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  • January 4, 2019

    House Democrats officially unveil their first bill in the majority: a sweeping anti-corruption proposal

    Democrats will take up voting rights, campaign finance reform, and a lobbying crackdown — all in their first bill of the year.

  • December 14, 2018

    How Republicans are trying to strip power from Democratic governors-elect

    Republicans are suddenly pushing "good governance" in states they lost power in.

  • December 10, 2018

    The 2018 midterms had the highest turnout since before World War I

    How Trump made political engagement great again.

  • December 6, 2018

    Nancy Pelosi’s opponents want term limits for House committee chairs. She might be open to it.

    Why term limits could become the next big fight within the House Democratic caucus.

  • November 30, 2018

    How Kevin McCarthy led California Republicans astray

    And still came out on top.

  • November 29, 2018

    Rep. Cheri Bustos is the new face of the DCCC

    Bustos will focus her attention on Middle America ahead of 2020.

  • November 28, 2018

    Why racist politics appeals to white women, explained by American history

    To understand white women’s political behavior, you have to understand how they’ve been both empowered and disempowered.

  • November 28, 2018

    Here are the House Democrats who oppose Nancy Pelosi for speaker

    The list has changed in recent weeks.

  • November 21, 2018

    All the Democrats running for top spots in the House

    House leadership isn’t just about the speaker’s race. Here’s who else is running.

  • November 21, 2018

    Why House progressives have Nancy Pelosi’s back

    House progressives are getting ready to fight off Nancy Pelosi’s challengers.

  • November 20, 2018

    Ohio Democrat Marcia Fudge will not challenge Nancy Pelosi

    Fudge dropped her potential speakership bid, and Pelosi still has no challenger.

  • November 19, 2018

    Nancy Pelosi has critics, but still no challenger

    Marcia Fudge, who might take her on, did not sign a letter by 16 Democrats opposing Pelosi.

  • November 19, 2018

    Florida’s Bill Nelson would have likely beat Rick Scott if ex-felons had been able to vote

    Florida voters restored voting rights for people with felony records on Election Day.

  • November 16, 2018

    “Maybe we want to make it just a little more difficult”: GOP senator on college students voting

    Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith said her voter suppression comment was just a joke.

  • November 15, 2018

    Florida’s high-stakes recounts for governor and Senate, explained

    After a machine recount, Republicans stay ahead. But the Senate race is still going to a hand recount.

  • November 15, 2018

    How Trump-skeptical Republicans swung the 2018 midterms

    Suburban Never-Trump and Trump-skeptical Republicans aren’t a myth. And they vote.

  • November 15, 2018

    Ousted House Republican: Trump will make it almost impossible to win back the House

    Republican Rep. Mike Coffman lost reelection. He blames Trump.

  • November 13, 2018

    Democrats’ blue wave was much larger than early takes suggested

    With all votes counted, it’s a larger landslide than 1994 or 2010.

  • November 12, 2018

    The races that still haven’t been called in Florida and Georgia, explained

    Votes continue to be counted — and recounted.

  • November 12, 2018

    Arizona Republicans show losing an election with a little grace is still possible

    Even as Donald Trump railed about voter fraud, Arizona’s elected leaders mostly kept their cool.

  • November 12, 2018

    5 signs Democrats were on track to flip the Arizona Senate seat this year

    Many residents see the state shifting firmly to purple.

  • November 12, 2018

    The Florida voter fraud allegations, explained

    Republicans claim voter fraud in Florida. There’s no evidence for that, but there is evidence of human error and incompetence.

  • November 11, 2018

    Fossil fuel money crushed clean energy ballot initiatives across the country

    A carbon tax, limits on fracking, a renewable energy standard — all defeated.

  • November 10, 2018

    Dana Rohrabacher, Putin’s favorite Congress member, just lost his House seat

    He served for 15 terms — three decades — in a reliably Republican district.

  • November 10, 2018

    Democratic wins in these 9 states will have seismic policy consequences

    The blue wave hit state governments the hardest. Here’s why it matters.

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