In Debate Prep, Hillary Clinton Practiced Dodging Trump's Weird Macho Hugs 

In light of Lawfare editor Benjamin Wittes’s recollection that former FBI director James Comey—after trying to blend into the curtains—had been “disgusted” by Trump’s attempt to hug him at a White House event in January, former Clinton staffer Philippe Reines released a video of Hillary Clinton practicing dodging his…

Ava DuVernay on Trump's Inauguration: 'I'm Dreading the Image, But It Is Coming. It Is Real'

One of the most powerful images in Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th involves a juxtaposition of Donald Trump’s campaign speech about “the good old days” in America with jarring footage from the Civil Rights era. In a recent interview, DuVernay talked about the significance of this type of imagery and how Americans will…

Obama Administration Sanctions Russia for Election Hacking, Ejecting 35 Operatives

On Thursday, in retaliation for Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, the Obama administration ejected 35 Russian officials, described by the Associated Press as “diplomats” and by the New York Times as “intelligence operatives.” According to the AP, the diplomats were given 72 hours to leave the…

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Trump and Clinton Aides Get Into Heated, Tense Exchange at Harvard's Institute of Politics Forum

As is tradition following an election year, the top aides from each candidate’s camp met at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics for a two-day forum to discuss the campaign. This year, after a contentious, bitter and ultimately shocking election that resulted in Donald Trump’s unfortunate and distressing win,…

Trump, a Sore Winner, Baselessly Attributes Popular Vote Loss to Voter Fraud

President-elect Donald Trump, a radioactive double chin with a Twitter account, has demonstrated time and again that his skin—though infused with neon bacteria—is perilously thin. And now, as Hillary Clinton’s popular vote steadily eclipses his own, and as Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein begins submitting …