Story

Debate moves the needle for our undecided voters

It’s too soon to know if the first presidential debate swayed many undecided voters across the country, but the spirited yet mostly civil face-off between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump did make a difference for the four “voters on the fence” DecodeDC is following.

Read More
Story

Trump-Clinton debates certain to be a show

There is no reason why previews of the upcoming presidential debates should be any more predictive or illuminating than all the previews of the 2016 campaign written last year. This is the campaign that devoured political precedent.

Read More
Featured
DecodeDC's Mission

DecodeDC's foremost aim is to be useful. That means being a reliable, honest and highly entertaining source of insight and explanation. It also means providing multimedia coverage of Washington's people, culture, policies and politics that is enlightening and enjoyable. Whether it's a podcast, a video, an interactive graphic, a short story or a long analysis, it will be based on this guiding principle: We are in DC but not OF DC.