In this year’s midterms, Democrats held their own in North Carolina but got clobbered in Florida.
The party is badly out of step with the electorate.
Congressional Republicans choose their leaders.
Is politics about fan service or persuasion?
Can Republicans build on the pickups they made in the Empire State?
Election denialism might be fading.
To prevail as speaker, he’ll have to appeal to the suddenly reasonable House Freedom Caucus.
Anti-MAGA conservatives might be swinging America’s elections.
Yet the senator’s bid to topple Mitch McConnell will likely be snuffed out fast.
Democrats didn’t exactly win, but Republicans definitely lost.
Plus: Will moderates flex any muscle? And a look at Democrats’ debt ceiling calculus.
For Republicans, a narrow House majority might be more trouble than it’s worth.
With some holdouts, losing GOP candidates accept the will of the voters.
Republicans’ massive miss wasn’t for a cause, just an inability to act normal.
The midterms showed that relatively normal Republicans are a better bet than novice Trumpy minions.
The lack of humility in our political class has never been worse.