Politics writer for The Atlantic. I'm not going to argue with you on Twitter. molly@theatlantic.com

Manafort resigns, Trump regrets, Obama vacations -- what you need to know before the weekend

scpr.org — Larry and a political roundtable parse the latest flurry of news stories, from former Trump campaign director Paul Manafort's total resignation from the campaign, to Donald Trump's apparent tonal change on the campaign trail.

The Republican Party in Exile

theatlantic.com — The world of GOP intellectuals and policymakers has been upended by Donald Trump. What is there to do but carry on? For us to continue writing great stories, we need to display ads. Please select the extension that is blocking ads. Please follow the steps below

Paul Ryan Defeats Paul Nehlen and Trumpism

theatlantic.com — An insurgent candidate inspired by the Republican nominee fails to lay a finger on House Speaker Paul Ryan in Wisconsin. Thus, even though Trump was technically on Ryan's side, Nehlen's candidacy was a test of whether there's actually a latent constituency in the GOP base for a Trumpist ideology of populist nationalism.

The Republican Establishment Takes Its Revenge Against Representative Tim Huelskamp

theatlantic.com — Representative Tim Huelskamp's loss shows that the business lobby is successfully fighting back against GOP conservatives. For us to continue writing great stories, we need to display ads. Please select the extension that is blocking ads. Please follow the steps below Molly Ball is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where she covers U.S.

The Democrats’ Message of Calm

theatlantic.com — For us to continue writing great stories, we need to display ads. Please select the extension that is blocking ads. The Atlantic 's Molly Ball explores Hillary Clinton's image of composure in the midst of a troubled country. About This Series Voices and ideas about politics by The Atlantic.

Hillary Clinton's Message of Calm in an Agitated Time

theatlantic.com — Can Hillary Clinton's projection of steadiness resonate with an unsettled country? For us to continue writing great stories, we need to display ads. Please select the extension that is blocking ads. Please follow the steps below

WATCH: Swaying Progressives At The DNC, With The Atlantic's Molly Ball

news.wgbh.org — They discussed the enthusiasm and volume of Bernie Sanders supporters/ Ball said that while the Bernie Or Bust crowd are always going to be defined by their angry fringe, there is clearly a softer core that is persuadable. She added that the protests call into question where the enthusiasm lies, with Sanders supporters.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Fall From Power

theatlantic.com — The Democratic chairwoman had few supporters-but clung to her post for years, abetted by the indifference of the White House. For us to continue writing great stories, we need to display ads. Please select the extension that is blocking ads.

Challenges For Unity On The Opening Night Of The DNC

wbur.org — We are live from Philadelphia and the Democratic National Convention. Looking at Hillary Clinton's challenge this week and the Democrats' own unity issue after the latest WikiLeaks splash. Laura Meckler , covering the Democratic Party in the 2016 presidential race for The Wall Street Journal.

The Atlantic at the Democratic National Convention:Morning Briefings

theatlantic.com — Begin each morning during the presidential conventions with The Atlantic to explore key issues in this pivotal election year. From a deep dive on polling and demographics, to an up-close look at the candidates and their policies, these briefings will combine political insights with sharp analysis. 8:30 a.m. ET - 10:00 a.m.
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Aug 25, 2016

@BraddJaffy he just found it so interesting, he wanted to hear more about what she was saying!

Aug 25, 2016

@justinjm1 why can’t my phone autocomplete this story draft?

Aug 25, 2016

Oh god my phone just autocompleted “sorry for not getting back to you"

Aug 25, 2016

@EsotericCD yet only one of us was craven enough to tweet it


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