For 161 years, magazine contributors have written about the gravest dangers and darkest hours for America’s political institutions.
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.
For someone who actively avoids criticizing the president, Senator Jim Risch has a lot to say about how he will deal with Trump.
The staff writer Franklin Foer joins Alex Wagner to make sense of new questions about President Trump’s relationship with Russia.
The president canceled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s planned congressional delegation trip overseas, after she disinvited him from delivering the State of the Union.
The speaker threatened to scrap his speech. The president grounded her plane.
The president and his party have grown accustomed to representing a minority of Americans—and ignoring majority opinion.
President Trump is unfit for the office he holds.
The Draft Beto movement is raising money for a 2020 presidential run and releasing a campaign-style video.
Starting the process will rein in a president who is undermining American ideals—and bring the debate about his fitness for office into Congress, where it belongs.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has asked that President Donald Trump postpone his State of the Union address until the government is reopened.
Trump says ISIS is defeated, but an Islamic State attack in Syria on Wednesday killed four Americans.
President Trump might be able to keep the government closed indefinitely. But the new Democratic speaker can deny him use of the country’s most effective pulpit to make his case to the public.
A federal judge held that the Trump administration’s desired change to the census violates the law, but the Supreme Court could review the decision.
Shahira Knight is one of the most important policy staffers in the White House. The shutdown is proving to be her greatest challenge yet.
The veteran lawyer, who celebrates the rule of law and counts Robert Mueller as a friend, is a strange fit for Trump’s chief law-enforcement officer.
A lawsuit to block the border wall could go the route the House GOP took in 2014 to challenge Obamacare.
With black votes in the balance in the Democratic primary, would-be candidates are already developing aggressive policies to target inequality.
America is deporting Cambodian refugees convicted of crimes. Did the U.S. have a responsibility to help them when they first arrived as refugees?
The attorney-general nominee attempted to assuage Democrats’ fears that he would be beholden to the president, but parts of his testimony still left them unnerved.
William Barr, Trump’s nominee for attorney general, was grilled by the Senate Judiciary Committee during the first day of his confirmation hearings