Stopping Dictatorships—On Day 1 and Every Day

To keep authoritarianism at bay, take care of the institutions of government.

Rep. George Santos Faces Expulsion

Plus: The Democratic schism over Israel.

Lawmakers Pledge Israel Support Amid Speakership Uncertainty

While House Republicans decide on a speaker, congressional Democrats spar over Israel.

The Rise of Gavin Newsom

The California governor is marshaling support for Joe Biden but has his own challenges to navigate—and potential future aspirations.

New York Democrats Battle Over Immigration

Officials in the Big Apple want more help in sheltering tens of thousands of migrants.

A Party Switch Bears Fruit for the North Carolina GOP

Republicans are taking advantage of a veto-proof supermajority thanks to a Democratic defection.

New Congressional Tensions Flare Over Israel

Infighting among Democrats accompanies President Isaac Herzog’s visit to Washington.

When Will Dianne Feinstein Return?

Plus: Why Trump’s early polling numbers may be even stronger than they look.

Is Joe Biden Too Senior of a Statesman?

Some Democrats worry while others brush the question off.

Stirewaltisms: Erin Go Biden

How the president reversed his fortunes in a year.

Stirewaltisms: Iowa Down, But Not Out

Three years ago today the political world watched in horror as the Iowa Democratic Caucuses turned into a high-tech wreck.