Vermont has weathered the pandemic better than any other state, making Phil Scott a surprising star in Bernie Sanders’s backyard.
In standing up to Donald Trump, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger likely sacrificed a second term.
They claim that democracy is under threat, but they lack the collective will to save it.
COVID-19 case counts are plummeting and vaccinations are up, but hardly anyone can get across the border.
For Democrats who want to scrap the Senate filibuster, the GOP’s move to block a January 6 commission is the perfect fight.
The CDC’s surprising mask announcement was not just a public-health milestone.
The modern Republican Party does not tolerate criticism of its once—and current—leader.
The Philadelphia district attorney’s reelection bid will test whether a progressive prosecutor can survive a spike in gun violence.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s reform plan looks a lot better now that Donald Trump is no longer president.
Democrats are criticizing Republicans for pushing restrictive voting laws. But states such as Joe Biden’s Delaware can make casting a ballot difficult.
The party is trying to ban partisan gerrymandering nationwide, but aggressively redrawing districts in blue states like New York might be the only way to preserve its House majority.
State GOP lawmakers want to maximize their party’s advantage in the next presidential race, but their approach is far from consistent.
The Arizona Democrat’s stand in favor of the filibuster has made her the most enigmatic member of the Senate.
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.