Republicans want to shrink government. But their core voters benefit from assistance, like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the most.
His plans have been complicated by virtually every counterforce, at home and abroad, that can limit a president.
The very parts of the Affordable Care Act that Republicans see as government overreach are the parts that make insurance more affordable for their base.
Immigrants in the United States are slowly moving from big-city melting pots into traditionally GOP territory—posing an electoral challenge to lawmakers who haven’t opposed the president’s policies.
The president could accelerate the demographic divides between Democratic and Republican districts.
It’s not just large metropolises, with their globally integrated economies, that could feel the effects. Small to midsized cities could feel some pain, too.
An Atlantic analysis finds that congressional districts’ racial makeup, and their residents’ level of education, largely determines which party represents them in the House.
If they evolve into a sustained movement, the women’s marches could reorient the Democratic Party the way the circa-2009 conservative movement changed the GOP.
The 45th President’s inaugural address encapsulated the risky gamble the Republican Party is taking on his combative approach.
Unlike past presidents-elect, Donald Trump hasn’t expanded his support since the election. His belligerent attitude toward his critics may be one reason why.
Can Republicans repeal Obamacare without imposing the greatest costs on the older, white, blue-collar voters who put Trump into office?
The outgoing president narrowed the party’s appeal in ways that helped the GOP. Democrats may need to widen it again if they hope to recover power.
The roots of Russia's political appeal in Europe and the United States
These voters overwhelmingly oppose the Affordable Care Act. Yet millions of them have gained health-care coverage under the law.
His tone and temperament haven’t changed since the campaign, and he’s poised to enter office with historically low approval ratings.
The states with the highest emissions levels mostly voted for the president-elect. Now, he’s selecting officials for his Cabinet who likely won’t try to reduce the use of fossil fuels.
The president-elect and Silicon Valley leaders are foils, with contrasting values, interests, and visions for the future.
A post-election survey has good news for the outgoing commander in chief—and suggests Republicans are optimistic about a GOP takeover of Washington.
A new survey suggests many might prefer a kind of multipolar Washington, with three distinct orbits of power checking each other.
Political parties there are benefiting from the same working-class alienation over demographic and economic change that helped the U.S. president-elect.