The Silicon Valley billionaire says he’s backing Trump because the GOP nominee doesn’t offer easy solutions, but that’s all he offers.
A rush to reunion can entrench injustice. Instead of papering over differences, Americans need to be smarter about engaging them.
A spate of new stories raise questions about the Republican nominee’s ties to Russia and his tax-avoidance schemes.
The FBI Director’s decision to interfere in the election appears to be an extraordinary lapse in judgment inspired by fear of being destroyed by partisan bullies on Capitol Hill.
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Republican Jason Chaffetz, chair of the House Oversight Committee, has taken aim at a federal watchdog.
“This isn’t the way the presidency has worked since Congress passed the Ethics in Government Act in 1978,” the director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics said on Wednesday.
Conservative women who oppose the incoming president must decide whether to stay in the GOP or leave.
These voters overwhelmingly oppose the Affordable Care Act. Yet millions of them have gained health-care coverage under the law.
It won’t be easy for the party to win back voters lost to the GOP.
The editor of First Things on Donald Trump and the limits of multi-cultural democracy
Selections from The Atlantic’s coverage of 2016—from religious-liberty bills to Donald Trump's polarizing effect on evangelicals.
Selections from The Atlantic’s coverage of 2016, when longstanding tensions over race and identity erupted into conflict.
A conversation with Michael Wear, a former Obama White House staffer, about the party’s illiteracy on and hostility toward white evangelicals.
From mosque surveillance to new religious-exemption laws, a look at some of the issues likely to come up under Trump
The science of man-made global warming has only grown more conclusive. So why have Republicans become less convinced it’s real over the past decade and a half?
Representative Mark Meadows, the group’s new chairman, is hoping an early push for deregulation will do the trick.
His tone and temperament haven’t changed since the campaign, and he’s poised to enter office with historically low approval ratings.
The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold opened up to his audience, using crowdsourcing to explore the president-elect’s charitable activities.
Texas’s slate of electors put him over the top.
He summed up the president-elect’s plans simply: “Donald Trump’s gonna kick over the table.”
The states with the highest emissions levels mostly voted for the president-elect. Now, he’s selecting officials for his Cabinet who likely won’t try to reduce the use of fossil fuels.
The former Texas governor has questioned the scientific consensus on climate change and once forgot the name of the agency when listing those he wanted to eliminate.
The president-elect and Silicon Valley leaders are foils, with contrasting values, interests, and visions for the future.
A post-election survey has good news for the outgoing commander in chief—and suggests Republicans are optimistic about a GOP takeover of Washington.