Aug. 2 2016 6:34 PMWhich Election Forecast Should You Trust?FiveThirtyEight and the Upshot both aggregate a bunch of polls. Here’s why their predictions are so different.
Aug. 2 2016 5:37 PM“The Khans’ Grief Is Being Used by a Party That Is Treacherous”Will the Democrats fail the Khan family the way they failed Cindy Sheehan?
Aug. 1 2016 6:30 PMIs Trump Really a GOP Anomaly?If he is, why are the denunciations from Republican leaders so soft and mealy-mouthed?
Aug. 1 2016 3:56 PMWhy John McCain Still Supports Donald TrumpThe Republican nominee’s wild attacks on Khizr and Ghazala Khan aren’t enough to cost him McCain’s endorsement.
July 29 2016 6:32 PMAmerica the TerribleWhy Donald Trump’s pessimistic worldview resonates with Republican voters in 2016.
July 29 2016 10:41 AMBright Shining as the SunInfused with the spirit of the black church, the Democrats became the party of optimism.
July 28 2016 5:53 PMWhat Twitter Is Saying About Night 4 of the Democratic National ConventionThe instant spin room.
July 28 2016 5:09 PMWhat Are the Bernie or Bust Protesters Planning for Hillary’s Speech? They Won’t Say.“Is this going to go to print right now?”
July 28 2016 3:46 PMHow to Tell When Donald Trump Is JokingThe presidential candidate’s attempts at humor, deconstructed.
July 28 2016 2:58 PMThe DNC Turns to the RightThe Democrats have borrowed the language of conservatism to appeal to GOP defectors.
July 27 2016 11:18 PMThe Party of Michael BloombergWhy rich voters have found a home among the Democrats.  
July 27 2016 6:00 PMWhat Twitter Is Saying About Night 3 of the Democratic National ConventionThe instant spin room.
July 27 2016 9:25 AMHumanizing HillaryBill Clinton talked for 42 minutes about how much he loves his wife. Will voters care?
July 26 2016 5:26 PMThe Party of Trump vs. the Party of Traditional ValuesAt the DNC, speakers are framing liberal arguments in conservative terms.
July 26 2016 4:56 PMThe Radical Message of Michelle Obama’s SpeechAmerica’s story is a black woman’s story.
Aug. 2 2016 5:42 PMA Trump Victory Is a Scary Thought. A Disputed Loss Might Be Scarier.Why his “rigged” comments are so corrosive and dangerous.
Aug. 2 2016 5:28 PMObama’s Denunciation SqueezeThe president has put Trump-backing Republicans in an even tougher spot.
Aug. 1 2016 6:18 PMIf Sean Penn Were the Democratic NomineeImagining a world where the wackadoo candidate is in the other party.
July 31 2016 8:04 PM“If You Want to Live Here, You Need to Live by the Rules Here”A sexual assault case involving refugee children in Idaho. A microcosm of America in the age of Trump.
July 29 2016 1:21 PMShe’s With UsThe fundamental choice in this election is between Trump’s “I” and Hillary’s “We.”
July 29 2016 1:38 AMHow the Berners’ Final Protest Went BustBesieged by Clintonites and monitored by the DNC, Bernie’s renegade delegates tried and failed to make one last stand.
July 28 2016 5:41 PM“I Didn’t Think It Could Be Done in the United States”An interview with Anne Applebaum on the Russian hack of the DNC and Donald Trump’s flirtation with Vladimir Putin.
July 28 2016 4:35 PMDonald Trump Made Some New FriendsJapanese friends, rich friends who don’t get audited, a friend who planned a trip to France.
July 28 2016 3:32 PMHow to Write a Convention Speech for Two Anxious TeenagersThe task for speechwriters is making Jensen Walcott and Jake Reed sound like Jensen Walcott and Jake Reed.
July 28 2016 10:23 AMThe Democrats Make Their Pitch to a New Silent MajorityObama and co. have fashioned themselves into the party of common decency.
July 27 2016 7:55 PMDonald Trump Isn’t a Manchurian CandidateTrump and Putin are using each other.
July 27 2016 4:36 PMThe GOP Is No Longer the Party of National SecurityNo party with Trump at its head can claim that mantle.
July 27 2016 1:21 AMBill Clinton’s Love SongHis speech was long, beautiful, and finally gave Hillary the credit she deserves.
July 26 2016 5:15 PMWhat Twitter Is Saying About Night 2 of the Democratic National ConventionThe instant spin room.
July 26 2016 12:03 PMI Have a QuoteThe GOP invoked Martin Luther King throughout the RNC as a prophet of the status quo. Elizabeth Warren exposed the myth.