GOP lawmakers used to oppose the president’s embrace of Putin and the Kremlin. Not anymore.
Few questions may shape the president’s remaining tenure more than how often the chief justice steps in to limit executive powers.
But his attacks on career government officials could backfire with an ever more educated electorate.
Lawmakers won’t face facts about Ukraine because they’re scared of the base. Yet one reason the president’s support remains so indivisible is that few lawmakers have condemned him.
Donald Trump’s strategy of revving up his rural base may not be worth the cost.
Her Medicare for All plan makes big assumptions about how much money she’ll be able to squeeze from the health-care system.
The House speaker is concerned about voters’ appetite for a lengthy process: “How much drama can the American people handle?”
Changes in the electorate are putting the squeeze on the president.
According to new figures: more than the federal government will spend over the coming decade on Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid combined.
Vulnerable House Democrats may think they can boost their reelection chances by bucking their party, but that isn’t how recent elections have played out.
Dirt doesn’t vote.
The release of an internal whistle-blower complaint about President Trump’s relationship with Ukraine immediately appeared to harden House Democrats’ determination.
The president’s move to revoke California’s authority to set car-emission standards is part of a broader push to stymie the states that voted against him.
Democrats are obsessing over which candidate is most capable of beating Trump. But how voters gauge that is far more complicated than it may seem.
The wave of House Republican retirements from the Lone Star State is exciting Democrats who want their party to compete more aggressively there.
In 2013, Los Angeles County implemented its own version of a “public option.” It’s delivered change, but not the revolution some advocates want.
Even if the party sweeps Congress and the White House in 2020, the Senate rule would let a faction of the reddest, whitest states stymie its agenda.
The president is casting Democrats as the real racists to energize his base, but in doing so he’s hindering his capacity to reach beyond it.
In the latest debates, Warren, Sanders, and Harris all vied for the party’s progressives rather than testing the front-runner’s support with moderates.
His strategy rests on a bet: that these voters will respond just as enthusiastically to his belligerence as working-class white men.