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.
A new poll reveals some optimism about the post-election economy along with doubts that Donald Trump can bring the country together.
Big cities are economically ascendant, but politically isolated—and ready to fight to maintain economic growth and cultural diversity.
In a future campaign, the president-elect would need to keep his supporters faithful, while not further alienating groups who opposed him this year.
The 2016 election exposed a chasm between urban and non-urban America that will likely widen under a Trump administration.
The president-elect won by locking in support from traditional “blue wall” states Hillary Clinton thought were in her corner.
The Republican nominee put together a coalition of non-college-educated, non-urban voters—and they turned out for him with tremendous enthusiasm.
This may be remembered as the fast-forward election that compressed years of expected demographic and geographic changes into a single cycle.
The outcome of the election hinges on how pronounced a handful of demographic trends turn out to be.