Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday Andrew Egger, David M. Drucker, and Audrey Fahlberg offer a heavily reported look at what’s going on in the parties’ struggle for political power, from the campaign trail to the White House.
Trailing Trump, DeSantis Comes Out Swinging
Plus: Republican spending groups pick their horses for West Virginia Senate Seat.
Here Comes Ron DeSantis
Plus: Arizona’s Kari Lake is making moves to distance herself from the state GOP.
Tim Scott Takes His 2024 Shot
Plus: The array of possible GOP candidates still outside looking in.
In Georgia, Kemp Plots Role as GOP Kingmaker
Plus: Tim Scott to launch $6 million ad buy in Iowa and New Hampshire
With Abortion Comments, Trump Hands DeSantis Iowa Opportunity
Plus: A pro-choice gala spotlights Kamala Harris on Tuesday.
DeSantis Plants a Flag in Iowa
Plus: Trump cancels his Des Moines rally, but his Iowa devotees remain committed.
Nikki Haley Reopens the ‘Kill Marco’ Playbook
Plus: Is Trump’s candidacy warping GOP Senate recruitment?
Pro-Choice Groups Take the Abortion Fight to Red States
Plus: What to expect in next week’s neck-and-neck Kentucky GOP governor’s primary.
Chris Christie Prepares ‘Direct, Frontal Challenge to Donald Trump’
Plus, former GOP Rep. Mark Walker looks poised to enter North Carolina’s gubernatorial race.
Will Democrats Try to Turn the Tables on Trump’s Age?
Plus: Kari Lake threatens to clear the GOP field in Arizona.
When Will Dianne Feinstein Return?
Plus: Why Trump’s early polling numbers may be even stronger than they look.
Rivals Ding DeSantis on Disney Dispute
Plus: Who will Wisconsin Republicans get to challenge Sen. Tammy Baldwin?
Can Mike Pence Make Fusionism Cool Again?
Plus: GOP operatives weigh in on how—or whether—GOP challengers can still take Trump down.
The Heritage Foundation Heralds Its Populist Evolution
Plus: More on DeSantis and abortion.
DeSantis, Not Yet Running for President, Courts Republicans in D.C.
Plus: Do Republican voters care about the debt ceiling?
Arizona GOP Primary Gets First Major Contender
Plus: The McCormick/Mastriano cold war in Pennsylvania.