Latest from Peter Slevin
New activists said the presidential contest brought them into politics, but their focus stayed closer to home.
  • Nov 23, 2018
The book tour for Obama’s memoir, “Becoming,” began a few miles from her childhood home and will carry her around the country.
  • Nov 14, 2018
In the coming months, she’ll be matching a pair of policy initiatives marketed by A-list celebrities with a mega-book tour unlike any book tour, well, ever.
  • Oct 11, 2018
The former first lady headlined her first event related to the midterm elections.
  • Sep 24, 2018
The largely overlooked crusader for racial justice exposed the crime of lynching. Wells’s great-granddaughter wants to build a monument to her.
  • Jun 15, 2018
Tammy Baldwin is one of several Democratic senators running in 2018 in states Trump won.
  • Apr 7, 2017
MoveOn.org leads an alliance of progressive groups in Sunday night conference calls.
  • Mar 13, 2017
Emanuel, who has called the shooting of Laquan McDonald “profoundly hideous,” denied that politics played any role in his refusal to release the video in the months between the killing and the mayoral election.
  • Dec 2, 2015
Waves of bombings in the 1980s and 1990s spilled blood and set Paris on edge.
  • Nov 18, 2015