Trump After Dark: The Force Awakens edition

By politicocj@gmail.com (Henry C. Jackson) After a seismic political event, both parties felt aftershocks today. Democrat Doug Jones’ unexpected victory in Alabama — perhaps the rubiest red state in the union — invigorated Democrats. It prompted talk of a civil...

How Republicans are experiencing 2010 in reverse

By eschor@politico.com (Elana Schor) A first-term president and unpopular congressional leaders are pushing a controversial legislative agenda that sparks a nationwide movement from the infuriated opposition. Retirements are suddenly putting the majority’s safe...