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Election 2020

  1. reading the signs
    Good-bye to Trump’s Patriotic CosplayHe gave Americans of all stripes a chance to witness and play at masquerade. What will his supporters do with that impulse now?
  2. the body politic
    The Only Strategy Left for DemocratsAfter this week, the mandate is clear: Make people’s lives better. And stop trying to placate Republicans.
  3. capitol insurrection
    Cori Bush Proposes Expelling Reps Who Challenged ElectionAs the U.S. Capitol was under siege, Representative Bush drafted a resolution.
  4. power
    The Right Wants the Culture War to Turn DeadlyBy openly embracing Kyle Rittenhouse as a hero, Republicans make their violent fantasies clear.
  5. democracy
    Trump’s Star ‘Election Fraud’ Witness Was a Glorious Train WreckSo bad that Giuliani had to shush her.
  6. power
    Trump Lost, But My Brother’s Still in a Far-Right MilitiaThe Cut spoke with someone who knows what it’s like to lose a family member to conservative propaganda.
  7. reading the signs
    Trump Has Lost the Will to Be BlondThe president’s hair has always been a clue to his mental state.
  8. power
    America, You Owe MeWe have been patient, and America owes Black people whatever it has to give.
  9. power
    The Face of the GOP’s Hateful FutureMadison Cawthorn is 25, far right, and already plagued with allegations of racism and sexual misconduct. And he’s headed to Congress.
  10. whoops!
    Trump Admits That Biden WonBut he still refuses to concede.
  11. power
    How the Pink Wave Turned RedIt only took two years for Republicans to co-opt the “run women” message.
  12. 2020
    Things We HeardA year of silence, sirens, and human voices, in protest and relief.
  13. the bigger picture
    Four Years Later, a Citywide PartyIn the seconds after major news networks called Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election, New Yorkers exhaled loudly, in unison.
  14. election 2020
    Biden Is the Projected Winner of the ElectionPlease allow yourself a long exhale.
  15. congrats
    Watch the Cheers, Celebrations, and Dancing in the StreetsThe nation is celebrating Joe Biden’s projected victory in the 2020 election.
  16. power
    It’s Time to Look AheadToday is a victory, but the fight is far from over.
  17. explainer
    Which Votes Are We Still Waiting For?Joe Biden has taken the lead in Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Arizona.
  18. power
    This Is Going to Be a Long, Painful WeekWe knew presidential election results could take weeks, even months. The uncertainty is torture anyway.
  19. advice
    May We Suggest Logging Off Today at Exactly 4:30And then logging back on at 6:55.
  20. action item
    You Can Still Help Defeat Trump TodaySeven last-minute actions you can take on Election Day.
  21. first person
    My Therapists Were Right About UncertaintyFaced with actual, persistent chaos, I’ve realized there was never a way to outpace danger.
  22. election 2020
    What It Means to Work the PollsSeven volunteer poll workers on the joys (and struggles) of performing their civic duty.
  23. democracy?
    Oh No, the Dreaded Needle Is BackThe New York Times is rolling out its infamous election needle again — but promises the experience will be less stressful this time.
  24. election 2016
    Where Were You When Trump Won?Ten people on the night they planned to spend celebrating Clinton’s victory.
  25. power
    The Unique Dread of This Election DayVoting early, in a pandemic, in the shadow of a right-wing Supreme Court, and wondering if it will ever end.
  26. how i get it done
    How Leading Civil-Rights Attorney Vanita Gupta Gets It Done“Voting isn’t enough to make change, but everything can be changed if you vote.”
  27. entropy
    The Astrology of Election Day Looks Pretty DireMercury retrograde ends on November 3… but we won’t be out of the clear.
  28. power
    It Should Never Be This HardFive horror stories that show the infuriating obstacles many people face while voting in America.
  29. action item
    Learn How to Spot Voter Suppression on Election Day — and Fight BackTake a virtual voter defense training.
  30. four long years
    The Birth of an Extraordinary Modern Progressive MovementThe last four years have been an era of radical right-wing rule in Washington — and of remarkable left-wing populist response.
  31. action item
    Help 6 Black Women Make History in TexasThe “Sisters in Law” are running to be judges in a county that hasn’t had seen a Black woman elected since 1994.
  32. real talk
    How I Convinced My Dad Not to Vote for TrumpSeven people on changing the minds of their loved ones.
  33. so you want to be president?
    The Third Presidential Debate of 2020 Is Nearly Upon UsHere’s how, where, and when to watch.
  34. action item
    It Has Never Been Easier to Phone Bank in Swing StatesAnd it feels really good!
  35. what now?
    Will Far-Right Violence Erupt on Election Day?Under Trump, white-supremacist groups are more emboldened than ever. Here’s what to expect, and what we can do.
  36. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Phara Souffrant ForrestTalking to the New York State assembly candidate about campaigning while working as a nurse amid the pandemic.
  37. action item
    Take 30 Seconds to Find Your Early-Voting Polling SiteIn a number of states, you can already cast your vote.
  38. action item
    How to Become a Poll WorkerNationwide, we’re facing a shortage of volunteers to staff voting sites in the upcoming election. Here’s how to help.
  39. action item
    It Will Take You Two Minutes to Help Impact Florida ElectionsBy paying off fines and fees for voters with felony convictions.
  40. action item
    13 Down-Ballot Races You Should Be Excited AboutFrom New York to Texas, here are the progressive candidates to watch.
  41. the body politic
    Trump Is Dying to Run Against a ‘Nasty Woman’ AgainAnd he’s not wasting any time getting right down to it.
  42. 2020 election
    One Good Way to Encourage VotingWrite letters with Rachel Comey to get people to the polls.
  43. 2020 election
    In Kamala, I Am Surprised to See MyselfPolitics in 2020 left me feeling cynical. And then Biden chose Harris.
  44. election 2020
    Trump Says Running for Reelection Against Oprah Would Be ‘a Lot of Fun’For whom?