Kevin McCarthy’s Bad Night
His path to the speakership became much more complicated once election results started appearing.
How History Might Remember—or Forget—the Next Congress
Could this be one of the least important elections of our lifetime?
A Midterm Premortem
Tomorrow’s takes today.
Investigations and Impeachments
Republicans prepare to take back the House—and make life difficult for President Joe Biden.
The Sweep: It’s Election Day!
Why you should ignore the early vote, and why bad polls might be good for democracy.
To the polls! To the polls!
Will Colorado Choose a ‘Republican Joe Manchin’?
Senate candidate Joe O’Dea walks a fine line between touting his independence and alienating Colorado’s GOP base.
Democracy Was on the Ballot
I’ll Pass on This Glorious Revolution
Such talk is fundamentally unserious and fundamentally immature.
‘Do Your Job or You Will Hang’
Election officials grapple with continuing distrust and threats ahead of Tuesday’s midterms.
Dems Face a Test After Tuesday
They want to see themselves as a force of goodness and light, but the truth is that both parties are unpopular.
Our Best Stuff From the Closing Days of the Midterm Campaign
Where the polls stand, how election laws have changed, and more.
Stirewaltisms: Crunched by the Numbers
Our last update before the midterms.
Democracy Is Not on the Ballot
Don’t despair for democracy, fight for it.
All Eyes on the House
What are Republicans’ plans if they take the majority?