Campaign 2016
2016 campaign
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It’s Bad

The 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. 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
Politics
Dec. 15 2016 6:02 PMNorth Carolina’s GOP Is Closing RanksWhy worry? Because the last time a party used white tribalism to take over the South, its hold lasted for decades.
Future Tense
Dec. 13 2016 3:57 PMRussia Didn’t Hack the U.S. ElectionIt hacked the voters.
The Slatest
Dec. 12 2016 5:05 PMI Participated in the Russian Intelligence Plot to Elect Donald Trump, and I Guess I’d Do It Again
Amicus
Dec. 10 2016 9:58 AMAmicus: Where We Draw the LineThe Supreme Court takes up the thorny issue of racial gerrymandering. Also, a revolt is underway in the Electoral College.
Politics
Dec. 8 2016 5:41 PMThe Faith of the Faithless ElectorsWill enough of them go rogue to stop Donald Trump? Probably not. But the effort alone gives you hope.
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.
Politics
Dec. 15 2016 3:39 PMWhy Hillary Clinton Bombed With White Evangelical VotersAs with Wisconsin, she didn’t show up.
War Stories
Dec. 12 2016 7:07 PMHow the U.S. Could Respond to Russia’s HackingEach strategy has its problems, but the future of democracy is at stake.
War Stories
Dec. 10 2016 2:56 PMHow Will Trump React to the CIA’s Claim That Russia Was Trying to Help Him Win?  By lying about the CIA and his margin of victory, for starters.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 9 2016 12:27 PMThe Left vs. the Electoral CollegeFinally, liberals are taking a page from the conservative playbook with these extreme long-shot lawsuits.
Politics
Dec. 8 2016 4:56 PMRaise and SupportThese veterans at Standing Rock are so disillusioned by traditional politics they didn’t vote. But they still think American ideals are worth fighting for.

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