Splitting 5-4, Justices Put Texas Redistricting on Hold

By ADAM LIPTAK September 12, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked rulings from a federal court in Texas that had called for revisions to congressional and state legislative districts in the state after the court found that the...

Mercurial Trump Rattles Republican Party Ahead of Midterms

From siding with Democrats to inspiring Trump-like primary challengers, President Trump is shaking up the political environment ahead of the midterms.

Trump Republicans Invigorate, and Complicate, Party’s Fight for Senate

The entry of a pro-Trump congressman into the Pennsylvania Senate race signaled that the president’s wing of the G.O.P. could dominate in 2018.

Democrats Search for a Response After Charlottesville Violence

On Thursday, Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, called for the disbanding of President Trump’s “election integrity” panel, the latest response to racial violence.

Southwest Rises as 2018 Senate Battleground

By ALEXANDER BURNS August 17, 2017 PHOENIX — Even before President Trump’s rise, a pair of Western states foreshadowed some of the consuming clashes of his presidency: the tug of war between traditional conservatives and border-hawk nationalists,...

Democratic Fight in California Is a Warning for the National Party

By ADAM NAGOURNEY August 9, 2017 SACRAMENTO — For Democrats across the nation, California has offered a bright if lonely light this year. The party controls every statewide office and commands supermajorities in the Legislature. Gov. Jerry Brown and...