Despite his appeal to GOP-primary voters, the real-estate mogul may have more trouble winning over voters in the general election.
Some important unknown answers loom large over an already contentious and historic presidential campaign.
The fiery GOP candidate generates strong emotions in support and opposition, which presents Republicans with a dilemma.
Leading up to the election, parties are likely to take stronger stands amid shifting, and at times opposing, voter bases.
In the U.S. and Europe, two factions duel on immigration, Muslims, and nation-building.
The Republican frontrunner riled up opponents with his insular vision of America's role in the world.
More than ever before, the Republican race hinges on geography and demography.
An obituary for a magazine and for the capital it chronicled, which once prized evidence over ideology.
There's a need to separate the long-term challenge from the immediate imperative to disrupt the organization.
In new national survey, voters see similarities in their strengths—and weaknesses.
As its coalition evolves, the GOP presidential nomination fight could fracture between more candidates than usual.
Next America's analysis of Pew data reveals that religious divergence characterizes today’s Republican and Democratic coalitions.
Surely, we can figure out how to respect our kaleidoscope society and protect ourselves, too.
Chicago, like most of the country, braces for the impact of concentrated poverty and increasing racial separation.
Economic and social change helps Democrats keep the White House and city halls—while the GOP wins everything else.
The president is taking steps on climate change that a Republican successor might find hard to undo.
In the past, congressional ideologues wanted party discipline and centralized power. Now, they want anything but.
By bowing out, Biden increases odds Clinton can consolidate voters of color and working-class whites. That will pressure Sanders to expand his base.
An exclusive look at states where the GOP front-runner splits Republican voters along class and education lines.
The 2016 Democratic contenders are betting they can sell a changing country on a more ambitiously liberal agenda than Bill Clinton or even Barack Obama offered.