The special counsel’s findings validate the concerns of anyone who feared how Donald Trump would wield presidential power.
As the GOP’s political power concentrates in less diverse areas, resistance to the president’s agenda keeps on shrinking.
These local groups support individuals and families who are economically vulnerable and socially isolated.
There’s a far better chance of uprooting the president’s influence if he’s beaten at the ballot box.
The 2020 health-care debate won’t just be about single payer.
Far more candidates are competing for the youth vote than are trying to appeal to Boomers.
“I’ll protect you” is the new “I alone can fix it.”
The biggest battlegrounds in 2020 might require very different candidates.
The challenges for his campaign are very familiar ones.
The former CEO has staked out a platform few Republican-leaning voters would endorse.
The president isn’t able to persuade most Americans to get on board with his immigration agenda.
The policy’s supporters could run up against the same problems that Republicans faced in trying to repeal Obamacare.
Changes in political fundraising and communication have the potential to shake up 2020. But Iowa and New Hampshire will likely be as influential as ever in cutting down the Democratic field.
The president and his party have grown accustomed to representing a minority of Americans—and ignoring majority opinion.
The president’s relentless effort to cement the loyalty of his base is alienating him from the ambivalent voters who provided him critical support in 2016.
House Democrats today are far more ideologically and geographically cohesive than they were during Nancy Pelosi’s previous speakership.
New provocations, especially from House Democrats, are likely to trigger his most belligerent impulses—and further test his voters’ loyalty.
President Trump’s potential criminal liability could add extraordinary volatility to the 2020 presidential campaign.
The GOP’s lame-duck strategy foreshadows a coming political war between urban and rural America.
The results in the House represented one of the most emphatic repudiations of a president in modern history. But the GOP isn’t any closer to ditching Donald Trump.