GOP candidates and strategists are scrambling to deploy the president's handling of ISIS as a weapon against his Democratic allies.
Democrats are playing defense in deep-blue states like Hawaii, while Republicans are worried about holding on in strongholds like Georgia.
After The New York Times busted him for plagiarism in his Army War College thesis, the recently appointed senator won't run for a full term.
The party plans to keep talking about the pay gap and reproductive freedom. But the martial metaphor just isn't working.
With an unpopular Democrat in the White House, Warren is proving an effective surrogate—and raising her national profile.