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The Donald Trump Election Brag Tracker

How long has it been since the president reminded us of his “massive landslide victory”?

Jurisprudence
Nov. 9 2017 5:54 PMTrump’s Voter Fraud Commission Is ImplodingA Democratic member is suing his colleagues, alleging they’re violating federal law.
Politics
Nov. 7 2017 3:44 PMThe DNC “Cancer” Is Donna BrazileCraven insiders—not joint fundraising agreements—are what’s destroying the party.
The Slatest
Nov. 2 2017 11:51 AMClinton Ally and Former DNC Chairwoman Turns Tables, Accuses DNC of Rigging Primary Against Bernie
Future Tense
Oct. 27 2017 5:11 PMIncompetence or a Cover-Up?Georgia destroyed election data right after a lawsuit alleged its voting system might have been hacked.
Future Tense
Oct. 19 2017 1:45 PMThis Bill Would Help Stop Russia From Buying Online Election AdsBut will Congress pass it?
Future Tense
Oct. 11 2017 11:41 AMWhat Was Russia Up To?Here’s what we know about how Russia tried to use Facebook, Google, and Twitter to sway the 2016 election.
Future Tense
Sept. 29 2017 4:30 PMRep. Lamar Smith Wants to Know if Russia Interfered With … America’s Love for Oil?
Technology
Sept. 28 2017 5:51 PMThe Malicious Election Tweets Had a TargetAs Twitter faces scrutiny from Congress, a new study suggests a misinformation campaign used the social network to home in on swing states.
Interrogation
Sept. 22 2017 12:43 PM“There’s No Office Left to Run For”New Yorker editor David Remnick on the rawness of Clinton’s What Happened—and his hopes for Obama’s presidential memoir.
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
Nov. 8 2017 5:35 PMTrump Won, AgainWatching election night 2016 a year later.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 7 2017 1:31 PMA Timeline of Carter Page’s Contacts With RussiaThe Trump campaign adviser’s foreign dalliances, explained.
The Audio Book Club
Oct. 31 2017 12:24 PMWhat HappenedSlate critics discuss Hillary Clinton’s gutting memoir about the 2016 election.
The Slatest
Oct. 25 2017 12:33 PMHey Look, It's Another Contact Between the Trump Campaign and Someone Connected to Russian Hackers
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2017 6:20 PMShould Political Ads on Facebook Include Disclaimers?The FEC wants your opinion.
Future Tense
Oct. 2 2017 3:02 PMTwitter Could Do a Lot More to Curb the Spread of Russian MisinformationProtecting democracy means making sure voters have access to reliable information.
The Gist
Sept. 28 2017 8:48 PMRecentering American PoliticsCan the left and right ever agree?
Interrogation
Sept. 25 2017 12:30 PMFacebook Was Built for ThisThe gargantuan social network enabled Russian interference in the election, and it will do it again.
DoubleX Gabfest
Sept. 21 2017 10:00 AMThe DoubleX Gabfest “Hillary’s Yoga and Chardonnay” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Hillary Clinton’s new book, sexual harassment on campus, and best friends.
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.

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