The new division in politics isn’t between liberals and conservatives. It’s between liberals and illiberals.
But is the party in danger of fracturing over its wavering commitment to democracy?
Are we really going to do this again?
In the wake of Trump’s electoral defeat and political survival, principled Republicans must offer their own vision for America.
If women defeat Trump, it will be because of all he’s done to defeat them.
Republicans have tried boosting Green Party candidates in previous election cycles to siphon votes from Democrats. They are at it again this year — but it hasn’t always worked.
Democrats won some important legal battles in the critical states of Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. But the legal wars over the 2020 election are just getting going.
Next time maybe they’ll bring back the Whigs.
Even those around the hip-hop artist struggle to explain his motivations for a presidential candidacy that some Democrats worry could siphon votes from Joe Biden.
The Working Families Party needs 130,000 New Yorkers to vote for Biden on its line, or it will lose its automatic ballot spot.
Weeks before the presidential vote, the state’s Supreme Court is preparing to decide whether thousands of ballots must be reprinted, which could lead to havoc in elections offices.
At least four people involved in the effort to get Kanye West’s name before voters in several states have G.O.P. connections, renewing questions about the aim of his campaign.
A group of voters who disliked both nominees in 2016 are so disillusioned with President Trump — and sufficiently comfortable with Joe Biden — that they are increasingly willing to back the Democrat.
Efforts by Trump and his allies to suppress the vote are only part of the problem.
Unless we radically change how we conduct elections, third-party candidates can’t win. But they can certainly affect the outcome — as they did in 1948, 1968, 1992, 2000 and 2016.
Democrats worry that if the congressman runs for president, he could siphon votes in a state Donald Trump narrowly won four years ago. But strategists say this election is much different.
Democrats shouldn’t freak out just yet. It’s just as likely that in November he could hurt the president.
Mr. Amash, an independent congressman from Michigan who left the Republican Party last year, said he was exploring running as a Libertarian, adding new volatility to the race.
In interviews, some of Bernie Sanders’s primary voters saw Joe Biden as a weaker candidate than Hillary Clinton. Others didn’t think he could win. Nearly all were unenthusiastic.