If the government defaults on its debt, it is not going to be very pretty.
Author: Amber Phillips
Comic: What Congress’s next 2 years could look like after the midterms
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A movement to deny legitimate election results is thriving. But what kind of pressure is that movement putting on our system?
How the Supreme Court could give Republicans more power with elections
The Supreme Court is considering two election cases in Alabama and North Carolina that could give Republicans a lot more authority to shape elections.
What are midterm elections and why are they important?
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What happens if Republicans take the House, Senate (or both) in 2023?
Three scenarios for which party controls Congress — and what politicians have said they’ll do with that power.
What an election denier could do if elected secretary of state
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How Democrats can hold the Senate, in six races
Get caught up on the Senate candidates and their midterm campaigns, from Pennsylvania to Nevada.
Same-sex marriage and Democrats’ other priorities before the midterms
Democrats know their time in power could be limited to the next few months. Here’s what they’re trying to do before it runs out.
The major revelations from the investigation of what Trump took to Mar-a-Lago
We’ve learned quite a bit about the FBI’s investigation and how Trump is trying to defend himself.