The jockeying for position is well underway in case the 82-year-old House speaker decides to retire. Among those praising her ahead of a possible run: another Pelosi.
Tuesday’s primaries in Arizona and Michigan gave the former president a slew of symbolic triumphs.
In an otherwise favorable political climate, small-dollar donations have dropped for Republicans, making the party more reliant on megadonors to compete.
With the country gripped by a pervasive sense of pessimism, the president is hemorrhaging support.
Democrats meddled to boost State Senator Darren Bailey in the G.O.P. primary for Illinois governor. But efforts to elevate far-right candidates in Colorado fizzled.
The initial response by President Biden and other Democratic leaders to the overturning of Roe struck many Democrats as painfully inadequate.
A Democratic-run committee relies on Republican witnesses to build the case against the former president — in searing detail.
In a handful of Southern states on Tuesday, Trump-backed candidates added to the former president’s mixed record in midterm primaries.
The recall of a progressive prosecutor in San Francisco and the strong showing by a former Republican in the mayor’s race in Los Angeles showed the shifting winds on criminal justice.
The pro-Israel group, which is involved with direct political spending this year for the first time, has opposed progressive candidates backed by Mr. Sanders.