Campaign 2016
2016 campaign
Technology
Sept. 20 2017 2:13 PMBlame the Minder, Not the MachineFacebook’s ad network lent itself to abuse by Russian hackers and racists. The problem has nothing to do with algorithms.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 13 2017 1:50 PMToo Little Integrity, Too LateAt the second meeting of Trump’s voter fraud commission, a handful of panelists developed the capacity to feel shame.
Trumpcast
Sept. 11 2017 2:13 PMFacebook’s Russia ProblemHow should the company deal with Russian disinformation? Can it?
Future Tense
Sept. 5 2017 7:15 AMWe Need to Move Beyond Election-Focused PollingPolling didn’t fail us in 2016, but what happened made polling’s flaws more apparent. Here’s how to fix that.
Jurisprudence
July 27 2017 4:24 PMThe Obstruction of Justice Case Against Donald TrumpNo, not that one. This other one.
Jurisprudence
July 12 2017 10:15 AMOrchestrated ChaosTrump’s election commission has been a disaster. It’s going exactly as planned.
Politics
June 7 2017 2:57 PMWill We Ever Have a Woman as President?Hillary Clinton’s defeat galvanized Democratic women. But along with the trauma of her loss is the dread of repeating it.
Cover Story
May 31 2017 6:00 PMWill We Ever Have a Woman as President?Hillary Clinton’s defeat galvanized Democratic women. But along with the trauma of her loss is the dread of repeating it.
Future Tense
May 9 2017 3:25 PMThe FBI Relied on a Private Firm’s Investigation of the DNC Hack—Which Makes the Agency Harder to Trust  
The Gist
April 25 2017 6:16 PMThe Clinton Campaign Tell-AllIn Shattered, Jonathan Allen and his co-author, Amie Parnes, detail an organization beset by infighting, fatalism, and a fundamentally weak candidate.
Science
Feb. 28 2017 11:34 AMDid Trump Win Because His Name Was First on the Ballot?It might technically be possible, but it’s not probable.
The Moment
Feb. 8 2017 4:35 PMTake It From Evan McMullin: Calling Your Representative WorksThe former independent presidential candidate thinks we need to push our elected leaders to put the country before partisanship.
Politics
Jan. 24 2017 12:21 PMI Demand a Weep CountHow long would a liberal have to cry to fill a coffee mug with tears?
Moneybox
Jan. 18 2017 3:20 PMFox News Was the Dominant News Source in the 2016 Election, Survey Shows
Politics
Jan. 5 2017 4:51 PMDemocrats Don’t Have a “Religion Problem”They have a white voter problem.
Books
Sept. 14 2017 6:50 PMWhy Isn’t Hillary Clinton Even Angrier?In What Happened, Clinton takes on the obsessive demand that she assume responsibility for the 2016 election. But we can’t move on.
Explainer
Sept. 11 2017 5:25 PMWhat Is Alternate Nostril Breathing?The breathing technique that helped Hillary Clinton cope with her election loss.
Future Tense
Sept. 6 2017 9:55 PMWhy Russian Operatives Buying American Political Ads on Facebook Is Such a Big Deal
The Slatest
Sept. 1 2017 3:10 PMEvidence of Russian Election-Data Tampering Mounts as Urgency to Investigate It Does Not
Science
July 19 2017 4:49 PMTwo of This Summer’s Tropical Storms Will Be Named Don and HilaryThe extremely apt names are the result of chance—not a misguided attempt at humor.
Politics
June 19 2017 11:02 AM“Our Sovereignty Was Violated”The Moscow Project tries to solve the mystery of Trump’s Russian entanglements.
Doublex
June 7 2017 9:01 AMBad News: We’re SexistNew data show how sexism played a role in Donald Trump’s election.
The Slatest
May 10 2017 6:32 PMDid a Voter ID Law Really Cost Clinton a Victory in Wisconsin?
The Slatest
May 8 2017 12:11 PMLow Black Turnout May Have Cost Clinton the Election
Politics
April 25 2017 2:04 PMJames Comey’s Real ProblemIt’s not that he’s partisan. It’s that he’s blind to his own biases, which helped Trump get elected.
Cover Story
Feb. 20 2017 5:45 AMIt’s BadThe first month of the Trump presidency has been more cruel and destructive than the majority of Americans feared. The worst is yet to come.
The Moment
Feb. 7 2017 10:18 AMEvan McMullin Is Standing Up for Our RepublicThe former independent presidential candidate is leading the charge to fight for our democracy.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 19 2017 9:15 AMShould Doctors Treat Trump Anxiety?Americans’ election-induced worries are not going away. How should doctors help their patients cope?
Science
Jan. 12 2017 9:45 AMFlagging Fake News or Bad Sources Won’t WorkThe idea—propped up by media organizations and Facebook itself—doesn’t account for how the brain processes information.
Future Tense
Jan. 5 2017 2:27 PMRussia Used Fake News to Influence the Election, Says U.S. Intelligence Chief

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