Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones will have to get significant numbers of black voters to the polls in order to win, but the state’s voter suppression will make that a tough task.
With the help of new data aggregation tech, gerrymandering is now more precise than ever.
With open-enrollment numbers slipping, the Republican tax plan gaining steam, and CHIP still in limbo, critical elements of health-insurance programs are in danger.
A new study finds that GOP efforts to undermine the health-care law gave the party a boost in 2016, despite—or even because of—how those actions made health care worse for voters.
In a presidency defined by its unpredictability, one of the few constants is the president’s eagerness to attack black people for failing to show deference.
Facing even more allegations of sexual abuse and harassment, the Alabama Republican Senate candidate’s campaign has decided to go on the offensive.
After multiple allegations of sexual assault and harassment of minors against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, a complicated set of elections laws and rules is being used to keep his hat in the ring.
In the crucial state of Virginia, wins by the party in the governor’s mansion and the state legislature give it a foothold in the 2020 mapping game.
After the island’s power company canceled the controversial Whitefish contract, there are several federal inquiries into that contract and another $200 million deal with an Oklahoma-based company.
Over a month after Hurricane Maria, citizens are still facing limited access to medical help and the increasing threat of illness.
Advances in data, computing, and fundraising have given politicians new power to gerrymander democracy away.
The president declared a public-health emergency in an empathetic speech—but left some crucial questions unanswered.
Hurricane Maria has exposed and intensified the island’s ecological crisis and its human consequences. Can it build a sustainable future?
As the island continues to face dire conditions, President Trump suggested Thursday he may pull back on federal aid.
Fresh rain fell on saturated soil Wednesday, elevating the threat of landslides and slowing efforts to distribute relief.
In two rules released Friday, the White House rolls back some of the ACA’s key requirements for employers to cover birth control.
Narrow definitions of the term actually help continue the work of the architects of the post-Jim Crow racial hierarchy.
Recovering from the devastation of two hurricanes raises tough questions about the legacy of American colonialism.
The NFL has become increasingly central to how America perceives itself, which means that sport and politics can never be divorced.
Members of the island’s diaspora are coping with the trauma of Hurricane Maria by using technology to connect with family and help people on the island.