U.S. Politics

Ongoing coverage of the Trump administration, political polarization in America, elections and federal agencies, plus political documentaries including FRONTLINE’s landmark series “The Choice.”

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FRONTLINE and ProPublica examine how far-right groups were emboldened and encouraged by former President Trump and how individuals were radicalized and brought into the political landscape.
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