The number of firearms in the U.S. is outpacing the country’s population, as an emboldened gun industry and its allies target buyers with rhetoric of fear, machismo and defiance.
Or maybe not.
Donald Trump has pointed to so-called crossover voters as a significant factor in his chosen candidates’ heavy losses. Some Democrats, too, embrace the theory. But the reality seems more complicated.
Republicans in key swing-state offices can know that they have a future in the party if, in the event of a contested election, they simply do their job.
With many of Donald J. Trump’s endorsed candidates falling to defeat in recent primaries, some Republicans see an opening for a post-Trump candidate in 2024.
The Republican primaries in Georgia and Pennsylvania tested the lingering influence of false claims about election fraud.
When everything seems awful, one little ray of sun …
The Democrat is facing off for a second time against Brian Kemp, a Republican — but in a far-more-difficult political climate.
Georgia voters rejected Donald Trump’s 2020 fixation, G.O.P. governors proved their strength, and Georgia Democrats backed a gun-control champion on the day of a horrifying school shooting in Texas.
Republicans have fought bitter primaries in Georgia. But just two years after Democrats flipped the state, it’s trending back in the G.O.P.’s direction.
If the former president continues his crusade, he will be endangering not only the G.O.P.’s chances in November but also his own political future.
The former vice president is part of a group of Republicans who have visited early nominating states as they weigh a challenge to their party’s most dominant force.
Brian Kemp, the incumbent governor, is at the top of the former president’s enemies list. But to many Georgia Republicans, he is ‘one of us.’
David Perdue challenged Gov. Brian Kemp because of Donald Trump’s fury over his 2020 loss. Thoroughly outflanked and failing to gain traction, he is now staring down defeat.
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is fending off a challenger fueled by Donald J. Trump’s election lies. But do voters still care about 2020 as much as the former president does?
The Republican Party’s strategy to contain populist rebellion didn’t work in Pennsylvania.
Nostalgia for the former president ran high, but his influence in big elections in swing states this month depended on the candidate.
In the Georgia governor’s race, Republicans have made the supposed indoctrination of children their focus.
The panel will have up to a year to recommend whether the prosecutor should pursue criminal charges against the former president and his allies.
Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia and his Republican primary opponent, former Senator David Perdue, bickered over the previous election — and over who would be more likely to defeat Stacey Abrams in November.
With a little more electoral ambition, Republicans have a clear majority in reach.
A trial is underway to determine whether Georgia’s handling of the 2018 election for governor was discriminatory, in a case brought by Stacey Abrams’s voting rights group.
Actions by Maryland, Georgia and Connecticut could be followed by other states soon.
The former president plans to rally Republicans on Saturday in an attempt to jump-start David Perdue’s campaign to unseat Gov. Brian Kemp.
The governor hailed the factory as an economic boon that would put Georgia at the vanguard of the green economy. Not everyone liked the idea.
Senator Mitch McConnell is working furiously to bring allies to Washington who will buck Donald J. Trump. It’s not going according to plan.
A sweeping 2021 law drew a legal complaint from the Justice Department. Legislators in the state are considering several new measures focused on ballot access and fraud investigations.
Restaurants were already clinging to life — and then Omicron hit.
The G.O.P. has experienced hopeful times before — only to have the moment pass.
Control of the Senate hangs on a few state races.
The legal action by Mr. Perdue, a Republican candidate for governor of Georgia, was the latest sign that 2020 election falsehoods will be a main focus of his bid.
A journalism that shades the truth for the sake of some higher cause will lose the trust of some of the people it’s trying to steer away from demagogy.
Former Senator David Perdue, encouraged by Donald Trump, is challenging Gov. Brian Kemp, a fellow Republican who defied the former president.
Mr. Perdue, an ally of Donald Trump, will challenge the incumbent governor, Brian Kemp, in a Republican primary.
Ms. Abrams, a Democratic voting rights activist, will aim to unseat Gov. Brian Kemp in a rematch of their contentious 2018 race for governor.
The former president, tightening his grip on the party as a haphazard kingmaker, threatens Republican incumbents and endorses questionable candidates.
The Board of Regents has given its universities the power to fire tenured professors without faculty input. Now some fear that academic freedom is threatened, too.
The lawsuit came after Republicans blocked ambitious federal legislation this week to protect voting rights.
Ms. Nguyen, the daughter of Vietnamese refugees, is the first major Democrat to announce a bid for the seat held by Brad Raffensperger, the Republican who defied former President Donald Trump.
Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is accused of ordering detainees to be strapped down for hours at a time as punishment, federal prosecutors said.
Vernon Jones, a Democrat-turned-Republican and former state representative who has called Georgia’s presidential election “fixed,” will oppose Gov. Brian Kemp, one of Donald Trump’s top targets.
The internal contradictions of “woke capitalism” are a mixed blessing for the Democratic Party.
The settlement between LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation ensures that a battery plant in Georgia will go forward without hampering electric vehicle production.
After resisting Donald Trump’s demands to overturn the state’s election results, Gov. Brian Kemp was an outcast in his own party. Now he’s embraced the state’s new voting bill as a way to rebuild his standing.
Companies like Delta are caught between Democrats focused on social justice and populist Republicans. They face major political consequences no matter what they do.
Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia, who is starting his re-election push, argued that the league had “caved to fear” in moving its All-Star Game as he tried to rally Republicans around the new voting limits.
Pulled by public opinion and sometimes their own players, leagues and teams are wading in to issues around race and social activism as never before.
A company with Southern roots and global reach tries to find its voice on an issue that disproportionately affects Black voters.
The governor supports a bill passed on Wednesday that repeals language allowing people to arrest someone who they witnessed committing a crime.
This is what it looks like when a political party turns against democracy itself.