The economic records of former presidents hold a lesson for Donald Trump.
President Trump supports a plan that would halve the number of newcomers—and cut off the Midwest’s “demographic lifeline.”
And with it, the existing tensions between older whites and diverse young people will begin to ease.
The president’s attempt to pressure Democrats using the status of those brought to the U.S. illegally as children may not turn out as he intended.
“If I pack up my toys and go home, there are people in red MAGA hats who would be saying, ‘Don’t let the door hit you on your way out.’”
The administration has inserted a wedge between the large metropolitan areas known for top-notch services and the small and mid-sized metros focused on manufacturing.
Over and over again, the president has explicitly identified his party with white backlash—just as the most diverse generations in American history are gaining power in the electorate.
The president fails to recognize how the financial security of his older white base depends on the people his policies shut out.
A new lawsuit captures the trench warfare unfolding as opposition groups protest the administration’s rollback of regulations government-wide.
When it comes to health care and entitlements, the party’s policies don't always align with its coalition’s beliefs.
Ahead of the midterms, Democrats may have the chance to attract a broader-than-usual coalition of voters—especially among American women uneasy about President Trump.
Some of the areas hit hardest by the public-health crisis are the most dependent on federal coverage. They also happen to be in Trump country.
Ten Democratic senators from states Donald Trump carried are up for reelection next year—and they’re betting that resistance to the president’s agenda will win over voters.
The House and Senate proposals benefit those at the top explicitly at the expense of the lower middle class—and voters are beginning to notice.
The party’s recent special-election losses aren’t necessarily a bad omen for 2018. But they show how Democrats need better answers to the GOP’s most effective arguments.
Congressional Republicans and President Trump are governing in a manner that appeals only to their base, not the wider electorate. That could have consequences through 2020.
The president is betting on his three favored industries—manufacturing, mining, and construction—to drive growth. But those sectors have been shrinking for decades.
It’s difficult to overstate how directly the president’s plans clash with the marketplace and policy at all other levels of government.
A new analysis of the 2016 electorate offers warning signs to Republicans, whose base continues to shrink. (There are red lights flashing Democrats' way, too.)
Seven of the state’s Republican representatives look particularly vulnerable in 2018. And they share a few things in common.