Democrats were already gaining ground in the region before the pandemic hit.
Enormous differences separate today’s protest movements from those of the 1960s. But they may ultimately prove united by the magnitude of the change they impose.
The 2024 GOP presidential nominee is highly likely to be an acolyte of the president’s.
Both persistent inequality and President Trump’s hostility put extraordinary pressure on them.
If the former vice president names his future appointees now, it will cast him as the convener of a generational transition in national leadership.
Education remains the most important dividing line in America.
Even during the pandemic, he is using the tools of national authority to advance Republican priorities while weakening Democrats’ capacity to impede them.
The pandemic is scrambling how Republicans and Democrats think about paying low-wage employees.
And Democrats aren’t the only ones who could lose out.
The pandemic’s ultimate political consequences could hinge on one group of Americans.
The pandemic could exacerbate a major Trump-reelection vulnerability: his weakness with urban and suburban voters.
But the battle over expanding access is only getting started.
Voters in Michigan and Florida may be more likely than others to blame or credit him for how the outbreak unfolds.
And as long as they’re closed for business, the economy will remain stalled too.
The debate over reopening the country has an uncanny parallel to one of the ugliest political fights of the past decade.
The disconnect is already shaping, even distorting, the nation’s response.
Bernie Sanders is staying in the race. But that doesn’t mean he has a path to victory.
Super Tuesday’s clearest message: While the senator has inspired a passionate depth of support, the breadth of his coalition remains too limited to win the nomination.
The college-educated white voters both candidates attracted are up for grabs. Whether Biden or Sanders wins them over could prove crucial to the race.
The price of Bernie Sanders’s agenda could be his biggest general-election weakness. But his rivals haven’t yet forced him to explain how he’d cover the full cost.