Election 2016

A protester waves a Palestinian flag from the roof of Hamilton Hall at Columbia University on April 30, 2024.

The Anti-War Movement Needs to Claim Its Victories The Anti-War Movement Needs to Claim Its Victories

There’s no need to accept the churlish narrative of Biden and the establishment. The administration’s shift on Israel is a gain that can—and must—be built on.

May 13, 2024 / Jeet Heer

A courtroom sketch of Stormy Daniels on the witness stand, leaning onto her left arm, with the judge in the background.

Stormy Daniels Takes the Stand Stormy Daniels Takes the Stand

The trial isn’t about Trump’s bad behavior but committing business crimes to win an election. It’s a shame that Daniels’s story is being ruled largely irrelevant in the courtroom.

May 8, 2024 / Joan Walsh

The National Enquirer in a Florence, South Carolina, supermarket on September 14, 2016.

Pecker Exposes Lengths Taken to Please Trump Pecker Exposes Lengths Taken to Please Trump

Testimony by the former National Enquirer publisher detailed the Trump campaign’s involvement in directing the tabloid's coverage of the 2016 election.

Apr 24, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

Trump leaving court

Is Donald Trump on Drugs? If Not, He Should Be. Is Donald Trump on Drugs? If Not, He Should Be.

His true addiction explains the president’s doziness.

Apr 22, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Trump Campaign Launches

Donald Trump’s Christian Soldiers Donald Trump’s Christian Soldiers

The MAGA church and white evangelical Christian voters.

Apr 15, 2024 / Peter Dreier

Trump at Palm Beach Fundraiser

His Billionaire Buddies’ Bribery Bails Out Trump, Again and Again His Billionaire Buddies’ Bribery Bails Out Trump, Again and Again

The problem isn’t that the former president is broke but that he’s for sale.

Apr 8, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Trump-Campaigns-In-Erie

Who Owns Donald Trump? Who Owns Donald Trump?

The former president’s financial troubles open up rich opportunities for political attack.

Mar 25, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Former US president Donald Trump stands on stage during a campaign event on January 27, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nev., ahead of the state's Republican presidential caucuses.

The True Threat of Donald Trump’s “Bloodbath” Speech The True Threat of Donald Trump’s “Bloodbath” Speech

Deplatforming the former president hasn’t worked, so America needs to rediscover his depravity.

Mar 18, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Then–US President Donald Trump holds a Bible outside of St. John's Episcopal church in Washington, D.C., on June 1, 2020. Trump was due to make a televised address to the nation after days of protests against police brutality.

Hit Trump on Theocracy, Not Hypocrisy Hit Trump on Theocracy, Not Hypocrisy

The former president’s alliance with religious fanatics is a far bigger problem than his lack of piety.

Feb 23, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Nikki Haley talks to a group of people while campaigning in New Hampshire.

Nikki Haley and Vivek Ramaswamy Can’t Escape GOP Racism Nikki Haley and Vivek Ramaswamy Can’t Escape GOP Racism

The two presidential candidates are boxed in by the bigotry they deny exists.

Jan 19, 2024 / Jeet Heer

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