- Jan 2 201710 minutes
Mike Pence Is No Ordinary Wingman
In picking him as his vice-presidential partner, Donald J. Trump brought on board someone who knows his way around Washington and cares about details. Why the former altar boy might make this work
- Dec 19 20166 minutes
THE WINNER OF THE POPULAR VOTE LEAVES A COMPLICATED LEGACY
- Dec 25 20164 minutes
The National Interest: Jonathan Chait
Donald Trump’s Shiny Marxism A strategy for ruling after losing the popular vote.
- Dec 12 20164 minutes
Why Trump’s Republican Party Is Embracing Russia
Ideological and civilizational conservatives united in opposition to the Soviet Union, but divide on whether Putin’s Russia is a totalitarian enemy, or a defender of the Christian west.
- Dec 23 20165 minutes
Donald Trump The Pulpit Bully
Love him on taxes and deregulation, hate him on trade and those midnight tweets.
- Dec 11 20163 minutes
The Last Time New York Felt Blue
The mood after Bush beat Kerry, and the ways our writers thought about it.
- Nov 21 20167 minutes
How He Won
Inside Donald Trump’s stunning upset
- Dec 12 20164 minutes
Heavenly Tax Reform
The House GOP has an idea for business taxes that could win bipartisan support
- Dec 19 20162 minutes
The Teddy Awards, Even In A Year That Set New Lows For Politicians
IT ISN’T EASY TO BESTOW AWARDS FOR POLITICAL COURAGE in an election year—and it’s near impossible after a campaign like the one we’ve just experienced, which set a sad new standard for ugliness and mendacity. But as an eternal optimist, I proceed wit
- Jan 20 201719 minutes
The Donald Trump Cabinet Tracker
The Senate confirmed the first two members of the new president’s administration: James Mattis as defense secretary and John Kelly as homeland security secretary.
- Nov 18 20168 minutes
How Donald Trump Courted White Americans To Victory
Blue-collar whites say Trump understands how to get the jobs back. We're about to find out if that's true.
- Jan 9 20174 minutes
The Senate Delays A Key Nomination Hearing
The move pushes back the examination of Betsy DeVos, Trump’s nominee for education secretary. But three other Cabinet picks are still set to receive confirmation hearings before they have obtained ethics agreements.
- Nov 21 20163 minutes
What Comes Next With President Trump
IT TURNS OUT THAT DONALD TRUMP WAS QUALIFIED to be President, after all. He was credentialed by the American people on Election Day. I’m still not sure he’s fit for the job, and I’m certain he’s not prepared for it, and his demeanor remains profoundl
- Jan 10 20174 minutes
The Absurdity Of Attacking Celebrities To Defend Donald Trump
The Hollywood left is flawed and eminently mockable, but the backlash against Meryl Streep is misplaced.
- Dec 19 20164 minutes
What His Pick For Ambassador To Israel Reveals About Trump
David Friedman is the president-elect's latest high-level appointee with little substantive experience, but who looks like the kind of person who might possess it.
- Nov 27 20163 minutes
1 The most recent issue of New York, its last before the election, was dedicated to considering the new Republican Party. Gabriel Sherman covered the last days of the Trump campaign. Frank Rich looked to Charles Lindbergh to see how history views nat
- Jan 8 201719 minutes
Who Will Do What Harry Reid Did Now That Harry Reid Is Gone?
Nevada’s departing senator would have fought Trump with a ruthlessness perhaps no other Democratic leader has.
- Nov 21 20163 minutes
IN THE BEST OF TIMES, A PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ACTS as a quadrennial checkup for the body politic, a series of tests that measure our health and national well-being. In the worst of times, we discover we’re sicker than we knew. Donald Trump has trium
- Oct 24 201613 minutes
Trump Goes to War
THE CALL TO GATHER WENT OUT SUNDAY MORNING, arriving on cell phones before many of the pastors had left their congregations. These 23 men and three women, all members of Donald Trump’s evangelical advisory council, had long ago signed on to pray for
- Dec 1 20161 minute
A Trump White House may defy predictability, but with Congress under GOP control, expect these early moves.
- Jan 4 20177 minutes
The Republicans Who Want Trump To Fight Climate Change
Not everyone interested in curbing climate change is tearing their hair out about Donald Trump's election. Though the president-elect seems to be packing his administration with climate deniers and fossil fuel industry veterans, a small, unconvention
- Dec 16 201613 minutes
The people of true-blue Luzerne County are still pissed off, and dying to tell you why.
- Nov 25 201610 minutes
Trump's Theory Of The Race
Trump’s improbable run to the presidency was guided by a conviction that he could smash the “great blue wall” of Midwestern Democratic states. And smash it he did.
- Dec 12 20163 minutes
Five Questions About Russia's Election Hacking
As the culpability of Putin’s government becomes more clear, a host of other issues remain unresolved.
- Oct 7 20165 minutes
Exclusive: Trump Either Lied To Gop Or Broke The Law
Newsweek obtained a deposition that shows Donald Trump committed perjury. Or lied.
- Oct 31 201616 minutes
The Trump Machine Is Built to Last. Bigly
WIN OR LOSE, THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT AND HIS INNER CIRCLE WILL WAKE UP ON NOV. 9 WITH A DIGITAL MARKETING OPERATION THAT COULD POWER, SAY, A TV NETWORK, OR A POLITICAL MOVEMENT THAT EVISCERATES THE GOP
- Oct 24 20167 minutes
The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Child-Care Problem
MEREDITH AND PAUL TWEED did their best to plan for parenting. They had successfully timed the birth of their first son, now 5, for the beginning of summer, since Meredith’s job as a university instructor did not offer paid maternity leave. When fall
- Dec 6 20164 minutes
Why Did Ivanka Summon Al Gore To Trump Tower?
The former vice president spoke with the president-elect about climate change—but that doesn’t mean anything yet.
- Nov 27 201610 minutes
What should Democrats in Congress—and Barack Obama, and you—do now?
- Dec 10 20162 minutes
Carl’s Jr. Is The Fast-Food Chain Of Trump’s America
A chain helmed by the nominee for labor secretary has unseated Chick-Fil-A as the perfect encapsulation of this cultural moment.