Against the Grain

Democrats Locking Down the House, But Losing Ground in the Senate

President Trump’s increased, more-disciplined engagement in red-state Senate races is buoying GOP fortunes. But in House races, the president is dragging Republicans towards the minority.

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., right, asks a question of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the FY19 budget, Wednesday, May 9, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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