At a National Governors Association gathering, attendees from both parties speculated about 2024 at a moment of increasing frustration with Washington.
Democrats, as well as Republicans, are going in for the kill.
Democratic interference in Republican primaries paid off in some places but not others, election-denying candidates were halted in Colorado, and incumbents proved their staying power.
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.
Illinois, Colorado, Mississippi and Utah are the settings for suspenseful contests at the federal and state level. New York voters will choose candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, and Oklahoma is holding a special primary election for the Senate.
There is hope on guns. It’s not what I expected to say.
The event was among numerous protests planned across the country this weekend.
At events in Washington, Chicago, Boston and other cities on Sunday, demonstrators expressed their love for the country, anger at Vladimir Putin and hope for peace.
The project has been bogged down by legal challenges and a federal review. Barack Obama’s presidential papers won’t actually be housed there — they’ll be digitized, another point of contention.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a law that he said would end a system that disproportionately hurts the poor and favors wealthier defendants.
President Trump’s health secretary voiced optimism on Sunday that vaccines and treatments would soon save the day, but governors and experts issued bleak warnings about the public letting down its guard.