As many as six House challenges are in the works, in a possible echo of the divisions roiling the 2020 presidential primary. Insurgents are inspired by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
How religion has come to dominate our politics.
Leading business groups haven’t joined in pushing for leadership changes, and Amazon is moving forward with a major office presence.
Mr. Kelly, the former astronaut who is married to Gabrielle Giffords, is challenging Republican Senator Martha McSally, who was appointed to the seat that had been left vacant by John McCain’s death.
Rubén Díaz Sr., a councilman and a Pentecostal minister, was a vocal foe of same-sex marriage and has made other anti-gay remarks in the past.
The idea sounds crazy — until suddenly it doesn’t.
Tyson said that Fairfax, now the number-two leader in Virginia, forced her to perform oral sex in 2004.
A dozen of the 17 public advocate candidates are minorities, and four are women; whoever wins would have an instant platform to run as mayor in 2021.
Delivering her party’s rebuttal to the State of the Union speech, Ms. Abrams, who nearly became Georgia’s governor, said voter suppression was a threat to democracy.
Major federal corruption investigations have brought dark clouds to Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Philadelphia.
Gov. Ralph Northam was said to be planning to hire a private investigator to help clear his name, as his relationship with his lieutenant governor is strained.
Ms. Abrams, who attracted wide attention in her narrow loss for Georgia governor and will speak after the State of the Union, is being courted by the party to challenge Senator David Perdue in 2020.
As a racist yearbook photo and claims of sexual assault plunged the capitol deeper into turmoil, the state’s lieutenant governor suggested the governor might be trying to sabotage him.
Gov. Ralph Northam’s fate hung in the balance on Monday as legislators returned to session not knowing who would be governor by the end of the day.
Mr. Northam, who denies appearing in a decades-old racist photograph, is teetering precariously on the top rung of a political ladder that he ascended in just 10 years.
In Congress and in states with Democratic insurgencies, legislators have ambitious plans to overhaul election laws — and in some cases, roll back Republican ones.
Charlatans rise. Government falls.
The City Council speaker, Corey Johnson, and the city comptroller, Scott Stringer are planning house parties as part of an early fund-raising push.
Ms. Ernst, Republican of Iowa, spoke out after court papers in her divorce briefly became public. She pledged to support other survivors.
The Democratic-led State legislature waded into the battle over immigrants’ rights, passing the Dream Act to secure financial aid for undocumented students.