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.
The GOP’s relationship with young voters was lukewarm before the candidate’s nomination—and it has only deteriorated since.
The Democratic nominee faces the risk that she has overestimated her hold on the states most central to her strategy.
Most Democrats believe they and the U.S. economy benefit from globalization—but even as Trump attacks NAFTA and TPP, the Democratic nominee has declined to defend them.
An analysis of voting trends in key swing states hints that voter allegiances will be starker and more influential than ever.
The presidential candidate should learn from her husband’s 1997 budget deal if she wants her agenda to succeed with Republicans.
By exposing the grievances of blue-collar white voters, the Republican nominee has shaped his party in ways that could last long after the election ends.
Mired in scandal, Trump’s fading chances to win the presidency could severely harm the Republican effort to retain their congressional majority.
Mike Pence made a valiant effort on Tuesday night to paper over sharply divergent visions of the Republican future.
Democrats are increasingly looking toward Sunbelt states rather than Rustbelt states for victory in 2016 and beyond. Not long ago that would have been unthinkable.
All the nominee had to do at the first debate was appear polite and reasonable for 90 minutes. He failed.
The Republican’s debate performance likely won’t calm voters’ apprehensions about his candidacy.