How did Donald Trump become Donald Trump? It seems infamous Joseph McCarthy henchman Roy Cohn had quite a bit to do with it. Kruse traces how Cohn became a mentor to Trump, and the impact the friendship had on Trump’s persona and tactics.
The door is rapidly closing on Chris Christie’s chances as a presidential hopeful. Katz looks at what Bridgegate, Donald Trump, and the Dallas Cowboys have to do with it.
According to legal scholar Cass Sunstein, America’s Supreme Court justices can be divided into four categories: heroes, soldiers, minimalists, and mutes.
Senator Ted Cruz remembers the year he spent clerking in the Supreme Court for then-Chief Justice Rehnquist.
Deeply reported look at the power struggle inside Michael Bloomberg’s media business as he returns to lead it.
Newly declassified documents help shed light on the Eisenhower-era story of how Israel hid their secret nuclear project in the Negev Desert.
“My friends and I locked eyes in stunned silence. Between the four adults, we hold six degrees. Three of us are journalists. And not one of us had thought to call the police. We had not even considered it.
We also are all black. And without realizing it, in that moment, each of us had made a set of calculations, an instantaneous weighing of the pros and cons.”
How the Federal Bureau of Narcotics—an early predecessor of the Drug Enforcement Administration—targeted jazz, and Lady Day herself.
An investigation into how Border Patrol became America’s most out-of-control law enforcement agency.