The Antipope of Mar-a-Lago

What a medieval religious schism can teach us about Donald Trump’s unprecedented and radically antagonistic approach to the ex-presidency.

How Trump Won One of America’s Most Diverse Counties — By a Lot

In North Carolina, a rainbow coalition of voters shifted sharply to the GOP this year. Can the party hold onto them for good?

Trump’s Crazy and Confoundingly Successful Conspiracy Theory

His opponents think his evidence-free claims of voter fraud have no chance of winning. They already are.

Trump Is Riding High. Can He Keep from Blowing It?

History says it’s the moments when Trump feels emboldened that he is most prone to overreach.

Why an Obama Loyalist Is Speaking at Liberty University About Moral Leadership

Jeh Johnson, the former Homeland Security chief, was asked by school officials to deliver a message their students “need to hear.”

What the RNC Looked Like to Donald Trump’s Niece

“Hateful” and “mendacious.” And that was just Don Jr. and Ivanka’s speeches.

How Trump Mastered the Art of Telling History His Way

The Republican convention has glossed over the most painful facts about the pandemic and the cratered economy. It’s not the first time the president has altered reality.

Trump’s Scare Tactics Aren’t Working on Women in the Suburbs

North of Charlotte, N.C., voters of both parties can see through the GOP’s strategy of frightening them about an urban crime wave.

‘We’d Never Seen a Convention as Bizarre as 2016’

Inside the 2016 Republican National Convention—a chaotic and unpredictable event that perfectly previewed the Trump presidency.