Trump is even more hyperbolic about immigration now than in 2016

He’s somehow managed to escalate his rhetoric.l

How the Georgia governor’s race could reshape the voting rights debate

It’s a debate that Republicans have been winning for years.

Why did Alaska’s governor abruptly drop out of the race?

There aren’t any clear answers, but here are some clues.

Nikki Haley joins a growing list of Trump officials who criticize Trump on their way out the door

“Our opponents are not evil. They’re just our opponents.”

We knew Trump doesn’t condemn a congressman for assaulting a reporter. Now, he celebrates it.

This comes during a week when the probable killing of another journalist has caused international outrage.

How Democrats could win back the House on health care, in 4 polls

What can Congress do to punish Saudi Arabia if Trump won’t?

A lot of their options are Trump-dependent.

Heitkamp’s tops the list of 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in the midterms

Democrats will need to win most or all of the seats on the list to have a chance to take back the Senate.

The Elizabeth Warren Native American ancestry debate, explained

Could taking a DNA test backfire on her?

All the ways House Democrats are planning to make Trump’s life miserable next year

If Democrats win the House, expect investigations to be “off the charts,” one person said.

Mitt Romney’s latest attempt to backtrack on Trump tells us what to expect from him in the Senate

Romney underscores how even one of the president’s former top critics has come to accept that the Republican Party is Trump’s party.

No, Beto O’Rourke’s insane $38 million fundraising haul does not mean he can win Texas

It’s arguably even a giant waste of money in Democrats’ uphill battle to retake the Senate

The 10 governor’s seats most likely to flip parties in November

Nine of the 10 governor’s races most likely to flip parties are held by Republicans

Is Mitch McConnell doing a 180 on filling a Supreme Court seat in an election year?

Despite holding up Obama’s pick in 2016 for more than a year, the Republican Senate leader signaled he’d help put Trump’s pick on the court if a vacancy came up in 2020.

Why the Kavanaugh fight could hurt the GOP’s chances of keeping the House and help it keep the Senate

Two entirely different sets of voters could decide the fate of Republicans in Congress in November.

The Kavanaugh fight was historically ugly. Blame a Congress that was primed to bungle it.

Congress was extraordinarily ill-equipped to deal with what the Kavanaugh nomination morphed into.

From Susan Collins to Lindsey Graham: The politicians and players whose legacies will be shaped by the Kavanaugh fight

How these politicians navigated one of the most emotionally fraught Supreme Court nomination battles in decades could define their careers.

Why is Heidi Heitkamp voting against Kavanaugh?

She is the most vulnerable Senate Democrat running for reelection in November, if not the most vulnerable senator on the ballot in 2018. Her race, in a state President Trump won by 36 points, is groun…

Another big Mitch McConnell Supreme Court gamble looks set to pay off

The Senate Republican leader could soon be three-for-three when it comes to Supreme Court gambles

The Senate has the FBI report on Kavanaugh. Here’s what senators on the fence are likely mulling.

Did the FBI complete a ‘fair’ investigation? Who do they believe most, Kavanaugh or his accusers? How would voting against Kavanaugh hurt their political careers?