Danielle Kurtzleben

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Recent infighting raises the question: How conservative is the GOP?

Monday, January 30, 2023

Republican Party divisions over who would lead the House, debates over the debt ceiling and other conflicts have revived a years-long conversation about what it even means to be conservative.


Friction within the GOP causes some Republicans to question what their philosophy is

Friday, January 27, 2023

The Republican National Committee on Friday chooses its next chair in a vote that is seeing more attention and contention than one might expect. What exactly does it mean to be conservative nowadays?


4 ways around a debt ceiling crisis — and why they might not work

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

From an obscure congressional maneuver to a trillion-dollar coin, there are many ideas out there to help the U.S. avoid debt default, but they are untested and have major potential problems.


Pundits are suggesting creative workarounds to avoid a debt ceiling crisis

Sunday, January 15, 2023

Pundits are suggesting creative workarounds to avoid brinksmanship from House Republicans on the debt ceiling.


Why Republican elites backed Trump: power, belonging ... and voter pressure

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Republicans backed Donald Trump in 2016, changing the identity of the party. Republican strategist Tim Miller explores this shift in his book Why We Did It: A Travelogue On The Republican Road To Hell


Strategists are analyzing how abortion influenced people's voting in the midterms

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Abortion became a pivotal issue for Democrats in the midterms. Pro- and anti-abortion rights groups are now analyzing what worked and what didn't as they prepare for the next wave of messaging.


What we know (and don't know) about how abortion affected the midterms

Friday, November 25, 2022

What can polls tell us? (Not a lot.) Why did ballot measures favor abortion rights while abortion rights opponents won handily? (It's complicated.) And more lessons from the midterms.


Donald Trump is officially running for president in 2024

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Donald Trump, who tried to overthrow the 2020 presidential election results and inspired a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, announced Tuesday night that he has launched a 2024 presidential bid.


Trump announces 2024 presidential run

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Former President Trump announced his new White House campaign Tuesday night at his Mar-a-Lago club and home in Palm Beach, Fla.


Some statewide races attracted national attention

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

Some of the races really became national-level causes — with people from out of state donating and volunteering.


How the hot-button issues of abortion and inflation played out in Midterm elections

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

Heading into the midterm elections, abortion rights and the economy were very important issues to voters.


Check in with three battleground states: Georgia, Arizona and Wisconsin

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

As voters go to the polls, we check in with reporters in three battleground states: Georgia, Arizona and Wisconsin.


Voters everywhere are talking about the same issues. Here's why that matters

Tuesday, November 01, 2022

In Iowa's competitive 3rd Congressional District, candidates and voters are talking about the same issues as those everywhere else. That's part of a long-growing pattern.


How abortion is affecting midterm elections

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

As Republicans seek to win control of Congress, Democrats are doubling down on abortion. They are hoping that outrage over the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade will turn the tide in their favor.


It's been a pretty contentious debate season for Senate midterm races

Monday, October 17, 2022

Monday night in Ohio, Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan meets his Republican challenger, author and venture capitalist J.D. Vance, on the debate stage. It's their second and final encounter.


The forgotten story of Jane Roe, who fought for and then against abortion rights

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Norma McCorvey is the real name of the woman many Americans now know as the Roe in Roe v. Wade. Her story shows the ways class, religion and money shape abortion politics in the United States.


Crime is in the spotlight in the U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin

Friday, September 30, 2022

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson is in a tight race against Democrat Mandela Barnes in the U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin. Rising crime has become a major issue in the campaign for both parties.


With voters energized over abortion rights, Ohio's Senate election is looking close

Monday, September 19, 2022

The race for an open U.S. Senate seat in Ohio has put abortion rights and women voters in the national spotlight.


California churches have space to create affordable housing, but there are hurdles

Monday, September 19, 2022

There's a desperate need for affordable housing in California and churches have land to build on. But there are hurdles, including financing difficulties, pushback from neighbors and zoning issues.


Trump holds rally in Youngston, Ohio as the race to the Senate heats up

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Former President Trump holds a rally in Youngstown, Ohio, later today. The U.S. Senate race in the state is surprisingly tight.