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Samantha Bee, Seth Myers, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon talk sincerely, and with humor, about the presidential election.
Predictive analytics, and election forecasting in particular, remains a young science. Experts say some of the models could be off 15 to 20 percent.
Here’s how an epic presidential campaign sounded, from start to finish.
Latinos fear the president-elect will pursue his mass deportation pledge, blacks anticipate an era of intolerance, and Muslims worry about being branded terrorists.
Feelings of hometown pride were generally absent among the residents of New York City, who voted overwhelmingly against Donald J. Trump on Tuesday, went home and woke up with him the winner.
Coming to grips with a Trump presidency, the mayor and governor cited infrastructure as a possible area of collaboration with Mr. Trump.
Millions of people who had once flocked to President Obama’s promise of hope and change saw in Mr. Trump their best chance to be heard and protected.
Demonstrations occurred in cities including New York, Boston, Chicago, Seattle and Washington, and at college campuses in California, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.
Many of his closest supporters have long cautioned that his most headline-grabbing proposals should not be taken literally — they are guideposts, not plans.
After projecting a relatively easy victory for Hillary Clinton with all the certainty of a calculus solution, major outlets scrambled to provide candid answers.
An average of 71.4 million viewers tuned in to the major networks during prime time coverage of the presidential election results.
Hillary Clinton’s defeat laid bare the Democratic Party’s weaknesses, and the party prepared for arguments over its future and mission.
In each case, officials said, the American military followed the proper procedures and did not violate laws of armed conflict.
Casting himself as an outsider, he not only savaged leaders in both parties but he refused to bow to the pieties of the American political system.
The president-elect cloistered himself with a handful of aides and family members as he turned toward the enormous task of assembling a government.
The election of Donald J. Trump joins Brexit as part of a middle-class and blue-collar insurrection against global free trade that could ultimately backfire.
Stunned by their good electoral fortunes, Republicans said they were eager to repeal the Affordable Care Act, cut taxes and confirm conservative judges.
While black and Hispanic or Latino women voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton, 53 percent of white women who voted picked Mr. Trump, exit data show.
Abroad in America: In New York, Deep Confusion Stands in Contrast to Elation After Donald Trump’s Win
Thousands of people, their faces illuminated by Times Square’s advertisements, stood watching and waiting as Mr. Trump steamrollered over Hillary Clinton.
Governor Hassan upended Senator Ayotte, a rising star in Washington, in a race that cost about $120 million, a jaw-dropping sum for such a small state.