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 senator from Massachusetts’s artful dodge on middle-class taxes reflects an age-old wariness in the Democratic Party.
The lawmakers who most want to oust President Trump don’t agree on what the party’s strongest case against him is.
For the second consecutive election, more Republicans than Democrats are forgoing reelection, a potentially ominous sign for the GOP in 2020.
Despite impeachment efforts from progressive activists, most of the Democrats who flipped GOP seats in 2018 aren’t ready to go there.
Former Representative Joe Walsh is running against a president who, polls show, is no more vulnerable to a primary challenge than his recent predecessors were.
Next week’s deadline to qualify for the third Democratic debate could leave half of the large field of candidates on the sidelines.
Atlantic writers look ahead at gun-control momentum, Kashmir’s status change, the secrets of Jeffrey Epstein, and more.
And Democrats do, too.
According to Grover Norquist, one of the 2017 bill’s biggest champions
A plan to help states implement so-called red-flag laws has bipartisan support in the Republican-controlled Senate.
With Congress on August recess, the candidates running to take on Donald Trump can call for action on guns, but they can’t take any themselves.
The Texas Republican’s retirement, which shocked his party, could be a harbinger of a broader exodus from Congress.
The senator from New Jersey finally got a clear shot to capture America’s attention tonight by going after the former vice president’s criminal-justice record.
The former vice president, who was largely playing defense one month ago in Miami, took a different strategy tonight in Detroit.
During tonight's Democratic debate in Detroit, candidates tried to reframe how their party sells its own policies.
A lopsided protest vote in the House showed that the president’s grip on his party is not always as strong as it appears.
“The report is my testimony,” the special counsel had previously said. During six hours of questioning today, that proved to be the case.
Time and again, they chose to pontificate rather than prosecute.
Rather than expecting fireworks from the former special counsel’s appearance before Congress, many seem wary of getting their hopes up.
Recognizing that his presidential bid was going nowhere, Eric Swalwell showed better political sense in getting out of the 2020 race than he did in getting in.