Will the media go along? Will we have a choice?

Ben Smith • 6 days ago

Being dull could be the way to the presidency in 2020. And the former New York City mayor wouldn't be the only one to try.

Ben Smith • 13 days ago

"The only Democrat who's unscrupulous enough to out-Trump Trump.”

Ben Smith • One month ago

RIP sports metaphors.

Ben Smith • One month ago

Restaurant Workers of America has fought hard against raising salaries for tipped workers and has gotten advice from a powerful DC strategist.

Claudia Koerner • 3 months ago

Money and the machine aren’t the only ingredients in politics.

Ben Smith • 3 months ago

When it comes to media criticism, comparing Elon Musk to Donald Trump is very unfair — to Trump.

Ben Smith • 5 months ago

A responsibility "to find common ground."

Ben Smith • 5 months ago

The US flip-flops on treaties are “insane,” the French president said.

Ben Smith • 5 months ago
Ben Smith • 6 months ago

“Maybe we’ve reached the point where it’s not even possible to have Facebook in common.”

Ben Smith • 6 months ago

As a young reporter in Eastern Europe in 2001, I expected to witness the “end of history” and the flowering of democracy. That was just one of the mistakes I made.

Ben Smith • 6 months ago

Welcome to the Donald Rumsfeld–Liz Cheney restoration.

Henry J. Gomez • 6 months ago

"A very, very serious hit," says Mark Penn.

Ben Smith • 7 months ago

Nearly a million respondents are a deep new data source for Democrats. One early finding: Don't talk about impeachment.

Ben Smith • 7 months ago

Even insiders struggle to follow the plot of the Mueller investigation. But the politics of corruption are simple: Voters hate it.

Ben Smith • 7 months ago

Microsoft learned to take government seriously in Washington in the late 1990s, Google in Brussels in the 2000s. Facebook still hasn't learned from its elders' mistakes.

Ben Smith • 8 months ago

There were scattered boos, but the president was chiefly treated to the kind of fascinated audience he craves.

Miriam Elder • 8 months ago

"They claim they are merely distributing information. But the fact that they are near- monopoly distributors makes them public utilities," the philanthropist said at a dinner on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Ben Smith • 8 months ago

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been converted to a pretty radical theory of management and transparency — one that will no doubt be tested when Uber’s leaks concern his own plans and decisions.

Ben Smith • 8 months ago