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2016 Presidential Election

Coverage of the 2016 presidential election.

New Hampshire shouldn’t be the first primary

Journalist Carole Cadwalladr has a question for tech workers: Are you okay with your bosses enabling “techno-fascism”?

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Does the Mueller report exonerate Trump? I asked 12 legal experts.

Senate Democrats introduce a constitutional amendment to abolish the Electoral College

Did the media botch the Russia story? A conversation with Matt Taibbi.

Preet Bharara on why Mueller punted on the obstruction question

A former prosecutor explains why Barr’s hasty obstruction conclusion should raise red flags

Does AG Barr’s summary of the Mueller report “exonerate” Trump? I asked 15 legal experts.

How the US could actually get rid of the Electoral College

Can the 25th Amendment be invoked to remove Trump from office? I asked one of its authors.

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Richard Rorty’s prescient warnings for the American left

A 1951 book about totalitarianism is flying off the shelves. Here's why.

If you want to understand the age of Trump, read the Frankfurt School

How Republicans turned voter suppression into a high art

Does the BuzzFeed report show that Trump obstructed justice? I asked 9 legal experts.

Trump’s ties to the Russian mafia go back 3 decades

“The fish rots from the head”: a historian on the unique corruption of Trump’s White House

4 main takeaways from new reports on Russia’s 2016 election interference

What does Michael Cohen’s plea deal mean for Trump? I asked 9 legal experts.

Early voting is surging in Texas. That might be good news for Beto O’Rourke.

Ted Cruz and the Zodiac Killer, explained

David Frum on why Republicans chose Trumpocracy over democracy

Why this political scientist thinks the Democrats have to fight dirty

Americans have a longstanding love of magical thinking

Bruce Ohr, the DOJ official Trump is attacking on Twitter, explained

Prison or pardon: a former prosecutor explains Manafort’s risky legal strategy

Did the president obstruct justice? I asked 12 legal experts.

Did Trump violate campaign finance law? I asked 11 legal experts.

A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

The new Mueller indictments should definitively put the Seth Rich conspiracy to rest

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Peter Strzok testifies before Congress

Why the death of democracy may be overhyped

Polling data shows Republicans turned out for Trump in 2016 because of the Supreme Court

Ted Cruz says he’s going to introduce “emergency” legislation to stop family separation

Donald Trump’s extremely shady charitable foundation, explained

“He’s dying anyway”: the Trump right’s hate for John McCain, explained

Former top spy James Clapper explains how Russia swung the election to Trump

What is the future of news? Bleak, probably.

8 legal experts on whether Trump’s demand for an investigation into the FBI is legal

Seth Rich’s parents are taking their fight against Fox News to court