Electability is king in the 2020 Democratic primary as voters are choosing candidates they think their fellow citizens would support—not the ones they actually like best.
The state GOP’s embrace of a false conspiracy theory shows the deep imprint of Trumpism within the party and has prompted a backlash from leaders who want to move on.
Election changes such as ranked-choice voting and nonpartisan primaries are popping up across the country—and are already upending national politics.
In impeaching President Trump a second time, Democrats believe they’re acting to remove “a clear and present danger” not only to American citizens and democracy at large, but to themselves specifically.
The Democratic success in the South is poised to change the balance of power in Washington.
What happens when GOP senators stop listening to their own majority leader?
The nation’s largest city overwhelmingly approved a referendum to adopt ranked-choice voting a year ago. Now some elected leaders are trying to delay the reform.
Cynics say that this summer’s racial-justice protests changed little. New Jersey wants to prove them wrong.
Abolishing the controversial democratic institution seems out of the question. But there is still a way around it.
How can Joe Biden build a government remotely during a pandemic?
Representative Elise Stefanik embraced Donald Trump in her rural New York district and has reaped the benefits in spite of his defeat.
Joe Biden won the White House, but Republican power in the states isn’t going anywhere.
The president’s White House press conference showed that he knows his reelection prospects are fading, and he’ll try anything to keep power.
The Republican’s surprising win in Maine represents a victory for moderation in a polarizing era.
The president needs to squeeze even more votes out of small-town white Americans to offset his losses elsewhere.
The president’s refusal to condemn the conspiracy theory was a shock, but not a surprise.
Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris offered America a window into a world where Donald Trump isn’t president.
What if everyone showed up to vote this year?
Asking whether the celebration of Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination was a “super-spreader” event misses the point: Trump’s irresponsibility made this crisis likely.
For the moment, COVID-19 diagnoses have jeopardized three votes that Republicans can’t afford to lose.
President Trump launched his comeback bid with a simple, familiar strategy: Bulldoze over everyone.