Latest from Michael Scherer

Potential 2020 candidates face a rising demand for digitized personal moments — poetry, even — as they compete in a transformed media landscape.

  • Dec 10, 2018

The party was chided last cycle as deferring to the needs of Hillary Clinton over other candidates.

  • Dec 4, 2018

Back-to-back developments this week, the Mississippi Senate runoff and a Senate judicial nomination vote, illustrate how today’s Republican Party deals with matters of race.

  • Nov 28, 2018

The 46-year-old unsuccessfully ran for the Senate seat held by Republican Ted Cruz this year but showed an ability to excite Democratic voters and donors.

  • Nov 26, 2018

A digital test in two House districts found that even low-cost Web ads can move voters, a potential boon to underfinanced candidates in future races.

  • Nov 21, 2018

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

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

  • Nov 28, 2017
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