Politics

The Senate Majority May Run Through Nevada

It’s one of the best Senate pickup opportunities for Republicans this midterm cycle.

Lessons from 75 Years of Presidential Speeches

What Joe Biden could learn from his predecessors.

The Coming GOP Civil War Over Ukraine Funding

How the midterms will shape U.S. support for the war.

Herschel Walker’s Bad Night

The Georgia Senate candidate struggles to respond to an allegation he once paid for an abortion, and to a denunciation from his own son.

When Culture Wars Go Way Too Far

State efforts to break families over transgender issues threaten foundational American rights.

Country for Old Men

Are we really thinking of replaying the 2020 election in two years?

Does the Democrats’ Cash Advantage Matter?

In Senate battlegrounds elections, money can only do so much.

Slouching Towards the Old World

The ‘new’ conservatism isn’t new, it’s just not very American.

If Only the GOP Had Nominated the RINOs

The party’s hopes for taking the Senate in November come down to a handful of Trump-picked candidates who are all in closer races than they should be.

Kentucky Pro-Life Groups Hope to Avoid a Kansas Repeat

A proposed constitutional amendment aims to protect new abortion restrictions from legal challenges.

Budd and Beasley Push to Make North Carolina’s Senate Race Boring

The candidates want a generic race when political realities are anything but.

Utopian Nostalgia and the Radical Right

Yearning for a time that never really existed.

Oath Keepers Face Trial This Week for Seditious Conspiracy in January 6 Plot

The case will be the first for seditious conspiracy in 10 years: A Dispatch Explainer.