Presidential Election of 2016

December 7, 2017

Hillary Clinton and Lena Dunham, Her Main Millennial, Hit the Weinstein Wall

From the start, Lena Dunham and Hillary Clinton were something of an odd match. The millennial daughter of New York privilege known for her audacious public […]
October 31, 2017

Unbuttoned: Paul Manafort’s Shopping Sprees Hit Home

Unbuttoned By VANESSA FRIEDMAN Of all the damning details in the Justice Department indictment accusing Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign manager, and Rick Gates, a […]
September 16, 2017

Table for Three: Hillary Clinton and America Ferrera on Pain and Progress (and Hiking)

Table for Three By PHILIP GALANES Hiking, yoga, reading, prayer, chardonnay (but not Xanax): These are the things, along with family and friends, that helped Hillary […]
April 15, 2017

First Person: After the Election, a ‘Whole Foods Democrat’ Returns to Church

I know it’s Easter. But let’s flash back to the fall. The morning of Nov. 9, the first text I got was from my younger teenage […]
March 18, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. Is His Own Kind of Trump

Donald Trump Jr. is the Trump who has not always seemed at ease with being a Trump. He grew up in the penthouse of Trump Tower […]
December 20, 2016

On the Runway: The Many Meanings of the Pantsuit

On the Runway By VALERIYA SAFRONOVA Question: When is a pantsuit not just a pantsuit? Answer: When it is a piece of political performance art. At […]
November 18, 2016

How Van Jones Became a Star of the 2016 Campaign

WASHINGTON — Last Thursday, Van Jones couldn’t even buy a tuna wrap here without a woman in her late 20s walking up to him to ask […]
November 17, 2016

Yoga? Weaving? Vigils? The Search for Postelection Calm

They were a cheerful, if slightly dazed, group last Thursday evening at Voz, a store on Elizabeth Street that sells ethical fashion made by indigenous people […]
November 16, 2016

Where Everybody Knows Your Name and Accepts Your Politics

The wall on the left side of Neary’s, a green-canopied Irish restaurant and bar on East 57th Street that will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year, […]
November 12, 2016

Unbuttoned: Is Fashion’s Love Affair With Washington Over?

Unbuttoned By VANESSA FRIEDMAN On Wednesday, when Hillary Clinton stood in the New Yorker Hotel for her farewell speech, she did so in one of her […]