Election 2018

Why This Time Is Different

There are many parallels between Clarence Thomas and Brett Kavanaugh's circumstances, but a lot has changed in American politics, too.

Can the Democrats Fix Washington?

The prospect of a Democratic wave in the midterm elections this fall recalls the moment, nearly 50 years ago, when a group of young, liberal lawmakers swept into Congress on a mission to overturn the status quo. What can today's Democrats learn from the historic class of 1974?

Russian Interference 2.0

American democracy is perhaps more vulnerable than ever to election meddling, but Trump and the Republican Party are in denial about it.