Seriously? This is a thing now? Wear a safety pin to show “you’re an ally?” So immigrants, people of color, LGBTQ people, and others who were targeted and persecuted and (further) marginalized by the Trump Campaign will know they’re “safe” with you? No. Just no. Please, take it off.
youtube.com Donald Trump is taking his recent proclamation that “we love the Hindus” to the airwaves, as he continues to court Indian-American voters with a new ad.
Oceans of ink have been spilled during this interminable election urging us to "try to understand" Donald Trump supporters. Journey to the Heart of Trumpland stories became their own genre during the campaign – one in which Trump rallies were mostly covered in reverent tones.
FBI Director James Comey announced on July 5 that he will not recommend criminal charges in connection with Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email system while secretary of state. His decision, however, will not end the political debate over Clinton’s judgment.
Three days after the presidential election, an astute law professor tweeted a picture of three paragraphs, very slightly condensed, from Richard Rorty’s “Achieving Our Country,” published in 1998.
Sarah Kendzior is a St. Louis, Mo.-based commentator who writes about politics, the economy and media. For over a year, after it became clear to me that Donald Trump had a real chance at victory, I have lived life in retrospect. “Be thankful for the present,” I tweeted on Nov. 26, 2015.
Donald Trump will probably lose the election. But he is a final warning. Unless political elites of both the left and the right become more humble, unless they once again ask themselves how their agendas will play in Peoria, the next rough beast might slouch over the corpse of the republic.
Under the Affordable Care Act, millions of the uninsured have gained Medicaid coverage. But is Medicaid good for their health, bad for their health, or does it make no difference from being uninsured? All three claims found a political champion recently, and all refer to the same study for support.
It was described, over and over, as a movement made up of blue-collar victims of a faltering economy whose lives have been changed by trade and immigration.
Election 2016 has prompted a wave of head-scratching on the left. Counties Trump won by staggering margins will be among the hardest hit by the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
We've written a bajillion words — that's not an estimate, that's an exact figure — in this space about the 2016 election.
One day in August, 2016, the financier Carl Icahn made an urgent phone call to the Environmental Protection Agency. Icahn is one of the richest men on Wall Street, and he has thrived, in no small measure, because of a capacity to intimidate.
GETTYSBURG, Pennsylvania — Donald Trump’s speech in the historic town where the Union won a decisive battle in the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln gave the famous Gettysburg Address, was billed as a major policy address outlining his plan for his first 100 days in office.
The world is stunned. How could this be possible? Nobody saw it coming. Not the pundits, not the pollsters, not the wisest minds in the nation. The Republicans didn’t expect it either. The party establishment had all but written off Donald Trump and were scrambling just to save the furniture.
On this day four years ago, Barack Obama had just scored a comfortable electoral vote victory (332 to 206) over Mitt Romney.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida — Fifty years ago, two Florida A&M students were arrested for sitting next to a white woman on a bus here. The next day, they were rewarded with a cross burned on their front lawn.
As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off for the final time, we look at what's behind the rise in personal attacks during US political debates.
Asian stocks have fallen sharply as Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House. All regional markets closed lower, with money flowing into safe haven stocks, gold and currencies including the yen.
The Republican Party has kept its hold over Congress, capping a dire night for the Democrats. With Donald Trump elected as the next president, the Republicans retained their majorities in the House and Senate.
Between six and six-thirty this morning, the President of the United States, who had returned to his Mar-a-Lago estate, in Florida, unleashed a series of tweets accusing his predecessor of tapping his phones just before Election Day: “A NEW LOW!” “This is Nixon/Watergate.
Every now and then we are going to have to do this: Step back from the daily onslaughts of insanity emanating from Donald Trump’s parasitic presidency and remind ourselves of the obscenity of it all, registering its magnitude in its full, devastating truth.
Flatbush, Brooklyn isn’t exactly a crucial swing district, but Orthodox Jews gathered at a synagogue here Monday night nonetheless to debate the candidates — and offer a glimpse of a growing community’s political leanings.
Radio host Howard Stern discussed for the first time on Wednesday the interview he conducted with Donald Trump in September 2002 in which Trump expressed support for the war in Iraq.
The most frightening feature of the civic melancholia in present-day America is the relative collapse of integrity, honesty, and decency — an undeniable spiritual blackout of grand proportions. The sad spectacle of the presidential election is no surprise.
Sarah Kendzior is a St. Louis, Mo.-based commentator who writes about politics, the economy and media. Eight years ago, I was a student at Washington University in St. Louis, which hosted the vice-presidential debate between Sarah Palin and Joe Biden.
Of all the accounts of the plight of the white working class that appeared during the 2016 election, the work of the married Princeton economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton seemed to cut most deeply.
US presidential hopefuls have been trading barbs for months, but now the people get to have a say on who leads their party. Here's a guide to the long and complex primary process and how to keep track of who's winning.
The result is in - but does it really matter and for whom does it matter? Will the U.S. president-elect be able to address the problems faced by the voters that put them in charge, or will we be here again in four years time. Join Professors Wendy Schiller and Mark Blyth to discuss what happe
Conspiracy Theories: Instead of building up to a troubling conclusion about the Trump campaign's conclusion with Russian to interfere in the 2016 election, the "facts" about this story keep turning out to be untrue. The latest is the claim that Russian tried to hack 21 state election systems.
By Jack GoldsmithMany critics of President Trump, including a sizable number of Democrats in the Republican-controlled Congress, are wary about the incipient congressional investigations of Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election and the possibly related Russian entanglements with
St. Louis, Missouri (CNN)In bellwether Missouri, there's one thing voters can agree on this sharply divided election cycle: misery.
Guests at several of Republican nominee Donald Trump’s hotels woke up to a complimentary copy of USA Today’s blistering editorial that concluded Trump was “unfit” to be president.
The New York Times Book Review asked the acclaimed novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to write a short story about the American election. A second work of election fiction — by a different writer — will follow this fall. Melania decided she would order the flowers herself.
News that Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix approached Wikileaks founder Julian Assange last year to exploit Hillary Clinton’s private emails has amplified questions about Cambridge's role in President Trump's 2016 campaign.
President Barack Obama has said Republican nominee Donald Trump is unfit to be president, and questioned why his party still supports the New York billionaire's candidacy. Mr Trump is under fire for attacking the parents of a dead US Muslim soldier after they criticised him.
As opinion polls suggest Donald Trump is gaining support, Hillary Clinton has been holding rallies in states that had been considered safe for the Democrats. Thirty-seven million early ballots have already been cast.
Donald Trump has been condemned by many on the left and some on the right as being beyond the pale, a toxic virus that exists on the fringes of the political mainstream.
President Barack Obama has urged Democrats of all ethnic backgrounds to get out and vote for Hillary Clinton, warning that the fate of the US republic - and the world - is at stake. He said her Republican opponent Donald Trump was a threat to hard-earned civil rights.
Senator Bernie Sanders offered a full-throated endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, urging his supporters to get behind the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. But many of his most loyal followers are not feeling it just yet. Disappointment in Mr.
If you had to guess how strongly a place supported Donald J. Trump in the election, would you rather know how popular ‘Duck Dynasty’ is there, or how George W. Bush did there in 2000? It turns out the relationship with the TV show is stronger.