The Trump Campaign Is Ending as It Began: Bigoted as HellFrom birtherism and the wall to Jewish conspiracies and Somali terrorists in Minneapolis.
This Election Was About the IssuesNot the familiar stuff of Washington gridlock, but the most important issues of our time: misogyny, racism, and xenophobia.
How to Buy a Seat in CongressJoseph Albert Hollingsworth III, a wealthy carpetbagger from Tennessee by way of South Carolina, wants to be your voice in Congress, Hoosiers of the Indiana 9th.
For Minority Voters, a Ballot for Clinton Is a Proclamation That This Is Their Country TooTalking to Hillary Clinton voters in North Carolina as Election Day approaches.
Maybe Making Election Day a National Holiday Wouldn’t Really WorkStudies show increasing voter turnout—especially for working-class voters—is more complicated than declaring a holiday.
Trump’s Tower of BabbleIt may sound like gibberish, but there’s an accidental brilliance to Trump’s style of speech.
Donald Trump Is on the Ballot Next Week. Why Are We Talking About Emails? One candidate is a threat to the very workings of government, and it’s not the one who maybe, possibly, tried to thwart FOIA.
Why the “October Surprise” Is DeadWhatever they reveal, the new Weiner emails probably won’t hurt Clinton. Tribalism reigns.
The Most Depressing Focus Group EverTwo hours with 12 undecided voters who hate Trump, Clinton, politicians, polls, and what social media is doing to America.
230 Things Donald Trump Has Said and Done That Make Him Unfit to Be PresidentHow many times has Donald Trump disqualified himself from holding the most powerful job in the world? You be the judge.
Doing Time With Donald TrumpAt an endless, much-delayed rally in Virginia, no one needed the FBI to know whether Clinton was a criminal.
Welcome to an Unprecedented Election Day ExperimentWant to see who’s winning the presidential race? Follow real-time turnout projections from Slate and VoteCastr.
David Duke Debating in an Empty Room at a Black University Is U.S. Politics in a Funhouse MirrorOur grotesque election, reflected back at us.
Will Georgia’s Notorious “White County” Vote for a Black Man?Daniel Blackman is the first black person to run for office in Forsyth County, site of a bloody racial cleansing in 1912.
Trump’s Server, RevisitedSorting through the new evidence, and competing theories, about the Trump server that appeared to be communicating with a Russian bank.
Trump Can Happen AgainThe conditions within the GOP that created him not only remain but have been reinforced.
“Plugging My Nose and Voting for Trump”Our panel of Trump-averse Republican voters on who they have finally decided to vote for.
The Most Astute Analysis of American Politics in 2016? SNL’s “Black Jeopardy!” Sketch.It had more to say about class and race than a thousand tenderly crafted portraits of the white working class.
Spinning the UnspinnableTrump’s surrogates can’t defend his attack on democracy so they’re pretending it didn’t happen.