A Judge Said It Was "Offensive" That A Man Who Threatened Democrats And "Tech Execs" On Jan. 6 Claimed To Be A Victim Of Racism
Troy Smocks was sentenced to 14 months in prison.
Virginians hardly ever back a candidate for governor from the party that just won the White House. But with Trump in mind, Terry McAuliffe is again trying to break that curse.
100 Capitol Rioters Have Pleaded Guilty. Here’s What Their Cases Show About The Jan. 6 Investigation.
Guilty pleas are stacking up. Here’s what rioters are admitting to, and what they and the government are getting out of these deals.
Permit applications highlighted in a recent BuzzFeed News report are the basis for the new requests in the inquiry into the Capitol riot.
Ayad Akhtar: "Because I'm Muslim, I Must Be Writing About Muslims. I'm Trying To Write About This Country."
Talking to the Pulitzer Prize-winning author about his novel Homeland Elegies, Trump, and what it means to be an American right now.
The rhythms of American life changed in the 2010s. How everything from TV to Trump to Instagram messed with your head just enough that time feels like it melted.
For the rest of our lives probably, we’ll be learning new info about the days leading up to Jan. 6. This is just phase one.
The iconic author’s new novel The Outsider has nothing to do with politics, but it can’t escape that reading.
Trump invited Stacey Abrams, a former Democratic candidate for governor, to replace Republican Gov. Brian Kemp during a rally in Georgia.
Little Miss Patriot is amassing followers despite Instagram suspending her accounts for spreading disinformation. Why is her messaging so potent?
Wednesday’s attempted coup is just the natural extension of a presidency spent giving insurgents permission to come inside, kick their feet up, and tear down democracy.
The assault on the Capitol, and on democracy, also felt like a meme-making social media performance.
Half of American voters have a message for politicians: Cage as many kids as you want. Ignore the pandemic. There will be no consequences.
It’s official: Biden is our new president. But just because we’re almost done with the utter chaos of Trump doesn’t mean the country is cured of its ills.
Conspiracy theories and collective delusions are often thought to be the purview of baby boomers on Facebook, but it’s clear that their children are also picking it up — and it’s their teachers who have to deal with it.
Even with historic turnout projected for this election, some eligible voters are still opting out.
The daughter of former Trump strategist Kellyanne Conway has been treated as a political hero, but fellow teens just find her relatable.
It’s one of the most important elections in modern history, but some people are still sitting it out.
As an Indian man, D’Souza has the privilege of appealing to white conservatives by being the minority in the room willing to attack Black people.
If you’re not black and you have black friends whom you are only reaching out to now, be thoughtful about how you do it.
It Was Billed As A Pro–Jan. 6 Rally To Support “Nonviolent” Capitol Rioters, But Only A Few People Showed Up
A former Donald Trump staffer succeeded in getting a lot of media attention, but Trump himself didn’t acknowledge the rally, and members of Congress avoided it.
The national war over gun control remains at a standstill. But in the small Idaho town of Sandpoint, Second Amendment activists are fortifying the rights they say are constitutionally theirs — no matter the cost.
In the chaos of the 2016 election, Chris Cox forged a political machine out of an unlikely demographic — one that helped Trump reach the White House and is determined to keep him there.
Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and other first-term members of Congress are calling attention to a toxic legacy of racism within the Democratic Party.
Recent instances of blackface — from Virginia’s Gov. Ralph Northam to Gucci’s fashion choices — only reinforce the unfailing consistency of American anti-black racism.
I am usually energized by arguing, by getting aggressive, by putting a name or a face to an enemy, online or otherwise. Not this year.
The Favourite and The Death of Stalin are dark historical comedies that work as funhouse mirrors, reflecting back warped shapes that look a little more recognizable than we'd like.
In Montana’s sole congressional district, Democrat Kathleen Williams is trying to convince voters that Greg Gianforte — and the Trumpian values he represents — is not who they are.
In San Juan County, a majority Navajo population has lived for decades with a primarily white, Mormon government. This election could change that — if people can cast their vote.
Even when a story like the New York Times’ recent tax investigation reveals new information, there’s no shockwave — because it doesn’t unsettle the foundation of Trump’s image.