Can America’s Largest Protestant Denomination Stop Trump?The Southern Baptist Convention takes on the GOP front-runner—and itself.
This Election’s Speeches Have Been AwfulWe talked to a bunch of political speechwriters to find out why.
What the Maryland Democratic Senate Race Was Really AboutA progressive Democrat lost to an establishment darling, but it had nothing to do with ideology.
Donald Trump Will Be the Republican Nominee for President. Don’t Ever Get Used to It.This is unprecedented and terrifying.
What’s at Stake in Tuesday’s PrimariesThe most important races, subplots, and delegates to keep an eye on.
The Primaries Aren’t Democratic? They’re Not Supposed to Be Democratic.The parties are doing what parties are built to do: pick the candidates who best represent them.
Hillary Wins New York. Will the Party Unite Around Her Now?Her national polling lead has evaporated.
Why I’m Voting for Ted CruzI don’t like his personality. I don’t love his vision for the GOP. He’s by far the best Republican candidate.
Why Bernie Sanders Is Wrong About the Deep SouthThe typical Southern Democratic voter is neither white nor conservative.
The Quiet AmericanPaul Manafort made a career out of stealthily reinventing the world’s nastiest tyrants as noble defenders of freedom. Getting Donald Trump elected will be a cinch.
Polls Say Bernie Is More Electable Than Hillary. Don’t Believe Them.What they really show is a candidate who hasn’t been attacked.
Why the Cruz–Kasich Alliance Won’t Change a ThingTrump has the one thing his GOP foes lack: democratic legitimacy.
What Election Is Joe Lieberman Watching? The centrist fantasies of his glib, nonpartisan No Labels group aren’t the cure for today’s angry politics. They’re the target.
The Domestication of Donald Trump Has Begun The media fell all over themselves to praise Trump’s new “presidential” tone.
A Member of “Bernie’s Army” Is Still Waiting for the Candidate’s HelpJohn Fetterman is running for Senate in Pennsylvania, one of the most expensive races in the country. He wants to know when the political revolution starts.
How the GOP Is Losing Its Grip on Working-Class RepublicansThe Tea Party was a red herring. The real revolt of the Republican rank-and-file is upon us.
There Is No Bernie Sanders MovementAlmost every modern Democratic primary has had a progressive insurgency. Bernie’s isn’t anything new. But it can be.