Will Putin Be Russia’s President For Life?
A series of choreographed moves have set the stage for him to potentially rule until at least 2036.
Who Wants to Be the Next Former President of Bolivia?
Evo Morales’s successor faces an unenviable set of challenges to stabilize the country.
Two Years of Trump: Views From the Democratic Sideline
Resolutions for the Democratic Party in 2019.
Bonus Episode: Susan Glasser Joins The E.R. to Talk Trump, Russia, and All Those Indictments
FP’s former editor in chief makes her first appearance on The E.R.
Former Senior FBI Official Is Leading BuzzFeed’s Effort to Verify Trump Dossier
Anthony Ferrante coordinated the U.S. government’s response to Russian election interference. Now he’s helping a news site defend itself from a Russian billionaire’s lawsuit.
The Teflon Don
Sex scandals have a long history of taking down politicians — but don't get your hopes up about the current U.S. president.
There’s No Happy Ending for Rex Tillerson
The secretary of state has held on for a year, but it’s too late for his tenure to end well.
Rep. Ed Royce’s Failure to Hold Trump Accountable Is a Dereliction of Duty
The chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee should use his last year in office to reverse the unprincipled silence and moral weakness of Republicans in Congress.
If You Thought 2017 Was Bad, Just Wait for 2018
Last year, Trump corroded U.S. foreign policy, but avoided disaster. This year, there are powerful reasons to think that matters will worsen.
NeverTrump Doesn’t Owe Anyone an Apology
The president’s policy achievements can never make up for his destructive shamelessness.
War and Reconstruction: Ron Chernow’s marvelous new biography of U.S. Grant
In the years following the Civil War, the American south descended into chaos.
How Far Must Trump ‘Unravel’ Before the 25th Amendment Kicks In?
The constitutional amendment on presidential disabilities could pose a real threat to Trump. But that shouldn't give his opponents solace.
Trump’s Systematic, Deliberate Deception Is an Impeachable Offense
The president cannot be excused just because he is a politician who feels entitled to play the game.
Trump’s DACA Decision Defies All Norms
The president's incompetence continues to temper his malevolence.
Is Trump Changing the Executive Branch Forever?
When the president doesn’t even speak for his own White House, it is not business as usual.
Congress Needs to Open a Formal Impeachment Inquiry
The time has come to begin a serious conversation about the removal of President Donald Trump.
Our Missing President
Two crises in the past week demanded leadership of the singular sort that only the president can supply. Trump failed on both counts.
Will Congress Revive the Authority to Impeach Executive Officers Below the President?
The legislature has its own constitutional power to bring executive officials into line.
Memo to Pence: Prepare to Be Gerald Ford
If you want to be Trump's successor after his impeachment or resignation, these are the steps you have to take right now.