Can Democrats Avoid a Midterm Wipeout?

The upcoming election season might be more competitive than predicted.

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Senate Democrats Warn of G.O.P. Effort to Restrict Abortion Nationwide

The alarms came after Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, called such a ban “possible” if a leaked Supreme Court opinion became final and his party gained control in Washington.

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Sununu to Seek Re-election as New Hampshire Governor, Rejecting Senate Bid

National Republicans had been trying to recruit Gov. Chris Sununu to compete for a Democratic-held seat that the G.O.P. believed could determine control of the Senate.

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In New Hampshire, Maggie Hassan May Face a High-Profile Fight

Senator Maggie Hassan, a former governor of her state, is working to burnish her centrist image without making political waves.

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Who’s in the Running to Be Joe Biden’s Vice President?

Here are 12 women who are under serious consideration by Mr. Biden, and why each might be chosen — and might not be.

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