Members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus see the midterms as a victory for progressive thinking, not a call to moderation.
They fueled the victories of Democratic challengers such as Colin Allred in Texas and Lucy McBath in Georgia.
Most of the winners are under 40. And most seem likely to run for even higher offices down the line.
The former California governor helped support multiple ballot measures this year that will change how legislative districts are drawn. He already has his eye on more reforms in 2020.
Congressional lawmakers, including Republicans, were skeptical of the idea long before the midterms.
The midterms showed that the president has a real political constituency—one that gerrymandering and voter suppression make it hard to defeat.
The president knows he can get away with bigotry.
The next Congress will be missing a few longtime advocates of exploration.
How the GOP repeal effort did—and did not—come back to bite those who championed it
In the race between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke, Republicans failed to recognize the ways in which the state is changing, while Democrats didn’t take seriously just how far it still has to go.
Losses in marquee races might lead the party to believe it can’t win elections with candidates like Andrew Gillum, Stacey Abrams, and Beto O’Rourke. But there’s more to the story.
The midterm results were frustrating for revolutionaries and reactionaries, great for muddlers-along.
During the midterms, a small phrase suggested a bigger problem: America still isn’t sure how to talk to itself.
While claims that a record number of educators ran for office in 2018 may have been overstated, Tuesday night showed the political momentum at their back.
Almost 20 Republican House members who seemed to care about climate change failed to win reelection.
Public figures have often urged black citizens to the polls by invoking ancestral trauma, but these exhortations seem to overlook the persistence of voter suppression.
The Democratic senator’s victory shows that he still understands Montanans better than the president does.
The ousted attorney general managed to alienate Christians across the political spectrum, even though he’s one of their own.
The party picked up seven gubernatorial seats from Republicans while defending its own turf.
The longtime Republican congressman has become notorious for his racist comments. The residents of Northwest Iowa voted for him anyway.