Can These Democratic Pollsters Figure Out What Went Wrong?

Everybody agrees the polls missed the mark in 2020, as they had four years earlier. But nobody’s certain why. In search of answers, five competing Democratic polling firms have decided to put their heads (and their data) together, forming a

Opinion | Why Trump Holds a Grip on the G.O.P.

Republicans still embrace the power of the ex-president’s agenda to galvanize voters and drive turnout. By Daniel McCarthy Mr. McCarthy has been a political editor and commentator for 18 years and has written extensively about conservatism, populism and the Trump

Opinion | The First Step Toward Unity Is Honesty

It has come to this: Lawmakers are telling journalists that they were casting their impeachment votes in a climate of threats where they feared for the safety of their families. “After freshman G.O.P. Rep. Nancy Mace announced she would be

Opinion | Trump’s Real Claim to Fame

Donald Trump’s worst nightmare has come true: He’s going to be remembered by history as the Biggest Loser. Think about it. He lost the election. Then he threw his energy into the campaigns of two Senate candidates in Georgia, both