News & Politics
Will Trump’s “Law and Order” Message Work in Wisconsin?
The suburban counties outside of Milwaukee have been reliable Republican strongholds, but the region’s politics have become more complicated, and less predictable, under Trump.
Justice Amy Coney Barrett Is Sworn In Under Darkness at the White House
Republican senators, led by Mitch McConnell, treated the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the starting bell in a bitterly exuberant race—which ended with Barrett on the Court.
The “Borat” Sequel Is a Parable of Russian Interference in American Politics
Sacha Baron Cohen’s creation is the perfect totalitarian subject: ever ready to believe anything and nothing.
Waiting for the Help That Was Promised in Eastern Kentucky
The stimulus checks are gone, and unemployment claims remain unprocessed. The Jaynes family is holding on to half a tank of gas and a dollar-fifty in change.
We May Need the Twenty-fifth Amendment if Trump Loses
The questioning of the President’s mental fitness has persisted throughout his Presidency. He has flipped the conversation onto his opponent.
How Pro-Trump Disinformation Is Swaying a New Generation of Cuban-American Voters
A group that Democrats once thought might help Joe Biden win Florida has shifted dramatically toward the President.
What Do Foreign Correspondents Think of the U.S.?
Journalists from around the world are reporting on the 2020 Presidential race—and offering perspectives not found in American media coverage.