1. On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Asked and Answered Politics, October 12

    Fielding readers’ questions on the midterms and the president; checking in on Flint’s water crisis; and a culinary tour of North Dakota.

  2. Michigan Governor’s Race Tests Flint’s Jaded Residents Politics, October 11

    Many residents are now wary of politicians from both parties and government at large because no one seemed able to mitigate the city’s crisis.