The Atlantic's coverage of the Republican and Democratic nominations for the U.S. presidential election
The commander-in-chief’s speech to a disabled veterans’ group was a counterweight to Donald Trump’s comments on the military.
The most personally moving, and most fundamentally patriotic, moment of the Democratic National Convention was the appearance by the bereaved…
The Atlantic’s Molly Ball explores Hillary Clinton’s image of composure in the midst of a troubled country.
Mark Salter, former chief of staff to Sen. John McCain, has written an essay for Real Clear Politics on why…
Last night, in her overall very successful acceptance speech, Hillary Clinton said with ruthless precision about her opponent: …
Can Hillary Clinton’s projection of steadiness resonate with an unsettled country?
The placards at the Democratic National Convention had more than symbolic importance.
It's the issue at the heart of the convention: a policy they helped create, and are now debating how to fix.
Those who demonstrate at the RNC and DNC have extreme views within their faith. But they are increasingly mistaken for the mainstream.
The Democrat promised voters she’d do her job intelligently and doggedly—and help them be the heroes of their own lives.
In her acceptance speech, the Democratic nominee took on her Republican rival by throwing Donald Trump’s own words back at him.
The father of a Muslim American who died in Iraq confronts Donald Trump.
The Democratic nominee for United States president made a play for progressives, moderates, and Independents alike during her address in Philadelphia on Thursday night.
The comparatively less flashy, less spirited former First Kid managed to show her mom’s softer side at the DNC on Thursday.
The former secretary of state made history by winning the presidential nomination. Can she do it again by winning the presidency?
Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination in Philadelphia, ratifying a promise made there 240 years before—that all are created equal.
Just a quick place-holder note on where things stand, near the end of the DNC and in the middle of…
Experience the senator’s press-conference speech in virtual reality.
Are die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters willing to compromise and vote for Hillary Clinton?
His call for Russian hackers to break into Hillary Clinton’s email validate the worst suspicions of security-state critics.
A casual survey at the DNC reveals not youthful folly, but Millennial pragmatism.