David A. Graham

David Graham is a senior associate editor at The Atlantic, where he oversees the Politics Channel. He previously reported for Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, and The National.
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Paul LePage's Binders Full of White People

September 27, 2016 In August, Governor Paul LePage of Maine launched a diatribe at a man who’d asked him about a spate of drug problems in the state. “I don’t ask them to come to Maine and sell their poison, but they come and I will tell you that 90-plus percent of those...

Ohio Can't Purge Infrequent Voters From Its Rolls

September 23, 2016 Ohio can’t summarily kick tens of thousands of voters off its rolls simply for not having voted recently and not returning a postcard, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals said on Friday. The decision comes just 46 days before the election day, and as tens of thousands of Buckeye State...

Almost 6,000 Americans Have Already Voted for President

September 23, 2016 Maybe you are one of the millions of Americans who cannot wait for this election to be over, or alternatively, maybe you are paying no attention to this election. (There’s really no third option.) But the weary countdown—46 days left!—misses an important fact: In many places, voting is already underway....

There's Nothing Left in the Tank in the Southeast

September 21, 2016 DURHAM, N.C.—The ’70s are back in the Southeast. No, it’s not a Republican candidate for president promising law and order. It’s not the latest bellbottom revival. It’s not even the North Carolina-centered movement of Grateful Dead-inspired musicians. Instead, drivers across the region are lining up at gas stations, hoping to...

Clinton and Trump Accuse Each Other of Inspiring ISIS

September 20, 2016 Sometimes crises provoke national conversations about American values and the wisdom of contending policy choices. But that’s not what’s happened aftermath of attacks in New York, New Jersey, and Minnesota. Even before police in New Jersey arrested Ahmad Khan Rahami, the suspect in explosions on Saturday and Monday, Donald Trump...

An Unrepentant Trump Finally Acknowledges Obama as American

September 16, 2016 You’d think this wouldn’t be too hard a question: Was Barack Obama, the president of the United States, born in the United States? On the one hand, there’s a thick stack of documentation, from official records to newspaper announcements to eyewitnesses. On the other, there’s no evidence and a great...

Just Why Does Hillary Clinton Want to Be President?

September 16, 2016 GREENSBORO, N.C.—Hillary Clinton is back on her feet. Now, what does she stand for? After a few days recuperating from what her doctor characterized as a mild bout of pneumonia, the Democratic presidential nominee was at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro on Thursday afternoon, returning to the campaign...

Colin Powell, the Last Reasonable Man

September 14, 2016 Sometimes bad advice can be given with good intentions. Writing to Hillary Clinton just after she took office as secretary of state, Colin Powell explained to Clinton in an email why and how he had used a personal email address during his time as secretary. Powell said that the intelligence...

Obama's Sticks With Veto Threat on the Saudi 9/11 Bill

September 13, 2016 President Obama hasn’t changed his mind about a bill that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia—despite the overwhelming support of both the House and Senate. The House on Friday passed the bill, which would create a special exception to a 1976 law that grants foreign...

Truck Bound for U.S. Mint Overturns, Leaving Highway Paved With Pennies

September 8, 2016 Now here’s a story with some currency in today’s fast-moving news environment. It was once said the streets in America were paved with gold, and while that turned out to be false at worst and metaphorical at best, the streets of the First State, Delaware, are at least paved with...

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