Republican and Democratic conventions. Primary and presidential nominee debates. The Pulse club mass shooting. The #NoDAPL fight. Some of the stories we covered in real time this year were long-scheduled. Other news was unforeseen, unfolding—some even ongoing.
Forget all the populist talk we've been hearing from Hillary Clinton and her cohorts, and follow the money to find out where the ruling elite's loyalties truly lie.
The "Last Week Tonight" host takes stock of the past two "topsy-turvy" weeks of political conventions.
The Democratic convention had higher television ratings than the Republican convention for the first three of the four nights. But more viewers watched Trump’s acceptance speech than Hillary Clinton’s.
The Democratic and Republican conventions showed the great divide between insiders and outsiders If what was happening inside a political convention could be merged with what was happening outside, perhaps such gatherings would be more representative of our country .
Photojournalist Michael Nigro is in Philadelphia to provide Truthdig an on-the-ground perspective from the 2016 Democratic convention. Photojournalist Michael Nigro is in Philadelphia to provide Truthdig an on-the-ground perspective from the 2016 Democratic convention.
AP’s Fact Check found that the candidate’s statistics in his GOP acceptance speech are way beyond the "damned lies" level.
If Hillary Clinton wants to beat the Republican nominee in November, she needs to start adopting his progressive-sounding economic proposals In other words, she needs to embody Bernie Sanders, and fast If Hillary Clinton wants to beat the Republican nominee in November, she needs to start adopting his progressive-sounding economic proposals.
This week Donald Trump has had a lot to say about foreign policy -- raising concerns within the Republican Party and bolstering arguments that Hillary Clinton is a better choice for conservatives.
In an interview on The Real News Network, Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer talks about neofascist rhetoric and how third-party candidates are preferable to Clinton or Trump.