It was a blue tide, not a blue wave: While some results have been slow to arrive, they show that Democrats had more success in the elections than was immediately clear.
In a nod to MAGA nostalgia, the president picked the two icons for the Medal of Freedom.
The process is an important one in the American electoral system—but it’s also utterly painful.
Twenty years ago, Bill Clinton became the first president to be impeached since Andrew Johnson, in 1868. We offer a recounting by people who played a role.
The president is reportedly close to firing his secretary of homeland security, but her successor will also struggle to enact impractical and illegal directives from the White House.
The Republican Party just suffered big losses in the House of Representatives, but the president is getting ready to ramp up his campaign—and he’s got a good shot at reelection.
The outgoing attorney general did more to enact the president’s priorities than any other member of the Cabinet, but that didn’t save him from White House hostility.
The president is portraying the results as a win, but Democratic control of the House could make his life miserable and kill his legislative agenda.
The party could roll to a 20-seat House majority after picking up dozens of seats in cities, suburbs, and even rural areas.
The party is poised to take back control of the chamber—and begin making trouble for the president.
Over the past year, people have become more and more satisfied with where the country is going.
Both Democrats and Republicans have a lot to say about the economy and President Trump—but only one party is emphasizing health care.
Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez get lots of attention, but the most significant shift is among voters, not candidates.
Democrats are trying to claw back power—and Republicans are trying to change the constitution to make sure they don’t.
In the last days of the campaign, the president is going all in on turning out his base. But base voters aren’t the only ones Republicans need.
The president’s decision to go on the offensive at a moment of fear and division could be cold political calculus—or it could reflect his press-obsessed worldview.
The nation turns to a president who has often struggled with empathy and inclusion to provide consolation and unity.
The president calls for harmony, then attacks. He demands honesty, then lies. He insists on an end to personal attacks, then insults his opponents.
The commander in chief constantly conflates his partisan and presidential roles—even in the middle of a bomb-scare crisis.
With just two weeks to go, the president is resorting to the mixture of immigration fearmongering and dishonesty that got him elected.