Unfortunately for Trump, approval ratings are based on more than unemployment rates

A look at 70 years of approval ratings.

30 percent of the seats held by white men in the House are in play

A breakdown of the contested races.

New emails reveal a central political motivation for changing the census

Secretary Wilbur Ross may have misled Congress in service of bolstering Republican power.

Let’s talk about the odds of something happening

Show this to your friends who think 75 percent odds are practically a sure thing.

Why the House keeps looking good for Democrats — and the Senate doesn’t

In the Senate, the Republicans had a significant head start.

How Georgia’s registration laws put a thumb on the scales for Republican candidates

Why voter registration patterns in Georgia are raising eyebrows.

Trump will not be denied his Fox News airtime

Politico reports that his rallies aren’t live on the network any more. In short order, two live interviews with Fox personalities.

If you don’t have an opinion on Trump, that means you like Trump, according to Trump

The president redefines the boundaries of his public support, yet again.

Trump has embraced campaign rallies (but golf remains his true love)

The president has visited a personal property or held a rally on nearly 6-in-10 days over the past four months.

Trump’s op-ed confirms it: The central issue of 2018 is health care

Despite how Trump tries to frame the election, his essay makes clear what’s worrying his party.

Trump’s abdication on the new climate change report is very on-brand

Trump assures the public that he’ll give the report a good look at some point to evaluate its bias.

When did this protest take place, now or during the tea party era?

Putting a new bit of rhetoric to the test.

This is not what a pro-Kavanaugh electoral backlash looks like

A CNN poll shows that the most enthusiastic voters are also ones more skeptical of Kavanaugh’s confirmation.

Nikki Haley says the U.S. is now ‘respected.’ Is it?

What the numbers say about that claim.

The legal philosophy of Donald J. Trump

Kavanaugh being ‘proven innocent’ is only part of the issue.

What climate change is actually expected to do

Drought. Disease. Dissolving sea life. Flooding cities. And that, so to speak, is the tip of the iceberg.

Why Taylor Swift’s political activism has a better chance of success than Kanye West’s

Unique, specific and targeted.

Political interest in the Supreme Court surged — but may already be fading

Google Trends data show that health care remains the most-searched political subject across the country.

Senators representing less than half the U.S. are about to confirm a nominee opposed by most Americans

Nominated by a president who lost the popular vote and has majority disapproval

How every sitting senator has voted on every Supreme Court nomination they’ve seen

From 1975 to 2017.