of mail-in voting in the pandemic has left one in five New Yorkers with their votes tossed out.
The governor of Maryland is betting his future on a kinder, gentler post-Trump GOP. Good luck with that.
New data show how in every major metropolitan area, massive gaps still separate white people and people of color.
He’s trying to rally red America by portraying blue cities as a threat, and then positioning himself as the human wall against them.
The federal Election Assistance Commission has neglected key responsibilities or ceded them to other agencies—and two of its four commissioners are spreading the president’s unfounded warnings about voting by mail.
The Michigan congresswoman warned her party about the president’s appeal four years ago. Here’s what she’s afraid of this time around.
Mike Liles found his wife and the mother of his five children dead on the kitchen floor—attacked in the couple’s home for the second time in two decades. Still, the family opted for restorative justice over the death penalty for the killer. What happened next made them question the very meaning of justice.
In a trove of documents published online, Roy Den Hollander directed misogynistic and racist insults at U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas, and expressed support for the president.
Many activists will not tolerate a Democratic-controlled Senate that allows Republicans to block civil-rights legislation next year.
Black leaders pause to reflect on the civil-rights icon and representative from Georgia, who spent decades calling for activism and “good trouble.”
He’d need to maintain a healthy partnership with his deputy—without worrying that she’ll outshine him.
The middle-school principal who has ousted Representative Eliot Engel thinks politics can still be fixed—and he thinks he can do it from the inside.
A first-in-the-nation Colorado law aimed at police accountability has activists celebrating and officers worrying.
For these social-justice groups, Americans’ protests against systemic racism represent the arrival of the cavalry.
The nation’s top public-health expert tells The Atlantic that he isn’t going anywhere, despite the Trump administration’s newest attempts to undercut him.
Justin Amash took up the Libertarian Party’s standard late in the race. Then he abruptly decided to put it back down again.
Americans took to the streets to protest police brutality. But the need for systemic reform runs much deeper.
An unfinished compendium of Trump’s overwhelming dishonesty during a national emergency
The California representative’s low-key manner and progressive credentials could strengthen Biden’s campaign when he needs it most.
Howard University and the UC system are returning to “hybrid” teaching, bringing some students back to campus. Their leaders explain their plans.