Alyssa Rosenberg

11/24/2016 - 11:00am

    The specter of the 1960s hung over the 2016 presidential election like a shroud, as Donald Trump embraced Richard Nixon's law-and-order rhetoric, speculation bubbled again about Hillary Clinton's relationship to the community organizer Saul Alinsky, and observers tensed for the possibility of violent clashes at the Republican National...

11/18/2016 - 8:00pm

Dear Secretary Clinton,

    Though everything in your personal history suggests that Tuesday's defeat won't mark the end of your work in American public life, I can imagine that this will be a moment of reflection and recovery for you. And though we have some...

10/23/2016 - 7:00pm

    Perhaps this marks me as naive, but I've goggled at the sheer sums of money powerful men have recently been paid simply to go away and stop causing trouble. Forty million dollars to Roger Ailes, a man accused of persistent and pervasive sexual harassment? Millions of dollars to Billy Bush, whose...

10/23/2016 - 6:00pm

    "Such a nasty woman."

    Donald Trump's complaint, grumbled as Hillary Clinton snuck a dig at his record of taxpaying into a discussion of federal trust funds, sent a collective shudder through watchers. On social media and post-debate...

10/14/2016 - 8:00am

    After Donald Trump didn't bring up Bill Clinton's sexual conduct at the first 2016 presidential debate, his son, Eric Trump, said his father's decision showed "courage" and meant that he "took the high road." But after The Washington Post published a tape that showed...

10/11/2016 - 1:00pm

    Imagine a married man in public life was caught on tape talking about his failed attempt to seduce a married woman. Imagine that man continued by talking about that woman's "big phony tits," how his star power meant that he could just walk up to any woman he wanted and kiss her, and how...

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