Democratic Party

Funny Thing About Louisville

Why are Democrats so bad at running cities?

The Democrats vs. New Hampshire

Plus: The GOP-happy 2024 Senate map.

Independent Sinema

Arizona’s new maverick goes rogue.

Stirewaltisms: Sinema Pops Dems’ Bubble

The Arizona senator announces she’s leaving the Democratic Party.

Democrats’ Empire State Split

New York’s progressives launch a salvo against centrists over the future of the state party.

The Sweep: Digesting Turkey and Midterm Data

The Trump tax, ticket splitters, and early voting.

Are Republicans Ready for Change Yet?

The party is badly out of step with the electorate.

Be Careful What You Covet

The wrong desires can drive you to ignore good advice and your own conscience.

When Notoriety Won’t Win Elections

Democratic candidates such as Beto O’Rourke and Stacey Abrams get lots of attention and millions in donations but keep coming up short.

Primary Meddling Pays Off for Democrats

Boosting Trump-aligned candidates ended up working to Democrats’ advantage.

When Doves Cry

House progressives make a mess of diplomacy over Ukraine.

We Do Have a Democracy Problem

John Adams was right when he warned about having too much of it.

Is Stacey Abrams Overrated?

The god that failed.

Everyone Loves A Freak

Why partisans flock to public figures who play against type.

The Democrat Standing Up to Biden on Iran and Taiwan

Sen. Bob Menendez has sought to restore Congress’ role in foreign policy.

In-Cycle Democrats Walk a Tightrope on Biden’s Unfavorability

With midterm elections looming, Democrats face more questions about their support for the president in 2024.