If the former FBI director wants so desperately to be seen as a stand-up guy, writes Steve Almond, he should apologize for his gross misjudgments. Then he should be quiet.
Don’t blame the 2016 election on the mainstream media, writes Rich Barlow. Blame the real culprits behind civic ignorance: the voters themselves.
Today’s DNC leadership needs to deal with this scandal quickly, transparently and sincerely, writes Miles Howard.
An extended thought experiment constructed for those who still believe the president didn’t collude with Russia.
What’s happening to Clinton’s new campaign book is exactly what happened to her campaign, writes Steve Almond.
Invented in part to coddle slave-holding southern states, it’s past time to abolish the 18th century artifact we call the Electoral College.
And so begins the “normalization” of what many thought could never be normal, writes Tom Keane.
Alexander Keyssar makes the case that there is still time for Trump to back out of a job he never really wanted in the first place, and to become a...
Failing to get to the bottom of the rigged election rumors make it too easy to dismiss 2016 as a fluke, writes Tim Snyder.
Political movements grow through the press of bodies and the melding of voices in songs and poetry, writes Julie Wittes Schlack.
A devastated Hillary Clinton supporter ponders whether to head home to her Donald Trump-loving kin.
It appears that that racial discomfort on the part of Trump supporters may be more widespread than pre-election polls suggested, writes Rich Barlow.
In losing the election, writes James Davitt Rooney, Hillary Clinton has become the seventh of eight nominees unable to win a third term for his or her party since 1951,...
Which Donald Trump should we believe, asks Susan E. Reed. The one whose words were filled with bigotry and misogyny, or the one who now wants us to trust him?
Cognoscenti's poet of the political scene, Erika Fine, reflects, in verse, on the stunning outcome of the election.
Cloe Axelson planned to write about suffragette white and pantsuits and shattered glass ceilings. America had other ideas.
At this wipe-off-the-chalkboard moment, writes Joanna Weiss, we can start by thinking the worst of people, or we can start by thinking the best of people.
By not voting for anyone for president, writes Tom Keane, Gov. Baker helps Trump -- and hurts democracy.
Rest assured, neither outcome will be a triumph of democracy or the end of it.
Let us turn away from the polls, the insults and scandal-mongering, and consider a few of the very real policy issues at stake.