T/elections

  1. In the Suburbs, Deep Divides Over Trump Reader Center, October 19

    Suburban white men who oppose President Trump are quietly lobbying their conservative peers to join the opposition. Readers tell us how they are doing it and what the reaction has been.

  2. In 2020, Democrats Expect a Female Front-Runner. Or Three. U.S., October 19

    “It’s not going to be just one woman running,” said Kirsten Gillibrand, one of three senators who positioned themselves this week as potential presidential candidates in 2020.

  3. After Dismissal of Stormy Daniels Suit, Trump Lawyers Target ‘Apprentice’ Contestant’s Metro, October 18

    President Trump’s lawyers argued in court that he could not, while he is in office, be sued for defamation by Summer Zervos.

  4. Trump’s Inaccurate Claims From His A.P. Interview National, October 17

    In his wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday, President Trump made inaccurate statements about Russia, the deficit and his former lawyer.

  5. ‘Horseface,’ ‘Lowlife,’ ‘Fat, Ugly’: How the President Demeans Women Washington, October 16

    President Trump has a history of attacking women by mocking their bodily functions, demeaning their looks or comparing them to animals.

  6. Is It Possible to Be an Anti-Abortion Democrat? One Woman Tried to Find Out National, October 16

    In Missouri, where Democrats’ fortunes have been dwindling for years, party members are trying to figure out how to win back voters.

  7. What the Left Misses About Nationalism Op Ed, October 15

    The perception of a common national identity is essential to democracies and to the modern welfare state.

  8. Now for Rent: Email Addresses and Phone Numbers for Millions of Trump Supporters Washington, October 13

    It appears to be the first time that the campaign of a sitting president facing re-election has opted to market its list of voter contacts.

  9. Women Don’t Think Alike. Why Do We Think They Do? Op Ed, October 12

    Conservative supporters of the president and Brett Kavanaugh aren’t betraying their gender — they’re sticking with what they believe.

  10. Michelle Obama Wanted Democrats to ‘Go High.’ Now They Aren’t So Sure. Politics, October 12

    ‘When they go low, we kick them,’ Eric Holder said this week, articulating a strategy against Republicans that some Democrats find appealing — showing strength and fighting back.

  11. Is the Rust Belt Still Trump Country? Op Ed, October 11

    Democrats are leading in many high-profile races, but there are a lot of low visibility elections that carry exceptionally high stakes.

  12. Economic Anxiety Didn’t Elect Trump and It May Hurt His Party in the Midterms Opinion, October 10

    The president is less popular than overall growth would predict.

  13. Californian Who Unwittingly Aided Russian Election Interference Gets 6 Months in Prison Washington, October 10

    The man, Richard Pinedo, sold fake bank accounts to Russians who waged a social media campaign to sow chaos and disrupt the 2016 election.

  14. Rick Gates Sought Online Manipulation Plans From Israeli Intelligence Firm for Trump Campaign Washington, October 8

    The company pitched plans for fake avatars that would try to persuade Republican delegates to back the Trump campaign over that of Senator Ted Cruz and to gather intelligence on Hillary Clinton.

  15. McConnell’s Position Has Shifted on Considering Supreme Court Nominees in Election Years Washington, October 8

    The Senate majority leader misleadingly suggested on Sunday that his rationale in 2016 for refusing to fill a Supreme Court vacancy in a presidential election year was related to a divided government.

  16. Less than One Month to the Midterms Op Ed, October 8

    If you’re angry about politics, do something about it.

  17. Ben Fountain Takes a Tour Through Our Current Existential Crisis Book Review, October 4

    In his new book, “Beautiful Country Burn Again,” the author of “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” turns to the state of our politics in the age of Trump.

  18. Our Investigative Reporters Explain the Trump-Russia Story News Desk, September 26

    Mark Mazzetti and Scott Shane answer readers’ questions on Russian interference in the 2016 election, the Mueller investigation and their reporting process.