Trump may be first president since Carter to seek reelection in recession

Beyond his legal problems, Donald Trump suddenly faces rising odds of becoming the first president to seek re-election during economic recession since Jimmy Carter. Until now, Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation has loomed as a… Read More

‘Never Trump’ Republicans went Democrat in 2018. Are they gone for good?

Kristin Olsen, who until 2016 led the Republican caucus in California’s state assembly, surveyed the wreckage of the recent midterms in her state and came to a bitter conclusion: “The Grand Old Party is dead,”… Read More

Democrats Built A Small-Donor Money Machine. Now, Republicans Want Their Own

The midterm elections illuminated a gap in Republican fundraising. While wealthy conservatives continued to fund party committees and superPACs, Democrats beat Republicans in the contest for small-donor contributions. In 73 hot House races, Democrats raised… Read More