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The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. led directly to hip-hop, an era of black American culture, politics, and art that is often contrasted with his legacy.
For all the visible damage the president has done to the nation’s global standing, things are much worse below the surface.
The state is bluer than ever, as Republican leads on Election Night in several competitive House races slowly evaporate.
President Donald Trump is reportedly considering replacements for several senior-level administration officials.
CNN says in a lawsuit that President Trump’s revocation of the correspondent’s White House credentials violated his First and Fifth Amendment rights.
The president is reportedly close to firing his secretary of homeland security, but her successor will also struggle to enact impractical and illegal directives from the White House.
The lack of young challengers to Nancy Pelosi as the next House speaker is both a symptom and a cause of her leadership.
Members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus see the midterms as a victory for progressive thinking, not a call to moderation.
Multiple wildfires have engulfed California. The Camp Fire in Northern California is now the deadliest wildfire in modern California history, with 29 confirmed dead.
They’re also pushing for the passage of a law protecting Robert Mueller’s investigation.
Dana Rohrabacher lost his reelection bid after two decades in Congress. Democrats could now dig in to his Kremlin ties.
A weekend of presidential drama in Paris culminated in the French president’s warning against an emerging global disorder.
But the congresswoman says she isn’t planning to go down that road—yet.
The Republican Party just suffered big losses in the House of Representatives, but the president is getting ready to ramp up his campaign—and he’s got a good shot at reelection.
They fueled the victories of Democratic challengers such as Colin Allred in Texas and Lucy McBath in Georgia.
Most of the winners are under 40. And most seem likely to run for even higher offices down the line.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema took a small lead over Republican Martha McSally in the Arizona Senate race, which is still too close to call.
The special counsel could find recourse in the courts if the new acting attorney general tries to chip away at his work.
Five takeaways from Tuesday’s elections, as interpreted by five Atlantic journalists.
A 1977 court ruling said that administrations cannot bar correspondents from the briefing room without “due process.”
Kevin Simmers locked up hundreds of drug users—including his own daughter—while the opioid epidemic raged. Now he wants 24-hour treatment on demand.
The former California governor helped support multiple ballot measures this year that will change how legislative districts are drawn. He already has his eye on more reforms in 2020.