Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

The Cook Report The Cook Report

NEXT :
This ad will end in seconds
 
Close X

Not a member or subscriber? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation
 

 

The Cook Report

The Trench Warfare Begins

Democrats' chance to maintain their hold on the Senate now boils down to the ground game. 

Democrats' Favorable Odds in 2016

Democrats have it tough in Senate races this year; the GOP is looking at an even worse scenario in 2016.

Razor-Thin Lead for the GOP

Democrats have slightly increased their chances of holding on to the Senate, so Republicans need to ensure red states stay red.

How Awful Will It Be?

Midterm elections come in three varieties for the White House party: bad, really bad, and horrific.

The Non-Wave Election

In the battle for control of the U.S. Senate, what's most remarkable is how little has changed over the summer.

The Lessons of 2010

After the Democratic debacle in the last midterms, no one can ignore the power of holding the redistricting pen.

Blocking the Vote

A big country has big problems—but the systematic failure of congressional leadership is making them impossible to tackle. 

How Rising Populism Is Changing the Identities of Both Parties

Rising populism is altering the identities of both parties—and scaring the heck out of the establishment.

Post-Katrina Politics in New Orleans

A new documentary looks at the racial, economic, and cultural divisions the storm brought to the Big Easy.

In No Mood for Trophies

Voters aren't happy with the president or the economy—and that's unlikely to change by November.

Show More

The Trench Warfare Begins

Democrats' chance to maintain their hold on the Senate now boils down to the ground game. 

Democrats' Favorable Odds in 2016

Democrats have it tough in Senate races this year; the GOP is looking at an even worse scenario in 2016.

Razor-Thin Lead for the GOP

Democrats have slightly increased their chances of holding on to the Senate, so Republicans need to ensure red states stay red.

How Awful Will It Be?

Midterm elections come in three varieties for the White House party: bad, really bad, and horrific.

The Non-Wave Election

In the battle for control of the U.S. Senate, what's most remarkable is how little has changed over the summer.

The Lessons of 2010

After the Democratic debacle in the last midterms, no one can ignore the power of holding the redistricting pen.

Blocking the Vote

A big country has big problems—but the systematic failure of congressional leadership is making them impossible to tackle. 

How Rising Populism Is Changing the Identities of Both Parties

Rising populism is altering the identities of both parties—and scaring the heck out of the establishment.

Post-Katrina Politics in New Orleans

A new documentary looks at the racial, economic, and cultural divisions the storm brought to the Big Easy.

In No Mood for Trophies

Voters aren't happy with the president or the economy—and that's unlikely to change by November.

Show More
 
The Cook Report in your inbox

Sign up form for the newsletter
 
 
 
What should you expect from on Election Night?
See more ▲
 
Hide