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2016 Presidential Election

Coverage of the 2016 presidential election.

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

Can Trump pardon his way out of the Mueller probe? This law professor says no.

Why we should stop treating Silicon Valley’s male CEOs like children

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“It’s pretty much the Wild West”: why we can’t trust Facebook to police itself

How Russia pioneered “fake news”

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Cambridge Analytica, the shady data firm that might be a key Trump-Russia link, explained

Report: Russia probed at least 7 states’ voter systems before the 2016 election

How Trump’s 2020 campaign manager is connected to the Russia scandal

7 legal experts on what Mueller’s Russia indictments mean for Trump

There’s a war for your attention. And you’re probably losing it.

This one photo explains job stability in Trumpworld

Trump built his own “deep state.” Now he needs the GOP to save him from it. 

The controversial Nunes memo is out. Here’s what we know.

“Unprecedented”: 9 historians on why Trump’s war with the FBI is so stunning

#ReleaseTheMemo and the conservative war on the FBI, explained

In 2008, Hillary Clinton’s faith adviser was accused of sexual harassment — and was kept on

Fareed Zakaria on the most important lesson of the Trump presidency

Bannon’s Breitbart is dead. But Breitbart will live on.

Bill Kristol thinks “people are just too unhappy with the status quo”

This might be the best map of the 2016 election you ever see

Why social media is terrible for multiethnic democracies

“Set aside Putin and follow the money”: a Russia expert’s theory of the Trump scandal

9 legal experts on why Trump Jr. can't hide behind attorney-client privilege

“I’m confident Flynn is singing like a bird to Mueller.”

Matt Lauer totally blew it on Trump’s blatant lying about Iraq and Libya

A grad student spent 12 months undercover in Europe's alt-right movement

Why Donald Trump keeps calling Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas”

The rape allegation against Bill Clinton, explained

"A giant fog machine": how right-wing media obscures Mueller and other inconvenient stories

Why is Mueller’s team homing in on Paul Manafort? I asked a former federal prosecutor.

“Trapped in a cage they had all built”: one of Greece’s most notorious leaders on the EU

“The left is worse on gender issues than they realize”

20 of America's top political scientists gathered to discuss our democracy. They're scared.

How Canada ended gerrymandering

Trump’s “election integrity” chair says new data backs up his voter fraud claims. He’s wrong.

Debating the liberal case against identity politics

The roots of the alt-right

Media scholar on Trump TV: “This is Orwellian, and it’s happening right now, right here”

How important is it that Mueller has formed a grand jury? I asked 20 legal experts.

“It’s just an embarrassing spectacle at this point”: Matt Taibbi on Trump’s America