The two most progressive candidates want to win the nomination by consolidating the Democratic Party’s most liberal flank without reaching far beyond it.
The partisan and generational struggles for control of the nation’s direction will be decided in the Sun Belt instead.
Regardless of which side wins next year, the divide between red and blue America is likely to only grow wider.
The 2020 contest could hinge on one key factor.
Impeachment isn’t the most significant ballot lawmakers are casting this month—or even this week.
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.