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 leads an alliance of progressive groups in Sunday night conference calls.

  • Mar 13, 2017

At a campaign rally for Hillary Clinton at La Salle University, the first lady attempts to energize young voters.

  • Sep 28, 2016

Melania Trump’s speech contained a few of the same phrases but none of the sentiment or the specifics.

  • Jul 20, 2016

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
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