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Hillary Clinton's Memoir Will Be a 'Cautionary Tale'  Hillary Clinton's Memoir Will Be a 'Cautionary Tale' 

For many still mourning Hillary Clinton’s loss, it sounds like her forthcoming memoir, What Happened, will ideally provide some closure.

Putin: Russia Didn't Hack U.S. Election, But It Would Have Been Super Easy Putin: Russia Didn't Hack U.S. Election, But It Would Have Been Super Easy

During a panel at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin claimed once more that his government did not tamper with the United States presidential election. But, he remarked, it would have been very easy to do so.

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…

Sean Spicer Says Trump Didn't Actually Blame Obama for Wiretapping Sean Spicer Says Trump Didn't Actually Blame Obama for Wiretapping

Human egg timer and press secretary Sean Spicer has something to tell us: when the 45th president blustered on Twitter about Barack Obama wiretapping Trump Tower, he wasn’t actually blaming Obama, or even referring exclusively to wiretapping. No, no — his words were laden with nuance that—somehow—must have escaped us.

We Do Not Need This Forthcoming HBO Miniseries About the Horrors of the Election We Do Not Need This Forthcoming HBO Miniseries About the Horrors of the Election

Despite my constant screaming into the abyss about how the culture does not need fictionalized television representations of the 2016 election, it looks like we’re getting another one.

American Horror Story Will Drag Us Through the Nightmare of the 2016 Election Again American Horror Story Will Drag Us Through the Nightmare of the 2016 Election Again

Life imitates art and art makes us relive all the worst parts of life over and over again.

Ava DuVernay Calls Engaging With Trump Voters a 'Distraction' in Convo With Oprah and Van Jones Ava DuVernay Calls Engaging With Trump Voters a 'Distraction' in Convo With Oprah and Van Jones

Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey and Van Jones talked about the prison system and, tangentially, Donald Trump, in a discussion hosted by Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos at his large home in Los Angeles.

Black-ish Perfectly Captured Our Election Emotions, With a Similar Disappointing Ending Black-ish Perfectly Captured Our Election Emotions, With a Similar Disappointing Ending

Black-ish transformed last night’s iconic Trump episode, “Lemons,” into a play-by-play rundown of the country’s emotions and passions on and after election night, and as usual the points made were comedically poignant and often brilliant. But I’m still grappling with how the episode ended.

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

Rebecca Ferguson Offers to Perform 'Strange Fruit' at Trump's Inauguration Rebecca Ferguson Offers to Perform 'Strange Fruit' at Trump's Inauguration

Donald Trump’s team has sent requests out to every breathing musician, and their moms and dads, to try to lock in performers for this month’s inauguration ceremony. Former U.K. X-Factor runner-up Rebecca Ferguson says she’ll do it, maybe, if she gets to sing “Strange Fruit.”

In Response to U.S. Sanctions, Putin Invites American Children to His Christmas Party In Response to U.S. Sanctions, Putin Invites American Children to His Christmas Party

After Barack Obama announced on Thursday that his administration would impose harsh sanctions on Russia over its interference in the presidential election, including the banishment of 35 diplomats cum intelligence operatives, the Russian foreign minister advised responding in kind. Vladimir Putin, however, announced…

Obama Administration Sanctions Russia for Election Hacking, Ejecting 35 Operatives 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…

The Year In Ted Cruz Humiliations The Year In Ted Cruz Humiliations

There’s never exactly a good time to be Ted Cruz. His mannerisms are stilted, his friends are nonexistent, and he has far more skin than any one human should ever possess. There are, however, less-bad times to be Ted. And 2016 was not one of those years.

Judge Unseals Search Warrant in Anthony Weiner Teen Sexting Case Judge Unseals Search Warrant in Anthony Weiner Teen Sexting Case

A federal judge in New York this week unsealed the search warrant filed a week before the election, after Clinton’s emails were found on a computer seized in the Anthony Weiner teen sexting case. According to the documents, the warrant was issued on Oct. 30—two days after FBI Director James Comey made headlines with a…

What Happens After a Racist Threat On Campus What Happens After a Racist Threat On Campus

On November 11, the Friday after Election Day, a group of black freshmen at the University of Pennsylvania received a set of disturbing notifications. Students were already drained from an exceptionally grim week that saw millions of Americans elect Donald Trump as the next president. An event that felt like…

Stein Campaign Forced into Plan C—or Maybe D?—After Federal Judge Ends Michigan Recount Stein Campaign Forced into Plan C—or Maybe D?—After Federal Judge Ends Michigan Recount

Late on Wednesday night, the federal judge in Michigan whose emergency order set a statewide recount into motion earlier this week lifted that order, in deference to the state court of appeals, effectively ending the recount and confirming Donald Trump’s victory there over Hillary Clinton.

Black Voters in North Carolina and Virginia Take Their Electoral Battle to the Supreme Court Black Voters in North Carolina and Virginia Take Their Electoral Battle to the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear two cases on Monday from black voters in North Carolina and Virginia who claim the redistricting in their states was racially discriminatory.

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

ABC Entertainment President Says Network's Dramas Neglect 'Everyday Americans' ABC Entertainment President Says Network's Dramas Neglect 'Everyday Americans'

Concern for underserved working class Americans has predictably spread into the world of television. ABC is reportedly looking to cater more of its programming to rural parts of the country.

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

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