2016 Distilled

The campaign coverage you need from the staff of ​The Atlantic

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump.
Win McNamee / Reuters

A Triumphant Moment for Elizabeth Warren

The Massachusetts senator is in the spotlight for criticizing the president’s agenda. The louder she opposes Trump, however, the more she may find her own actions closely scrutinized, and harshly judged.
Susan Walsh / AP

'He's Going to Continue to Create Chaos'

Dan P. McAdams, the author of The Atlantic’s June 2016 cover story “The Mind of Donald Trump,” shares what he learned about Trump and what might be expected during his presidency.
David Goldman, Richard Drew, Steve Helber, Chuck Burton / AP / Katie Martin / The Atlantic

The Year in Religion and Politics

Selections from The Atlantic’s coverage of 2016—from religious-liberty bills to Donald Trump's polarizing effect on evangelicals.
Jeff Roberson, Andres Kudacki, Evan Vucci, Charles Rex Arbogast, David Goldman / AP / Katie Martin / The Atlantic

The Year in Race, Identity, and Criminal Justice

Selections from The Atlantic’s coverage of 2016, when longstanding tensions over race and identity erupted into conflict.
Yuri Gripas / Reuters

Democrats Have a Religion Problem

A conversation with Michael Wear, a former Obama White House staffer, about the party’s illiteracy on and hostility toward white evangelicals