Campaign 2016
2016 campaign
The Gist

Trump’s Pyrite Touch

A GOP Never-Trumper on how the president gets nothing right.

Politics
Aug. 7 2018 2:37 PMThe Donald Trump Election Brag TrackerHow long has it been since the president reminded us of his “massive landslide victory”?
Trumpcast
April 30 2018 1:04 PMDreaming of Hillary on the Campaign TrailHow a New York Times reporter became an “unwitting agent of Russian intelligence.”
The Industry
March 17 2018 9:03 PMOne of the Data Scientists Involved in the Cambridge Analytica Mess Now Works at Facebook
Trumpcast
Feb. 26 2018 10:55 AMThe Big Facebook TalkCan the company’s problems ever be solved?
Trumpcast
Feb. 19 2018 8:00 AMProject Lakhta and Russia’s Plan to Screw With AmericaA new set of indictments from the special counsel’s office lay out how Russia meddled in the 2016 election.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 16 2018 4:13 PMIt’s Going to Be Much, Much Harder for Trump to Fire Rod Rosenstein Now
Politics
Jan. 4 2018 5:54 PMElectoral FraudPresident Trump disbanded his election integrity commission, but Republicans will keep fighting to suppress Democratic votes.
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.
The Good Fight Podcast
July 18 2018 5:01 AMThe Radical ModerateJake Sullivan, one of the most prominent policy wonks in the Democratic Party, makes the case for more radical and imaginative economic policies.
The Industry
March 30 2018 5:30 PMFox News Thinks It Found Hillary Clinton’s Facebook Scandal. It Didn’t.
The Slatest
March 1 2018 2:50 PMA Lil’ Bit of Momentum Is Building for Devin Nunes to Get Canned From the House Intelligence Committee
War Stories
Feb. 22 2018 11:07 AMAmerica’s Voting Systems Are Highly Vulnerable to HackersAnd we’re doing nothing to protect them.
Future Tense
Feb. 16 2018 6:42 PMWhat We Know About How Russia’s Internet Research Agency Meddled in the 2016 Election
Movies
Jan. 19 2018 1:14 PMA Documentary in Which Everything Is a LieOur New President retells the 2016 campaign through Russian propaganda.
Politics
Dec. 19 2017 6:35 PMThe Trump Exoneration LieThe 2016 election did not absolve Donald Trump of sexual assault.
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.

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