The Election Crisis We Dodged
A proposal to prevent the seating of House members from states with ‘bad’ election laws would be disastrous.
A rough year for pessimists.
Out Best Stuff From the Week the Midterms Finally Ended
Warnock defeats Walker, but it’s Donald Trump who was hardest hit.
Winning by Losing
A good night for the GOP in Georgia.
The County Where ‘Stop the Steal’ Won’t End
A video explainer from the Dispatch.
Dobbs Worked, Dobbs Is Working
Taking a long view of how the decision affected, and is affecting, American politics.
They Got Took
Right-wing populists backed unelectable candidates—exactly as Democrats hoped they would.
To prevail as speaker, he’ll have to appeal to the suddenly reasonable House Freedom Caucus.
Liz Cheney’s Revenge?
Anti-MAGA conservatives might be swinging America’s elections.
A Blow Against the Malice Theory of American Politics
It turns out it’s hard to escape the need to inspire and persuade.