Stirewaltisms: A Tale of Two October Senate Meltdowns

What’s happening in Georgia and Pennsylvania.

Video: Dispatch Live for October 11

Watch the video of our weekly livestreamed conversation.

The Sweep: Beware of Sloppy Polling

Plus: Kari Lake’s canny campaign strategy.

The GOP Eyes a Western Comeback

Big-name Republicans are trying to mount a rally in Joe O’Dea’s Colorado Senate bid.

Fact Check: Did Herschel Walker Drop Out of His Debate With Raphael Warnock?

A planned debate is still on the schedule.

LOL Something Matters

Populism might not save Herschel Walker from scandal.

The Senate Majority May Run Through Nevada

It’s one of the best Senate pickup opportunities for Republicans this midterm cycle.

The Coming GOP Civil War Over Ukraine Funding

How the midterms will shape U.S. support for the war.

Forget the Polls. Let’s Talk About Vibes.

The Republican midterm comeback.

Does the Democrats’ Cash Advantage Matter?

In Senate battlegrounds elections, money can only do so much.

If Only the GOP Had Nominated the RINOs

The party’s hopes for taking the Senate in November come down to a handful of Trump-picked candidates who are all in closer races than they should be.

Budd and Beasley Push to Make North Carolina’s Senate Race Boring

The candidates want a generic race when political realities are anything but.

Stop Treating Hispanic Americans as Outliers

We have to see each other as people, not ethnicities.

The Morning Dispatch: Previewing Senate Predictions

Chris Stirewalt breaks down the 2022 map.

Here Comes Herschel

After a summer of floundering, the Georgia Republican is suddenly gaining ground on Sen. Raphael Warnock.