Dems Seize House Control, But GOP Retains Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump's Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what's left of the president's governing agenda. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key gove...
Photo of President Donald Trump at a rally in Tennessee

Nothing Certain on the Eve of First Trump-Era Elections

WASHINGTON — The day of reckoning for American politics has nearly arrived. "I don't think there's a Democrat in this country that doesn't have a little angst left over from 2016 deep down." — Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY's List Voters on Tuesd...

Et Tu, George Will? A Debate on Abandoning the GOP

For more than four decades, George Will represented the voice of conservative thought, through his Washington Post column and television appearances. But, the tenure of Donald Trump in the White House may have ...

Primary Gives Trump and Newsom Something They Agree On

It's doubtful that President Donald Trump and California lieutenant governor and top gubernatorial vote-getter Gavin Newsom agree on anything. But as CALmatter's Dan Walters writes in his June 7 column, both men got their wish in Tuesday's election: John Co...