For Pawlenty, defeat in Minnesota in a party dominated by Trump

The former governor was the heavy favorite for the GOP gubernatorial nomination. It turned out he was the wrong candidate in the wrong year.

Obama and Trump both bent demographic trends to win. Can Trump repeat in 2020?

Racial and generational politics have shaped the past three elections; 2020 won’t be any different.

Georgia’s gubernatorial race may be the purest example of politics in the Trump era

The contest pits Trumpian Republican Brian Kemp against liberal Democrat Stacey Abrams. Can she make history in a red state undergoing a political transition?

Dan Coats showed what working for Trump means: The doctrine of constant surprises

Trump operates on his own, and advisers are left to clean up, catch up or just shake their heads with the rest of the world.

After a jaw-dropping news conference, what does ‘America First’ really mean?

The Helsinki news conference was the most memorable of the Trump presidency — which is saying something.

Trump’s Bad Week: A policy rollback, a political setback and a still-defiant president

Outcries over separated children forced a reversal of policy but no change in the president’s rhetoric on the overall immigration battle

A GOP strategist abandons his party and calls for the election of Democrats

Steve Schmidt, long a vocal critic of Trump, sees his party as cowardly and ‘irredeemable’ for not standing up against the president.

Most Americans say it’s too early to judge Singapore summit’s success; poll shows big partisan differences

The results show an increased optimism since April that North Korea will eventually give up its nuclear weapons.

Can Trump command political support without real progress on trade and N. Korea?

Amid difficult negotiations on both, do his critics underestimate him, or is he overconfident in his ability to produce something significant?

Can Trump command political support without real progress on trade and N. Korea?

Amid difficult negotiations on both, do his critics underestimate him, or is he overconfident in his ability to produce something significant?

History is made as Trump and Kim meet, but will they produce something historic?

The two leaders began with handshakes and smiles at the start of the most difficult negotiations Trump has ever undertaken.

The Singapore summit will test Trump’s ability to shift from disruption to constructive dealmaking

His foreign policies have done more to upend the world order. Can he now pivot and do with North Korea what other presidents have not been able to do?

Trump and women continue to shape the coming midterm campaign

Democrats avoided the worst in California on Tuesday, setting up the high-stakes battle for the House in November.

California’s open primaries are a cautionary tale about political reform

The system hasn’t live up to proponents’ promises, but its unintended consequences are roiling Tuesday’s contests.

California’s open primaries are a cautionary tale about political reform

The system hasn’t live up to proponents’ promises, but its unintended consequences are roiling Tuesday’s contests.

Trump’s war of attrition against Mueller bears fruit among Republicans

The president’s attacks and false claims reshape public opinion ahead of whatever the special counsel delivers.

An unpredictable president changes the North Korea script

Trump dismisses traditional negotiating tactics, but his approach has its own problems.

When it comes to Trump, men and women remain far apart

The president certainly has female supporters, but he continues to rely much more heavily on men to make up his base.

Has the political climate improved, marginally, for Republicans?

No one doubts Democrats will record gains in the House this November, but there’s fresh debate about what some recent statistics say about the midterm elections.

Ohio: A political landscape upended by President Trump

Tuesday’s primaries will offer clues as to how both parties are navigating the new Trumpian environment