They don’t have to prove that they represent a majority of their party. They just have to demonstrate that the party can’t win without them.
The Supreme Court nominee has demonstrated an unequivocal skepticism about federal regulation of corporations.
Democrats can dodge a decision in 2018 over which voters they should prioritize. But by 2020, they'll need to make a choice.
From voting rights to the travel ban, GOP-appointed justices rubber-stamped the party’s agenda this term. Anthony Kennedy’s retirement will only further boost its prospects.
As long as Republican lawmakers support Trump’s hardline policies, they risk alienating their college-educated, and especially younger, voters.
He’s reprising a struggle within the party that was fought in the 1950s—with long-term results.
After California, the party could come close to retaking the House just by sweeping away the last remaining Republicans in otherwise blue-leaning states.
It’s not just the state’s unusual primary system that’s hurting Democrats’ chances to win House seats this year—so is the party’s weak bench.
District Attorney Kim Ogg is rapidly implementing progressive policies in Harris County—and she intends to be a model for the rest of her state.
The GOP is doubling down on its older white base—and hoping the more diverse Millennials don't show up to the polls.
The mainstream Republicans who won Tuesday’s primaries adopted the president’s nationalism.
As younger generations become more racially diverse, many states are allocating fewer tax dollars to public colleges and universities.
Proposals in the Senate envision a considerably more aggressive role for government in the delivery of health care.
The intense media focus on President Trump’s personal dramas hurts the party’s ability to sell its message to the voters it needs most.
The outgoing House speaker, more than any other lawmaker, paved the path for congressional Republicans’ subjugation to the president.
Many of the administration’s policies have been favorable to corporate America. The tradeoff? A president committed to publicly stoning companies that cross him.
These local grassroots groups are trying to close the income, wealth, and education gaps between families of color and their white counterparts.
Party leadership is sending an unmistakable signal to voters: So long as Republicans hold the congressional majority, they will not act to meaningfully constrain, or even oversee, the president.
His strong showing in Pennsylvania suggests Republicans could face a stiffer challenge than they expected in at least some blue-collar districts where the president is relatively popular.
States have a surprising degree of autonomy to block President Trump’s changes to Obamacare—and liberal-leaning states are already making their move.