Helen Lewis is deputy editor of the New Statesman. She has presented BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster and is a regular panellist on BBC1’s Sunday Politics.
It's tempting to move on from 2016 as soon as possible. But before we do, let's hand out the awards for the best political moments of the year.
See you on the other side of the turkey marathon.
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Talking about being white American, or being religious, isn’t considered "identity politics". But that doesn't mean people don't identify with those traits.
With a campaign fought around their opposition to Brexit, the Lib Dems overturn Zac Goldsmith's 23,000 majority.
Nuttall has inherited a fractured party, with funding issues and Nigel Farage's ego to manage. Yet his boldness has many in Labour worried.
Sex-swapping the lead role provides a fresh insight into Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
This might be the hardest thing to digest about Trump’s presidency: not how outrageous it is, but how banal.
She was nicknamed Trump’s “secret weapon”; now she's on her father's transition team. Yet campaign observers have questions about Ivanka Trump.
Its 1.7 billion users were treated to articles about how the Pope backs Trump and Clinton is dying. It's time to accept Facebook is a force in politics.