As 2016 comes to an end, we reflect on a year of unpredictability, sweeping change and extraordinary loss. For some, 2016 is an auld acquaintance to be forgot and never brought to mind. But for others, it’s a welcome change and a fresh start. Either way, when the ball drops on New Year’s Eve, 2017 begins and brings with it new stories and new faces. And 2016 becomes yet another “Auld Lang Syne,” a part of the past as we move forward.
I sat down with Andy Borowitz, the satirist creator of the New Yorker’s “The Borowitz Report.” We discussed finding humor and levity in this year’s wild and vitriolic election cycle.
I spoke with New York Times columnist Frank Bruni about the state of the 2016 election, the campaign strategies of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and what this all means for America.
I spoke with Khizr and Ghazala Khan about their son’s legacy and the impact of Mr. Khan’s stirring speech at the Democratic National Convention.
I sat down with Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman, a columnist for the New York Times, to talk about the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and his take on the candidates’ plans for the economy.
As the sun sets on 2016, let’s take a look back at some of the fascinating, funny and entertaining people who shaped the conversation, in politics to pop culture and everything in between.
Nate Silver, founder and editor-in-chief of the website FiveThirtyEight, is America’s favorite statistician. His website is required reading for anyone obsessing over U.S. elections. He joined Brian and me to talk about polling methods, Comeygate and why post-election gridlock is a very safe bet.
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I sat down with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof to talk about the latest headlines coming out of the 2016 presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
I was joined by Republican pollster and political consultant Frank Luntz to talk about the latest developments in the final stretch of the 2016 presidential election campaigns.
On Tuesday, I sat down with Howard Dean, the former Vermont governor and former DNC chair, to talk about the state of the 2016 election and how aspects of it compare with his outsider candidacy in 2004.
Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric talks to Politico’s Chief White House correspondent and Playbook author Mike Allen about the 2016 election and his surprising decision to leave the publication to start his own online venture with Politico CEO Jim VandeHei.
I spoke with Richard Painter — a University of Minnesota professor and former chief ethics lawyer in the George W. Bush administration — and Yahoo News Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff about the latest information on the FBI’s stunning revelation that it is looking into a new batch of emails related to Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server.
I sat down with onetime presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson, former Clinton administration senior adviser Richard Socarides, and ex-Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour about the election results and the upcoming Trump presidency.