Generation Gap: How Much Can the Youth Vote Actually Help Democrats?

The young are typically much less likely to vote, but signs suggest participation levels could soon rise.

Economic Winners: Under Trump, Job Market Has Improved More for Clinton Supporters

Economic Winners By JED KOLKO September 5, 2017 Since President Trump took office in January, job growth has continued to be robust, and the unemployment rate has continued to fall. Republicans have become far more confident about the economy since the...

Economic Winners: Under Trump, Job Market Has Improved More for Clinton Supporters

Economic Winners By JED KOLKO September 5, 2017 Since President Trump took office in January, job growth has continued to be robust, and the unemployment rate has continued to fall. Republicans have become far more confident about the economy since the...

Maryland City May Let Noncitizens Vote, a Proposal With Precedent

By MAGGIE ASTOR August 9, 2017 As a federal commission searches for evidence of voter fraud and many states try to impose new voting restrictions, a city in Maryland may move in the opposite direction: allowing noncitizens to vote in local elections. In...

Democrats Try to Find Economic Message After Railing Against Trump

By MATT FLEGENHEIMER and ALEXANDER BURNS July 24, 2017 BERRYVILLE, Va. — For more than a year, Democrats have raged against now-President Trump, projecting their opposition as the party’s central message. In so doing, they have...

Ranked-Choice Voting System Violates Maine’s Constitution, Court Says

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE May 23, 2017 Maine’s voting system was thrown into potential turmoil on Tuesday by a court opinion that said a process in which voters rank candidates rather than simply picking one — approved by voters in November...