PRESIDENT

Donald Trump

Why It Matters That Trump's Attorney General Pick Is a Climate Change Skeptic

Congressman Jeff Sessions has already raised alarm bells for comments on race, but his new role also puts him in charge of prosecuting federal environmental crimes.
Grennan Milliken
11.18.16
PRESIDENT

Kids Win the Right to Sue the US Government Over Climate Change

A US judge ruled this week that America's youth may hold their government accountable for global warming.
Sarah Emerson
11.11.16
Donald Trump

How We Plan to Cover the Environment In a Trump Presidency

It’s going to be a new era for the environment and environmental journalism.
Sarah Emerson
11.10.16
Twitter

Argentina's Outgoing President Won’t Let Go of Social Media Accounts

Christina Fernandez de Kircher has lost her verified checkmark but will maintain control over now-defunct institutional Twitter accounts.
Kari Paul
12.26.15
politics

I Spent a Day Opening Jeb Bush's Email

Jeb Bush published hundreds of thousands of emails from the people of Florida, including their medical records, social security numbers, hopes, dreams, and racist rants.
Brian Merchant
2.11.15
Motherboard Blog

Palm Trees, Mammoths, and the Obamadon: A Tour Through Presidential Taxonomy

US presidents have a slew of species named after them.
Jason Koebler
7.4.13
Motherboard Blog

Trying to Impeach Obama Is a Lot Like Trying to Impeach Bush

So you want to (Hell)fire the President of the United States? Just copy and paste.
Daniel Stuckey
6.6.13
Motherboard Blog

Here Are Some Candidates for the White House's First GIF

The White House just got itself a tumblr page, and it's accepting GIF submissions now. Here are a few suggestions for the inaugural entry.
Daniel Stuckey
4.26.13
Motherboard Blog

Sorry Obama, It Isn't "Made in America"

Last night, if you were listening to the President accept his nomination, and were paying any attention to Twitter storm that happened simultaneously, you might have got a little sensitive to those keywords that Mr. Obama hit without fail. If you read...
Daniel Stuckey
9.7.12
Motherboard Blog

Watch Three Decades of Presidential Candidates Accept Their Nomination

C-SPAN has dutifully broadcasted the minutia of federal politics since it launched in 1979. It's captured every aphorism-laden speech, every empty promise delivered, every dull argument, and every acceptance speech from the two major parties...
Brian Merchant
8.28.12
Motherboard Blog

Obama's on Instagram, the Era of Social Political Photojournalism is Here

Obamagrams for Everybody
Derek Mead
1.4.12