Latest from Michael Scherer

Final results from midterm elections show how the president’s near-constant campaign presence made politics more tribal, effectively erasing lighter shades of red and blue.

  • Nov 19, 2018

After a spotty beginning on Tuesday, days of additional returns give the party its biggest House gains in 44 years.

  • Nov 9, 2018

Republicans maintain a narrowing lead in the U.S. Senate and governor’s races as votes continue to be counted.

  • Nov 8, 2018

Long derided by Republicans, she must now traverse internal Democratic fights to regain the speakership.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Other Republicans wanted a more optimistic focus to appeal to voters turned off by the president, who had a plan of his own.

  • Nov 7, 2018

A political aberration, the former Republican New York City mayor courts a Democratic presidential nomination.

  • Oct 24, 2018

The Republican National Committee’s goal: Throw President Trump’s opponents off stride.

  • Oct 18, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of activists — mostly white, college-educated women — have mobilized since 2016 through protests and, now, midterm campaigns.

  • Oct 15, 2018

The states that gave the president his surprise win in 2016 have warmed to Democrats, reviving the region as an election bellwether.

  • Oct 14, 2018

The scuffle took place moments before one of the aides got on stage to introduce Roy Moore.

  • Nov 28, 2017
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