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.
Now that they have the House, Democrats may well force a shift in Washington’s approach to the world.
Strategists say the midterms won't prompt much introspection within the GOP—let alone a course correction.
At a time when Republican trust in college overall is low, voters tend to keep supporting their local schools.
Races like Dennis Hof’s show that political parties often have plenty to gain and little to lose from backing deceased candidates.
Taylor Swift cheered on first-time voters. Will she also help them stay engaged after defeat?
And other lessons of the 2018 midterm elections
The battle over Georgia’s gubernatorial race might not be over anytime soon.
Only one of America’s major political parties relies on stoking hatred and fear against those outside its coalition.
Their wins could help them secure national victories in the coming years.
The president is portraying the results as a win, but Democratic control of the House could make his life miserable and kill his legislative agenda.
Important segments of his coalition stood by him, but Democrats made inroads with urban and suburban white voters uncomfortable with his style and values.
A supermajority of voters approved a change that will extend the franchise to more than 1 million people in a swing state where elections are regularly decided by razor-thin margins.