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

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Trump: Sorry Not Sorry

theatlantic.com — The Republican presidential nominee acknowledged that President Obama was born in the United States, but did not offer an apology for suggesting otherwise. When Hillary Shut Down: The Democratic nominee wasn't always so secretive: She used to share her deepest thoughts with the American people during speeches and speak candidly in interviews with reporters, but, little by little, she developed a hard shell as a result of extreme media criticism.

John Dickerson Tracks Winners and Losers on Campaign Trails Past

nytimes.com — WHISTLESTOP My Favorite Stories From Presidential Campaign History By John DickersonIllustrated. 439 pp. Twelve. $30. It is the dirty little secret of the 2016 campaign that most political reporters are having the time of their lives.

The State That Fell Off the Electoral Map | RealClearPolitics

The State That Fell Off the Electoral Map

theatlantic.com — CENTENNIAL, Colo.-When I grew up here, it was a Republican suburb. I didn't know there was any other kind. Our planned community, 20 minutes down the highway from downtown Denver, sat behind walls but not gates, its residents subject to a thick sheaf of "covenants" imposed by the homeowners' association.

'There's Nothing Better Than a Scared, Rich Candidate' | RealClearPolitics

Does Political Consulting Work?

theatlantic.com — How political consulting works-or doesn't 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 This past April, the American Association of Political Consultants gathered for its annual conference, known as the Pollies, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Taco Trucks and the Soul of America

theatlantic.com — Is this what Americans want? In the U.K., the surprising result of the June Brexit vote revealed a larger than anticipated grassroots revolt against the culture of diverse, immigrant-friendly cities. Is there a Brexit-like silent majority in the United States, too, of Americans so unsettled by diversity and multiculturalism that they want to banish taco trucks?

Donald Trump and the Politics of Fear | RealClearPolitics

Donald Trump and the Politics of Fear

theatlantic.com — Trump's candidacy relies on the power of fear. It could be the only way for him to win. 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 People are scared," Donald Trump said recently, and he was not wrong.

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.
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Sep 26, 2016

RT @OnPointRadio: ~The deal~ -Watch #debatenight tonight -Tune in tomorrow 10/9c for a recap w/ @mollyesque, @samsanders and @GlennThrush

Sep 26, 2016

RT @GideonResnick: “Trump doesn’t listen to anyone,” said a Republican close to Ailes. “But he does listen to Roger sometimes.” https://t.co/HmjNLTc6mC

Sep 26, 2016

@SimonMaloy no the plane lands safely and then the hangar eats it.

Sep 24, 2016

RT @JohnKingCNN: Politics of policing & how it plays out days before the 1st debate. Join #insidepolitics Sun 8a @mollyesque @niaCNN @jmart


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