Campaign 2016
2016 campaign
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.
War Stories
Dec. 30 2016 4:23 PMWill Obama’s Russia Retaliation Work?Or is it too little, too late?
Future Tense
Dec. 28 2016 9:30 AMThe Internet Law That Explains Why 2016 Was So TerribleNo, not Godwin’s.
Politics
Dec. 22 2016 3:47 PMWhy Did Planned Parenthood Supporters Vote Trump?A series of maddening focus groups suggest Clinton made it easier for voters to reconcile themselves to Trump.
The Slatest
Dec. 20 2016 1:03 PMDual Reports Say Clinton Was Hunting for Damaging Apprentice Tapes Near Eve of Election
Amicus
Dec. 19 2016 5:25 PMThe “Where We Draw the Line” Amicus TranscriptWhen redrawing legislative maps, how race conscious is too race conscious?
The Slatest
Dec. 18 2016 5:22 PMThe Electoral College Votes Monday: Here’s What You Need to Know
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
Politics
Dec. 29 2016 2:27 PMDonald Trump Is Unpopular, and So Is the GOP’s AgendaHow can Democrats capitalize?
Doublex
Dec. 22 2016 4:13 PMCan Pantsuit Nation Survive Its Book Deal?Critics in the nearly 4 million–member group say they wanted to fight Trump. Instead, they’re getting a collection of heartwarming stories.
Politics
Dec. 20 2016 4:47 PMYou Played Yourself, Democrats. Again.How fitting for the 2016 election to end with the dashed hopes and incompetence of liberals.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 19 2016 5:42 PMHow Liberals Got the Electoral College WrongThey never should have promoted it as democracy’s savior.
Politics
Dec. 19 2016 2:47 PMThe Democrat Who Loves the Electoral CollegePartisanship isn’t the only obstacle to reform.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 16 2016 7:14 AMIs the Opioid Crisis Partly to Blame for President Trump?There’s a correlation between those affected and support for Trump. But the causation is still unclear.

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